• 978 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
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After completing a BSc (Brighton) in Chemistry and Physics, a PhD (Chemistry) from the University of York and a postdoctoral position in the Physics department in York, Hervé went working for Omicron Nanotechnology in the UK and Germany before joining Sasol in 2009 to lead the new surface science group for the characterisation of commercial, developmental and new heterogeneous catalysts, as well as materials used in advanced energy conversion and storage devices. Hervé joined in 2017 the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science (LRCFS) where he is using his expertise in understanding how materials interacts with one another, and employing his knowledge on the development and use of functionalised materials and nanotechnology for application in forensic science.

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Nanoparticles Chemical Compounds
Oxides Chemical Compounds
Metals Chemical Compounds
Catalysts Chemical Compounds
Nickel Chemical Compounds
catalysts Physics & Astronomy
Carbon Monoxide Chemical Compounds
X ray photoelectron spectroscopy Chemical Compounds

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Research Output 2002 2019

  • 978 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 20 Article

Coordination controlled electrodeposition and patterning of layers of palladium/copper nanoparticles on top of a self-assembled monolayer

She, Z., Yao, Z., Ménard, H., Tobish, S., Lahaye, D., Champness, N. R. & Buck, M., 15 Jul 2019, In : Nanoscale. 11, 29, p. 13773-13782 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self assembled monolayers
19 Downloads (Pure)

Photo-catalytic hydrogen production over Au/g-C3N4: effect of gold particle dispersion and morphology

Caux, M., Menard, H., AlSalik, Y. M., Irvine, J. T. S. & Idriss, H., 7 Aug 2019, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 21, 29, p. 15974-15987 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
hydrogen production
Hydrogen production
59 Downloads (Pure)

Synthesis of Well-Defined, Surfactant-Free Co3O4 Nanoparticles: The Impact of Size and Manganese Promotion on Co3O4 Reduction and Water Oxidation Activity

Pritchard, J., Morris, L., Walsh, D., Sadasivan, S., Ménard, H., Bellabarba, R. M., Weller, M. T. & Tooze, R. P., Jan 2018, In : Catalysis Letters. 148, 1, p. 235-245 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Surface-Active Agents
Surface active agents
Thermodynamic properties
20 Citations (Scopus)
98 Downloads (Pure)

Chlorine-Enabled Electron Doping in Solution-Synthesized SnSe Thermoelectric Nanomaterials

Han, G., Popuri, S. R., Greer, H. F., Llin, L. F., Bos, J. W. G., Zhou, W., Paul, D. J., Ménard, H., Knox, A. R., Montecucco, A., Siviter, J., Man, E. A., Li, W. G., Paul, M. C., Gao, M., Sweet, T., Freer, R., Azough, F., Baig, H., Mallick, T. K. & 1 others, Gregory, D. H., 5 Jul 2017, In : Advanced Energy Materials. 7, 13, p. 1-7 7 p., 1602328.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hot pressing
Nanostructured materials
Doping (additives)
19 Citations (Scopus)
105 Downloads (Pure)

Demonstration of chemistry at a point through restructuring and catalytic activation at anchored nanoparticles

Neagu, D., Papaioannou, E. I., Ramli, W. K. W., Miller, D. N., Murdoch, B. J., Ménard, H., Umar, A., Barlow, A. J., Cumpson, P. J., Irvine, J. T. S. & Metcalfe, I. S., 30 Nov 2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, 1, p. 1855 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chemical activation


Coordination Controlled Electrodeposition and Patterning of Layers of Palladium/Copper Nanoparticles on Top of a Self-Assembled Monolayer (dataset)

She, Z. (Creator), Yao, Z. (Creator), Menard, H. (Creator), Tobish, S. (Creator), Lahaye, D. (Creator), Champness, N. R. (Creator), Buck, M. (Creator), University of St Andrews, 2019


Activities 2018 2019

  • 2 Festival/Exhibition
  • 2 Other
  • 1 Public engagement and outreach - public lecture/debate/seminar
  • 1 Schools engagement

Tracking Glass - Background Abundance -Arbroath Academy

Herve Menard (Presenter), Heather Doran (Presenter)
2 Oct 2019

Activity: Other activity typesSchools engagement

Crime Cafe: Could you be tried for shooting a gun you've never touched?

Heather Doran (Host), Herve Menard (Speaker), Brian McConnachie (Speaker)
23 Apr 2019

Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - public lecture/debate/seminar


Scottish Year of Young People Ambassadors

Herve Menard (Contributor), Heather Doran (Contributor)
18 Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesFestival/Exhibition

MSc supervision

Herve Menard (Member)
7 May 20183 Aug 2018

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Glasgow Science Centre, Citizen Forensic Science

Herve Menard (Contributor), Alexander Gray (Contributor), Aga Kuffel (Contributor), Roy Mudie (Contributor), Lysbeth Antonides (Contributor), Catarina Sobreira (Contributor)
11 Oct 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesFestival/Exhibition

Press / Media

Crime Cafe Dundee 2019

Heather Doran, Lucina Hackman, Alexander Gray, Herve Menard & Niamh Nic Daeid


2 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Other