Professor Jean-Marie Tarascon ForMemRS

Professor and Chair in Chemistry of Solids-Energy, Collège de France Director of the French Research Network on Electrochemical Energy Storage (RS2E)

Professor Jean-Marie Tarascon ForMemRS

Jean-Marie Tarascon is distinguished for his outstanding leadership in the materials chemistry of energy conversion and storage devices and for seminal studies of high temperature superconductors. His pioneering work on electrode reaction processes that can store more energy than those in conventional lithium-ion batteries, his work on molecular electrodes and his realization of the plastic battery, have changed thinking in the field.

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