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Associate Professor in Chemistry
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3892-3893

  • Associate Professor, University of Arizona, 2023 - Present

  • Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, 2017 - 2023

  • ETH Postdoctoral Fellow, ETH Zurich, 2014-2017

  • Ph.D. The University of California, Berkeley, 2014

  • B.S. & M.S. CPE Lyon, France 2009

Thomas is an Associate professor at the University of Arizona since September 2023. He was born in Marseille, south of France, where he did his initial education. After high school, he moved to Lyon where he graduated from CPE Lyon, engineering school in France, with a bachelor and master degree in chemistry and chemical engineering. He then pursued his PhD studies at the University of California, Berkeley, under the guidance of Profs John Arnold and Bob Bergman,  followed by a post-doctoral position at the ETH Zürich with Prof Grützmacher. During his career, he has acquired strong expertise in inorganic and organic chemistry, from synthesis to characterization, as well as homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis.


2023 Galileo Circle Curie Awardees

2022 University of Arizona - Early Career Scholar award

2022 University of Arizona - Early Career Innovation & Entrepreneurship Award

2022 UACI Sponsored Launch Fueled by Perkins Coie LLP scholarship

2021 NSF CAREER award

2021 Cottrell Scholars 

2021 Thieme Chemistry Journal Award 

2019 American Chemical Society, Doctoral New Investigator Award

2018 University of Arizona, RDI Faculty seed award

2017 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting – Young Researcher

2015-2017 ETH Postdoctoral Fellowship

2012 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award

2010 Howard W. Crandall Fellowship​

2007 Glaxo Smith Klein Organic Synthesis Award

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