Nadia Cornand is the management assistant of Hugo Thienpont at Brussels Photonics of the Faculty
of Engineering of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and contact person for his agenda (in
consultation with Hugo’s vice rectorate Innovation and Valorization), administration support to meet
deadlines and the accounting follow-up of the extension of the VUB Photonics Campus Gooik. She
started working at the Applied Physics and Photonics department at the VUB in 1988 and worked for
our department ever since.