Marie Paule Pileni
University P&M Curie, UPMC
Pr. M.P Pileni is a Distinguished Professor at University P&M Curie, UPMC and Senior Researcher in Nuclear and Environmental Center, CEA, France. She is a member (1999- at present) and chair (2004-2010) of Institut Universitaire de France, IUF, which favors the development of high quality research and interdisciplinary projects among French universities. She has published more 450 articles with 18, 975 citations, 52. 27 average citations per item and h factor of 71. Over her carreer, she received the Langmuir award of the American Chemical Society, the lecture award of the Japanese Chemical Society, the research award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany, the Descartes-Huygens prize of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts, Science and Emila Valori prize from the French Academy of Sciences, Catalán-Sabatier Lectureship award from the Royal Society of Chemistry of Spain, Life Achievement award from Journal Colloid Interface Science and Chalmers Lecture award, Prix Pierre Sue from the French Chemical Society. In addition, she received the French citation award laureate from the Institute of Scientific Information for most quoted French scientist between 1981 and 1998. She has developed strong collaboration with Georgia Tech in Atlanta, the Max-Planck Gesellschaft in Berlin, the University of Canberra, Australia and Chalmers University in Sweden.
Prof. Pileni research has been highly interdisciplinary over her entire scientific career, starting from biophysics to solar energy and developing nanoreactors to reach nano structures. Thanks to a fundamental understanding of the kinetics and mechanisms in colloidal solutions.