Ingénieur de recherche ADERA / Bordeaux INP

Groupe NanoSystèmes Analytiques
Institut des Sciences Moléculaires - UMR 5255 CNRS
Université de Bordeaux - ENSCBP
16, Avenue Pey-Berland
33607 PESSAC Cedex

Phone : +33(0)5 56 84 79 11

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Maître de conférences Université de Bordeaux - Assistant Professor

Groupe NanoSystèmes Analytiques
Institut des Sciences Moléculaires - UMR 5255 CNRS
Université de Bordeaux - ENSCBP
16, Avenue Pey-Berland
33607 PESSAC Cedex



Research interest: Localized electrochemistry for surface analysis and for surface modification, Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy, Bipolar Electrochemistry, Molecular electrochemistry, Photoelectrochemistry, Modelisation



Assistant-professor (since 2010: University of Bordeaux, Laboratory: “Institute of Molecular Sciences (ISM-UMR 5255-CNRS)”, Team: “Analytical Nanosystems (NSYSA)”


Electrochemistry technics: Cyclic voltammetry, Ultramicroelectrode, Scanning electrochemical microscopy, Bipolar electrochemistry, photoelectrochemistry

Organic chemistry: Diazonium synthesis, click chemistry

Chemical-physics on surface: SEM, contact profilometer, ellipsometry, electrografting with diazonim salts, surface patterning

Modeling: Comsol Mutliphysics (Finite element numerical simulation method)



29 articles published (8 as corresponding author, H-index: 14, citation 556, source google scholar)

1 Book chapter

24 oral communications (5 as invited)



2009-2010       Post-doctoral, University of Texas, Austin (USA), supervised by Prof. Allen J. Bard.

Topic: “Interrogation of TiO2 surfaces for the quantification of hydroxyl radicals by SECM”.


2006-2009      Ph.D in electrochemistry University of Rennes1 (France), supervised by Dr. Philippe HAPIOT 

Laboratory of "Matière Condensée et Systèmes Electroactifs", UMR 6226 CNRS

Topic:  “Surface modification and analysis by SECM”.

2005-2006      Master degree in electrochemistry. University Denis Diderot (Paris VII-France), Laboratory Interfaces, Traitements, Organisation et DYnamique des Systèmes (ITODYS), Paris VII.

Topic: Atomics contact by electrochemistry” supervised by Pr. Jean-Christophe Lacroix


2000-2005       License and Master, University of Cergy-pontoise (France)



  1. ISE Travel Award for Young Electrochemists
  2. SCF Travel Award for Young Chemists for 4th Euchems chemistry congress



-Lecture in General chemistry (University of Bordeaux)

-Lecture in Analytical electrochemistry (University of Bordeaux)

-In 2014 ERASMUS program. Lecture in Electrochemistry for PhD students at the University of Venice (Italy)                                                                                                                

Supervision of 34 students (Internship: 25 students (License of chemistry), 3 students (Master of chemistry); 3 post-doc, Co-supervising 2 PhD students


  1. 2012-: Member of the Analytical sub-division board of the Chemical Society of France (SCF), Secretary since 2016.
  2. 2016- : Member of the communication board of the sciences molecular institute (ISM)
  3. 2013: Member of the organizing committee for the international congress ElecNano 5th
  4. 2015: Member of the organizing committee for the ISM seminar
  5. 2016: Member of the organizing committee for the international congress ECL 2nd
  6. 2017: Member of the organizing committee for the national congress JE 2017



  1. 2010 BQR: 40 k€ to buy the electrochemical microscope
  2. 2014 PEPS 19 k€: Generation and detection of singlet oxygen by electrochemical microscopy


  1. 2013- : In charge of practical class for electrochemistry at the engineer school (ENSCBP)
  2. 2016- In charge of analytical chemistry at the University of Bordeaux






Maître de conférence à l'ENSCBP - Assistant Professor at ENSCBP

Groupe NanoSystèmes Analytiques
Institut des Sciences Moléculaires - UMR 5255 CNRS
Université de Bordeaux - ENSCBP
16, Avenue Pey-Berland
33607 PESSAC Cedex

Phone : +33(0)5 40 00 27 20

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Directeur de recherches CNRS - Senior Researcher

Groupe NanoSystèmes Analytiques
Institut des Sciences Moléculaires - UMR 5255 CNRS
Université de Bordeaux - ENSCBP
16, Avenue Pey-Berland
33607 PESSAC Cedex

Phone : +33(0)5 56 84 79 07

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Professeur des Universités à l'ENSCBP - Full Professor at ENSCBP

Groupe NanoSystèmes Analytiques
Institut des Sciences Moléculaires - UMR 5255 CNRS
Université de Bordeaux - Bordeaux INP

ENSCBP, 16 avenue Pey-Berland
33607 PESSAC Cedex

Phone : +33(0)5 56 84 65 97

Résumé de carrière / Career outline :

1986 : Beginning of chemistry studies at the Technical University Munich

1989/90 : University Bordeaux 1
1990 : University of Oxford
1991 : Master degree in Chemistry at the Technical University Munich
1992-94 : PhD at the Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal in Bordeaux
1995/96 : Post-doc at the California Institute of Technology
1996 : Assistant Professor at the University Bordeaux 1
2000 : Full Professor at ENSCBP
2003-2006 : Director of the laboratory LACReM at ENSCBP
2005 : Promotion to 1st class professor
2007-2010 : Head of the group Analytical Nanosystems (NsysA) at the Institute of Molecular Sciences
2007-2013 : Member of the Council of the french agency for evaluation of research and higher education (AERES)
2012 : Promotion to exceptional class professor
2008-2015 : Director of International Relations at ENSCBP
2013- : Senior Member of the Institut Universitaire de France (IUF)
2015- : Distinguished Senior Fellow of the French Chemical Society (SCF)

2020- : Fellow of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE)


Curriculum Vitae
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Research Highlights

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Latest News

- NEW - Welcome to Jeong Eun Yoo who joined us in April 2020 as a post-doc working on the ANR project MOMA

- NEW - Welcome to Pacharapon Kankla from Kasetsart University/Bangkok who joined us in March 2020 for one year as an exchange PhD student.

- NEW - Welcome to  Tatjana Safarik who joined us in March 2020 as a PhD student working on the ITN project ImplantSens

- Congratulations to our collaborator Chularat Wattanakit for her nommination on the Asian Scientist 100 list by the Asian Scientist Magazine. She'll join us as an invited professor in spring 2020.

- Welcome to Ileana Pavel joined us in January 2020 as a post-doc working on the ERC project.

- Congratulations to Rémi Cazelles who received a Marie-Curie fellowship to join us as a post-doc in January 2020 for two years

- Welcome to Ariana Alejandra Villarroel Marquez who joined us as a post-doc in January 2020 to work on the ERC project

- Welcome to Kostia Tieriekhov who joined us as a PhD student in November 2019 working on the ERC project 

- Welcome to Serena Arnaboldi from the University of Milan who joined us in October 2019 as a post-doc

- If you are interested in porous electrodes, here is a link to a talk given in March 2019 at the Collège de France (in French)

- If you are interested in bipolar electrochemistry, here is a link to the talk given in February 2018 at the Collège de France (in French)


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