2004 : ‘Habilitation à diriger des recherches’ (to become advisor of PhD student (highest French diploma)) at the University Paul Cézanne Aix-Marseille III - France ‘Behavior and toxicity of colloïds and contaminants: molecular approach’.
1996 : PhD at the ‘Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine’ of Nancy France. “Interactions between Iron(III) and nitrate, phosphate and carboxylate ions: complexation, nucleation, growth mechanisms” Major professor : Jean-Yves BOTTERO
1993 : Geologist Engineer - Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Géologie of Nancy-France
1993 : Master : Environmental Geosciences - University of Nancy-France
since 2007: Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at DUKE University (Durham, USA)
since 2006: Senior Scientist at the CEREGE-CNRS (CNRS-Aix Marseille University, Collège de France, IRD, INRA)
since 2002 : Adjunct Associate Professor at Rice University (Houston, USA) and member of the EESI (Environmental & Energy Systems Institute, Rice university, Houston-USA)
2001 - 2007: Adjunct Associate Research Scientist at the Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of the University of Columbia (New-York, USA)
1997-2006: Research Scientist at the CEREGE-CNRS (UMR 6635 CNRS-University Aix-Marseille III)
2006 : CNRS Bronze Medal for excellence of research (France)
Member of the scientific council of the Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 2006-2009
French National program ‘Ecotoxicology and ecodynamic of contaminants (ECCO)’ of the French National Institute for Earth Science and Astronomy, 2003-2005: committee member.
French National program ‘Coastal and Continental Ecosphere (EC2CO): sub-program: Hydrobiochemical cycle, transfer and ecotoxicological impact (CYTRIX)’, of the French National Institute for Earth Science and Astronomy, 2006-2013: committee member.
French Environmental Research Institute n°112: Mediterranean Environmental Sciences Institute, 2002-2007: Board member
ARDEVIE: Waste reuse excellence center: 2004-present: co-founder and scientific and administrative board.
European Center for Geosciences and Environment, Aix-en-Provence, France, 2004-2006: Laboratory council member and Scientific Directory Council member.
Department of Environment of the University Paul Cézanne Aix-Marseille III, Aix en Provence France, 2005-2006: committee member
AFSSA : French Food Safety Agency : Scientific expert (2009-2012)
Observatory for Micro & NanoTechnologies, Scientific expert (2009-2012)
French National Institute for Earth Science and Astronomy 2010-2014: scientific committee member
French National Institute for Earth Science and Astronomy: representative for the large geo-physical-chemical scale facilities and characterization platforms. (2013- present)
Tamra Zwebe Wuhib, (PhD), co-advisor (2013-2016
Yvanes-Giuliani, Y., (PhD), co-advisor (2012-2015)
Avaro J., (PhD), co-advisor (2013-2017)
Bossa N., (PhD), advisor (2011-2014)
Kumar N. (PhD), advisor (2011-2013)
Diot M-A, (PhD), advisor (2008-2012)
Benameur L . (PhD), co-advisor (2007-2010)
Pouschat P. (PhD), advisor (2006-2009)
Levard C. (PhD), advisor (2005-2008)
Elbeze L. (PhD), advisor (2005-2008)
Auffan M. (PhD), co-advisor (2004-2007)
Gossot-Chaurand P. (PhD), co-advisor (2003-2006)
Collet-Sammut M. (PhD), co-advisor (2003-2006)
Thoral S. (PhD), co-advisor (2000- 2003)
Bénard A(PhD), co-advisor (2000-2003)
Doelsch E. (PhD), co-advisor (1997-2000)
Moulin (PhD), co-advisor (1996-1999)