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Mr. Manuel Gallas

Job Title: Technical and Engineering Director Date appointed: February 2018 Nationality: Spanish

Skills and experience

Manuel holds a PhD in High Energy Physics by the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) and he has also completed an eMBA in Management of Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at EPFL-HEC (Switzerland). Former CERN staff member, he has a long industry track record in managing innovation and new product development at multinational companies. He has acquired a broad technical expertise and he has published more than 100 scientific papers in domains such as theoretical physics, particle physics, materials science, energy, electronic design and engineering.

Role / Responsibilities

As Director of Technology and Engineering, Manuel is responsible for the coordination of the ADAM technical activities related to the development and construction of the LIGHT Linac.