Philippe Lambin
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1978 …2024

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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.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Science, Université de Liège

Award Date: 30 Jun 1981


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