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Mélanie François


2018 Starting PhD – Development and characterization of Protonic Ceramic Fuel Cells (PCFC) for their integration in a stack of fuel cells

Supervisors: Pr. Gilles CABOCHE, Dr. Frédéric DEMOISSON

Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté, Dijon, FRANCE, Graduate School EIPHI grant,

2018 Master Degree – Materials Option – AB mention – 4/29

Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, FRANCE

2016 Bachelor Degree – Materials chemistry Option – B mention – 7/118

Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, FRANCE


September - October 2019 Mobility project - Impedance spectroscopy measurements on SOFC samples

Contact program: Prof. Antonio Barbucci and Dr. Maria-Paola Carpanese

DICCA laboratory, University of Genova, Genova, ITALY

October 2018 - July 2020 Mobility Doctoral contract of education: Practical work in polymer, crystallography and thermodynamics, 64 hours per year

ESIREL, Univerté de Bourgogne Franche-Comté, Dijon, FRANCE

Scientific Skills

Materials synthesis: solid state reaction, sol-gel, co-precipitation, hydrothermal synthesis


Materials shaping: uniaxial pressing, dip-coating, spray-coating, tape-casting


Materials characterization: structural (XRD), microstructural (SEM/EDX), electrical (EIS)




Poster communications1 document

  • Mélanie François, François Maeght, Frédéric Demoisson, Gilles Caboche. Continuous hydrothermal synthesis of doped barium zirconate powder for PCFC (Protonic Ceramic Fuel Cell) application. C'NANO (Le congrès commun SFNano C’Nano 2019), Dec 2019, DIJON, France. ⟨hal-03169162⟩