Research Management

(main tasks)
  • 2016- . Group leader 'Physical Chemistry and Reactivity of Surfaces & Interfaces' in the LIEC.
  • 2016- . Chair-President (nominated) of the International Advisory Board for the series of international conferences 'Interfaces Against Pollution' (IAP) taking place every two years.
  • 2016-2021. Elected member of the CNRS National Committee 'Continental Surface and Interfaces' (CNRS Section 30).
  • 2013- . Member of the Scientific Board of the LIEC.
  • 2013-2016. Responsible for the Research Axis 'Theory and Integrative Modeling of Complex Systems' in the LIEC.
  • 2008- . Nominated member of the International Advisory Board on the theme 'Interfaces Against Pollution' (IAP).
  • 2008- . Nominated member of the International Advisory Board on Electrokinetic Phenomena (ELKIN) .

Career in CNRS

  • October 2013 'Directeur de Recherche' DR2 (section 30). Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire des Environnements Continentaux, LIEC, UMR 7360 CNRS-Université de Lorraine,Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France. 
  • October 2009 'Chargé de Recherche' CR1 (section 20). Laboratoire Environnement et Minéralurgie, LEM, UMR 7569 CNRS-INPL, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France. Since january 2013 : Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire des Environnements Continentaux, LIEC, UMR 7360 CNRS-Université de Lorraine,Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France.
  • July 2008 'Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (HDR)'. Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine (INPL) Vandoeuvre. 'ElectroHydrodynamics of Complex Interphases : From Electronic Conductors to Microorganisms'. Jury composition: President, H.P. Van Leeuwen (Wageningen, Pays Bas); Referees: C. Werner (Leibnitz Institut Dresden, Allemagne), P. Levitz (Polytechnique, Palaiseau); Examinators: C. Amatore (ENS, Paris), Claudine Filiâtre (Université de Besançon), F. Gaboriaud (UHP Nancy), F. Thomas (INPL, Nancy).
  • October 2005 'Chargé de Recherche' CR2 (section 20). Laboratoire Environnement et Minéralurgie (UMR CNRS-INPL 7569), Vandoeuvre, France.

Distinctions

Diploma

  • 2003-2005 Post-doctoral stage at the Département de Chimie Analytique et Biophysique de l’Environnement (Université de Genève, Suisse – Pr. J. Buffle, Pr. K. Wilkinson) and the Laboratory of physical chemistry and colloid science (Wageningen, The Netherlands – Pr. H.P. Van Leeuwen). Common project on (i) the modelling of the electrohydrodynamic properties and theoretical construction of molecular structures of humics, and (ii) the theoretical interpretation of gel layer electrokinetics.
  • 1999-2003 PhD in Physical chemistry at the University of Wageningen (The Netherlands) Laboratory of physical chemistry and colloid science. Supervisors : Prof. Cohen-Stuart, Prof. Lyklema, Prof. Van Leeuwen. PhD thesis entitled 'Faradaic and Adsorption-Mediated Depolarization of Electric Double Layers in Colloids'.
  • 1996-1999 Engineer Diploma at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie et de Physique de Bordeaux ENSCPB (Bordeaux, France), now ENSCBP (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie, de Biologie et de Physique).
  • 1999 'Diplome d’Etude Approfondies' (DEA) Chemical Physics of the Matter and the Environment, Université Bordeaux I (Bordeaux, France).
  • 1994-1996 Preparatory classes for the entrance to the ‘Grandes Ecoles Scientifiques’, Mathématiques Supérieures (Lycée Malherbes, Caen, 14), Mathématiques Spéciales option P’ (Lycée V. Hugo, Caen).