Dr Alain DEMOURGUES is working at ICMCB-CNRS-UPR9048 since october 1993 as Research Fellow. He became Research Director at CNRS in october 2008. He received IBM-France award in 1993 (Young scientist in Materials Science) and SFC (Société Française de Chimie) award in 2003 (Solid State Chemistry division). He is consulting scientist since 1998 at RHODIA-SOLVAY in the field of Solid State Chemistry, Redox and opto-electronic properties.
His research topics concern Solid State Chemistry: inorganic syntheses and compositions, structural features and UV-Visible-NIR absorption and redox properties. He contributes to 128 publications (h-index 23) and 9 patents and gave 39 invited conference and 30 in international symposia. He was in charge of 20 industrial contracts and directed 19 PhD students. He is in charge of fluorine chemistry/inorganic fluorides unit (CNRS platform ‘Fluomat’) and cross functional axis related to exploratory solid state chemistry. He organized as chairman, the 14th European Symposium on Solid State Chemistry (14th ECSSC) in Bordeaux. He was invited as a Keynote speaker in July 2016 at the Gordon Research Conference (Solid State Chemistry Division)