Alumni

Staff

Dr Daniel ALVES DALLA CORTE

Principal investigator, research engineer

Daniel has been working on Li-ion, Na-ion, all solid-state batteries as well as experimental designs and devices since 2014. Before joining the CSE lab, he worked as a postdoctoral associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, USA and obtained his PhD at the Ecole Polytechnique in Palaiseau, France. Find out more about his research on ResearchGate and connect with him on LinkedIn. Daniel has temporarily moved out of the lab to focus on his start-up company. 

For a complete resume, please refer to Daniel’s CV.

Postdocs

Dr Bernhard LEUBE

Bernhard obtained his PhD from the University of Liverpool, UK and worked on S-based compounds as a Post-doc in CSE from January 2020 to January 2022.

Dr Nour DAHER

Nour obtained her PhD from Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens, France) in the LRCS laboratory (CIFRE with Mersen) and joined the CSE as a Post-doc working on silicon anodes for lithium-ion batteries from January 2021 to December 2021. Connect with her on LinkedIn.

Dr Jiaqiang HUANG

Jiaqiang obtained his PhD from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong and was working on sensing in batteries from December 2018 to November 2021. Find out more about his research on ResearchGate and on Google Scholar.

Florencia Marchini
Dr Florencia MARCHINI

Florencia obtained her PhD from the University of Buenos Aires and has been working on all solid-state batteries from September 2018 to March 2021. Find out more about her research on ResearchGate, and connect with her on LinkedIn.

Hussein HIJAZI
Dr Hussein HIJAZI

Hussein obtained his PhD from Université Paris Diderot, France and has been working on Na-based electrolytes since February 2020. Find out more about his research on ResearchGate, ORCID and Google Scholar, and connect with him on LinkedIn.

Dr Marie Francine LAGADEC

Marie Francine obtained her PhD from ETH Zurich, Switzerland and has been working on decoupled water electrolyser designs since June 2019. Find out more about her research on ResearchGate, ORCID and Google Scholar, and connect with her on LinkedIn.

Dr Iban AZCARRATE

Iban worked on electrocatalysis and had previously obtained his PhD degree at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie (now Sorbonne Université) in Paris, France and worked as a postdoctoral assistant at the Université Paris-Diderot Paris 7, France.

Dr Ignacio BLAZQUEZ ALCOVER

2016-2017

Dr Claudio COMETTO

Claudio worked on parasitic reactions in Na-ion batteries from October 2018 through October 2019 and had previously obtained his PhD degree at the Université Paris-Diderot Paris 7, France. Find out more about his research on Google Scholar.

Dr Eric MCCALLA

2014-2015

Dr Vanessa PERREIRA PIMENTA

2016-2017

Dr Matthieu SAUBANERE

Matthieu worked on energy storage materials and had previously obtained his PhD degree at the University of Kassel, Germany and worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Kassel, Germany and the ICGM in Montpellier, France.

Dr Chunzhen YANG
Dr Biao ZHANG
Dr Linjie ZHANG

Linjie worked on proton-coupled electron transfer in electrochemical alcohol oxidation from January 2019 through January 2020 and had previously obtained his PhD degree from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.

Dr Ronghuan (Rona) ZHANG

Rona worked on the development of OER catalysts from September 2017 through August 2019 and had previously obtained her PhD degree at the University of Oxford, UK.

PhD students

Dr Thomas MARCHANDIER

Thomas obtained his MSc from Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay, France and was working on synthesizing new cathode materials for Li-ion and Na-ion batteries from September 2017 to December 2021 in the CSE lab. Find out more about his research on ORCID, and connect with him on LinkedIn.

Dr Léa DROGUET

Léa obtained her MSc from INP-PHELMA Grenoble, France and was working on water-in-salt electrolyte from October 2018 t0 December 2021. Find out more about her research on ResearchGate, and connect with her on LinkedIn.

Dr Fanny BETERMIER

Fanny obtained her MSc from Université Paris-Sud / Ecole Centrale Paris, France and was working on organic membrane design towards self-healing Li-S batteries from November 2018 to December 2021. Connect with her on LinkedIn.

Dr Qing WANG

Qing obtained her MSc from Arts et Métiers ParisTech, France and has been working on Na-ion cathode materials since May 2017. Find out more about her research on ResearchGate and ORCID, and connect with her on LinkedIn.

Dr Nicolas DUBOUIS

Nicolas obtained his MSc from Ecole Normale Supérieure / Ecole Polytechnique, France and has been working on water at electrified interfaces since March 2017. Find out more about his research on ResearchGate, ORCID and Google Scholar, and connect with him on LinkedIn.

Dr Pierre LEMAIRE

Pierre obtained his MSc from INP-PHELMA Grenoble, France and has been working on EQCM / electrochemical characterization since October 2017. Find out more about his research on ORCID and Google Scholar.

Dr Jean VERGNET

Jean obtained his MSc from Imperial College, UK / Ecole Polytechnique, France and has been working on Na-ion cathode materials (computational chemistry for anionic redox) since September 2017. Find out more about his research on ORCID, and connect with him on LinkedIn.

Dr Gaurav ASSAT

Gaurav obtained his PhD degree at the CSE lab and worked on Li-ion cathode materials. He had previously obtained his MSc degree at the University of Texas at Austin, USA.

Dr Yan DUAN

Yan was a visiting PhD student at the CSE lab and worked on transition metal oxides for water electrolysis. She had previously obtained her BSc degree at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Find out more about her research on ResearchGate and ORCID, and connect with her on LinkedIn.

Dr Quentin JAQUET

Quentin obtained his PhD degree at the CSE lab and worked on Li-ion cathode materials. He had previously obtained his MSc degree at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris, France.

Dr Laura LANDER

Laura obtained her PhD degree at the CSE lab and had previously obtained her MSc degree at the Ecole Normale Supérieure / Université Pierre et Marie Curie (now Sorbonne Université) in Paris, France.

Dr Florent LEPOIVRE

Florent obtained his PhD degree at the CSE lab and had previously obtained his MSc degree at the Chimie ParisTech / Ecole Normale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris, France.

Dr Lukas LUTZ

Lukas obtained his PhD degree at the CSE lab and worked on Na-O2 batteries. He had previously obtained his MSc degree at the ETH Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland.

Zihan MA

Zihan was an exchange PhD student from the University of Tokyo, Japan and worked on sensing in coin cells from November 2019 through March 2020.

Dr Misae OTOYAMA

Misae was a visiting PhD student at the CSE lab of the Inorganic Chemistry Group from the Osaka Prefecture University and worked on the synthesis of Li-rich materials.

Dr Paul-Emile PEARCE

Paul obtained his PhD degree at the CSE lab and worked on Li-ion cathode materials from October 2016 through October 2019. He had previously obtained his MSc degree at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie (now Sorbonne Université) in Paris, France.

Dr Arnaud PEREZ

Arnaud obtained his PhD degree at the CSE lab and worked on Na-ion and Li-ion battery materials. He had previously obtained his MSc degree at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris, France.

Dr Sujoy SAHA

Sujoy obtained his PhD degree at the CSE lab and worked on solid electrolytes, anionic redox and solid-state batteries. He had previously obtained his MSc degree at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research in Pune, India.

Dr Florian STRAUSS

Florian was a co-shared PhD student at the CSE lab and worked on Li-ion and Na-ion battery materials. He had previously obtained his MSc degree at the Technical University of Munich, Germany.

Dr Meiling SUN

Meiling obtained her PhD degree at the CSE lab and had previously obtained her MSc degree at the Wuhan University of Technology, China.

Dr Wei YIN

Wei obtained her PhD degree at the CSE lab and worked on Li-O2/CO2 batteries from October 2015 through October 2019. She had previously obtained her MSc degree at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China.

Dr Leiting ZHANG

Leiting obtained his PhD degree at the CSE lab and worked on Li-ion battery materials. He had previously obtained his MPhil degree at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong.