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MatBio - Multiscale biobased materials

Group leader

Julien BRAS, Associate Professor / HDR*

Research areas

Building blocks from vegetal biomass

Biomolecules, bio-based polymers, nano-polysaccharides, fibres.
♦ Chemical modification of nanopolysaccharides.
♦ Valorisation of annual plants and agro-waste.
♦ Development of characterization tools.
 

Suspensions & blends: material process engineering

Unit operations in papermaking, converting and manufacturing processes for plastics and composites: from building blocks to materials.
♦ Manufacturing processes in concentrated medium: extrusion, compression…
♦ Filtration and impregnation.
♦ Rheology of functional suspensions.
 

Composites and fibre-based materials

♦ Fields of application: packaging, special papers, transport, health or construction.
♦ Paper and multilayer.
♦ Bio-based composites.
♦ Non impregnated bio-based materials.

Permanent researchers

Naceur BELGACEM, Professor / HDR*
Surface treatments of paper and paperboards, adhesion phenomena and polymer science.
Julien BRAS, Associate Professor / HDR*
Biomaterials, cellulose, nanocellulose, chemical grafting, polymer nanocomposites, barrier materials, specialty papers
Quentin CHARLIER, Associate Professor
Development and characterization of multi-scale biosourced materials
Isabelle DESLOGES, Lecturer Researcher
Paper-based packaging materials (corrugated, boards, multilayer, including food contact) and their mechanical properties.
Stéphane DUFRENEY, Technician
Technical realization of the research projects of the team.
Alain DUFRESNE, Professor / HDR*
Formatting and characterization of bio-based composites and nanocomposites.
Céline MARTIN, Associate Professor
Rheological behaviour of complex fluids.
Évelyne MAURET, Professor / HDR*
Papermaking chemistry, end-use properties of paper
Cécile SILLARD, Engineer
Technical realization of the research projects of the team.
Maxime TERRIEN, CNRS Engineer
Technical realization of the research projects of the team.
Jérémie VIGUIÉ, Research Engineer

*HDR = Accreditation to supervise research

Non-permanent researchers

Arnaud BENARD PhD student
Emilien FRÉVILLE PhD student
Laura Vanessa GIRALDO ISAZA PhD student
Ramzi KHIARI Post-doctoral fellow
Florian LE GALLIC PhD student
Julien MONTANE Research Engineer
Jean MULLER Post-doctoral fellow
Randy José MUJICA LANDINEZ Post-doctoral fellow
Julia PESCHEUX-SERGIENKO PhD student
Julie PRZEWOZNIAK Research Engineer
Clément ROZES Research Engineer
Marlène SAULAIS PhD student
Paula SQUINCA DE CARVALHO Post-doctoral fellow

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Date of update September 8, 2022

Université Grenoble Alpes