Damien Baigl, Group leader

Group leader

Sunday, March 13th 2011

Expert in nothing but curious of almost everything, Damien likes cooking, walking with his dog, growing plants, hunting mushrooms, juggling, knitting, drawing, going to cinema and reading books.


Damien Baigl, Group leader


Birthdate: 17 December 1976
Age: 40
Nationality: French
Current position: 1st class Professor at Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS)
Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS)
24, rue Lhomond, F75005 Paris, France
Room : ES129a / Tel : +33 1 4432 2405 / Fax : +33 1 4432 2402 / Email : damien.baigl@ens.fr
Lab website: www.baigllab.com

Track-record:
• 83 publications: 73 peer-reviewed articles, 3 book chapters, 3 microTAS proceedings, 3 IEEE proceedings, 1 Chips & Tips
• h-index: 27/29 (Web of Science/Google Scholar)
List of publications


Education
• 1996 - 1999: Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Industries Chimiques (ENSIC) and M. Sc. in Chemical Engineering
• 1999 - 2001: Ecole Normale Supérieure, Cachan (France)
• 1999- 2000: ‘Agrégation de sciences physiques option procédés physico-chimiques’
• 2000 - 2003: PhD in soft-matter physics at Collège de France, Paris, France (laboratory of P.-G. de Gennes). PhD advisor: C. E. Williams

Professional background
• 2003 - 2005: Post-doc (JSPS fellow) in biophysics at Kyoto University, Kyoto (Japan)
• 2005 - 2010: Associate Professor at Ecole Normale Superieure
• 2010 - 2016 : UPMC Professor
• From Sep 2016 : ENS Professor

Teaching
Physical chemistry of living systems, Statistical thermodynamics, Intermolecular forces, Polymers, Microfluidics for biology, Reconstituted Systems

Prizes, distinctions and fellowships
• Nov 2003: Two-year JSPS Fellowship (Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science)
• Oct 2009: Nominated for 5 years (2010-2015) at the Institut Universitaire de France (IUF) as a junior member
• Oct 2010: Starting Grant laureate from the European Research council (ERC)
• Sep 2012: Laureate from the Emergence(s) program (City of Paris)
• March 2016: Winner of the 2016 Soft Matter Lectureship from the Royal Society of Chemistry

Damien Baigl

ASAP papers from NATURE
ASAP papers from SCIENCE