!!Christian A. Amatore - Biography

Christian Amatore, 71, is Emeritus Professor of CNRS and ENS and Outstanding Professor of Xiamen University, China. He obtained his Habilitation in University Paris Diderot under Prof Saveant’s guidance before moving to the University of Indiana at Bloomington. He returned to France to CNRS and ENS where he held the former position of Louis Pasteur. He is Member of the French Academy of Sciences, Member of the Academia Europaea, Member of The Third World Academy of Sciences, Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, and of the Portuguese Academy of Sciences, Honorary Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry and of the Chinese Chemical Society, Honorary Member of the Israeli Chemical Society, Distinguished Scientist of the French Chemical Society and Fellow of ISE and ECS. He served as vice-President and President of ISE and was one of the twenty members of the French High Council of Science and Technology, which advised the Presidents of the French Republic. He has been Knighted by the French Republic in the Orders of Merits and of Legion d’Honneur and as Commander of the Order of Academic Palms. He received many important national and international awards and medals among which the Silver Medal of CNRS, the Gold Medal of the International Society of Electrochemistry, the Electrochemical Society Plenary Lecturer award, the de Broglie Award from the Lincei, the Nanqiang award from Xiamen University, the Faraday Medal from the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Lavoisier Medal from the French Chemical Society.
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He published 516 primary publications in top international journals with peer-review accumulating more than 28,800 citations and corresponding to a h-index of 87 (ISI - Web of Knowledge, 07/2023) or more than 36 300 citations and a h-index of 98 (Google Scholar, 07/2023) with an average citations rate larger than 1 250 per year (ISI-WS) or 1 700 (GS) over the past 10 years.