Jean-Marie Tarascon receives the CNRS gold medal
Chemist and pioneer of electrochemical energy storage.
Jean-Marie Tarascon's work meets a major challenge: inventing new, more efficient, secure and ecological technologies for tomorrow's energy storage. His research has applications today in electric vehicles, portable electronic devices and renewable energy storage.
Jean-Marie Tarascon heads the Solid State Chemistry and Energy Laboratory - UMR 8260 (CNRS/Collège de France/Sorbonne University) and the Electrochemical Energy Storage Network - RS2E. He is also a professor at the Collège de France.
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Created in 1954, the CNRS Gold Medal is one of the most prestigious French scientific awards.
It recognizes scientific careers that have made an exceptional contribution to the dynamism and influence of French research.