URD ABI - AGROPARISTECH
Director & Professor of Green Chemistry
Florent Allais got a PhD from the University of Florida (USA) in 2004, then did two postdocs in France (ESPCI, Paris – ICSN-CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette), before joining the INRAe as a Junior Scientist in Versailles, France (2007). In 2012, he became a Full Professor at AgroParisTech as well as the founder and director of URD ABI at Pomacle, France. Since 2019, Florent Allais is also Adjunct Professor at Monash University and Courtesy Associate Professor at the University of Florida His research investigates the combined use of biotechnologies, green chemistry and downstream processing for the development and optimization of sustainable processes and high value-added products from biomass.