Basile Dufay was born in Vernon, France, in 1984. He received the M.S. degree of research in electronics from the University of Caen, France, in 2007.
He is currently pursuing the Ph.D degree at both GREYC Laboratory, CNRS, University of Caen, and Engineering Physics Department of École Polytechnique Montréal, Canada. His main research focus is on low magnetic noise GMI-based sensors.