Djamel Benredjem is a full professor of physics and director of Laboratoire Aimé Cotton (CNRS, University Paris-Sud, ENS Paris-Saclay). His current research concentrates on radiative properties of hot and dense plasmas and on atomic processes in plasmas. He supervised several PhD and master degree students. Dr. D. Benredjem is a member of the committee of the International Conference on Atomic Processes and he organized the last meeting in Paris (April 2016). He chaired one section of the French CNU (Conseil National des Universités).