About Patrice SIMON


I'm Professor in Material Science at Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France, in the CIRIMAT Laboratory (UMR CNRS 5085).

I obtained my Ph.D. in 1995 in Material Science at Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Toulouse. I joined the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers in Paris in 1996 where I was appointed as Assistant Professor, and finally moved to Université Paul Sabatier in 2001.

Junior member of the Institut Universitaire de France (2007-2012), I was awarded with a ERC Advanced Grant in 2012, on the study of ion transport: in carbon nanopres (IONACES project).

My research is focused on the synthesis and the characterization of nanostructured materials for electrochemical energy.

Latest News

Patrice Simon enters the Académie des Sciences

In 2020, 18 new members will join the Académie des sciences, a venerable institution, founded in 1666by Colbert, one of the main ministers of King Louis XIV. Among the new entrants is Patrice Simon, deputy director of RS2E, will be part of the “Chemical, biologic and medical sciences, and their applications” division, section of chemistry.
http://www.academie-sciences.fr/pdf/communique/elections_2019.pdf

Latest Publications

Perspectives for electrochemical capacitors and related devices
P. Simon and Y. Gogotsi Nature Materials (2020) doi:10.1038/s41563-020-0747-z.

A general Lewis acidic etching route for preparing MXenes with enhanced electrochemical performance in non-aqueous electrolyte
Y. Li, H. Shao,

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