4open is delighted to announce that Professor Dr. Stéphane Petoud has accepted the position of Editor-in-Chief for Chemistry - Applied Chemistry. He joins three other Editors-in-Chief to complete 4open’s editorial board; namely Björn L.D.M. Brücher, Life Sciences – Medicine; Elias Brinks, Physics - Applied Physics and Theodore E. Simos, Mathematics - Applied Mathematics.

Stéphane Petoud is currently an inserm Director of Research at the Centre de Biophysique Moléculaire (CBM - Center for Molecular Biophysics), Orléans, France. The CBM is a research unit of the French National Centre for Scientific Research ( CNRS) and is affiliated with the University of Orléans. He is Group Leader of the “ Luminescent lanthanide compounds, optical spectroscopy and bioimaging ” team which is also responsible for the optical platform at the CBM.

Professor Dr. Petoud is also currently an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh where his research efforts will design luminescent lanthanide complexes/nanomaterials that have advanced properties for applications in solution and solid state.

Among the many awards Stéphane has received in the course of his career are:

  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, October 2018
  • Leenaards Fondation, postdoctoral fellowship (1999)
  • Novartis Stiftung, postdoctoral fellowship (1999)
  • National Swiss Science Foundation, postdoctoral fellowship (1997), award for postdoctoral stay at University of California, Berkeley

“We are delighted to welcome Professor Dr. Petoud to the 4open editorial board and look forward to his support in developing 4open in the areas of Chemistry – Applied Chemistry” commented Claus Roll, Senior Publishing Editor, EDP Sciences. “Professor Petoud completes the Editorial board as the Editor-in-Chief of this section. As an open access multi- and inter-disciplinary journal built on the four pillars of open science, 4open has eagerly anticipated this moment when all the disciplines are represented. Stéphane Petoud will be ably supported by a talented and active editorial board which features a wide range of chemists from across the world.”

Stéphane Petoud is widely published and, with over 25 years of research excellence in Chemistry, an experienced and worthy appointment to the exciting role of 4open Editor-in-Chief, Chemistry - Applied Chemistry. Browse the full list of his published articles with citations. To find out more about Stéphane, browse his career overview.

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