• Chemistry - Materials
  • Complex systems and software engineering
  • Digital
  • Mobility and transport

The Systems Engineering Division

Research unit


The DIS is made of about 120 people which gathers together engineer and technicians groups involved in most of Irfu's projects. This division covers engineering design missions, development and implementation of instrumentation systems, as weel as development and implementation of control monitoring systems.


  • Mr Pierre MANIL

Innovation themes

Map and access

Route de l'Orme aux Merisiers
CEA - Saclay, Bâtiment 141

Our research areas


- instrumental electronics
- studies and pre-projects design
- development and implementation of control systems
- electrical engineering studies and integration
- industrial relations

Applications sectors

  • IT / software
  • Biotechnology
  • Other business
  • Aeronautics / Aerospace
  • Electronic / photonics
  • Mechanics

Total number of employees

Total number of employees : 100
Number of researchers : 63


Our results

Valuation offer

- cryomechanisms
- pilot radiotracer syringe

Projects examples

The DIS is involved in about a hundred of institute's transversal projects http://irfu.cea.fr/Phocea/Vie_des_labos/Ast/index.php?aff=technique

Industrial and scientific relations

Scientific collaborations

- France: TGIR (CERN, GANIL), CNES, institutes of CNRS (INSU and IN2P3)
- Europe: european intergovernmental organisations (CERN, ESA, ESO), european coordinations (APEC, NUPECC, ASTRONET), Germany (DESY, GSI), Spain (CIEMAT), Italy (INFN, ENEA)
- International: TGIR (FAIR, XFEL, IFMIF, ESO observatories, ESA spatial observatories), USA (FERMILAB, JLAB, Stanford and NASA), Canada (SNOLAB), Japan (KEK, JAEA et RIKEN), Israel (Soreq NRC, affiliated to IAEC)


Establishments of affiliation