Research topics

• Atomistic simulations: molecular dynamics, Monte Carlo, density-functional theory
• Electronic transport; thernmoelecricity: silicides and chalcogenides thermoelectrics

Research responsibilities

• BDO (bourse doctorale région/organisme), région PACA/CNRS/hôpital de la Conception (Marseille), 2008-2010: financial support for Narasimhan Loganathan PhD thesis on the adsorption of uremic toxins in zeolites. Role: partner
• CIFRE 2013-2016, STMicroelectronics and Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne (EMSE -Gardanne), Malika Bella's PhD thesis on the multiscale simulation approach to flexible thermoelecric generator. Role: partner
• ReTTHer project 2013-2015: Fondation EADS ad CNano PACA co-financial support for Hilal Balout's PhD thesis on the replacement of tellurides by silicides for thermoelectric applications. Role: partner
• ANR MATEX 2013-2015: Solid-liquid and liquid-liquid interface modelling for membrane separation. Developpement of a Monte Carlo code to simulate the interfaces. Role: partner
• ANR METERDIOX, 2009-2012: title "Moyens et méthodes de mesure en temps réel de dioxines/furanes à l'émission de sources fixes". Simulation of adsorption and diffusion of dioxins in zeolites. Role: partner

PhD advisor

• co-supervisor of 6 PhD students since 2010.

Referee in the following scientific journals

• Elsevier: Computational Materials Science, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Materials Chemistry and Physics
• Springer: Theoretical Chemistry Accounts, Journal of Electronic Materials
• Wiley: Physica Status Solidi A and B
• EPJ: European Physical Journal B
• RSC: RSC advances

Scientific impact

Communications in international conferences : over 30
Publications : 62 in reviewed papers, 4 book chapters, 1 proceeding

Citation report (source Web of Science)
• h-Factor: 17
• Sum of times cited without self-citations: around 1000