Jacques-Edouard Moser is titular professor in physical chemistry and is currently directing the Photochemical Dynamics Research Group (Moser Group) of EPFL.
He is a graduate of the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, where he received his diploma degree in chemical engineering in 1982. After two stays in 1984 and 1985 at Concordia University in Montréal (Canada), he earned in 1986 his Ph.D. in physical chemistry at EPFL (Michael Grätzel, thesis advisor).
In 1986, he joined the Eastman-Kodak corporate research laboratories at Rochester (NY, USA) as a postdoctoral fellow. He was appointed lecturer of physical chemistry at EPFL in 1992 and was awarded the habilitation and the venia legendi in 1998. He is titular professor since 2005.