Featured speaker and conference/symposium chair
Clément Sanchez, Collège de France, Paris, France
Today Clément Sanchez , is Professor at the Collège de France chair of the « Chemistry of Hybrid Materials ». He was Director of The “Laboratoire de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Paris” (UMR 7574, University of Pierre and Marie Curie-Collège de France-CNRS) (1999-2013). He did a large part of his carrer at the CNRS were he was Director of Research and he was also Professor at l'Ecole Polytechnique. He received an engineer degree from l'Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris in 1978 and a “thèse d'état” (PhD) in physical chemistry from the University of Paris VI in 1981. He did a post-doctoral work at the University of California, Berkeley, and is currently performing research at the Collège de France in Paris. He is specialised in the field of nanochemistry and physical properties of nanostructured porous and non-porous transition metal oxide based gels and porous and non-porous hybrid organic inorganic materials shaped as monoliths, microspheres and films. He was organiser of several international meetings associated to the field of soft-chemistry, hybrid materials and related bio-aspects. He was the recipient of a few national and international awards and is member of several Academies of Sciences.