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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 responsibilities

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 2019

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Electrokinetic properties of 3D-printed conductive lattice structures

Lambin, P., Melnikov, A. & Shuba, M., 6 Feb 2019, In : Applied Sciences. 9, 3, 12 p., 541.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Crystal lattices
Lattice constants
3D printers
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Open Access
group velocity
electromagnetic fields
Maxwell equation
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Electrodynamics of graphene heterostructures and electromagnetic applications

Lambin, P., Majerus, B., Lobet, M., Sarrazin, M., Cormann, M., Kaplas, T., Svirko, Y., Paddubskaya, A., Batrakov, K. & Kuzhir, P., 1 Nov 2018, Proceedings of the 2018 20th International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 47-50 4 p. 8520341

Research output: Contribution in Book/Catalog/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access

How conducting 2D materials overlayer modify the Brewster angle of a substrate?

Majérus, B., Cormann, M., Reckinger, N., Paillet, M., Henrard, L., Lambin, P. & Lobet, M., 1 Jan 2018, CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2018. OSA - The Optical Society, Vol. Part F94-CLEO_SI 2018.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Catalog/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


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 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Activities 1985 2019

Modelling Nanostructures Symposium

Alexandre Mayer (Poster), Rachel Langlet (Poster), Per Olof Åstrand (Poster), Philippe Lambin (Poster)
31 Jan 20191 Feb 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Mendeleev's table, the coltan and the 3TG bloody minerals

Philippe Lambin (Speaker)
8 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Le carbone dans tous ses états

Philippe Lambin (Speaker)
29 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Electrodynamics of graphene heterostructures and electromagnetic applications

Philippe Lambin (Speaker)
10 Sep 201814 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Electromagnetic properties of resistive meshes

Philippe Lambin (Speaker)
5 Jun 20187 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk


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

Comportement mécanique des enchevêtrements de nanotubes de carbone

Author: ALLAOUI, A., 2005

Supervisor: Lambin, P. (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Philosophy