Discover Our Staff
Franck MARTIN – CEO
Franck MARTIN holds a PhD in «Organic, Mineral and Industrial Chemistry» from the University of Montpellier. He has 18 years of experience in the synthesis of original organic molecules for surface functionalization and in the development of new surface functionalities: 3 years, as part of his thesis, Within the Molecular Chemistry and Solid State Organization (CMOS) team at the Charles Gerhardt Institute in Montpellier, 2 years as part of a postdoctoral internship at the Integrated Components for Living Laboratory (LCIV) of the CEA/LETI and 13 years at SiKÉMIA. He is the author of 7 patents and 2 publications.
Aude MEZY – Project Manager
Aude MEZY holds a PhD in «Chemical and Physical Sciences» from the University of Montpellier, she also holds a Master in Management of Innovative Projects from the Institute of Business Administration of Montpellier. She has 16 years of experience in the synthesis, functionalization of surfaces and characterization of nanomaterials, 3 during her doctorate in the Laboratory of Physico-chemistry of Condensed Matter of the Charles Gerhardt Institute of Montpellier, 2 in the Charles Coulomb laboratory in Montpellier and 11 in the SiKÉMIA team. She is the author of 13 publications and 2 patents.
Céline SCHMITT – Project Manager
Céline SCHMITT holds a PhD in «Chemistry and Physico-Chemistry of Materials» from the University of Montpellier and a diploma in chemical engineering from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Mulhouse (ENSCMu). She has 10 years of experience in the development, synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials, 3 during her PhD at the Charles Gerhardt Institute and the Charles Coulomb Laboratory in Montpellier, 1 as part of a post-graduatePhD in the Charles Gerhardt Institute in Montpellier and 6 in the SiKÉMIA team. She is the author of 5 publications.
Kassem AMRO – Research Scientist
Kassem AMRO holds a PhD in «Organic, Mineral and Industrial Chemistry» from the University of Montpellier. He has 14 years of experience in the synthesis of original organic molecules for surface functionalization and the development of MOFs. 3 years, within the framework of his thesis, within the team Molecular Chemistry and Solid State Organization (CMOS) of the Charles Gerhardt Institute of Montpellier, 6 years within the framework of post-doctorates within the laboratory Charles Coulomb of Montpellier, The European Membrane Institute in Montpellier and the Institute of Molecular Sciences in Bordeaux, and finally, 5 years in the SiKÉMIA team. He is the author of 12 publications.
Guillaume GRACY – Chemist
Guillaume GRACY holds a DUT in Organic Chemistry, he has a first experience of 2 years as an engineering assistant at the university of Montpellier before joining the SiKÉMIA team in 2012. He is specialized in organic synthesis and in particular in the synthesis of coupling agents and POSS. He is the co-author of 4 patents and 4 publications.
Adeline GARCIA – Chemist
Adeline GARCIA holds a professional license in physics-chemistry specialized in colorimetry. She has been working at SiKEMIA since 2013 where she produces organic synthesis of coupling agents. She is co-author of a patent.