SYstèmes Moléculaires et nanoMatériaux pour l’Energie et la Santé (SyMMES)





49 years

Married, 3 children


Institute Nanoscience and Cryogeny (INAC), CEA Grenoble France

Head of the laboratory Molecular Systems and nanomaterials for energy and health (SyMMES)

and of Structure and Properties of Molecular Architectures (SPrAM), joint CEA-CNRS-UJF Grenoble University research unit (UMR5819)


coordinator of EERA Joint Programme AMPEA



Research subjects

Gas phase clusters

Colloidal semiconductors nanocrystals

Hybrid organic-inorganic nanomaterials

Printed photovoltaics and electronics

Nanomaterials for energy applications


Personnal data

49 years

Married, 3 children


Educational background

- 2003: "Habilitation à diriger des recherches" degree, University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France

- 1994: PhD in physics, University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France

- 1991: Master degree, University of Orsay Paris-Sud, Paris, France

- 1991 Engineer degree in physics, Ecole Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles de la Ville de Paris (ESPCI), Paris, France


Professional history

- Since 2016: Head of SyMMES (Molecular Systems and nanomaterials for energy and health)

- 2014-2015: Head of SPrAM, joint research unit between CEA-CNRS and UGA

- Since 2013: Coordinator of the EERA Joint Programme AMPEA

- 2005 → 2013: research scientist INAC/SPrAM, CEA Grenoble France

- 2001 → 2005: project leader, INAC/SPrAM, CEA Grenoble France

1996 → 2000: research scientist, Department of Basic Science on Condensed Matter (DRFMC), CEA Grenoble France

- 1994 → 1996: post-doctoral fellow,The Niels Bohr Instiute Roskilde, University of Copenhagen, Denmark


Language skills

- French: mother tongue

- English: fluent

- Spanish: fluent (lecturing in spanish)

- Danish: average (2 years spent as a postdoc in Denmark)

Publications scientifiques

        Selected publications:  (60 total publications, h-index = 20)



- Invited professor for several short courses in Peruvian and Ecuadorian research institutions and universities (Instituto Peruano de Energia Nuclear, Universidad Mayor de San Marcos Lima, Universidad San Antonio Abad Cuzco, Peru; Escuela Politecnica Nacional, Universidad Nacional San Francisco, Quito, Ecuador; Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Andres, La Paz, Bolivia..














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