Dr Cedric Virmontois

Cedric Virmontois has been working for 10 years as Engineer of "Detection Chain" department, dealing with optoelectronic detectors and associated electronics for all wavelengths from X-ray to sub-mm, for space missions in which CNES is involved: High resolution Earth remote sensing, Atmospheric sounding, Astronomy, planetology.

Formerly, he has been responsible for the development and the procurement of flight models for several space missions: OTOS, Supercam on board Mars2020 Perseverance, Microcamera, ELR Rashid and MMX rovers.

Today, he manages particularly the setting up of CMOS detectors European supply chain, and large/very large format infrared detectors.

  • French National Space Agency (CNES)