Guillaume IZZET

CNRS Research director, HDR

Sorbonne University
4 Place Jussieu, 75252 Paris cedex 5
Tower 43-44, 5th floor
E-POM group
Phone : 33 (0)1 44 27 55 53

Research interests

  • Organic-inorganic hybrids based on polyoxometalates
  • Artificial photosynthesis, molecular electronics & photonics
  • Inorganic supramolecular chemistry

Current research

  • Polyoxometalates functionalization
  • Photoinduced electron transfers
  • Self-assembled polyoxometalates
  • Conversion of sunlight to chemical fuels
  • Functional devices
  • Surface functionalization

Selected recent results

  • Formation of photoactive POM-based mesogenic materials. (ANR MESOMORPHICS, ANR-20-CE06-0021)
  • POMs-bodipy : Charge separation with controlled kinetics within redox tunable hybrids systems
  • Formation of nanostructured soft materials from POM-Based dumbbells.(ANR EXPAND)
  • POMs-benzospiropyrane : Photochromism and dual-color fluorescence in a POM-based molecular switch

Scientific career

  • 2014 : Habilitation thesis
  • 2008 : Associate researcher (CNRS), IPCM.
  • 2007- 2008 : Post-doctoral fellow in the group of Pr. A. Proust, UPMC. Photochemical activation of inorganic clusters.
  • 2006-2007 : Post-doctoral fellow in the group of Pr. J. Michl, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague – Molecular electronics.
  • 2005-2006 : Post-doctoral fellow under the supervision of Pr. A. Harriman, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Photophysicals studies.
  • 2001-2004 : Ph.D under the supervision of Pr. O. Reinaud, UMR 8601 – Inorganic Supramolecular Chemistry and Enzymes Mimics.
  • 2000-2001 : Master of Science, DEA multinational de Chimie Moléculaire Ecole Polytechnique (Palaiseau).
  • 1998-2001 : Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris (ENSCP) graduate.

Selected publications

  1. Photoactive Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Materials with Nanosegregated Donor-Acceptor Arrays. 
    Zhu, X.; Hessin, C.; Salamé, A.; Sosa-Vargas, L.; Kreher, D.; Adachi, C.; Proust, A.; Mialane, P.; Marrot, J.; Bouchet, A.; Sliwa, M.; Méry, S.; Heinrich, B.; Mathevet, F.; Izzet., G. 
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2021, 202110.1002/anie.202014319.
  2. Tuning Photoinduced Electron Transfer in POM-bodipy Hybrids by Controlling the Environment; Experiment and Theory. 
    Toupalas, G.; Karlsson, J.; Black, F. A.; Masip-Sánchez, A.; López, X.; Ben M’Barek, Y.; Blanchard, S.; Proust, A.; Alves, S.; Chabera, P.; Clark, I. P.; Pullerits, T.; Poblet, J. M. Gibson, E. A.; Izzet, G. 
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2021, 60, 6518-6525.
  3. Exploring the self-assembly of dumbbell-shaped polyoxometalate hybrids, from molecular building units to nanostructured soft materials
    Segado Centellas, M.; Piot, M.; Salles, R.; Proust, A.; Tortech, L.; Brouri, D.; Hupin, S.; Abécassis, B.; Landy, D.; Bo, C.; Izzet, G.
    Chem. Sci.2020,11, 11072-11080.
  4. Control of the hierarchical self-assembly of polyoxometalate-based metallomacrocycles by redox trigger and solvent composition. 
    Piot, M.; Abécassis, B.; Brouri, D.; Troufflard, C.; Proust, A.; Izzet, G.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A.2018, 36, 8895-8900.
  5. Rapid photoinduced charge injection into covalent polyoxometalate-bodipy conjugates
    Black, F. A.; Jacquart, A.; Toupalas, G.; Alves, S.; Proust, A.; Clark, I. P.; Gibson, E. A.; Izzet, G.
    Chem. Sci.2018, 9, 5578-5584.
  6. Photochromism and Dual-Color Fluorescence in a Polyoxometalate–Benzospiropyran Molecular Switch.
    Parrot, A.; Bernard, A.; Jacquart, A.; Serapian, S. A.; Bo, C.; Derat, E.; Oms, O.; Dolbecq, A.; Proust, A.; Métivier, R.; Mialane, P.; Izzet, G. 
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2017, 56, 4872–4876.
  7. Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Polyoxometalate-Based Hybrids Driven by Metal Coordination and Electrostatic Interactions: From Discrete Supramolecular Species to Dense Monodisperse Nanoparticles.
    Izzet, G.; Abécassis, B.; Brouri, D.; Piot, M.; Matt, B.; Serapian, S. A.; Bo, C.; Proust, A.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.2016, 138, 5093-5099.
  8. Charge photo-accumulation and photocatalytic hydrogen evolution under visible light at an iridium(III)-photosensitized polyoxotungstate. 
    Matt, B.; Fize, J.; Moussa, J.; Amouri, H.; Pereira, A.; Artero, V.; Izzet G.; Proust, A. 
    Energy Environ. Sci.20136, 1504-1508.
  9. Functionalization and post-functionalization a step towards polyoxometalate-based materials. 
    Proust, A. ; Matt, B. ; Villanneau, R. ; Guillemot, G. ; Gouzerh, P. ; Izzet, G. ;
    Chem. Soc. Rev.201241, 7605–7622.
  10. Cyclodextrin-Induced Auto-healing of Hybrid Polyoxometalates. 
    Izzet, G. ; Ménand, M. ; Matt, B. ; Renaudineau, S. ; Chamoreau, L.-M. ; Sollogoub, M. ; Proust, A., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.201251, 487-490.

List of publications from HAL