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Published on 16 April 2024



Scientific advisor​

PhD in Material Science, INSA Lyon Habilitation to supervise researches, Grenoble INP Validation of the annual cycle of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Science and Technology (IHEST) in 2018.

Scientific advisor at CEA, Grenoble center, France​.





  • ​​5 staff​
  • 1 postdoc
  • 1 PhD student​

Research Activities​​

Florence Lefebvre-Joud's​ research area is material science and electrochemistry.

It was initially dealing with nuclear material behaviour and has turned towards understanding and improving performances and durability of materials and components of hydrogen related technologies.​.

Selected publications and conferences:  

  • Degradation of Ni-YSZ Electrodes in Solid Oxide Cells: Impact of Polarization and Initial Microstructure on the Ni Evolution, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2019; DOI: 10.1149/2.1261915jes.
  • Role of microstructure on electrode operating mechanisms for mixed ionic electronic conductors: From synchrotron-based 3D reconstruction to electrochemical modeling, Solid State Ionics, 2016, DOI: 10.1016/j.ssi.2016.07.001.
  • Carbon deposition in CH4/CO2 operated SOFC: Simulation and experimentation studies, Journal of Power Sources, 2012, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2011.12.005.

Selected patents: 

  • 2018 | Spectral-based method for fuel cell faults detection, EP 3 563 164 B1 / WO 2018/122715