Curriculum Vitae



2019 - 2024                Insitut Universitaire de France, Junior Member.

2017 -                         Professor, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France.

                                   Lab. of Geology, Earth, Planet, Environment (LGLTPE).

2008 - 2017                Maître de Conférences (Assistant/Associate Professor), Université Paris Diderot - IPG Paris,

                                   Planetary and Space Science Lab, France.

2006 - 2008                Post-Doctoral Associate, Yale University, Department of Geology & Geophysics, CT, USA.

2002 - 2006                PhD Student, teaching assistant, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, France.


2014                           HDR (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches), Université Paris Diderot.

                                   “Eruption and storage of magma on the Earth and Planets”.

2002 - 2006                PhD Student, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Geological fluid dynamics lab.

                                   “New transient thermal effects in geology: from continents to volcanic systems”

1999 - 2003                Student of the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Earth and planetary sciences.

PhD Student / Post-doc supervision

2020 - 2023                Valentin Bonnet Gibet, PhD, “Mars crustal structure and thermal evolution”

2018 - 2020                Damian Walwer, Post-doc : “Magma ascent below craters on terrestrial planets”.

2015 - 2018                Mélanie Thiriet, PhD : “The hemispheric dichotomy of Mars”.

2012 - 2015                Clément Thorey, PhD  “Dynamics of shallow magma intrusions on the Earth and the Moon”.


2019-2024                  Junior Member IUF

2017-2021                  Bonus for excellence in research and student supervision (PEDR).

2013-2017                  Bonus for excellence in research (PES).

2013                           2012 Editor’s citation for excellence in refereeing, JGR Planets.

2008                           Post-doc initiative awards, French ministry of research.

2005                           Outstanding student paper award, AGU Fall meeting, VGP section.

1999-2003                  Junior civil servant, ENS Lyon.

Current Funding

2018-2021                 CNES funding, co-I Insight mission, “Nature of the martian dichotomy”

2018-2019                 Auvergne Rhône-Alpes funding for the study of primitive volcanism on terrestrial planets

2017-2020                 IMPULSION grant from the IDEX Lyon - ENS Lyon