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What an unforgettable moment for the group seminar, featuring Melissa and Jamie Grunlan.

Extremely grateful to have been able to attend two research seminars by Melissa and Jaime Grunlan of Texas A&M. A compilation of innovative and super high quality results, all presented with exceptional speaking skills. It is always a great pleasure to welcome them to our group.

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Congratulations to Dr. Xavier Frias-Cacho

Congratulations to Xavier who defended his thesis in front of the jury members on 20 May 2022. Rapporteurs : Laurent LEBRUN Professeur des Universités, Université de Rouen Jean-François CHAILAN Professeur des Universités, Université de Toulon Examinateurs : Karine VALLEE-REHEL Professeure des Universités, Univ. de Bretagne Sud Simon FRAPPART Docteur et Ingénieur, Naval Group Dir. de [...]

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ISPN2022 – International Symposium Polymer NanoComposites – 28-30th September 2022 – Lorient, France

ISPN2022 – International Symposium Polymer NanoComposites – 28-30th September 2022 – Lorient, France

The 2022 International Symposium on Polymer Nanocomposites (ISPN2022) is organized by the French scientific network GDR PolyNano 2 and the IRDL institute (Institut de Recherche Dupuy de Lôme), and under the hospices of GFP. The conference will be held in Lorient, a thrilling town located on the South coast of Brittany, France. Given its location and history, Lorient displays a rich maritime heritage, where naval industry, science and [...]

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!! Save the date !! Seminar  (3pm to 5pm) June 13th 2022 – Grunlan Melissa & Grunlan Jaime from Texas A&M University

!! Save the date !! Seminar (3pm to 5pm) June 13th 2022 – Grunlan Melissa & Grunlan Jaime from Texas A&M University

Pr. Melissa GRUNLAN and Dr. Jaime GRUNLAN from Texas A&M will give 2 seminars @IRDL Smart Plastics Group room CR204 on the 13th of June 2022 at 3pm. See Lectures abstracts below:   Self-fitting, Shape Memory Polymer Scaffolds for Bone Defect Repair Melissa A. Grunlan, Ph.D. (Biography - click here ) Abstract: Shape memory polymer (SMP) scaffolds [...]

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Available Online – Review of In-Service Coating Health Monitoring Technologies – Coatings – MDPI

Frias-Cacho, X.; Castro, M.; Nguyen, D.-D.; Grolleau, A.-M.; Feller, J.-F. A Review of In-Service Coating Health Monitoring Technologies: Towards “Smart” Neural-Like Networks for Condition-Based Preventive Maintenance. Coatings 2022, 12, 565. https://doi.org/10.3390/coatings12050565 Abstract: In line with the recent industrial trends of hyperconnectivity, 5G technology deployment, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0, the ultimate goal of corrosion prevention [...]

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Available online. Recent article on Impact / strain monitoring – Composites Science and Technology

Available online. Recent article on Impact / strain monitoring – Composites Science and Technology

A. Lemartinel, M. Castro, O. Fouche, J.C. De Luca, J.F. Feller, Impact and strain monitoring in glass fiber reinforced epoxy laminates with embedded quantum resistive sensors (QRSs), Compos. Sci. Technol. 221 (2022) 109352. doi:10.1016/j.compscitech.2022.109352.   Highlights • CNT-based Quantum Resistive Sensors are embedded in and between plies of GFRP. • QRS signal is in phase [...]

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COVER of Journal of Composites Sciences – MDPI – Volume 6, Issue 2 (February 2022)

COVER of Journal of Composites Sciences – MDPI – Volume 6, Issue 2 (February 2022)

We’re glad to share our recent Review on Nanocarbon-Based Solutions for the Structural Health Monitoring of Composite Parts Used in Renewable Energies, that was accepted in Journal of Composites Sciences – MDPI. Our review  has been selected to be the cover of volume 6 February 2022 ! Click on the picture to reach the Open Access article [...]

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Seminar – Abhishek Kumar

Seminar – Abhishek Kumar

We’re glad to welcome Dr. Abhishek Kumar at our Research group Seminar! He obtained his Ph.D. at Institute Pascal, Clermont Auvergne University, on the Development, characterization and experimental validation of metallophthalocyanines based microsensors devoted to monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbons monitoring in air, under the supervision of  Dr. Christelle Varenne and Dr. Jerome Brunet. He’s now a post-doc Researcher [...]

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Research Engineer position – Development of a polymer nanocomposite sensing platform to prevent the development of bedsores

Research Engineer position – Development of a polymer nanocomposite sensing platform to prevent the development of bedsores

1. Project The research engineer position is part of the HIT (Handicap Innovation Territories) program and aims to create a sensing platform combining two types of polymer nanocomposites sensors : piezo-resistive sensors to map the distribution of pressure on the skin and chemo-resistive sensors to measure the emission of volatile biomarkers from wounds. Our goal [...]

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Seminar – Jinkai Yuan – CRNS CRPP

We’re so glad to welcome Jinkai Yuan !  Jinkai is a CNRS researcher at Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal, France. His current research interests focus on the microfabrication of functional polymer nanocomposites. He’ll give a talk @IRDL on Tuesday 31st August room CR204. Among other topics and works, he’ll present work on Nanocomposites and Energy [...]

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