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B.S., Chemistry, University of Yaoundé-I, 1996
M.S., Inorganic Chemistry, University of Yaoundé-I, 1998
Ph. D., Inorganic Solid State Chemistry, Dresden University of Technology, 2004

Currently Teaching:

Research Interests:

Research efforts are devoted to design, synthesis, and evaluation of solid-state inorganic materials with the goal to (1) discover new materials with significantly useful technological applications combining multiple interesting physical properties and (2) to understand and control the interplay between coexisting functionalities. Of particular interest are promising materials for spintronic, energy conversion (thermoelectric, photovoltaic) and energy storage applications.

Prior Experience:

University of New Orleans 07/10 – 08/11
Early Research Professor

University of New Orleans 08/07 – 08/11
Department of Chemistry and The Advanced Materials Research Institute
Assistant Professor

Northwestern University 09/06 – 08/07
Department of Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Michigan State University 02/04 – 08/06
Department of Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Awards and Service:

UNO "Early Research Professor" Award 2010
NSF-CAREER Award 2010

Associate Editor- Reviews in Advanced Sciences and Engineering (RASE (www.aspbs.com/rase) – Since January 2011
Editorial Board - Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanomanufacturing (www.aspbs.com/jnan) – Since October 2010
Guest Editor- Special Issue “Advanced Thermoelectric Materials and Devices” published by Science of Advanced Materials (www.aspbs.com/sam) – August 2011

Pierre Ferdinand P. Poudeu

Associate Professor


2126 HH Dow

T: (734) 763-8436