Institut de Chimie Moléculaire et des Matériaux d'Orsay



PhD in physics and chemistry of materials at Institut de Minéralogie et de Physique de la Matière Condensée (IMPMC, University Pierre et Marie Curie) — Thesis defended on December 1st 2009

Spectroscopic properties and electronic structure of vanadium in complex materials : Geological and technological implications (Advisors : Christian Brouder, Etienne Balan)

  • Haüy-Lacroix thesis award 2010, attributed by the Franch Society of Mineralogy and Cristallography
  • 2-months research internship (2008) at the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering, University of Pretoria (South Africa) : Syntheses of vanadiferous magnetite under controlled oxidizing conditions


Master of Science and Technology (Physics and applications) in "Materials Science and Nano-Objects" (University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris)


1st year of master (Maitrise) in applied physics (University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris)


Bachelor in fundamental physics

  • 1st and 2nd year : Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, Calais
  • 3rd year : University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris


Current and previous positions

2014 - Auj.

CNRS researcher (since January 1st 2014), 1st class since le January 1st 2018

Insitut de Chimie Moléculaire et des Matériaux d'Orsay (Orsay, France) — Inorganic chemistry team, Anne Bleuzen's group (Magnetic and photomagnetic hybrid (nano)materials)


Postdoctoral researcher

Néel Institute (Grenoble, France) — Jean-Louis Hazemann's team

Understanding of molecular mechanisms of solubilization and precipitation in hydrothermal supercritival fluids by vibrationnal spectroscopy

2011 - 2012

Postdoctoral researcher

Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Hungarian Academy of Science (Budapest, Hungary) — György Vankó's team

Investigation by (high-resolution and/or time-resolved) X-ray spectroscopy of molecular spin-crossover complexes and transition metal oxides — Experimental and theoretical characterization


Teaching and research associate

Laboratoire Géomatériaux et Environnement, University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée (Champs-sur-Marne, France) — Stéphanie Rossano's team

Study of the incorporation sites of Fe and Cr impurities in gems from Minas Gerais (Brazil) by X-ray absorption spectroscopy (Experimental and theoretical approaches)


Membership of scientific societies and associations

2020 -

Association Women & Sciences

2018 -

International X-ray Absorption Society (IXAS)

2015 -

French Chemical Society (SCF)

2015 -

French Association of Synchrotron Radiation Users (AFURS)

2008 -

French Society of Mineralogy and Cristallography (SFMC)


Institutional responsabilities

2021 -

Vice-president of ORGUES (SOLEIL Users Organization)

2016 -

Trustee of AFURS

2015 -

Elected member of the ICMMO institute council

  • 2021 - : Member of the council board
  • 2016-2021 : Member of the staff committee

2015 -

In charge of the website of the Inorganic Chemistry team

2014 - 2019

Trustee of SFMC :

  • 2016 - 2019 : Scientific advisor (Great Instruments)
  • 2014 - 2015 : Co-treasurer
  • 2016, 2017 et 2018 : Chair of the Haüy-Lacroix PhD award

2008 - 2009

Elected representative of PhD students at the doctorate school council

2006 - 2008

Elected representative of the PhD students at the IMPMC institute council


Management and mentoring

2020 - 2021

Mentor in the mentoring program of the Paris-Saclay University for PhD women in the Ile-de-France region

2018 - 2022

Co-advising of the PhD thesis of A. N'Diaye

XMCD at the K-edge of transition metals and Prussian Blue analogs : A new approach for the understanding of the signals

Main PhD advisor : A. Bleuzen ; Funded by ANR MagDidi ; ED 571

2014 -

Internship advisor (DUT, L3, M2)



2014 -

Member of examining boards, University Paris-Saclay

2009 - 2010

Teaching and research associate, University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée (96h)

Celestial and terrestrial mechanics (Bachelor), Electromagnetism (Bachelor), Fluids mechanics (Bachelor), Cristallography (Bachelor), Electricity (Bachelor), Structure of materials (Bachelor), Solid state physics (Master)

2006 - 2008

Teacher, University Pierre et Marie Curie (100h)

General mechanics (Bachelor)