Institut de Chimie Moléculaire et des Matériaux d'Orsay

  • 2005 : Higher Education and accreditations
  • 2004 : Academic qualification for University Professorship in Chemistry
  • 1986 -1989 : Accreditation to supervise research, Chemical Sciences, University Paris-Sud
  • 1983 - 1986 : PhD in electrochemistry from the “Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble” (INPG). Laboratory : Centre d’Etudes Nucléaires de Grenoble.
  • 1983 -1984 : Diploma of electrochemical engineering at “Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Electrochimie et d’Electrométallurgie de Grenoble”. In parallel, advanced studies diploma in electrochemistry (INPG).
  • Master of Chemistry & Applied Computing Science from University Paris-Sud 11 at Orsay. In parallel, diploma of Chemical Engineering from University Paris-Sud.
Current positions

Since 2014 : in charge with the Laboratory of Research and Innovation in Electrochemistry for Energy Applications (Eriée), Institut of Molecular Chemistry and Material Science, University Paris-Sud
since 2007 : professor of electrochemistry and electrochemical engineering at University Paris-Sud

Previous positions

2009-2013 : in charge with of the Laboratory of Solid State Physical-Chemistry (LPCES), Institut of Molecular Chemistry and Material Science, University Paris-Sud
1994 : permanent position of assistant Professor of Chemistry at University Paris-Sud
1991 : research engineer at the French “Electricité de France” company
1989-1991 : creation of a French start-up (Sophitech) in the field of computing science and modeling

Commissions of trust and expertise

Since 2012 : nominated member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the French Research Institute on energy efficiency and flexibility, Paris-Saclay Efficacité Energétique (
since 2005 : invited reviewer for the French Agence Nationale de la Recherche
since 2005 : reviewer for the European Commission, fuel cell and H2 Joint Undertaking (FP6 & FP7)
since 2005 : reviewer for the European Commission, Marie-Curie; vice-chair of review panel (2014).

Membership of scientific societies

2006- : Member of the International Society of Electrochemistry
2005- : member of French research networks (GDR from French CNRS) on hydrogen technologies

Fellowhips, awards, and scolarships

2006-2007 : 1 year delegation to the French CNRS, UMR 8182, Pr. JJ. Girerd, France
1997-1999 : 2 years delegation to the French CNRS, URA 446, Pr. A. Revcolevschi, France
2005 : received from Université Paris-Sud.
2007 : second Siemens award of research with the French CETH company (PEM technologies).
2014 : innovation award received from the French Department Council of Essonne (PEM technologies).