Nanomaterial synthesis, electrocatalysis, fuel cell electrochemistry, elaboration of polymer and inorganic nanofibres by electrospinning, preparation of nanofibre based fuel cell electrodes and membranes.
Education & career
2015: Habilitation (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches) at University of Montpellier
Since 2009: Lecturer at University of Montpellier 2 (France), group AIME (Aggregates, Interfaces and Materials for Energy), Institut Charles Gerhardt Montpellier (ICGM).
2007-2009: Research and teaching assistant position at University of Lyon 1 (France) at LMI (Multimaterials and Interfaces Laboratory).
2006-2007: Post-doctoral fellowship at FMF (Materials Research Centre) in Freiburg (Germany) in collaboration with the University of East-Anglia (UK).
2006: PhD in Chemistry and Materials Science at University of Versailles (France) in collaboration with CEA (French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission) of Saclay.
2002: Training period in LCP (Physical Chemistry Laboratory) at University of Paris Sud-11 (France) with industrial grant (Hexcel-Fabrics).
2001: Master degree in Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry - Organometallics and Catalysis) at University of Milan (Italy).
52 papers in peer-reviewed journals
2 patents filed
5 book chapters
Edition of one book
4 extended abstracts
42 oral presentations (inter)national conferences
19 invited oral presentations in (inter)national conferences
45 poster presentations in (inter)national conferences
Junior member of IUF (2017-2022)
CNRS Bronze Medal 2017
Organisation of the conference "Electrospinning for Energy 2016" held on 22nd-24th June 2016 and "Electrospinning for Energy 2018" held on 13th-15th June 2018, in Montpellier (France)
Participation in the local organising committee of the international conferences Progress in MEA Materials for Medium and High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells in La Grande Motte (France) (19th-22nd September 2010) and 4th European PECF & H2 Forum in Lucerne (Switzerland) (2nd-5th July 2013), and "Electrolysis & Fuel Cell Discussions - Challenges towards zero platinum for oxygen reduction" in La Grande Motte (France) (13th-16th September 2015).
Member of International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) and Electrochemical Society (ECS).
Member of the editorial board of the MDPI journal Nanomaterials (2011-2013) and Frontiers in Energy Research-Fuel Cells (2014-present).