Hubert Girault

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Mission

Teaching and Research in Analytical and Physical Electrochemistry

Biography

Education:
1979 - Engineering diploma from Grenoble Institute of Technology. FRANCE.
1982 - PhD- Department of Chemistry, University of Southampton.
Thesis entitled : Interfacial studies using drop image processing techniques.

Positions :
1982 - 1984 SERC Research Fellow. University of Southampton.
1984 - 1985 CNRS Research Fellow. University of Southampton.
1985 - 1992 Lecturer in Physical Chemistry, University of Edinburgh.
1992 - Professor of Physical Chemistry, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.
2011 - 2014 Dean of Bachelor and Master studies

Hubert Girault is the author of 2 textbooks, the co-author of about 500 scientific publications with more than 15'000 citations and the co-inventor of more than 15 patents.
During his academic career, he has supervised more than 60 PhD students. 25 alumni of his laboratory are now Professors.

Honours: Faraday medal 2006, Royal Society of Chemistry, Fellow of the International Society of Electrochemistry 2007, Reilley Award 2015.

Associate editor of Chemical Science

Memberships

1994 - 1998 Division Officer of the International Society of Electrochemistry
1994 - 1998 Member of the International Advisory Board of Journal of the Chemical Society Faraday Transactions
1995 - VP & Editor for chemistry, Presses Polytechniques Universitaires Romandes
1996 – 2001: Associate Editor of Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry
1998 - Member of the International Advisory Board of the Journal of the Korean Chemical Society
1999 - Member of the International Advisory Board of Journal of the Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics, Royal Society of Chemistry..
1999 - Member of the Editorial Board of Electrochemical Communications.
1999 – 2000: Président de la Société Suisse d’Electrophorèse
2001 - 2002: Member of the Advisory board of the A-pages of Analytical Chemistry.
2002 - Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry.
2003 - Member of the Editorial Board of Electrophoresis.
2003 - Member of the International Academic Committee of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
2003 - Member of the jury of the Carnot Fundation (Paris, France)
2005 - Member of the Editorial Board of Analytical Sciences (Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry)

Hubert Girault

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http://lepa.epfl.ch
Nationality : Swiss
Birth date : 13.02.1957

Fields of Expertise

  • Electrochemistry
  • Redox flow batteries
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Fuel cell cars