ERC Consolidator Grant #772873
Prof. Alejandro A. Franco

Press

This section includes press articles and  interviews in newspapers, magazines and webpages about the ARTISTIC project. It also includes videos of conferences and seminars delivered by Prof. A.A. Franco and his team members about the project scope, approach and results. Aditionnaly, this section contains illustrations about some of the communication activities undertaken by Prof. Franco using Virtual Reality serious games to present ARTISTIC project concepts and results to students and the general public.

  • Our paper entitled "Artificial Intelligence Investigation of NMC Cathode Manufacturing Parameters Interdependencies" was invited for a Cover Feature in the Batteries and Supercaps journal (Wiley). The Cover Feature was published on January, 09, 2020.
  • Prof. Alejandro A. Franco talking about his Virtual Reality serious games and the ARTISTIC project in France 3 Picardie TV (2019).
  • Prof. A.A. Franco and his team using his in house Virtual Reality serious games to present ARTISTIC project concepts and results to students and the general public (Lectures at the Université de Picardie Jules Verne and IFP School, seminars, conferences, Pint of Science Festival, Fête de la Science...).
  • Prof Alejandro A. Franco discussing the VISION Project - Immersive and Interactive Virtual Reality for Engaging Students and General Public with Battery Technologies - Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens, France). This project uses results obtained in the ARTISTIC project, such as three dimensional electrode mesostructures and battery physical models.
  • Article by the Italian magazine Auto21 appeared on December 14, 2019, discussing one of the publications of 2019 by the ARTISTIC team : R.Pinto-Cunha, T. Lombardo, E. Primo, A.A. Franco, Artificial Intelligence Investigation of NMC Cathode Manufacturing Parameters Interdependencies, Batteries and Supercaps (2019) (click on the blue link or download the PDF below)

Download PDF : Artificial Intelligence Investigation of NMC Cathode Manufacturing Parameters Interdependencie

  • Prof Alejandro A. Franco presenting the ARTISTIC project to the president of France Emmanuel Macron, on November 21, 2019 (Amiens, France). This presentation took place int the context of the opening of the Citadelle Campus of the "Université de Picardie Jules Verne".
  • Interview Prof. Alejandro Franco in France Bleu Picardie, October 10, 2019, in a roundtable with Nicolas Brazier, project-coordinator of the "Fête de la Science", and his career.
  • Interview Prof. Alejandro Franco in France Bleu Picardie, October 9, 2019, about the "Fête de la Science" 2019, and also focused on the job of scientist nowadays.
  • Interview Prof. Alejandro Franco in Radio Campus Amiens, October 8, 2019, about the "Fête de la Science" 2019, as ambassador.
  • Italian magazine Auto21.Net, appeared on June 19, 2019, taking about the top 10 Chemistry research institutions in the World, and mentioning Prof. Alejandro A. Franco as one of the CNRS rising stars (click on the blue link or download the PDF below).

Download PDF : Top 10 institutions for chemistry in 2018.pdf

  • Prof. Alejandro A. Franco's interview in Radio Campus Amiens about his career, the energy and battery topics and the ARTISTIC project (click on the blue link) (December 18, 2018).
  • Presentation of the ARTISTIC project at the Energy HUB in Amiens, France, with a short Q&A about the differents aims. Video below: including a presentation by Prof. Alejandro A. Franco.  (October 23, 2018).
  • Opening ceremony of the ARTISTIC project at the Energy HUB in Amiens, France (organized by CNRS and UPJV). Video below: including presentations by Prof. Alejandro A. Franco, Dr. Alain Ngandjong, Dr. Mathieu Morcrette and speeches by Prof. Denis Postel (Vicepresident of Research at the UPJV), Prof. Alexandre Legris (Adjunct Director of the Institut de Chimie of CNRS), Prof. Olivier Jardé (Amiens Métropole) and Mr. Philippe De Mester (Prefet de la Somme) (October 23, 2018).
  • Prof. Alejandro A. Franco's portrait and interview about the ARTISTIC project in the Institut de Chimie of CNRS webpage (click on the blue link) (October 23, 2018). 
  • Interview in the online magazine AEF about how Prof. A.A. Franco got his ERC Consolidator Grant for his project ARTISTIC (March 19, 2018). A PDF copy of the interview is available for download here (in French):

Download PDF : Prof. A.A. Franco AEF Interview 2018

  • Video of Prof. Alejandro A. Franco's invited conference about his ARTISTIC project in the Mise à l'Honneur des Créateurs d'Avenir organized by the Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens, February 22, 2018).

Download PDF: Communiqué de Presse UPJV

Download PDF: Le Courrier Picard Interview

Download PDF: Les Echos Interview