Short CV

Dr Kevin Bernot

Junior member of Institut Universitaire de France (IUF)

ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8337-6246
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Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes
20 av.des buttes de Coësmes
CS 70839 35708 RENNES Cedex 7 FRANCE
Ph:+33 (0)2 23 23 84 34
Skype ID: kevinbernot

Current position
Professor, INSA Rennes, France, Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes (ISCR)
Junior Member of the « Institut Universitaire de France »(IUF)


2017: Junior Member of Institut Universitaire de France
2015: Research Direction Habilitation
2009: Assistant Professor INSA-Rennes
2007-2008: Post-doctoral fellow University of Florence, Pr. D. Gatteschi’s group
2004-2007: Joint PhD between INSA-Rennes (6m.) and University of Florence, Italy (30m.).(Supervised by Pr. O. Guillou and Pr A. Caneschi)


2020: « Distinguished Junior Member « –French Chemical Society, SCF (2020-2024) 2020: Junior Award-Coordination Chemistry Division-French Chemical Society (SCF) 2017-2022: Junior Member of Institut Universitaire de France (IUF)
2015-2022: PEDR, Excellence Scientific Award
2008: « ADocMolMag », Best European PhD thesis in Molecular Magnetism


2018 Invited Lecturer at the Indo–French School on the « Magnetism of Molecular Systems » Bangalore, India, 26-28 November 2018.
Since 2015  Master2 course on “lanthanide coordination chemistry” (6h). Univ. Rennes 1, France
Since 2009 Head of the Teaching Unit “Applied thermochemistry”, License 2nd year. (250-300 students). Conception of full lectures, lab works, examinations. Coordination of the teaching team for this teaching unit, INSA Rennes. France
Since 2009    Jury member for student admission, INSA Rennes, France
Since 2008    Teaching in License (1st and 2nd year) on various chemistry fields (atomistic, solutions, crystallography, thermochemistry, applied thermochemistry, spectroscopy, material science), INSA Rennes, France (192h/year in 2008-2017, 64h/year since my IUF membership in 2017).


Lanthanides, Coordination Chemistry, Molecular Magnetism, Luminescence, Single-Molecule Magnets , Single-Chain Magnets, Radical Ligands, Metal-Organic Frameworks, Multifunctional Materials, Surfaces.


Publications: 105
h-index: 39
Citations: >5500
Publications with IF>6 : 24
Book Chapter: 3
Guest Editor special issue: 1
Awards: 4


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