Cédric Tard

Cédric earned his M.Sc. degree from Université Paris-Saclay in 2002, and he pursued graduate studies at the John Innes Centre (University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK) working under the direction of Prof. Chris Pickett. His doctoral research was focused on the development and mechanistic understanding of molecular models of the [FeFe]-hydrogenase. He then carried out postdoctoral studies with Prof. Jean-Pierre Boilot at Ecole Polytechnique (Palaiseau, France) and focused on the design of luminescent molecular clusters. After one year as a postdoc in the Laboratoire d'Electrochimie Moléculaire (Université Paris-Diderot) in the group of Prof. Jean-Michel Savéant, he was appointed Associate Research Scientist at the CNRS in 2009. He worked mainly on molecular models for the understanding of proton-coupled electron transfer reactions. He then moved in 2017 to Ecole Polytechnique to hold a Professor position, and is now Director of the Laboratoire de Chimie Moléculaire.

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  • 2002-2005: PhD in Organometallic Chemistry, Advisor: Prof. Chris Pickett, John Innes Centre, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

  • 1997-2002: BSc and MSc in chemistry, Université Paris-Saclay and Université Paris Descartes, France





  • Office: 01.3012

  • Email: cedric.tard[at]polytechnique.edu

  • Phone: +33 (0)169-334-843

  • Address: route de Saclay, Ecole Polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau, France