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Research fellowship, university of Liège (B) 1976
FNRS research assistant (Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique), university of Liège (B) 1977
Assistant professor, UNamur - University of Namur (B) 1982
Visiting scientist, IBM Research Laboratory, San Jose, California (USA) 1983
FNRS senior research assistant, UNamur - University of Namur (B) 1985
FNRS research associate, UNamur - University of Namur (B) 1987
Associate professor, UNamur - University of Namur (B) 1995
Professor, UNamur - University of Namur (B) 2002
Full professor, UNamur - University of Namur (B) 2004
Dean of the faculty of sciences, UNamur - University of Namur (B) 2005-2008
Vice rector, UNamur - University of Namur (B).


335 papers published in scientific journals and books
Edition of two books
105 invited seminars and conferences
h-index (Web of Sciences) : 47 (May'14)

Areas of expertise

Electronic, vibrational and structural properties of carbon nanotubes and graphene (theory)
Electrodynamics of carbon nanomaterials
Electronic structure of solids (tight-binding method, linear-muffin-tin orbitals)
Propagation of elastic waves in phonic crystals
Surface dynamics and surface electrodynamics applied to spectroscopic techniques
Dielectric properties of multilayered materials
Electronic properties of transition metal alloys


External responsabilities

Member of the Belgian Physical Society
Member of the European Materials Research Society
Member of the Editorial board of the open-access journal "Applied Sciences'' (MDPI AG, Basel) since May 2014
Membre of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP), division C10 "Structure and dynamics of condensed matter", 2008-2014
Membre of the "Solvay Local Scientific Committee for Physics" since January 2013
Member of the Royal Academy of Belgium since June 2013
Co-editor of the journal "Europhysics Letters" since April 2015


"Adolphe Wetrems" prize (ex aequo with M. Jean Bricmont), Royal Academy of Belgium 1991
Holder of a Belgian Francqui Chair Universiteit Antwerpen 2002-2003
Honorary member of the "Research Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Sciences", Budapest 2004


Physicist engineer, university of Liège (B) June 1976
Doctorate in physics, university of Liège (B) December 1981

Portal presentation

Full Professor in the Physics Department and Member of the Research Center PMR (Physics of Matter and Radiation), Philippe Lambin is active within the research group CARBONNAGe (Research group on carbon nanostructures) on structural, vibrational, electronic and electrodynamic properties of Carbon.

He is coordinator of the European project FAEMCAR and is part of the prestigious European consortium Flagship on graphene.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Science, Université de Liège (ULg)

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Projects 1992 2020

Research Output 1978 2018

How effectively do carbon nanotube inclusions contribute to theelectromagnetic performance of a composite material? Estimation criteria from microwave and terahertz measurements

Shuba, M., Yuko, D., Kuzhir, P., Maksimenko, S., Kanygin, M., Okotrub, A., Tenne, R. & Lambin, P. 1 Apr 2018 In : Carbon. 129, p. 688 694 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Nanotubes
Composite materials
Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCN)

Modified Brewster angle on conducting 2D materials

Majerus, B., Cormann, M., Reckinger, N., Paillet, M., Henrard, L., Lambin, P. & Lobet, M. L. 30 Jan 2018 In : 2D Materials. 5, 2, 8 p., 025007

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brewster angle
Open Access
group velocity
electromagnetic fields

Effect of graphene grain size on the microwave electromagnetic shielding effectivness of graphene/polymer multilayers

Kuzhir, P., Paddubskaya, A., Volynets, N., Batrakov, K., Maksimenko, S., Golubeva, E., Valusis, G., Kaplas, T., Reckinger, N., Lobet, M. & Lambin, P. 10 Apr 2017 In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 11, 3, 8 p., 032511

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electromagnetic shielding
grain size

Electronic dynamics in graphene and MoS2 systems

Mark, G., Fejér, G. R., Vancso, P., Lambin, P. & Biró, L. P. 24 Aug 2017 In : Physica Status Solidi (B) Basic Research. 254, 10 p., 1700179

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wave packets

Activities 1985 2017

HDR thesis defense (Grenoble)

Lambin, P. (Reviewer)
27 Oct 2017

Activity: Examination/JuryExternal Thesis

Effective resistivity of a discrete network of resistors

Lambin, P. (Speaker)
13 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Solvay workshop "From physics of graphene to physics for graphene"

Lambin, P. (Organiser)
6 Sep 20178 Sep 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

MB @ MC meeting of Graphene3D

Lambin, P. (Contributor)
16 Jul 201721 Jul 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Administration Council of Cenaero (Event)

Lambin, P. (Chair)
30 Jun 2017

Activity: MembershipMembership of council


Ab initio calculation of the structural, electronic, and superconducting properties of nanotubes and nanowires

Author: VERSTRAETE, M., 2005

Supervisor: Lambin, P. (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Sciences

A geometric approach to modular and weak values

Author: Cormann, M., 7 Jul 2017

Supervisor: Lambin, P. (President), Caudano, Y. (Supervisor), Hespel, B. (Co-Supervisor), Martin, J. (Jury) & Matzkin, A. (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Sciences

Application des transformées de Fourier à la formation des images dans les instruments d'optique

Author: Dontaine, M., 2003

Supervisor: Sporken, R. (Supervisor), Frising, F. (Co-Supervisor), Lambin, P. (Jury) & Winkin, J. (Jury)

Student thesis: Master typesMaster of Physical sciences

Comportement mécanique des enchevêtrements de nanotubes de carbone

Author: ALLAOUI, A., 2005

Supervisor: Lambin, P. (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Philosophy