Professor at Aix-Marseille University (Marseille, France). He has long standing collaborations with groups in Novosibirsk and Tomsk. From 2015 to 2018, he received a grant for foreigner researcher from NSF. In 2018, he was awarded of Doctor Honoris Causa from N. N. Vorojtsov Novosibirsk Institute of Organic Chemistry (SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia). His fields of expertise are Organic Free Radicals and Physical Organic Chemistry applied to Chemistry, Materials Sciences and Biology.