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Education

Defense 30/03/2022 14h: Accreditation to supervise research (HDR)
Université de Lorraine, France
Research topic: Experimental, mesoscopic and statistical approaches of plasticity in polycrystals
Reviewers: Dr. Samuel FOREST (Centre des Matériaux, FR); Prof. Sandra KORTE-KERZEL (RWTH Aachen University, DE); Terry C. LOWE (Colorado School of Mines, USA)
Examiners: Prof. Nathalie ALLAIN (Université de Lorraine, FR); Prof. Emmanuel BOUZY (Université de Lorraine, FR); Prof. Thierry GROSDIDIER (Université de Lorraine, FR); Dr. Nabila MALOUFI (Université de Lorraine, FR); Prof. Anthony D. ROLLETT (Carnegie Mellon University, USA);
Invited: Prof. Ludovic THILLY (Université de Poitiers, FR)

October 2013: PhD in Materials Physics (at 25 years old)
Université de Poitiers, France
Research topic: Deformation mechanisms of MAX phases
Directors: Prof. Anne JOULAIN, Prof. Ludovic THILLY and Prof. Christophe TROMAS
Reviewers: Prof. Michel. W. BARSOUM (Drexel University, USA); Prof. Florence PETTINARI-STURMEL (Université de Toulouse III, FR);
Examiners: Prof. Patrick CORDIER (Université de Lille I, FR); Dr. Véronique GAUTHIER-BRUNET (Université de Poitiers, FR); Prof. Helena VAN SWYGENHOVEN (EPFL/PSI, CH)

June 2010: Master in Materials Physics (at 22 years old)
Université de Poitiers, France


Positions

2015–now: Tenured Associate Professor (at 27 years old)
Université de Lorraine – CNRS – Arts et Métiers – LEM3
Overview of my current research topics

2014–2015: Postdoctoral Researcher
Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland
Research topic: Multiaxial and multiscale plasticity in metals
Supervisor: Prof. Helena VAN SWYGENHOVEN

October 2013: Doctoral Researcher (at 25 years old)
Institut Pprime – Université de Poitiers – CNRS – ISAE-ENSMA, Poitiers, France
Research topic: Deformation mechanisms of MAX phases
Directors: Prof. Anne JOULAIN, Prof. Ludovic THILLY and Prof. Christophe TROMAS

Research keywords:
Fundamental deformation mechanisms of materials, Plasticity, Microstructures, Materials characterization, Metallurgy, Micromechanics, Hydrogen storage in metals, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscopy, Electron diffraction, Electron channeling, Development of experimental techniques, Neutron diffraction, Micro-Laue diffraction, Synchrotron, Metals, Ceramics.


Latest submitted proposals as PI (under review)

Let’s keep our fingers crossed!

– IUF junior fundamental chair
– ANR PRC between LEM3 / LORIA / UMET
– LUE (Lorraine University of Excellence) thesis project between LEM3 / LORIA


Successful proposals as PI

Granted in 2021:
– Half PhD thesis: 69.8 k€ (University funding)
– 3 man-months of postdoc: 12 k€ (University funding)
– Conference: 3 k€ (University funding)

Granted in 2020:
– Postdoc: 30 k€ (Region funding)
– PhD thesis: CIFRE (JEOL EUROPE SAS)
– PhD thesis: 120 k€ (CNRS-MITI)
– Nouveaux Matériaux: 20 k€ (CNRS-MITI funding)
– ERC submission: 2 k€ (University funding)
– Conference: 3 k€ (University funding)
– Master intern: 4.5 k€ (University funding)

Granted in 2019:
– Postdoc: 52.5 k€ (University funding)
– Postdoc: 52.5 k€ (University funding)
– Research facility: 15 k€ (University funding)
– Conference: 3 k€ (University funding)

Granted in 2018:
– Postdoc: 20 k€ (Region funding)
– Conference: 3 k€ (University funding)
– PhD thesis: 91 k€ (Ministerial grant)
– Postdoc: 26 k€ (University funding)
– Postdoc: 26 k€ (University funding)

Granted in 2017:
– Conference organization: 1,5 k€ (University funding)
– Teaching facility: 9 k€ (University funding)
– ERC submission: 2 k€ (University funding)
– Postdoc: 26 k€ (University funding)
– Postdoc: 50 k€ (Region, University, collaboration funding)
– Research facility: 15 k€ (University funding)

Granted in 2016:
– Master intern: 4,5 k€ (University funding)
– Research facility: 50 k€ (ERDF funding)

Granted in 2015:
– PhD thesis: 91 k€ (Ministerial grant)


My failure resume

I never lose. I either win or learn” (N. Mandela, 1918–2013)

Unsuccessful proposals as PI

Submission in 2020:
– ANR JCJC: 300 k€ (rejection in step 1)
– PHC Sakura: 12 k€

Submission in 2019:
– PHC Sakura: 12 k€
– ANR JCJC: 343 k€ (rejection in step 1)
– ERC Starting Grant: 2 M€ (B = rejection in step 1)
– PhD thesis (Université Franco-Allemande, UFA)

Submission in 2018:
– LUE Future Leader Track: 30 k€ (rejection)
– IUF junior: 75 k€ (rejection)
– ANR JCJC: 240 k€ (rejection in step 1)

Submission in 2017:
– LUE Future Leader Track: 30 k€ (rejection)
– ERC Starting Grant: 2 M€ (B = rejection in step 1)

Submission in 2016:
– ANR JCJC: 280 k€ (rejection in step 1)

Submission in 2015:
– ANR JCJC: 200 k€ (rejection in step 2)

And I have learned a lot…