Jean-Michel Savé ant, Emeritus Professor at Université de Paris, France, and former Research Director at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), passed away on August 16th, 2020, at the age of 86. He was a giant of electrochemistry, combining a strong personality with extreme rigor and elegance in his work, deep creativity, and a communicative enthusiasm for ceaselessly exploring the frontiers of knowledge and chemical sciences.

Savé ant’s scientific career is the story of the founding and development of molecular electrochemistry. He pioneered and developed most aspects of the field, from instrumentation to theoretical aspects and practical applications. (more…)