“Introduction to topological acoustics” (2020)

  • Introductory lectures (6hrs) to the field of topological insulators and their application in mechanics and acoustics. Given in the Master “Wave Physics & Acoustics” of Le Mans University.
  • Access the slides of the lectures: Part I, Part II and Part III.
  • Key notions: Bloch-Floquet formalism, edge modes, SSH model, Berry phase.

“What the hell is Quantum Mechanics?” (2014)

  • Introductory course (30hrs) in quantum mechanics at AIMS Senegal. The course included tutorials and assignments.
  • Access the lecture proposal (plan).
  • Key notions: Wave particle duality, uncertainty principle, Schrödinger equation, Harmonic oscillator, Tunnel effect.

“Introduction to electrostatic and magnetostatic” (2010-2011 and 2011-2012)

  • Lecture (30 hrs) given in the PSCO class of Orsay University Paris-Sud 11.
  • Access the lecture notes (French).
  • Key notions: Electric charge, Electric field, Electrostatic potential, Magnetic field.

Mathematics for physicists” (2010-2011 and 2011-2012)

  • Tutorials (39hrs) in the Magister of Orsay University Paris-Sud 11.
  • Key notions: Differential calculus, Complex analysis, Fourier transform, Distributions.

Outreach events

  • Public demonstration of a cloud chamber – Outreach event with 17 high school students and 2 high school teachers at the University of Nottingham (Widening Participation Scheme awarded, June 2017).
  • Organizer of a public conference on “the role of fundamental science in society” in ENS Paris with the association Labyrinthe (23 June 2016). Access its summary (French).
  • Supervision of discovery internship of 2 high school students, (association Paris-Montagne, 2011).
  • Public talkthe Unruh effect” – Popular science conference on “le rien” in Collège de France (Paris, June 2011).
  • Oral exams in mathematics (“colles”) in first and second year of “Classe préparatoire”.
    Sections: MPSI and MP* (2008-2009 and 2009-2010).