The Solid State Chemistry and Energy lab (UMR CNRS 8026) is headed by Prof. Jean-Marie Tarascon, a principal researcher and lecturer at Collège de France , Paris. The lab is a joint research entity under the aegis of Université Pierre et Marie Curie, CNRS and Collège de France . The group’s advances are made possible by a team of 20 enthusiastic researchers , postdocs and students. The staff comprises Dr. Alexis Grimaud, Dr. Daniel Alves Dalla Corte and Dr. Gwenaelle Rousse. The group’s goal is to meet the needs of sustainable development in regards to application such as lithium-ion, lithium-air and sodium-ion batteries as well as electrocatalysis .