Deborah J. Jones

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Deborah J. Jones received her Ph.D. in 1982 from the University of London, King’s College under the supervision of John Emsley. After a period at Southampton University, UK, she moved to France first with a Royal Society Fellowship and then a European Commission Sectoral Grant in Non-Nuclear Energy at the University of Montpellier, France. She is currently Director of Research at CNRS, Associate Director of the Institut Charles Gerhardt for Molecular Chemistry and Materials, in Montpellier, France and serves as vice-president of the International Society of Electrochemistry. Her interests encompass the development of membrane, catalyst and electrode materials for proton exchange membrane fuel cells and electrolysers. She is Fellow of the Electrochemical Society (2015) and recipient (2016) of the Sir William Grove award of the International Association for Hydrogen Energy.