Christophe Len

Christophe Len

PSL Research University, Chimie Paris Tech, FR


Continuous flow synthesis and upgrading of selected biobased chemicals derived from oil and lignocellulose derivatives


Prof. Dr. Christophe Len received his Ph.D. in 1995 from the Université de Picardie Jules Verne and subsequently became a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Hull,UK. In 1997, he became assistant Professor at UPJV and was promoted to full Professor in 2004 at the Université de Poitiers, France. In 2010, he moved as full Professor to the Université de Technologie de Compiègne – UTC, France, and since 2017 he has developed his research at Chimie ParisTech. Over his career, he has published ~ 240 publications and review articles, 11 book chapters and 12 patents. He was promoted Honorary Professor of the University of Hull, England (2012–2018), Honorary Professor at the University of Delhi, India (2022), Honorary Professor at the Xi’an Jiaotong University, China (2022-2025) and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC, 2015). In 2017, he was honored with the 2017 Glycerine Innovation Award sponsored by the American Cleaning Institute and the National Biodiesel Board. His current research explores organic chemistry and continuous flow.