Prof. Michel Armand, born in France and educated in France and USA, he owns a Master in inorganic, organic chemistry and physical chemistry (Paris 1968); Ph.D. in Physics (1978); and Fullbright Fellow in 1970. He has been Directeur de Recherche at Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) since 1989; invited senior scientist at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (1982-1983); Professor at University of Montreal (Canada) (1995-2004) and Director of the Joint CNRS-UdM International Laboratory on Electroactive Materials (2000-2004).
Prof. Armand joined CIC energiGUNE in 2011 as part of the Scientific Committee of the Electrochemical Power Storage, Batteries and Supercaps area while leading the creation of the Polymer Electrolyte research group, currently at the top of European Research on Solid State Batteries.
With an h-index of 67 and over 66000 citations, Prof. Armand is acting or has acted as Editorial Board for several journals (Solid-State Ionics, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, Synthetic Metals, J. Power Sources) and Conferences advisory committee and organization for several international conferences.