Mikaël CUGNET received in 2008 the Ph.D. degree from the University of Bordeaux I, France, with his thesis entitled “Ageing integration to the management of an automotive lead-acid battery,” funded by the French car manufacturer PSA Peugeot Citroën.

Then, he was hired as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, Honolulu, to work on battery modeling and diagnosis.

He’s been research engineer at the French Atomic and Alternative Energy Commission since 2010, where he still works in the battery field (Pb-acid, Li-ion, and Na-MCl2).

Author of 4 book chapters and 14 papers, he has filed a European patent and three French patents.

He has also attended 20 international conferences and is an active member of the Electrochemical Society since 2008 and the International Society of Electrochemistry since 2012.