University of Southern Mississippi
Yoan C. Simon was a Maître-Assistant (non-tenure track assistant professor) in the Polymer Chemistry and Materials group at the Adolphe Merkle Institute of the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). Yoan was recently appointed Assistant Professor of Polymer Science at the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Yoan was educated at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Montpellier (France), the University of Massachusetts (Amherst, USA) and ETH Zürich (Switzerland). For the past 4 years he has been holding a position as a Maître-Asssitant at AMI where he leads a group that focuses on Optical and Mechano-Responsive Materials With Unusual Properties.
Yoan's main research interests revolve around the design and synthesis of stimuli-responsive polymers, bio-inspired materials, and polymer nanocomposites. He has received a number of awards including the ETH Fellowship and the Massachusetts Space Grant Consortium Award.
Further details can be found in his CV.