Curriculum Vitae

 French,  married, 2 children

POSITION

  • 2014, Professor, Univsersité lyon 1
  • 2007-2014, Assistant Professor, Univsersité lyon 1
  • 2007 Post-doctorat IDES Université Paris 11, Orsay,  France
  • 2006 Post-doctorat Center of Earth and Planetary sciences (CEPS) Wahsington D.C., USA
  • 2002-2005 PhD Laboratoire des Sciences de la Terre, Université lyon1

EDUCATION

  • 2012 Habilitation in research direction
  • 2002-2005 Ph.D. in Planetary Sciences, Université Lyon1 Advisor : P. Allemand
  • 2000-2002 Master in Geosciences, (Magna Cum Laude), Université Lyon1, Lyon, France

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Geological analysis of planetary surface based on multiple remote sensing data (Images, Elevation….)
  • Geological history of Mars
  • Mineralogical composition of Martian surface: analysis of hyperspectral data.
  • Planetary age estimates from crater density

 TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2007-Present, 192 hours per year on the flowing topics:

  • Remote sensing
  • Geographic Information Systems G.I.S. (for geologists and biologists)
  • Planetary sciences

 STUDENT ADVISING

Ph.D.

  • Emilie Gardin, Aeolian activity on Mars, PhD October 2010
  • Jessica Flahaut, Mineralogy of Valles Marineris, PhD November 2011 (now researcher at CNRS)
  • Bertrand Trey, Age dating using small impact craters, PhD December 2013
  • Benjamin Bultel, Serpentinization and carbonation on Mars, will defend in 2016 (Now post-doctoral reasearcher)
  • Melissa Martinot, Compositionnal variations of the lunar Crust (2015-)
  • Clément Brustel, Analysis of the Martian Crust (2016-)
  • Sylvain Breton, Dynamique des surfaces planétaires actives: quantification des paysages, modélisation et inversion (2016-)

Master’s

  • Jessica Flahaut, 2008
  • Benjamin Bultel, 2012
  • Melissa Martinot, 2013
  • Sylvain Breton 2015

 PUBLIC OUTREACH

  • Print interviews: Scientific Press (Ciel et Espace, la recherche… ), French newspapers (Le monde, Liberation…)
  • Public lectures  :-Quantin C., En direct de Mars, sur les traces de Curiosity, Soirée scientifique de  l’Université Ouverte Lyon1, Centre culturel de Villeurbanne (2013); -Quantin C., Mars vue par les rovers, fête de la science-Observatoire (2012) -Quantin C., Les mystères de la planète Mars, Société Astronomique de Lyon, Médiathèque de St Genis Laval, 2005 -Quantin C., A la découverte de Mars, Espace Pierres Folles, Saint Jean des Vignes,  2005

 PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

  • Proposer of Oxia Planum landing site for ExoMars Mission (2014- )
  • Proposer of Coprates Chasma landing site for Mars2020 mission (2012-)
  • Proposer of Melas Chasma landing site for Mars Science Laboratory rover, next NASA mission (2006-2008)
  • Reviewer: Nature, Nature Geoscience, Science, Geology, Icarus, EPSL, JGR-Planet
  • Reviewer : NASA Mars Data Analysis Program
  • Seminars: CALTECH (Pasadena, USA), August 2015; Weizmann Institute (Israel), June 2015; LESIA (Meudon), March 2015 ; IAS (Orsay), January 2015 ; LPGNantes, December 2014; Institut de Planétologie et d’Astrophysique de Grenoble, le 20 juin 2013 ; Observatoire de Lyon, le 14 juin 2013; Laboratoire Dynamiques Terrestres et Planétaires, Toulouse, France, 5 Février 2009 ; Center of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC., USA, 22 Février 2006; Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, USA, 23 Mars 2005;  Laboratoire des Sciences de la Terre, ENS-lyon, France 15 novembre 2004 ; Biogeosciences,  Dijon, France, 13 avril 2004.

GRANTS AND FOUNDING ID

  • P.I. of ERC starting grant, Project No 280168 – e-Mars, 2011-2016 (1.4 M euros)
  • P.I. of a grant of National Planetology program (INSU-CNRS) 2011 on dating techniques using small impact craters on the Moon (3ke)
  • Co-I grant of National Planetology program National Planetology program (INSU-CNRS) 2011 on the lunar flashs  (21ke)
  •  P.I. of a grant of National Planetology program (INSU-CNRS) 2008, on the geometry of Interior layered deposits in Valles Marineris (5ke)
  •  P.I. of a grant of National Planetology program (INSU-CNRS) 2009 on the mineralogy of Interior layered deposits in Valles Marineris (5ke)
  •  P.I. of a grant of National Planetology program (INSU-CNRS) 2010 on hydrated minerals in Valles Marineris Area (5ke)
  •  Marie curie fellow 2006-2007 (150 ke)
  • Co-I : International Space Science Institute (ISSI) granted international  team, 2010-2011, ID205, Utilizing the smallest Martian Craters to analyze Surface Ages and Geological Evolution
  • Co-I : International Space Science Institute (ISSI) granted international  team, 2009-2010, ID186, Martian Interior Layered Deposits
  •   Co-I : International Space Science Institute (ISSI) granted international  team, 2007-2008, ID130, Study Formation of Secondary Ejecta Craters and their Effects on Measurements of Planetary Chronology
  • Sponsored student of the sixth international conference on Mars (2003), Pasadena, USA (1 ke)

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