Jean-Michel Savéant

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Jean-Michel Savéant
Born (1933-09-19) 19 September 1933 (age 82)
Rennes (France)
Nationality France
Fields Electrochemistry
Notable awards CNRS Silver Medal (1976)

Jean-Michel Savéant (born September 19, 1933 in Rennes) is a French chemist specialized in electrochemistry. He has been elected member of the French Academy of Sciences in 2000 and foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences in 2001. He has published in excess of 400 peer-reviewed articles in chemistry literature.


Jean-Michel Savéant graduated in 1958 and obtained his PhD in 1966 at the École normale supérieure. In 1971 he moved to Paris Diderot University in the Laboratoire d'Électrochimie Moléculaire where he is currently an emeritus professor of electrochemistry.[1]

Major contributions[edit]



Savéant, Jean-Michel (1966), Sur le mécanisme de la réduction électrochimique des aldéhydes et des cétones alpha-substitués, p. 272  Savéant, Jean-Michel (1966), 2ème thèse : Etude de la polarisation chimique en chronoampérométrie à variation linéaire de potentiel, p. 268  Savéant, Jean-Michel (2006), Elements of Molecular and Biomolecular Electrochemistry: An Electrochemical Approach to Electron Transfer Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, p. 455, ISBN 978-0-471-44573-9 


  1. ^ CV of Jean-Michel Savéant
  2. ^ Charles N. Reilley award recipicents
  3. ^ Olin Palladium award recipients
  4. ^ Manuel M. Baizer award recipients
  5. ^ Bruno Breyer medal recipicents
  6. ^ George Fisher Baker non-resident lecturers
  7. ^ Académie des Sciences member

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