EWELS Chris

EWELS Chris

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Currently

  • Research Director DR2 CNRS (Section 05 – Condensed Matter : Organisation and dynamics)
  • Researcher within the group « Physics of Materials and Nanostructures » at the Institute of Materials Jean Rouxel – Nantes (IMN)
  • Coordinator of the transversal action « NanoCarbon » within the IMN
  • Invited Researcher « Bio-Nano Electronics Centre », Toyo University, Tokyo (2013-2018)
  • Visiting Professor, Materials Physics, Sussex University, Brighton UK (2016-)

Qualifications

  • 2011: « Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches » (higher PhD) from Nantes University, speciality Physics of Materials.
  • 1993-97: Doctoral Thesis, Exeter University:"Density Functional Modelling of point defects in semiconductors"
  • 1989-93: Undergraduate Degree, BA Hons, Metallurgy and Science of Materials, Keble College, Oxford University

Research Themes

  • Atomic scale modelling using DFT of carbon-based nanomaterials
  • Point defects (intrinsic and extrinsic) and line defects (dislocations, grain boundaries, …), their electronic structure, diffusion and aggregation
  • Interaction of nanomaterials with their environment (substrate, electrodes, gas absorption, …)
  • Spectroscopy of nanomaterials: Optical (Raman, FTIR), Electronic, X-ray, experimental and simulation
  • New nanostructures, their simulation and implementation
  • Science Communication (notably new media)


Research Community Activities

  • Coordinator EU H2020 International Training Network "Enabling Excellence" (eetraining.wordpress.com)
  • Organiser of “PhD double degree programme” between Univ. Toyo and Univ. Nantes
  • Committee Member « British Carbon Group » (2002-)
  • Committee Member « GDR-I Graphene Nanotubes » (2008-)
  • Member of Editorial Advisory Board « Materials Today » (2011-)
  • Co-organiser annual international conference « NanoteC » (1998-)
  • (Co-)organiser conferences: ICAMM, HeteroNanoCarb, GDRI-GNT2013, …
  • Science Communication : Video (public / schools / BBC), Scientific Images, school presentations, fête de la science, …


Publications

As of 1/2016 :

  • 128 publications in internation peer reviewed journals (H-Factor : 29)
  • 6 book chapters
  • Since 2006, 32 invited talks at national/international conferences, 22 oral conference presesntations, 22 invited seminars, 23 (co)organisation of conferences
  • Complete publication list.

Online Resources

Personal website : http://www.ewels.info

HAL : https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/IMN/search/index/q/authFullName_t%3A%28Ewels+C.P.%29/

Researchgate : http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Christopher_Ewels

ResearcherID : http://www.researcherid.com/rid/A-1543-2012

ORCID : http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5530-9601

Google Scholar : https://scholar.google.fr/citations?user=XFuiM9kAAAAJ&hl=fr

 

Publications IMN (since 2006)

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