Christophe Thomas was born in Paris in 1972. He studied chemistry at Strasbourg University and moved to the University of Neuchâtel in 1998. He obtained his PhD degree in 2002 working under the supervision of Professor Süss-Fink. He then joined Professor Coates’ group at Cornell University as a postdoctoral fellow supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (2002–2003). After spending one year in Professor Ward’s laboratories, he was appointed as Assistant Professor at the University of Rennes in 2004. In 2008 he was promoted to full professor at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris. His research interests comprise the study of fundamental processes in organometallic chemistry with an emphasis on catalytic transformations and the control of stereochemistry.
Biography Updated on 2 March 2011