Michel Glotin

Michel Glotin

Michel Glotin

Scientific Director for Materials at Arkema

Dr Michel Glotin was born on the 20-10-1952 in Nantes, France. He holds a Master’s degree in Science and Technology, University Bordeaux 1, France (1975), and  Ph.D. in  Physical Chemistry, University of Southampton, G.B. (1978). He was a Post-doctoral Fellow, Florida State University, USA , 1979 to 1981

Joined ARKEMA (previously ATO-Chimie, Elf-Atochem, Atofina) in 1982 and held successive positions as:

  • Researcher on performance Polymers, then was Head of the Materials Research Laboratory in Arkema’s Specialty Polymers Research Center, Normandy, France
  • Became Senior Scientific and Technology Advisor, Polymer Materials, in 20001 and since 2006 is Director Materials Science, in Arkema’s R&D direction.

Dr. Glotin holds more than 20 patents and has 50 polymer science related publications and invited lectures.

Former President and current member of the board of the Groupe Français des Polymères (GFP- French Polymer Society).

Main themes of interest: Polymer Crystallization, Polymer Blends, Nanostructured Polymer Materials, High performance Polymers, Thermoplastic composites.

Read more about Michel’s work here.