Title: “The Challenging Development of Na3V2(PO4)2F3 as Positive Electrode Material for Na-ion Batteries / Institut de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Bordeaux, France
Laurence Croguennec
Title: “The Challenging Development of Na3V2(PO4)2F3 as Positive Electrode Material for Na-ion Batteries / Institut de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Bordeaux, France
Laurence Croguennec is CNRS Research Director at the Institute of Condensed Matter Chemistry in Bordeaux (ICMCB, CNRS UMR 5026, University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux INP, France).

She received her DrSc Degree in Solid State Chemistry in 1996 from Nantes University at the Institut des Matériaux Jean Rouxel (IMN, France) and spent one year as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Bonn University (Germany). She became CNRS researcher at ICMCB in 1997, and is leading the research group “Energy: Materials and Batteries” since 2004. She is actively involved in the French Network on the Electrochemical Energy Storage (RS2E) and in the ALISTORE European virtual Research Institute devoted to battery research.

She has been working for more than 20 years now on the crystal chemistry of electrode materials developed for Li-ion and Na-ion batteries, especially layered oxide and phosphate-type positive electrode materials, and on the characterization of original structural and redox mechanisms involved upon their cycling in batteries. She is also strongly involved in the development of in situ and operando characterization tools by diffraction, in collaboration with large-scale facilities (Alba, ILL and Soleil). She is author of 115 publications and delivered 50 invited talks.