Jean-Marie Nedelec graduated from the National Chemistry School of Lille in 1995 from where he also received his M.S. degree. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from USTL (Lille) in 1998; his dissertation was dealing with optical applications of sol-gel derived materials. In 1998, he joined the Department of Materials at Imperial College, London, with the Group of Professor L. L. Hench. In 1999, he was appointed an Associate Professor at ENSCCF in Clermont-Ferrand, France. In 2010, he was promoted to Full Professor and joined the prestigious Institut Universitaire de France. He serves as a specialist of sol-gel materials; he was the recipient of the International Ulrich Award for Outstanding contribution in the field of sol-gel science in 2007. His current research deals with bioceramics for bone substitutes, materials with hierarchical and controlled porosity, interfaces thermodynamics, and cellulosic aerogels.
Biography Updated on 11 March 2012