Full CV

Background and Career

  • Distinguished professor (PR EX2) of Physical Chemistry, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, 2018–
  • Distinguished professor (PR EX2) of Physical Chemistry, Université Clermont Auvergne, 2017–18
  • Visiting scholar, Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT, 2014–15
  • Distinguished professor (PR EX1) of Physical Chemistry, Université Blaise Pascal Clermont-Ferrand, 2014–17
  • Senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France, 2013–18
  • Full professor (PR1), Université Blaise Pascal, 2008–14
  • Invited professor, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, ITQB, Oeiras, 2008
  • Associate professor (PR2), Université Blaise Pascal, 2003–08
  • Habilitation thesis, Université Blaise Pascal, 2001
  • Assistant professor (MCF), Université Blaise Pascal, 1996–2003
  • Research associate, Dept. of Chem. Eng., Imperial College London, 1994–96
  • PhD in Chemical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, 1990–94
  • Chemical Engineering diploma, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, 1989


  • Admissions vice-president (Chemistry), ENS de Lyon, 2020–
  • Boards:
    • LABEX iMUST, program in physics, chemistry and engineering, 2019–
    • AXELERA, competitiveness cluster in sustainable chemistry, 2019–
    • Axel’One, industry-academia innovation platform in chemistry, 2019–
    • GDR LIPS, CNRS network, 2013–
    • GDR Thermodynamique, CNRS network, 2012–
  • Director, Thermodynamics and Molecular Interactions Laboratory, joint research unit of the CNRS and the Université Blaise Pascal, 2006–11; part of the Institute of Chemistry of Clermont-Ferrand, 2012–16
  • Coordinator, CNRS network on Molecular and Engineering Thermodynamics, 2012–14
  • Director of studies, BSc (Licence) in Chemistry, Université Blaise Pascal, 2003–05

Editorial Roles and Evaluation of Research

Awards and Honours