The French "Académie des sciences" rewards Céline Merlet
The Louis Armand 2018 prize (in Chemistry) was awarded to Céline Merlet, CNRS researcher at the CIRIMAT laboratory. This award, founded by "l'Association des amis de Louis Armand", rewards a young French researcher, 30 years old at most, for a remarkable work in one of the following fields: applied mathematics, mechanics, physics, chemistry, biology and Earth sciences.
It is awarded by the French Académie des sciences and will be given during a 2018 awards solemn meeting which will take place on the 16th of October under the dome of the Institut de France.
Céline Merlet works on modelling electrochemical energy storage systems at the molecular and mesoscopic scales. She studies charge storage mechanisms in carbon/carbon supercapacitors and she is interested in the structural characterisation of Li-ion battery materials using a combination of NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) and DFT (Density Functional Theory) techniques.
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