Title: "Towards solid-state batteries" / CIC energiGUNE
Michel Armand
Title: "Towards solid-state batteries" / CIC energiGUNE
Prof. Michel Armand, born in France and educated in France and USA, he is Master in inorganic, organic chemistry and physical chemistry (Paris 1968); Ph.D. in Physics (1978); Fullbright Fellow in 1970-2. He has been Directeur de Recherche at Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) since 1989, Invited professor at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (1982-1983). Professor at University of Montreal (Canada) (1995-2004). Director of the Joint CNRS-UdM International Laboratory on Electroactive Materials (2000-2004). Resumed as Directeur de Recherche at CNRS in Amiens (France). Prof. Armand joined CIC energiGUNE in 2011 as part of the Scientific Committee of the Power Storage; Batteries and Supercaps area while leading the creation of the Polymer Electrolyte research group, currently at the top of European Research on Solid State Batteries. With an h-index of 66 and over 66000 citations, Prof. Armand is acting or has acted as Editorial Board for several journals (Solid-State Ionics, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, Synthetic Metals, J. Power Sources) and Conferences advisory committee and organisation for several international conferences. The Scientific Distinctions and Awards received include both Bronze and Silver Medals from C.N.R.S. (1978, 1989); Royal Society, Faraday Division, Medal Award (1985); Preis fur Umweltteknologie Saarland Länder (1988); Battery Division Award, The Electrochemical Society USA (1988); Pergamon Medal, International Society for Electrochemistry (1995); Volta Award ECS European Section (2000), first recipient; Doctor Honoris Causa from Uppsala University (2006); Galileo Award for polymer electrolytes research (2010); International Senior Researcher, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2011); Aymé Poirson Prize, French Academy of Sciences (2012); Catalan - Sabatier Real Sociedad Española de Química Prize (2012) and Doctor Honoris Causa University from Deakin University (2016).