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IRIG - Institut de recherche interdisciplinaire de Grenoble
17 avenue des Martyrs
38054 Grenoble cedex 9, France


Now Principal investigator at IRIG, CEA-Grenoble, France
2015-2016 Partner in the Enwires’ startup project “Silicon nanomaterials for batteries” until creation of the company
2012-2015 CEA scientist at INAC, now IRIG, CEA-Grenoble, France
2004-2012 CEA scientist at IRAMIS, Paris-Saclay, France
2002-2003Postdoc, Gruner’s lab, Cornell Univ., USA: Biophysics at synchrotron
1998-2001PhD with Didier Roux, CRPP-CNRS Bordeaux, France: Chemistry/nanomedicine

Nanomaterials for electronics and energy


34 peer-reviewed papers,
9 patents filed
Chemistry of silicon nanowires, carbon nanotubes, semi-conducting nanocrystals
Growth, reactivity, composites. Tuning nano- and microstructure.
Coupling electrochemistry, electron microscopy, spectroscopies, X-ray and neutron scattering.

Nanoscale 2019
Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 2011
6 patents
• Lithium-ion batteries: Silicon-rich anodes, all solid state batteries

ACS Nano 2020
Nanomaterials 2021
• Hydrogen catalysis: platinum-free fuel cells, photoelectrocatalysis

  Chem Catalysis 2021
ACS Appl. Mat. Interf. 2020
Chem. Sci. 2015
• Thermoelectric materials
ChemNanoMat 2018
• Printed electronics, toxic gas sensors Carbon 2019, Nanotech. 2011


11 funded academic projects (CEA, ANR, European fundings), 2 as coordinator
3 industrial partnerships
Advising young researchers: 8 postdocs, 6 PhDs, 3 engineers, 20 interns (37 young professionals trained)


Scientific Board (since 2015) and Management Board (2019-21) of Labex Arcane (network of 300 chemists in Grenoble): animation, selection for funding, industrial contacts, creation of innovation training for M2 students at EUR-CBH graduate school
Expert comity: ANR selection 2019-2021, HCERES evaluation 2018
Review: Project reviews, paper reviews (JACS, ACSNano, Nanoscale, Small, Synthetic Metals, JMaterChemC, ChemSci), PhD & HDR juries
• Organizing comity of international colloquium GDRI Graphene-Nanotubes 2015
Communication: comm. contact at CEA-Saclay 2006-2011: press, TV, “Fête de la Science”, conferences or debates towards the public 



2016HEC Challenge+ start-up founder’s training with Enwires (25 days training/10 months)
2013Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (habilitated), Grenoble University
1998-2001PhD at Bordeaux University in physical chemistry & drug delivery Teaching at Bordeaux University
1994-1998Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
L3-M1-M2 in Chemistry
L3 in biology

Selected publications

(color coded: electronics/ thermoelectricity / Li-ion batteries / hydrogen catalysis)

How do H2 oxidation molecular catalysts assemble onto carbon nanotube electrodes? A crosstalk between electrochemical and multi-physical characterization techniques.
A. Ghedjatti, N. Coutard, L. Calvillo, G. Granozzi, B. Reuillard, V. Artero, L. Guetaz, S. Lyonnard, H. Okuno, P. Chenevier, Chemical Science 2021, 12: 15916-15927, 10.1039/D1SC05168G

Approaching industrially relevant current densities for Hydrogen Oxidation with a bio-inspired molecular catalytic material through control of sites integration and availability.
J. Schild, B. Reuillard, A. Morozan, P. Chenevier, E. Gravel, E. Doris, V. Artero, JACS 2021, 143: 18150-158, 10.1021/jacs.1c07093

Effect of size and shape on nano-Silicon based lithium battery anodes.
C. Keller, A. Desrues, S. Karuppiah, E. Martin, J. P. Alper, F. Boismain, C. Villevieille, N. Herlin-Boime, C. Haon, P. Chenevier, Nanomaterials 2021, 11: 307, 10.3390/nano11020307, highly cited “Editor’s choice”

Impact of ionomer structuration on the performance of bio-inspired fuel cell anodes.
N. Coutard, B. Reuillard, T. N. Huan, F. Valentino, R. T. Jane, S. Gentil, E. S. Andreiadis, A. Le Goff, T. Asset, F. Maillard, B. Jousselme, A. Morozan, S. Lyonnard, V. Artero and P. Chenevier, Chem Catalysis 2021, 1: 88-105, 10.1016/j.checat.2021.01.001

A scalable silicon nanowires-grown-on-graphite composite for high-energy lithium batteries.
S. Karuppiah, C. Keller, P. Kumar, P.-H.i Jouneau, D. Aldakov, J.-B. Ducros, G. Lapertot, P. Chenevier, C. Haon, ACS Nano 2020, 14: 12006-12015, 10.1021/acsnano.0c05198

Non-covalent integration of a bio-inspired Ni catalyst to graphene acid for reversible electrocatalytic hydrogen oxidation.
B. Reuillard, M. Blanco, L. Calvillo, N. Coutard, A. Ghedjatti, P. Chenevier, S. Agnoli, M. Otyepka, G. Granozzi, V. Artero, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2020, 12: 5805-5811, 10.1021/acsami.9b18922

Scalable chemical synthesis of doped silicon nanowires for energy applications.
O. Burchak, C. Keller, G. Lapertot, M. Salaün, J. Danet, Y. Chen, N. Bendiab, B. Pépin-Donat, C. Lombard, J. Faure-Vincent, A. Vignon, D. Aradilla, P. Reiss, P. Chenevier, Nanoscale 2019, 11: 22304-22514, 10.1039/C9NR03749G

Fine tuning of intrinsic optoelectronic properties of single-walled carbon nano-tubes: From conductors to semiconductors.
Z. El-Moussawi, A. Nourdine, H. Medlej, J. Toufaily, T. Hamieh, P. Chenevier, L. Flandin, Carbon 2019, 153: 337-346, 10.1016/j.carbon.2019.07.023

Doping and surface effects of CuFeS2 nanocrystals used in thermoelectric nanocomposites.
L. Vaure, L. Yu, D. Cadavid, F. Agnese, D. Aldakov, S. Pouget, A. Cabot, P. Reiss, P. Chenevier, ChemNanoMat 2018, 4: 982, 10.1002/cnma.201800188

An innovative large scale integration of silicon nanowire-based field effect transistors.
M. Legallais, T.T.T. Nguyen, M. Mouis, B. Salem, E. Robin, P. Chenevier, C. Ternon, Solid State Electronics 2018, 143: 97, 10.1016/j.sse.2017.11.008

Gram-scale carbon nanotubes as semiconducting material for highly versatile route of integration in plastic electronics.
N. Hugot, H. Casademont, M. Jouni, N. Hanifi, L. Darchy, J. Azevedo, V. Derycke, J.-P. Simonato, C. Celle, and P. Chenevier, Physica status solidi (a) 2016, 213: 183-192, 10.1002/pssa.201532699

A noble metal-free proton-exchange membrane fuel cell based on bio-inspired molecular catalysts.
P. D. Tran,A. Morozan, S. Archambault, J. Heidkamp, P. Chenevier, H. Dau, M. Fontecave, A. Martinent, B. Jousselme, V. Artero,Chem. Science 2015, 6: 2050, 10.1039/c4sc03774j

Bio-organometallic systems for the hydrogen economy: Engineering of electrode materials and light-driven devices.
M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, P. Chenevier, V. Artero, in “Bioorganic Chemistry: Applications in Drug Discovery, Biocatalysis, and Imaging”, Wiley VCH 2015, edited by G. Jaouen and M. Salmain, pp. 273-304 [link


Couche catalytique comprenant un fullerène.
N. Coutard, V. Artero, P. Chenevier, filed 1854007, 2018

Procédé de préparation de nanofils de silicium et/ou germanium.
P. Reiss et P. Chenevier, filed 1651679, 2016

Procédé de fabrication d'un produit à nanoéléments.
O. Burchak, (writing P. Chenevier), patent 1553108, 2015

Procédé de preparation de nanofils de silicium.
O. Burchak, P. Chenevier, P. Reiss, patent 1455431, 2014

Invited talks

High energy density lithium-battery anode materials based on graphite-silicon nanowire composites.
ICRAMC-2021 online conference organized by SRM-IST, Chennai, India, 20 February 2021

Invited seminar "Organic shell wrapped silicon nanowires as an energy storage material", lab.
ILM Lyon, 3 July 2019

International Master 2 course “Capita Selecta 2018”: Nano-Carbons: A wide source of novel conductors and semi-conductors for electronics and energy.
Visioconference Grenoble-Leuven-Dresden-Chalmers, 22 May 2018

Invited seminar "Novel silicon nanowires mass synthesis", lab.
LEPMI Chambéry, 9 November 2017

Keynote” conference, Les Karellis "Nanotubes de carbone comme matériau semi-conducteur pour l'électronique plastique : trier ou ne pas trier ?"
GFEC meeting, 18-21 May 2015