Professor Roger Maynard, president of the French Phyiscal Society from 2005 to 2006, passed away on May, 30th 2015.
The physics laboratory (LPMMC, CNRS) he contributed to create in 1991 at the Université Joseph Fourier in Grenoble wrote a tribute to his work and involvment in science. It can be read at http://lpmmc.grenoble.cnrs.fr/spip.php?article587
Professor Maynard published many articles. In 2007, he wrote a paper on ethics and nanotechnology in Europhysics News.