Christian MASQUELIER @ LRCS - Amiens
Christian MASQUELIER          @ LRCS - Amiens


Professor in Chemistry

LRCS, 33 Rue Saint-Leu,

Université de Picardie Jules Verne,

80039 Amiens, FRANCE

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Tel : +33662518972



1988 : DEA (MSc) in Materials Science, Univ. Paris 6, France 

1991 : PhD in Chemistry, Univ. Paris-XI Orsay, France

2000 : Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches, Univ. Paris XI Orsay, France


Employment history


1992 : Military Service, Aspirant French Navy, EACEA, Cherbourg, France 

Jan. 1993 - Dec. 1994 : Post-Doc, Osaka National Research Institute (AIST), Japan

Jan. 1995 - Aug. 1996 : Post-Doc, University of Texas at Austin, USA

Sept. 1996 - Aug. 2000 : Associate Professor (MCF), Université PAris-XI Orsay, France

Sept. 2000 - present : Full Professor, Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, France


Research Records


132 Publications in International Journals (h = 48)

54 Invited and Keynote oral presentations in International Conferences

10 PhD thesis as advisor since 1998

1 Chapter of book

3 books edited

11 International Patents published


Awards / promotions / distinctions


2001 : National Award of the Solid State Chemistry Division of the Société Française de Chimie

2005 : Promoted “Professeur 1ère Classe” by the French National Council of Universities

2006 : Nominated as Junior Member of the Institut Universitaire de France

2012 : Promoted “Professeur de Classe Exceptionnelle 1" by the French National Council of Universities


2017 : Promoted “Professeur de Classe Exceptionnelle 2" by the French National Council of Universities



Administration and collective duties / accomplishments


2006 - present : Coordinator of the ERASMUS MUNDUS Master Course «Materials for Energy Storage & Conversion»

2007 - 2017 : Director of the Doctorate School in Science and Health of Université de Picardie Jules Verne

2008 : Elected Member of the Administrative Council of the Université de Picardie Jules Verne

2013 : Nominated Member of the Administrative Council of the PRES UFECAP (UPJV Amiens - URCA Reims)

2017 - present : Deputy Director of the LRCS, UPJV Amiens


Keywords and Domains of Expertise


Solid State Chemistry, Crystallography, Ionic Conductors, Battery materials, Phosphates, Diffraction, Ceramics, Crystal Chemistry


10 recent publications


Polyanionic (phosphates, silicates, sulphates,..) frameworks as electrode materials for rechargeable Li (or Na) batteries

C. Masquelier, L. Croguennec

Chemical Reviews, 113(8), 6552 to 6591 (2013)


Towards high energy density sodium ion batteries through electrolyte optimization

A. Ponrouch, R. Dedryvère, D. Monti, A. E. Demet, J. M. Ateba Mba, L. Croguennec, C. Masquelier, P. Johansson, M. R. Palacín

Energy & Environmental Science, 6, 2361-2369 (2013)


Heterogeneous electrochemical behaviour of the lithium battery electrode LiFePO4

M. Zerrouki, G. Ouvrard, P. Soudan, B. Lestriez, C. Masquelier, M. Morcrette, S. Hamelet, J. Lesage, S. Belin, A.M. Flanck, F. Baudelet

Journal of Power Sources, 229, 16-21 (2013)


α- Na3M2(PO4)3 (M = Ti, Fe): Absolute cationic ordering in NASICON-type phases

H. Kabbour, D. Coillot, M. Colmont, C. Masquelier, O. Mentré

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133(31), 11900-11903 (2011)


Dependence of Li2FeSiO4 electrochemistry on structure

C. Sirisopanaporn, C. Masquelier, R.A. Armstrong, P.G. Bruce & R. Dominko

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133, 12631265 (2011)


Existence of superstructures due to large amounts of Fe vacancies in LiFePO4-type framework

S. Hamelet, M. Casas-Cabanas, L. Dupont, C. Davoisne, J.M. Tarascon & C. Masquelier

Chemistry of Materials, 23(1), 32-38 (2011)


An electrochemical cell for operando study of lithium batteries using synchrotron radiation

J.B. Leriche, S. Hamelet, J. Shu, M. Morcrette, C. Masquelier, G. Ouvrard, M. Zerrouki, P. Soudan, S. Belin, E. Elkaim, F. Baudelet

Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 157(5), A606-A610 (2010)


Room-temperature single-phase Li insertion/extraction in nanoscale LixFePO4

P. Gibot, M. Casas-Cabanas, L. Laffont, S. Levasseur, P. Carlach, S. Hamelet, J-M. Tarascon & C. Masquelier,

Nature Materials, 7, 741-747 (2008)


Size effects on carbon-free LiFePO4 powders: the key for superior energy density

C. Delacourt, P. Poizot & C. Masquelier

Electrochemical and Solid State Letters, 9, A352 (2006)


The existence of a temperature-driven solid solution for 0 < x < 1 in LixFePO4

C. Delacourt, P. Poizot, J.M. Tarascon & C. Masquelier

Nature Materials,4, 254–260 (2005)


April 25th, 2018: Attending the 34th PSI Electrochemical Symposium in Villigen, SWITZERLAND. Talk on operando investigations of Li and Na battery materials.


April 24th 2018: Mattéo BIANCHINI's paper accepted in J. Mater Chem. A. on Na+ - Ag+ ion exchange in Na3V2(PO4)2F3 


Jan. 19th, 2018: Simon MALIFARGE defends his PhD Thesis in UPJV Amiens


Dec. 12th, 2017: ALISTORE Meeting in Amiens, FRANCE. New Direction elected with P. JOHANSSON, R. DOMINKO and myself as Directors. Thanks A LOT to R. PALACIN and P. SIMON for their leadership during the previous term.


Dec. 11th, 2017: Thibault BROUX's paper accepted in Chem. Mater. on transpot properties of Na3V2(PO4)2F3


Nov. 29th, 2017: Attending the 4th International Na-ion Battery Conference in Tokyo, JAPAN. 


Nov. 24th, 2017: Edouard BOIVIN defends hs PhD thesis in UPJV Amiens


Sept. 28th, 2017: Application for a COFUND Programme (Marie Curie Action)


May 30th, 2017: Attending the 8th ICE Conference in Nagoya, JAPAN 


February 15th, 2017: New Application of MESC Consortium for ERASMUS + EMJMD.


February 5th, 2017: the LRCS moves to its new building, the HUB of the RS2E French Network on Electrochemical Energy Storage.


February 5th, 2017: Paper #2 of Thibault BROUX, on VIV disproportionation in NVPF upon charge, accepted in ACS J. Phys. Chem. C


February 1st, 2017: Paper #2 of Yue DENG, on mixed anion effect in solid electrolytes, accepted in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces


October 24th, 2016 : Paper #2 of Edouard BOIVIN, on LiVPO4(F,O) accepted in J. Phys. Chem. C.


October 6th, 2016 : Paper #1 of Thibault BROUX on Na3V2(PO4)2F3 accepted in Chem. Mater.


October 5th, 2016 : The Nobel Prize for Chesmistry is attributed to Jean-Pierre SAUVAGE from Strasbourg.


June 28-29, 2016 : ERAMUS + Meeting in Brussels on "Mastering Joint Excellence under ERASMUS MUNDUS" 


June 14-18, 2016 : IMLB 2016 in Chicago, 1800 attendees......


April 12-15, 2016 : Proposals Subcommittees and Scientific Council at ILL, Grenoble, FRANCE


March. 22, 2016 : Talk at IBA Conference, Nantes, France


Feb. 18, 2016 : Application of M.E.S.C. for ERASMUS + re-accreditation ......


Dec. 5, 2015 : Interview of Mathieu MORCRETTE, Director of LRCS, in "Agir en Picardie".



Nov. 23-25, 2015 :CNRS-sponsored ANF Chimie du Solide, organized in Caen, France.


Nov. 9, 2015 : PhD Defense of Fabien LALERE in UPJV Amiens 


Oct. 23, 2015 : PhD Defense of Matteo BIANCHINI in UPJV Amiens 


Sept. 15, 2015 : Graduation Ceremony in Amiens of Class#10 of M.E.S.C. Master Course.


Sept. 2, 2015 : invited Talk at European Conference on Neutron Scattering, Zaragoza, Spain


August 7, 2015 : New Crystal Structure of Na3V2(PO4)3 published in Chem. Mater.


July 1, 2015 : Yue DENG's first paper on Li4SiO4-Li3PO4 is published in JACS.


July 1, 2015 : Invited talk at ICMAT Singapore on highly defective LiFePO4 powders.


June 16, 2015 : Fabien LALERE gives a talk in SSI Conference, Keyston, USA


June 4, 2015 : Matteo BIANCHINI is the ECS Battery Student Award winner for 2015


June 1, 2015 : Robin AMISSE's paper on highly defective LiFePO4 accepted in Chemistry of Materials 


Nov 24, 2014 : the www site is launched. There is in particular a very convenient Job section.


July 23, 2014 : Visit the www site of Nature related to CRYSTALLOGRAPHY, MILESTONES


July 11, 2014 : HDR Defense of Joël GAUBICHER, IMN Nantes, France


June 15-18 : EPDIC Conference in Aarhus, Denmark.


June 7-12, 2014 : IMLB conference, Como, Italy


May 6, 2014 : Comité de Sélection, Poste 33MCF0269, Amiens


April 16th, 2014 : Conseil Académique à l'UPJV Amiens.


April 2-4, 2014 : Power our Future at CIC Energigune, SPAIN


March 18 & 19, 2014 : ILL Subcommittees for experiments, Grenoble, FRANCE 


March 3-7, 2014 : IBA Meeting in Brisbane, Australia


Feb. 24-25, 2014 : Meeting of the French RS2E in Lyon, FRANCE.


Feb. 11-13, 2014 : Meeting of the MESC Consortium in Marseille for the Selection of CLass#11 (2014-2016)


February 7, 2014 : All Solid State Battery Meeting of the RS2E.


February 7, 2014 : Na-ion Group Meeting of the RS2E


January 24, 2014 : Li-Ion Group Meeting of the RS2E in Collège de France, Paris


January  23, 2014 : Prof. J.M. TARASCON gives his Inaugural Lecture at College de France, Paris

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