CNRS Chimie ParisTech - PSL UMR 8247

Michel Mortier

Assistant Director
Christophe Thomas

Administrative Contact
Isabelle Nicolaï

Contact details
Chimie Paristech - PSL
11, Rue Pierre et Marie Curie
75005 Paris

Connection organization: Chimie ParisTech PSL - PSL; CNRS


With a comprehensive integrated research that ranges from fundamentals to applications, the laboratory’s projects cover a wide range of chemistry-related fields: molecular chemistry and polymer chemistry, energy, materials and processes, surfaces and interfaces.

Research teams

The IRCP counts 8 teams 

Plasma Processes and Microsystems (2PM) 

Manager: Michael Tatoulian

  • Process engineering
  • Plasma
  • Microsystems
  • Thin film deposits
  • Energy conversion

Team web page

Organometallic Chemistry and Polymerization Catalysis (COCP)

Manager: Christophe Thomas

  • Polymers
  • Biodegradable polymers
  • Inorganic and hybrid materials
  • Bioresources
  • Organometallic chemistry
  • Tandem catalysis

Team web page

Interfaces, Electrochemistry-Energy (I2E) – Manager

Armelle Ringuedé

  • Electrochemistry
  • Thin layers
  • Corrosion
  • Fuel cells
  • Hydrogen

Team web page

Materials, Interfaces and Soft Matter (MIM2)

Manager:  Min-Hui Li

  • Batteries and energy storage
  • Colloids and interfaces
  • Polymers and soft matter
  • Hydrometallurgy
  • Recycling and bioprocesses

Team web page

Materials for Photonics and Optoelectronics (MPOE)

Manager: Gérard Aka

  • Optoelectronics
  • Quantum optics
  • Crystal growth
  • Ceramic processes
  • Lasers
  • Photovoltaic

Team web page

Team members

Structural Metallurgy (MS)

Manager: Frédéric Prima

  • Innovative alloys
  • Biocompatible alloys
  • Quasicrystals

Team web page

Physical Chemistry of Materials Witness of History (PCMTH)

Gilles Wallez

  • Physical chemistry of materials
  • Heritage and culture
  • Preservation
  • Restoration

Team web page

Team members

  • Laurent Binet (MdC ENSCP)
  • Isabelle Biron (IR MCC)
  • Anne Bouquillon (IR MCC)
  • Clotilde Boust (IR MCC)
  • Thomas Calligaro (IR MCC)
  • Daniel Caurant (CR CNRS)
  • Sylviane Chevreux (IR CNRS)
  • Vincent Detalle (IR MCC)
  • Christel Doublet (IE MCC)
  • Myriam Eveno (IR MCC)
  • Didier Gourier (PR ENSCP)
  • Agnès Lattuati-Derieux (IR MCC)
  • Anne Solenn Le Ho (IR MCC)
  • Odile Majerus (MdC ENSCP)
  • Michel Menu (IR MCC)
  • François Mirambet (IR MCC)
  • Elisabeth Ravaud (IR MCC)
  • Ina Reiche (DR CNRS)
  • Johanna Salvant (IE MCC)
  • Nadia Touati (IR CNRS)
  • Gilles Wallez (PR SU)


Physical Chemistry of Surfaces (PCS)

Philippe Marcus

  • Corrosion
  • Metal surfaces
  • Bio-interfaces
  • Modeling
  • Surface properties

Team web page


PhD schools

Associated organizations

The Physical Chemistry of Materials Witness of History (PCMTH) team is associated with the Center for research and restoration of museums in France. Its main objectives are to understand materials, their origin and the means of preserving and restoring them.

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