CV of the PI

Curriculum vitae


Researcher unique identifier(s): ResearcherID: D-2357-2012 - ORCID: 0000-0002-1883-2994
Date of birth: February 1st, 1961 in Paris (France) - Nationality: French
Previous web site: (previous ERC project)


1995 Habilitation à diriger des recherches en Sciences Physiques
University of Lille, France
1989 PhD in Materials Science
University of Lille, France
1985 Master in Materials Science (Diplôme d’ingénieur EUDIL (today Polytech’Lille))
University of Lille, France


2013 “Distinguished” professor of Physics (Professeur de classe exceptionnelle)
University of Lille, France


2005 “First class” Professor of Physics
University of Lille, France
1998-1999 Sabbatical leave (6 months) at the Bayerisches Geoinstitut
Universität Bayreuth, Germany
1996 Professor of Physics
University of Lille, France
1990 Associate professor (Maître de Conférences) of Physics, University of Lille
University of Lille, France
1899 Research associate
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Ohio, USA


2016 Dana Medal of the Mineralogical Society of America
2015 Grand Prix Kuhlmann of the Société des Sciences, de l’Agriculture et des Arts de Lille (SSAAL)
2012 Officier de l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques
2008 Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America
2007 Chevalier de l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques (French medal given by the Minister of Education as a reward for distinguished service in education)


Post-doc: 8 since 1997 (one presently)

PhD In progress (1): B.C. Nzogang

PhD completed (17):

– 2018: R. Reali

– 2018: S. Mahendran
– 2016: A. Goryaeva (2017 Haüy-Lacroix award of the SFMC (French Mineralogical Society)) – Post-doc MATEIS, INSA de Lyon
– 2016: A. Kraych - Post-doc Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique (Saclay)
– 2016: S.A.W. Ritterbex - Post-doc Geodynamics Research Center, Ehime University
– 2016: N. Garvik - Engineer, SOGETI
– 2011: J. Amodeo (2012 Dalla Torre award of the SF2M (French Society of Metallurgy)) - CNRS researcher, MATEIS, INSA de Lyon
– 2011: C. Nisr - Assistant Research Scientist, Arizona State University
– 2010: A. Metsue – Assistant professor, University of La Rochelle
– 2009: A. Hamoudi - Engineer SETRA
– 2009: E. Amiguet – Post-doc - Earth and Planetary Science Laboratory, EPFL Lausanne
– 2005: J. Durinck – Assistant professor, University of Poitiers
– 2005: H. Couvy – Research Engineer, Dept of Earth and Planet. Sci., Washington University in St. Louis
– 2002: Ph. Carrez (2003 Haüy award of the SFMC) – Professor of Physics, University of Lille
– 2001: E. Thurel – Research engineer, Vallourec
– 2000: C. Dalle – Lecturer in a school of engineering in Lille
– 1998: V. Voegelé (1999 Haüy award of the SFMC) – Research engineer


(last 5 years)

2016: Multi-disciplinary workshop "Flow in the deep Earth" at Collège de France, co-organized with B. Romanowicz
2016: 51e meeting of the French society of rheology, Lille. Member of the scientific committee
2016: 2nd European Mineralogical Conference "Minerals, rocks and fluids: alphabet and words of planet Earth" EMC2016, Rimini, Italy. Member of the Scientific Committee
2015: GeoBerlin, Berlin, Germany : co-chairman of the session " Properties of Earth materials and constraints on mantle flow " with H. Marquardt and R. Farla
2013: 23rd Goldschmidt conference, Firenze, Italy : co-chair of session 21d (Transport Processes in the Earth's Interior from Experiment and Simulation) with D. Dobson, J. Van Orman and A. Walker
2012: AGU 2012 Fall Meeting, San Francisco : co-chair of session MR14 (Rheology of Deep Earth Materials: Spanning 12 Orders of Magnitude of Length Scales) with P. Burnley and H.P. Bunge
2012: EMC2012 European Mineralogical Conference at the Goethe-University in Frankfurt – Member of the scientific committee
2012: 22nd Goldschmidt conference, Montreal. co-chair of session 03A (Flow and deformation in planetary interiors) with N. Miyajima


2018 – 2020 President of the International Mineralogical Association (IMA)

2016 – 2018 1st Vice-president of the International Mineralogical Association (IMA)
2016 – Chair of the PhD Student Award committee of the International Mineralogical Association (IMA)
2000 – 2017 Mineral Physics group leader at Unité Matériaux et Transformations – UMR CNRS 8207
2008 – 2009 President of the French Mineralogical Society (Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie: SFMC)


2015 – 2018 Associate Editor of American Mineralogist
2014 – Review Editor de Earth and Planetary Materials, a specialty of Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences, Earth Science and Materials
2011 – Chief Editor of European Journal of Mineralogy
1999 – 2011 Associate Editor of European Journal of Mineralogy