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Laurent Piccolo

Chercheur

Numéro ORCID : 0000-0003-4095-0572


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Mots clés

Surface science, Heterogeneous catalysis, CO oxidation & PROX, hydrogenation, Selective ring opening, Metals, Nanoalloys, Single-atom catalysts

Degrees

 

- Habilitation à diriger des recherches, University of Lyon, 10/2007, "Surface science and catalysis by gold"

- PhD in Materials Science - 12/1999. Thesis : "Reactivity of Pd clusters supported on MgO(100) : NO adsorption, CO+NO and CO+O2 reactions", Aix-Marseille University, France (Supervisor C.R. Henry)

- Master in Materials Science/Surfaces and Interfaces, Aix-Marseille University - 6/1996

- Licence in Physics, Aix-Marseille University - 6/1994

- Baccalauréat C - 6/1990 - Lycée Paul Gauguin, Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia

 

 

Research positions

 

- Invited researcher at INTE, Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain, 6 months in 2017-2018

- Permanent researcher (CNRS, national scientific research center) at the IRCELYON (research institute on catalysis and environment), CNRS and University of Lyon, Villeurbanne, France - Since 10/2001

- Post-doctoral researcher at CEA (national atomic research organization), SPCSI (department of physics and chemistry of surfaces and interfaces), Saclay (near Paris), France, 3/2000-9/2001

- Teaching assistant at Aix-Marseille University - 10/1996-9/1999

- Master and PhD at CINaM (interdisciplinary nanosciences), CNRS, Marseille, France, 3/1996-12/1999

 

 

Dr Laurent Christian PICCOLO

CNRS researcher in surface science and heterogeneous catalysis

 

Current topics of research

 

- Single-atom catalysis

- Nanoalloys and nanohydrides

- Complex intermetallic surfaces

- CO2 hydrogenation

 

Funded programs:

- ANR UltraCat, "Ultradispersed metal catalysts for energy applications involving hydrogen", 2018-2022 (leader)

- CMIRA, "Single-atom catalysts for hydrogen photogeneration", 2016-2018 (leader)

- ARC Energies, "Toward active and stable electrocatalysts for oxygen evolution", 2016-2019 (co-supervisor)

 

Member of the board of the International Research Network on Nanoalloys

 

See personnal website

 

 

Updated June 2, 2018

Skills

 

- Mecanisms of heterogeneous catalysis by metals/alloys and bifunctional catalysts:

COOX/PROX, selective hydrogenation, selective ring opening

- Single-atom catalysts, nanoparticles & nanoalloys, single-crystal surfaces

- Gold-based materials, ceria-based materials

- Ultrahigh vacuum science and technology

- Surface (AES, XPS, LEIS, STM, FTIR...) and bulk (XRD, TEM, XAS...) characterization of materials

- Products analysis by GCxGC-MS

 

Scientific production

 

70 publications in international peer-reviewed journals (2000 citations, H-index 26)

1 book chapter : "Surface studies of catalysis by metals: nanosize and alloying effects", L. Piccolo in Nanoalloys:Synthesis, Structure and Properties, D. Alloyeau, C. Mottet, C. Ricolleau (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, London, 2012

200 communications at national and international conferences