Yves Grohens was the head of the Laboratory for Engineering of Materials (LIMATB) located at the University of South Brittany (UBS), France from 2002 to 2012. He was vice rector of the UBS University from 2006 to 2010. He is now involved in the creation of  a research team (COMPOSITIC) shared with some SME on new technologies of high performances composites design.

He is a teacher for graduate and under-graduate students on interface sciences, adhesion and eco-design, bio and nanocomposites.

He published 300 papers, 4 books, 5 patents, was invited in 90 conferences and supervised 45 PhD students. 

He is working with most of the renowned French and international companies in his field such as Arkema, PSA, Cooper Santard, CSP, Airbus, etc..