From 2004, he is Principal Investigator of the research group “Nanomaterials Lab” (7 PhDs, 2 postdocs, 4 Professors). He is author of 157 papers in top-tier journals (e.g. Nature Nanotech., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem., Adv Mater, etc), 8 review articles, 4 book chapters and 8 patents (3837 citations, h-index = 34). He acts as active evaluator of several scientific organisations (e.g. National Science Foundation-USA, Swiss National Science Foundation, FNRS Belgium, etc). Member of the RESPORE (the Ile-de-France network in porous solids science) international Advisor Committee.
His current research lines are focused on covalent organic frameworks (COFs), 2D-materials and coordination polymers with a notable distinction for developing viable applications.
He has spent several periods of time as a visiting professor at the Nanoscience Laboratory (University of Newcastle), at the Chemistry Department of the National University of Singapore and at the Singapore Graphene Center.
Since 2013 member of the editorial panel of Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group), and from 2017 of the journals: General Chemistry Journal and Nanomaterials Journal.
He has developed projects with several companies Abengoa Research, Nanoinnova Tech., Repsol, … He is founder and scientific advisor of the company Nanoinnova Technologies (spin-off of the UAM, www.nanoinnova.com).
He is cofounded and scientific advisor of Nanoinnova Technologies (www.nanoinnova.com).