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CV Valentina Giordano


Valentina M. Giordano






Dr.  Valentina GIORDANO


Gender F


Born on 23/09/1977- Nationality : Italian




Contact Information :


Home address : 4 rue Santos Dumont, 69008 Lyon, France


Personal Telephone : 0033 6 33 57 90 45


Office telephone : 0033 4 72 43 10 18


Email :




Academic Credentials :


PhD since 24/02/2006


Profession : Scientist CRNS at Institut Lumière Matière – UMR 5306 – Université Lyon 1 - Lyon - h-index 22




Work Experience




2011-   Scientist CNRS at Institut Lumière Matière Université de Lyon 1, Lyon, France in the (Nano)materials for Energy group


2011-2014 Scientific Collaborator for ESRF


2009-2011 Beamline Scientist on the high resolution inelastic x ray scattering beamline ID16 at ESRF


2006-2009   Post Doc on the high resolution inelastic x ray scattering beamline ID16 at ESRF


PhD : 2006, Thesis in collaboration between Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France and European Laboratory of Non-Linear Spectroscopy, Florence, Italy




Responsabilities and management of research


-Member of the national committee for the section 5 of the CNRS (recruitment and evaluation of scientists) September 2016-present


- member of the Coordination Scientifique et Administrative (CSA)  for section 5 of GDR NAME 2019-present


-Chairwoman for the C12 Panel committee of ESRF, for proposal screening and aceptance (2015-present)


-Evaluator for European Commission (Marie-Curie fellowships), ANR (Agence Nationale de Recherche), Conicyt (funding program in Chile), Labex Matisse


-Referee for Nature, Physical Review, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, High Pressure Research, Science, Journal of Physical Chemistry..


-Member of the international scientific program committee of the Liquid and Amorphous Metals conference


Teaching and Supervising 2014-2019:


-Long terme TP, Grenoble-INP Phelma, master international FAME (2014)


-Classes for PhD students : The physics of glasses, University of Chile (Santiago, Chile) (2014)


-Supervisor for several L3, M1 et M2 trainees


-Thesis supervisor : A. Tlili (ILM/Lamcos) (2014-2017), M. Hadi (ILM)(2019-2022)


-Thesis co-supervisor : H. Luo (Lamcos/ILM)(2017-2020), S. Turner (SImap,ILL,ILM) (2018-2021), M. Tommelleri (CEA-STMicroelectronics-ILM)(2019-2022)




Participation to the organisation of conferences, workshops:


-       Local organization committee member for: international workshop C-Mac Days, Grenoble (2015); international Conference EHPRG (European High Pressure Research Group),  Lyon (2014); Thermoelectricity school,  Annecy (2014) ; GDR Thermoelectricity meeting, Lyon (2012) ; Science Days of ESRF (2010) ;


-       Chair for the organization of LAM-17 2019 in Lyon ; Co-founder and co-chair for the international workshop Phonon Lifetime in complex systems: measurement and interpretation, Lyon 2019


-       Member of the Scientific Committee for the Nanothermal session at C’Nano 2020


-       Member of the Scientific Committee if the “Son et Lumière” Physics School at Les Houches 2021















March 2019: “Inelastic x-ray and neutron scattering for investigating phonon dynamics and thermal transport” at “Son et Lumiere” Les Houches school


September 2017: “Vibrational properties of disordered systems: The experimental point of view” at the “Phonon: Wave Phenomena and Phonon Thermal Transport”






Invited visitor scientist at University of Chile (Santiago) 03-14/01/2018






Bibliometry : 58 publications, h-index 22 from google scholar


Journal articles34 documents

  • Damien Térébénec, Nicolas Bernier, Niccolo Castellani, Mathieu Bernard, Jean-Baptiste Jager, et al.. Innovative Nanocomposites for Low Power Phase‐Change Memory: GeTe/C Multilayers. physica status solidi (RRL) - Rapid Research Letters, Wiley-VCH Verlag, inPress, ⟨10.1002/pssr.202200054⟩. ⟨hal-03692744⟩
  • Haoming Luo, Valentina M. Giordano, Anthony Gravouil, Anne Tanguy. A continuum model reproducing the multiple frequency crossovers in acoustic attenuation in glasses. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Elsevier, 2022, 583, pp.121472. ⟨10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2022.121472⟩. ⟨hal-03632238⟩
  • H. Luo, Y. Ren, A. Gravouil, Valentina M. Giordano, Q. Zhou, et al.. Role of a fractal shape of the inclusions on acoustic attenuation in a nanocomposite. APL Materials, AIP Publishing 2021, 9 (8), pp.081109. ⟨10.1063/5.0056496⟩. ⟨hal-03323968⟩
  • Dong Han, Rahma Moalla, Ignasi Fina, Valentina M. Giordano, Marc D’esperonnat, et al.. Giant Tuning of Electronic and Thermoelectric Properties by Epitaxial Strain in p-Type Sr-Doped LaCrO 3 Transparent Thin Films. ACS Applied Electronic Materials, American Chemical Society, 2021, 3 (8), pp.3461-3471. ⟨10.1021/acsaelm.1c00425⟩. ⟨hal-03325328⟩
  • S. Turner, S. Pailhès, F. Bourdarot, J. Ollivier, S. Raymond, et al.. Impact of temperature and mode polarization on the acoustic phonon range in complex crystalline phases: A case study on intermetallic clathrates. Physical Review Research, American Physical Society, 2021, 3 (1), pp.013021. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevResearch.3.013021⟩. ⟨hal-03122426⟩
  • Ernesto Bianchi, Valentina M. Giordano, Fernando Lund. Elastic anomalies in glasses: Elastic string theory understanding of the cases of glycerol and silica. Physical Review B: Condensed Matter (1978-1997), American Physical Society, 2020, 101 (17), pp.174311. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevB.101.174311⟩. ⟨hal-02792331v2⟩
  • Martina Tomelleri, Françoise Hippert, Thierry Farjot, Christophe Licitra, Nicolas Vaxelaire, et al.. Overcoming the thermal stability limit of chalcogenide Phase‐Change Materials for high‐Temperature applications in GeSe$_{1−x}$ Te$_x$ thin films. physica status solidi (RRL) - Rapid Research Letters, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2020, 15, pp.2000451. ⟨10.1002/pssr.202000451⟩. ⟨hal-03037216⟩
  • P.-F. Lory, V. Giordano, P. Gille, H. Euchner, M. Mihalkovič, et al.. Impact of structural complexity and disorder on lattice dynamics and thermal conductivity in the o- Al 13 Co 4 phase. Physical Review B, American Physical Society, 2020, 102 (2), pp.024303. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevB.102.024303⟩. ⟨hal-02941217⟩
  • Shantanu Misra, Céline Barreteau, Jean-Claude Crivello, Valentina Giordano, John-Paul Castellan, et al.. Reduced phase space of heat-carrying acoustic phonons in single-crystalline InTe. Physical Review Research, American Physical Society, 2020, 2 (4), pp.043371. ⟨10.1103/physrevresearch.2.043371⟩. ⟨hal-03093472⟩
  • S. Ninet, Frédéric Datchi, G. Weck, A. Dewaele, P. Loubeyre, et al.. Sound velocity and refractive index of pure N2 fluid and of equimolar N2 –CO2 fluid mixture up to 15 GPa. Journal of Chemical Physics, American Institute of Physics, 2020, 153 (11), pp.114503. ⟨10.1063/5.0021678⟩. ⟨hal-02954826⟩
  • H. Luo, A. Gravouil, Valentina Giordano, Walter Schirmacher, Anne Tanguy. Continuum constitutive laws to describe acoustic attenuation in glasses. Physical Review E , American Physical Society (APS), 2020, 102 (3), pp.033003. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevE.102.033003⟩. ⟨hal-02968765⟩
  • Haoming Luo, Anthony Gravouil, Valentina M. Giordano, Anne Tanguy. Thermal Transport in a 2D Nanophononic Solid: Role of bi-Phasic Materials Properties on Acoustic Attenuation and Thermal Diffusivity. Nanomaterials, MDPI, 2019, 9 (10), pp.1471. ⟨10.3390/nano9101471⟩. ⟨hal-02322462⟩
  • Ameni Tlili, Valentina M. Giordano, yaroslav Beltukov, Paul Desmarchelier, Samy Merabia, et al.. Enhancement and anticipation of the Ioffe-Regel crossover in amorphous/nanocrystalline composites. Nanoscale, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2019, 11 (44), pp.21502-21512. ⟨10.1039/C9NR03952J⟩. ⟨hal-02322433⟩
  • Y. M. Beltukov, D. A. Parshin, V. M. Giordano, A. Tanguy. Propagative and diffusive regimes of acoustic damping in bulk amorphous material. Physical Review E , American Physical Society (APS), 2018, 98 (2), pp.023005. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevE.98.023005⟩. ⟨hal-02287432⟩
  • Konstantinos Termentzidis, Valentina M. Giordano, Maria Katsikini, Eleni Paloura, Gilles Pernot, et al.. Enhanced thermal conductivity in percolating nanocomposites: a molecular dynamics investigation. Nanoscale, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018, 10 (46), pp.21732-21741. ⟨10.1039/C8NR05734F⟩. ⟨hal-01914519⟩
  • M. Luttich, Valentina Giordano, Sylvie Le Floch, E. Pineda, F. Zontone, et al.. Anti-Aging in Ultrastable Metallic Glasses. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2018, 120 (13), pp.135504. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.135504⟩. ⟨hal-02290273⟩
  • Holger Euchner, Stephane Pailhes, Valentina Giordano, Marc de Boissieu. Understanding lattice thermal conductivity in thermoelectric clathrates: A density functional theory study on binary Si-based type-I clathrates. Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (1998-2015), American Physical Society, 2018, 97 (1), ⟨10.1103/PhysRevB.97.014304⟩. ⟨hal-01957256⟩
  • Amani Tlili, S. Pailhes, R. Debord, Beatrice Ruta, J. -J. Gravier, et al.. Thermal transport properties in amorphous/nanocrystalline metallic composites: A microscopic insight. Acta Materialia, Elsevier, 2017, 136, pp.425-435. ⟨10.1016/j.actamat.2017.07.015⟩. ⟨hal-01914099⟩
  • Pierre-François Lory, Stéphane Pailhes, Valentina M. Giordano, Holger Euchner, Hong Duong Nguyen, et al.. Direct measurement of individual phonon lifetimes in the clathrate compound Ba$_{7.81}$Ge$_{40.67}$Au$_{5.33}$. Nature Communications, Nature Publishing Group, 2017, 8, pp.491. ⟨10.1038/s41467-017-00584-7⟩. ⟨hal-02456929⟩
  • Valentina M. Giordano, Romain Viennois, Jingming Shi, Silvana Botti, Miguel A. L. Marques, et al.. Prediction and Synthesis of a Non-Zintl Silicon Clathrate. Chemistry of Materials, American Chemical Society, 2016, 28, pp.3711-3717. ⟨10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b00392⟩. ⟨hal-02303922⟩
  • Giacomo Baldi, Valentina M. Giordano, Beatrice Ruta, Giulio Monaco. On the nontrivial wave-vector dependence of the elastic modulus of glasses. Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (1998-2015), American Physical Society, 2016, 93, pp.144204. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevB.93.144204⟩. ⟨hal-02304937⟩
  • V. M. Giordano, B. Ruta. Unveiling the structural arrangements responsible for the atomic dynamics in metallic glasses during physical aging. Nature Communications, Nature Publishing Group, 2016, 7, 8 p. ⟨10.1038/ncomms10344⟩. ⟨hal-01572813⟩
  • Tanguy Damart, Valentina Giordano, Anne Tanguy. Nanocrystalline inclusions as a low-pass filter for thermal transport in a -Si. Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (1998-2015), American Physical Society, 2015, 92 (9), ⟨10.1103/PhysRevB.92.094201⟩. ⟨hal-02308852⟩
  • S. Huotari, L. Simonelli, Valentina M Giordano, A. E. Rintala, C. J. Sahle, et al.. Crystal-field excitations in NiO under high pressure studied by resonant inelastic x-ray scattering. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, IOP Publishing, 2014, 26, pp.135501. ⟨10.1088/0953-8984/26/13/135501⟩. ⟨hal-02310825⟩
  • Stéphane Pailhès, H. Euchner, Valentina. M Giordano, Régis Debord, A. Assy, et al.. Localization of Propagative Phonons in a Perfectly Crystalline Solid. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2014, 113 (2), pp.025506. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.025506⟩. ⟨hal-01138259⟩
  • G. Baldi, Valentina M. Giordano, B. Ruta, R. Dal Maschio, A. Fontana, et al.. Anharmonic Damping of Terahertz Acoustic Waves in a Network Glass and Its Effect on the Density of Vibrational States. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2014, 112, pp.125502. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.125502⟩. ⟨hal-02313478⟩
  • L. Erra, C. Liu, E. Pineda, B. Ruta, Valentina. M Giordano. Structural and dynamical properties of Mg65Cu25Y10 metallic glasses studied by in situ high energy X-ray diffraction and time resolved X-ray photon correlation spectroscopy. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Elsevier, 2014, 615, pp.S45-S50. ⟨10.1016/j.jallcom.2013.12.162⟩. ⟨hal-02309421⟩
  • G. Lelong, L. Cormier, G. Ferlat, V. Giordano, G. S. Henderson, et al.. Evidence of fivefold-coordinated Ge atoms in amorphous GeO2 under pressure using inelastic x-ray scattering. Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (1998-2015), American Physical Society, 2012, 85, pp.134202. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevB.85.134202⟩. ⟨hal-01015790⟩
  • Beatrice Ruta, Y. Chushkin, G. Monaco, L. Cipelletti, E. Pineda, et al.. Atomic-scale relaxation dynamics and aging in a metallic glass probed by X-ray photon correlation spectroscopy. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2012, 109 (16), pp.165701. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.165701⟩. ⟨hal-00743822⟩
  • Giacomo Baldi, Elisa Fabiani, Aldo Fontana, Valentina Giordano, Giulio Monaco, et al.. Contribution of the terahertz vibrations to the high temperature thermal conductivity of vitreous silica. Philosophical Magazine, Taylor & Francis, 2008, 88 (33-35), pp.3915-3923. ⟨10.1080/14786430802438192⟩. ⟨hal-00513965⟩
  • Valentina M. Giordano, Frédéric Datchi. Molecular carbon dioxide at high pressure and high temperature. EPL - Europhysics Letters, European Physical Society/EDP Sciences/Società Italiana di Fisica/IOP Publishing, 2007, 77, pp.46002. ⟨10.1209/0295-5075/77/46002⟩. ⟨hal-00089696⟩
  • Valentina M. Giordano, Frederic Datchi. Reverse Roughening Transition in Carbon Dioxide. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2007, 99, pp.165701. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.165701⟩. ⟨hal-00195301⟩
  • Valentina M. Giordano, Frédéric Datchi, Agnès Dewaele. Melting curve and fluid equation of state of carbon dioxide at high pressure and high temperature. Journal of Chemical Physics, American Institute of Physics, 2006, 125, pp.054504. ⟨10.1063/1.2215609⟩. ⟨hal-00088068⟩
  • V.M. Giordano, F.A. Gorelli, R. Binia. Infrared study of high-pressure molecular phases of carbon dioxide.. Low Temperature Physics, American Institute of Physics, 2006, 32, pp.1067-1071. ⟨10.1063/1.2389013⟩. ⟨hal-00135051⟩

Conference papers3 documents

  • Dong Han, Marc d'Esperonnat, Mohamed Bouras, Rahma Moalla, Claude Botella, et al.. P-type thermoelectric LaCrO3-based epitaxial films grown by molecular beam epitaxy. Journées nationales de thermoélectricité 2019, Jan 2020, Metz, France. ⟨hal-03083699⟩
  • Dong Han, Mohamed Bouras, Rahma Moalla, Claude Botella, Aziz Benamrouche, et al.. Thermoelectric perovskite-oxide epitaxial films grown by MBE. EMRS 2019 Spring meeting, May 2019, Nice, France. ⟨hal-02325650⟩
  • B. Ruta, Y. Chushkin, G. Monaco, Luca Cipelletti, V. M. Giordano, et al.. Atomic-Scale Relaxation Dynamics and Aging in a Metallic Glass Probed by X-Ray Photon Correlation Spectroscopy. 4TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON SLOW DYNAMICS IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS:, Dec 2012, Japan. pp.1518, ⟨10.1063/1.4794566⟩. ⟨hal-00799940⟩

Book sections1 document

Other publications1 document

  • A. Tlili, V.M. Giordano, S. Pailhès, R. Debord, Ali Assy, et al.. The effect of a partial nanocrystallization on the transport properties of a metallic glass. 2015. ⟨hal-01291381⟩