Vice President of the University of Lorraine, France
Nicolas Fressengeas was appointed Vice President of the University of Lorraine, France, in 2022, almost simultaneously joining the French Ministry for Higher Education and Research as Open Science Officer in charge of international affairs. As a Vice President, he is in charge of the digital, data, and Open Science policies in his university which had missionized him in 2019 to start developing this Open Science policy. As a researcher in physics, he has previously worked for six years as the head of his laboratory, dealing with optical materials and photonic systems. As a teacher, he worked for a decade at adapting higher education practices to their digital environment. He earned a PhD degree in physics in 1997 from the university of Metz, France.