Nicolas Alonso-Vante is a Professor of chemistry at the Chemistry Department of the University of Poitiers, France. He received his M.S. degree in 1978 from CIEA-IPN, Mexico, and Ph.D. (Docteur 3ème Cycle) degree and Docteur ès Sciences Physiques (D ès Sc), in 1981 and 1984, respectively, from Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France. From 1985 to 1986, he was awarded a research fellowship by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the Hahn-Meitner-Institut-Berlin (HMI), Germany. From 1987 to 1997, he joined the staff of the Physical Chemistry Department in HMI, as a Senior Researcher. He became Full Professor of Chemistry in 1997 at the University of Poitiers, France. He has more than 90 publications and chapters. He is a Member of the following societies: International Society of Electrochemistry, Bunsengesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie, Sociedad Iberoamericana de Electroquimica. His current research interests are (photo)electrochemistry and (photo)electrocatalysis of novel materials in the nanoscale range, fuel generation, interfacial characterization, and surface analytical techniques.
Biography Updated on 11 June 2007