New electrodes for Na-ion Batteries
PhD ongoing, April 2019 -
In collaboration with J.N. CHOTARD, D. CARLIER, L. CROGUENNEC and I. MOOG
Supported by TIAMAT (CIFRE Contract)
Interfacial reactions in All Solid State Batteries
PhD ongoing, October 2018 -
In collaboration with V. SEZNEC, V. VIALLET, M. MORCRETTE and R. DEDRYVERE
Supported by RENAULT (CIFRE Contract)
New inorganic superionic conductors
PhD ongoing, Oct. 2016 -
In Collaboration with Pr. M. S. ISLAM (Univ. of Bath, UK)
Funded by ALISTORE ERI
Operando neutron diffraction of new battery materials and systems
PhD ongoing, Oct. 2015 -
In Collaboration with Dr. L. CROGUENNEC (ICMCB Bordeaux) & Dr. E. SUARD (ILL Grenoble)
Funded by the ILL Grenoble, FRANCE
Investigation of NASICON-based electrodes and ionic conductors for Li and Na batteries
PhD ongoing, Oct. 2015 -
Funded by the Chinese Research Council
17) Ulas KUDU (Turkish)
Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Transport Properties of Ionic Conductors within the Li2S - P2S5 Binary System
PhD Thesis, UPJV Amiens, FRANCE, defended May 29th 2020
In Collaboration with B. FLEUTOT (UPJV), Elodie SALAGER (CEMHTI Orléans), Theodosios FAMPRIKIS (UPJV) and SOLVAY (CIFRE Contract)
16) Long N'GUYEN (Vietnamese)
Crystal Chemistry of Polyanionic Vanadium Fluorinated Oxy-phosphates: From Atomic Local Structure to Electrochemical Performance in Na-ion Batteries
PhD Thesis, Université de Bordeaux, FRANCE, defended on Dec. 12th, 2019
In collaboration with Dr. Laurence CROGUENNEC and Pr. Dany CARLIER (ICMCB Bordeaux), Dr. François FAUTH (ALBA Synchrotron), Dr. Antonella IADECOLA (SOLEIL Synchrotron)
15) Edouard BOIVIN (French)
Investigation of tavorite- and triplite-based positive electrodes for Li batteries
PhD Thesis, UPJV Amiens, FRANCE, defended Nov. 24th 2017
In collaboration with Dr. Laurence CROGUENNEC (ICMCB Bordeaux) and Dr. J.N. CHOTARD (UPJV)
Funded by French RS2E and Coonseil Regional de Picardie.
Post-Doc at University of Oxford, UK (Group of P. BRUCE) and then in UCCS Lille (Group of O. MENTRE)
14) Yue DENG (Chinese)
Solid Electrolytes for All Solid State Batteries: a combined modelling and experimental study
PhD Thesis, UPJV Amiens, FRANCE, defended Nov. 18th 2016 -
Funded by ALISTORE ERI, in collaboration with Prof. Saïful ISLAM, Bath, UK and Dr. J. N. CHOTARD (UPJV)
Battery Research Engineer at BASF, Shanghaï, CHINA
13) Fabien LALERE (French)
All Solid State Batteries at high voltage and high temperature
PhD Thesis, UPJV Amiens, FRANCE, defended Nov. 9th 2015
In collaboration with Dr. V. SEZNEC (UPJV)
Funded by Ministère de la Recherche et de l'Enseignement Supérieur, FRANCE
Post-Doc at Univ. Waterloo, CANADA (Group of L. NAZAR)
12) Mattéo BIANCHINI (Italian)
Development of In Situ diffraction techniques on battery materials
PhD Thesis, UPJV Amiens, FRANCE, defended, Oct. 23rd, 2015
Funded by ILL Grenoble, in collaboration with Dr. Laurence CROGUENNEC (ICMCB Bordeaux) and Dr. E. SUARD (ILL)
Post-Doc at UC Berkeley, USA (Group of G. CEDER) and now at KIT Labs (Group of J. JANEK)
11) Robin AMISSE (French)
Highly defective LixMyPO4 positive electrodes
PhD Thesis, UPJV Amiens, FRANCE and Univ. Ljubljana, SLOVENIA, Nov. 2014
In Collaboraton with Dr R. DOMINKO (NIC Ljubljana)
Permanent position as Research Engineer at SOLVAY, Paris
10) TAO Liang (Chinese)
Borates et Borophosphates d’éléments de transitions : synthèse et propriétés électrochimiques
PhD Thesis, UPJV Amiens, defended, Nov. 2013
In collabortion and funded by UMICORE
Permanent position as Project Manager, BMW, Munich, GERMANY
9) ATEBA MBA Jean-Marcel (Camerounese)
Cristallochimie et propriétés électrochimiques de fluorophosphates de lithium et d’éléments de transition
PhD Thesis, Université de Bordeaux 1, Oct. 2013
Pos-Doc, KIT, GERMANY & Post-Doc at NIC Ljubljana, SLOVENIA
8) SIRISOPANAPORN Chutchamon (Thaï)
Crystal Chemistry of Li2MSiO4 (M = Fe, Mn) transition metal silicates and electrochemical properties vs. lithium
PhD Thesis, UPJV Amiens and Ljubljana (Slovenia), Oct. 2011
Pos-Doc, CEA, FRANCE
7) HAMELET Stéphane (French)
Synthèses et caractérisations de phosphates Lix(M,M’)yPO4 (avec M/M’ = Fe/Mn) pour accumulateurs à ions lithium
PhD Thesis, UPJV Amiens, Nov. 2010
Scientist, SOLVAY, FRANCE
6) QUOIRIN Gérard (French)
Synthèse basse température et études spectroscopiques de phosphates et silicates d’éléments de transition
PhD Thesis, UPJV Amiens, Oct. 2007
Scientist, PEUGEOT, FRANCE
5) DELACOURT Charles (French)
Synthèse basse température de phosphates de fer et de manganèse : considérations thermodynamiques et études électrochimiques
PhD Thesis, UPJV Amiens, Oct. 2005
CNRS Chargé de Recherche, LRCS, Amiens, FRANCE
4) REALE Priscilla (Italian)
Phosphates de fer hydratés : préparation et propriétés électrochimiques
PhD Thesis, Universiy La Sapienza, Rome, Jan. 2004
Scientist, ENEA, ITALY
3) PATOUX Sébastien (French)
Propriétés structurales et électrochimiques de phosphates d’éléments de transition
PhD Thesis, UPJV Amiens, Oct. 2003
Scientist and head of Division, CEA-Grenoble, FRANCE
2) WURM Calin (Romanian)
Nouvelles voies de préparation de phosphates d'éléments de transition pour accumulateurs au lithium
PhD Thesis, Univ. Paris XI Orsay, June 2002
Research Scientist, BOSCH, Germany
1) ROUSSE Gwenaelle (French)
Etudes structurales et physicochimiques de spinelles Li1+xMn2-xO4 pour accumulateurs au lithium
PhD Thesis, Univ. Paris XI Orsay, Sept. 2000
Maitre de Conférences, Collège de France & UPMC, Paris, FRANCE
July 13, 2020 : 30 PhD topics received for the first Pre-Call of the MSCA PhD Cofund project DESTINY. An exciting adventure begins.
June 8, 2020 : Paper accepted in J. Power Sources on Na-containing Antiperovskites, with Ernest AHIAVI and Theo FAMPRIKIS as main contributors.
May 29, 2020 : Omer Ulas KUDU is now a "Docteur de L'Université de Picardie Jules Verne", Amiens, FRANCE. For his great work on solid electrolytes within the Li2S-P2S5 system, in collaboration with SOLVAY.
April 1, 2020 : Official start of our Bilateral ANR-NSG, i.e. France-Singapore, project on Na-containing solid electrolytes, with Pieremanuele CANEPA, Stefan ADAMS and Tony CHEETHAM as collaborators from NUS, Jean-Noël CHOTARD, Vincent SEZNEC and Christine FRAYRET as co-workers from LRCS.
February 3, 2020 : The EU informs me that they accepted our 8 Million Euros Marie Curie COFUND project, DESTINY. 50 PhD projects to be granted to talented students witin the frames of the ALISTORE Network and the BATTERY 2030+ Initiative.
February 6 & 7, 2020 : The National Committee on Materials Science (CNU, Section 33) gathers in Montpellier to examine the files of candidates for "Qualifications" for Assistant-Professor and Full Professor positions in France.
January 8, 2020 : Congrats to Theodosios FAMPRIKIS, recipient of the Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Award from ICDD.
December 12, 2019 : Long NGUYEN defended his PhD Thesis in Université de Bordeaux, FRANCE. Wonderful work. He will join Prof. Shirley MENG's group in UCSD, as a PDRA, starting March 2010.
December 10-11, 2019 : The 27th ALISTORE ERI Meeting was held in Barcelona, hosted by M.R. PALACIN. A special tribute to the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was given by Mike THACKERAY.
November 21, 2019 : Mathieu MORCRETTE, the head of LRCS, receives the "Médaille de Cristal" of the CNRS, a prestigious recognition for his achievements in Amiens
October 30, 2019 : The Crystal structure of a new polymorph of Na3PS4, discovered by Theo FAMPRIKIS, is published in ACS Materials Letters.
October 15-17, 2019 : Around 120 people gather in Amiens for the RS2E Meeting. Lots of excellent science on many fronts of advanced battery and supercapacitor research.
Sept. 26, 2019 : Submission of the DESTINY project under the Marie Curie COFUND Scheme : 40 partners from 12 countries, 50 PhD thesis to be funded.... Results in February 2020 !!
June 19-20, 2019 : 28th Meeting of the ALISTORE-ERI in Vitoria (SPAIN) in the premises of our Partner CIC-Energigune
March 25-27, 2019 : Meeting of the MESC+ Consortium in Toulouse, FRANCE, to select 20 students for EMJMD Scholarships, among many applicants (>250).
March 19-20, 2019 : Bi-annual Meeting of the RS2E Network, Lille, FRANCE.
March 4-8, 2019 : IBA International Meeting in UCSD, La Jolla, USA. Organized by Prof. Shirley MENG
October 17-18, 2018 : RS2E bi-annual Meeting (120 participants) in ICG Montpellier
October 1st, 2018 : Ulas KUDU's review paper on Li2S-P2S5 Solid Electrolytes accepted in J. Power Sources
September 27th, 2018 : Big proposal submitted for the Marie Curie COFUND action; DESTINY gathers 40 european partners for 53 PhD thesis proposed.
July 26th, 2018 : Fan CHEN's first paper accepted in SMALL Methods, on Na4MnV(PO4)3
July 24th, 2018 : Thibaut BROUX's paper accepted in SMALL Methods, on high rate Na3V2(PO4)2F3
June 26th, 2018 : MESC+ is granted as an EMJMD ERASMUS MUNDUS Master Course for 5 more years, with partners in Spain, Slovenia, Poland, France, USA and Australia
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
http://www.docteurs-chimie.fr/ 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