PhD and HDR defenses

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Wednesday, December 20, 2023
PhD defense of Tennessee RIANT (ICSM – LHYS)
"Synthesis of tunable nano-lamellar hybrid materials based on transition metals and their behaviour as battery electrodes"

Tuesday, December 19, 2023
"Solid solution synthesis of actinide mixed oxides by Solution Combustion Synthesis"

Monday, December 18, 2023
PhD defense of Thomas BARRAL (ICSM – LIME)
"Multiparametric study of the dissolution of (U,Ln)O2 mixed oxides into a nitric media: impact of composition and microstructure"

Friday, December 15, 2023
PhD defense of Claudine EL KHOUEIRY (ICSM – LTSM)
"Synthèse et évaluation de thiourée polymérisable pour le traitement d’effluents et l’extraction de métaux par procédé solide-liquide"

Wednesday, December 13, 2023
PhD defense of Sofian BENARIB (ICSM – LIME)
"Hydrothermal methods for the preparation and direct sintering of uranium-based mixed oxides"

Tuesday, December 12, 2023
PhD defense of Raphaël MONEUSE (ICSM – LHYS)
"Bevahior of dynamic covalent libraries in biphasic medium and metalloselection: metal extraction by adaptive systems"

Tuesday, November 21, 2023
PhD defense of Michaël MARTIN ROMA Y MORALES (ICSM – LHYS)
"Direct valorization of recycled palladium as heterogeneous catalysts for methane total oxidation"

Thursday, November 9, 2023
PhD defense of David LEMIRE (ICSM – LTSM)
"Effect of chirality on the extraction mechanisms of extractant molecules as enantiopure monoamides"

Friday, October 20, 2023
PhD defense of Elise GUERINONI (ICSM – LTSM)
"Molecular and supramolecular mechanisms of uranium extraction by tertiary amines and quaternary ammoniums"

Thursday, July 13, 2023
PhD defense of Ruth OYE AUKE (ICSM – LTSM)
"Synthesis and study of thermosetting biosourced resins for the recovery of metals of interest"

Monday, June 26, 2023
PhD defense of Ioanna CHAZAPI (ICSM – L2IA)
"Superchaotropic effect of anionic boron clusters on weakly soluble compounds and proteins in aqueous solutions"

Friday, June 2, 2023
PhD defense of Sophie HERR (ICSM – LSFC)
"Acoustic cavitation contribution to the depollution by leaching of vermiculite contaminated with Cs, Ni or Zn"

Tuesday, March 25, 2023
PhD defense of Théo MONTAIGNE (ICSM – LIME)
"Alteration mechanisms of MOx fuels in environmental conditions"

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
HDR defense of Matthieu VIROT (ICSM – LSFC)
"Insights about sonochemistry for current and future nuclear fuel cycle"

Monday, March 13, 2023
PhD defense of Elizabeth MAKOMBE (ICSM – LHYS)
"Actinide(VI) and actinide(IV) extraction by malonamides"

Thursday, March 2, 2023
PhD defense of Manon COT-AURIOL (ICSM – LSFC)
"Synthesis and characterization of colloidal actinide nanoparticles (U, Pu) and study of their formation mechanisms"

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
HDR defense of Tony CHAVE (ICSM – LSFC)
"Contribution of sonochemistry to materials science and catalysis for environment and energy"



Tuesday, December 13, 2022
PhD defense of Kunyu WANG (ICSM – LMCT)
"Simulating the Adsorption of Divalent Cations at Silica Interfaces: Ionic Association and Surface Speciation"

Tuesday, December 13, 2022
PhD defense of Florian DIDIER (ICSM – LNER)
"Electrophoretic deposition of carbon nanotubes for the design of selective solar materials"

Friday, December 9, 2022
PhD defense of Toni TRATNJEK (ICSM – LNER)
"Development of silicotitanates with hierarchical porosity for Strontium capture"

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
PhD defense of Simon STEMPLINGER (ICSM – LTSM)
"Theory of Soft Centrifugation of Structured Fluids Based on Hydrotropes"

Tuesday, November 15, 2022
PhD defense of Jérôme MENDONCA (ICSM – L2ME)
"Development of a high temperature micro-furnace for a scanning electron microscope"

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
PhD defense of Chen XING (ICSM – LTSM)
"Recovery of uranium from natural waters by membrane filtration"

Friday, May 13, 2022
PhD defense of Sara EL HAKIM (ICSM – LSFC)
"Photocatalytic and sonocatalytic reactions with Ti@TiO2 nanocatalyst for energy and environment"

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
PhD defense of Thibault KACMZAREK (ICSM – LIME)
"Impact of platinum elements and molybdenum in the dissolution mechanisms of uranium dioxide"

Friday, March 18, 2022
PhD defense of Sahar BELFQUEH (ICSM – LTSM)
"Development of an eco-compatible process for the recovery of rare earths from permanent magnets"

Friday, March 18, 2022
PhD defense of Jun LIN (ICSM – LNER)
"Radiation-induced alterations in mesoporous silicas: the effect of electronic processes involving ions and electrons"

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
PhD defense of Marin VATIN (ICSM – LMCT)
"Multiscale modeling of organic solutions and interfacial systems for liquid-liquid extraction"

Friday, February 18, 2022
PhD defense of Asmae EL MAANGAR (ICSM – LTSM)
"Hydrotropes formulated for sustainable metal extraction processes"

Thursday, February 17, 2022
PhD defense of Lolita HILAIRE (ICSM – LMCT)
"Coalescence modelling: connecting scales. From a deterministic approach to a stochastic one"

Friday, January 14, 2022
PhD defense of Justine BEN GHOZI-BOUVRANDE (ICSM – LTSM)
"Porous liquids: new materials for separative chemistry"



Wednesday, December 15, 2021
PhD defense of Sayed-Ali MOUSSAOUI (ICSM – LHYS)
"Liquid/liquid separation governed by kinetics"

Monday, December 6, 2021
PhD defense of Mathilde COQUIL (ICSM – LMCT)
"Energetic contributions for liquid-liquid extraction"

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
PhD defense of Fabrice LORIGNON (ICSM – LHYS)
"Monolithic shaping of Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) for effluent treatment"

Friday, July 2, 2021
PhD defense of Zijie LU (ICSM – LNER)
"Study of colloidal sol-gel transition for the synthesis of actinide oxide materials with controlled and organized nanoporosity"

Thursday, May 20, 2021
HDR defense of Michael CARBONI (ICSM – LHYS)
"Développement de matériaux poreux et cristallins de type MOFs pour l’énergie et l’environnement"

Monday, May 17, 2021
PhD defense of Elisa RE (ICSM – LHYS)
"Design and development of hybrid materials based on nano-oxides of uranium and thorium"

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
PhD defense of Jing WANG (ICSM – L2IA)
"Study of the liquid-liquid interface: experiments and molecular modelling"

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
PhD defense of Julie DURAIN (ICSM – LHYS)
"Short routes to multi-recycling of plutonium: studies of three-phase systems and application for the separation of actinides"



Tuesday, December 15, 2020
PhD defense of Max HOHENSCHUTZ (ICSM – L2IA)
"Nano-ions in interaction with non-ionic surfactant self-assemblies"

Monday, December 14, 2020
PhD defense of Aline CHEVALIER (ICSM – LHYS)
"Dynamic Extractants : liquid-liquid extraction and separation of metals by dynamic covalent libraries"

Friday, November 27, 2020
PhD defense of Rémi BOUBON (ICSM – LNER)
"Evolution of the interface between the MgZr alloy and the geopolymer matrix"

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
PhD defense of Solène BERTOLOTTO (ICSM – LIME)
"Study of the reactivity of UO2 single crystals towards dissolution processes in nitric acid medium"

Monday, November 16, 2020
PhD defense of Zijun LU (ICSM – LTSM)
"Multi-scale approach for understanding and optimization of uranium extraction from sulfuric media by nitrogenous amphiphiles"

Friday, November 13, 2020
PhD defense of Laura BONATO (ICSM – LSFC)
"Sonochemical reactivity of nanocrystalline actinide oxides"

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
PhD defense of Jérémie MANAUD (ICSM – LIME)
"Hydrothermal conversion of tetravalent actinides oxalates from the synthesis to the sintering of oxide powders"

Friday, November 6, 2020
PhD defense of Nicolas FELINES (ICSM – LTSM)
"Optically pure ligands for the extraction of actinides"

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
PhD defense of Baptiste RUSSO (ICSM – LNER)
"Porous nanocomposite materials prepared with Rice Husk from Camargue used as sorbants"

Monday, October 5, 2020
PhD defense of Tania MERHI (ICSM – L2IA)
"Physical chemistry of cobalt-bis-(dicarbollides) nano-ions in interaction with (biological) interfaces"

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
PhD defense of Danwen QIN (LIME – ICSM)
"Incorporation of tetravalent actinides in monazite structure type: synthesis, sintering and long-term behaviour"

Thursday, June 25, 2020
HDR defense of Adel MESBAH (LIME – ICSM)
"A crystal chemistry contribution to the study of geo-inspired materials related to the nuclear fuel cycle"



Thursday, December 12, 2019
PhD defense of Victor TRILLAUD (L2ME – ICSM)
"Experimental approach of the two-grain model: first stage of UO2+x and UO2+x / CeO2 microspheres sintering (in French)"

Thursday, December 5, 2019
PhD defense of Thomas DALGER (LIME – ICSM)
"Role of nitrous acid on the dissolution of uranium(IV) bearing oxides: mechanisms and in operando study of evolving solid/solution interfaces (in French)"

Friday, November 29, 2019
PhD defense of Valentin LACANAU (LHYS – ICSM)
"Design and physicochemical study of self-assembled amphiphiles for metal extraction and catalysis in aqueous media (in French)"

Friday, November 22, 2019
PhD defense of Julien MONNIER (LNER – ICSM)
"Conversion of actinide nitrates to oxides by combustion in solution"

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
PhD Defense of Amaury COSTE (LMCT – ICSM)
"Molecular Modelling of Alkali Silicate Solutions"

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
PhD defense of Robert WINKLER (LTSM – ICSM)
"Development of an "all-in-one" approach for the synthesis of silica-based hybrid materials"

Friday, October 11, 2019
PhD defense of Alexandre ARTESE (LTSM – ICSM)
"Characterization of N, P ligands for uranium(VI) refining in nitric medium (in French)"

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
PhD defense of Damien RINSANT (LHYS – ICSM)
"Development of MOF-type Hybrid Functionalized Materials for Selective Uranium Extraction (in French)"

Monday, September 9, 2019
PhD defense of Marine COGNET (LHYS – ICSM)
"Hybrid materials for energy storage and recycling of Li-ion batteries (in French)"

Monday, June 24, 2019
PhD defense of Mario SPADINA (LMCT – ICSM)
"Solvation and Ion Specificity in Complex Media"



Wednesday, November 21, 2018
PhD defense of Michael BLEY (LMCT – ICSM)
"Simulating Osmotic Equilibria by Molecular Dynamics – From Vapor-Liquid Interfaces to Thermodynamic Properties in Concentrated Solutions"

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
PhD defense of Ran JI (LSFC – ICSM)
"Study of Acoustic Cavitation near Metal Surfaces Contaminated by Uranium"

Friday, November 9, 2018
PhD defense of Markus BAUM (LNER – ICSM)
"The role of water properties and specific ion effects on the evolution of silica nanoconfinement"

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
PhD defense of Maximilan PLEINES (LTSM – ICSM)
"Viscosity-control and prediction of microemulsions"

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
PhD defense of Susan SANANES ISRAEL (LNER – ICSM)
"Silica surfaces functionalized in supercritical carbon dioxide: effects of confinement and behavior in aqueous solution"

Thursday, July 12, 2018
PhD defense of Tamir SUKHBAATAR (LTSM – ICSM)
"Multiscale approach for understanding the uranium extraction mechanisms in ionic liquids"

Monday, March 26, 2018
HDR defense of Pierre BAUDUIN (L2IA – ICSM)
"Nano-ions in water: from surface adsorption to complex self-assembly"

Friday, February 16, 2018
HDR defense of Sandrine DOURDAIN (LTSM – ICSM)
"Nanostructure for Separation chemistry"

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
HDR defense of Stéphanie SZENKNECT (LIME – ICSM)
"Kinetics and thermodynamics of solid phases dissolution encountered in the "front-end" and "back-end" activities in the nuclear fuel cycle"



Thursday November 30, 2017
PhD defense of Sanaa Shehayeb (LNER – ICSM)
"Photothermal solar receptors obtained from the electrophoretic deposition of spectrally selective nanoparticles"

Tuesday November 28, 2017
PhD defense of Carlos Arrambide Cruz (LTSM – ICSM)
"Synthesis methodologies of chelating formo-phenolic resins: towards optimized solid-liquid extraction of strategic metals"

Monday November 27, 2017
PhD defense of Théo Cordara (LIME – ICSM)
"Impact of the presence of fission products on the mechanisms of dissolution of uranium dioxide based model compounds"

Friday November 24, 2017
PhD defense of Elodie Dalodière (LSFC – ICSM)
"Sonochemistry of plutonium: synthesis and speciation in solution and at the colloidal state"

Thursday November 23, 2017
PhD defense of Clémentine Mansas (LNER – ICSM)
"Synthesis of core-shell nanoparticles to entrap radioactive cesium"

Monday November 20, 2017
PhD defense of Aurelio Barbetta (LTSM – ICSM)
"Thermodynamics of water adsorption in model structured molecular systems including analogues of hemicelluloses, crystalline cellulose and lignin"

Monday November 20, 2017
PhD defense of Tobias Lopian (LTSM – ICSM)
"Characterization of a metal-extracting water-poor microemulsion"

Wednesday November 15, 2017
PhD defense of Ricardo Navarro Amador (LHYS – ICSM)
"Synthesis and characterization of Metal Organic Frameworks for energy and environmental applications"

Tuesday October 10, 2017
Ph.D. defense of Bertrand Braibant (LHYS – ICSM)
"Preparation and studies of fluorinated systems for the liquid/liquid extraction of strategic metals"

Thursday September 28, 2017
Ph.D. defense of Sarah Hocine (LMCT – ICSM)
"Adsorption of alkali cations and electrokinetic phenomena on charged silica surfaces"

Friday June 9, 2017
HDR defense of Guilhem Arrachart (LTSM – ICSM)
"Tools to optimize chemistry for separation - Towards breakthrough processes"

Thursday April 6, 2017
HDR defense of Rachel Pflieger (LSFC – ICSM)
"Towards a synergy of the sonochemistry and sonoluminescence spectroscopy approaches"

Wednesday February 1st, 2017
HDR defense of Magali Duvail (LMCT – ICSM)
"Multiscale modelling for transfer phenomena in separation chemistry: from molecules to chemical engineering"



Thursday December 15, 2016
Ph.D. defense of Moheddine Wehbie (LTSM – ICSM)
"Organized chelating systems for the selective extraction of strategic metals"

Tuesday December 13, 2016
Ph.D. defense of Clémence Gausse (LIME – ICSM)
"First step of sintering of lanthanides and actinides oxides: an in situ study by ESEM at high temperature"

Friday December 9, 2016
Ph.D. defense of Yu Lou (LNER – ICSM)
"Mesoporous silicas behaviour under ion irradiation"

Tuesday December 6, 2016
Ph.D. defense of Temim Ouerhani (LSFC – ICSM)
"Effect of nitrogen and ammonia on sonoluminescence spectra and sonochemical activity"

Monday November 7, 2016
Ph.D. defense of Galy Ingrid Nkou Bouala (L2ME – ICSM)
"Synthesis and dissolution of phosphate-based matrices of monazite structure type"

Friday September 16, 2016
Ph.D. defense of Julien Rey (LTSM – ICSM)
"Study of synergistic extraction mechanisms in liquid-liquid separation"

Tuesday June 14, 2016
HDR defense of Damien Bourgeois (LHYS – ICSM)
"Liquid extraction and nuclear toxicology"

Monday April 18, 2016
Ph.D. defense of Benoît Gouze (L2ME – ICSM)
"Self-organization of semifluorinated alkanes in non-aqueous media: a first step towards a mesoporous silicon carbide"



Thursday December 17, 2015
Ph.D. defense of Moustapha Coulibaly (LNER – ICSM)
"Nanocomposites Carbides from Sol-Gel Precursors_Impact on the Optical Selectivity"

Monday December 14, 2015
Ph.D. defense of Florent Tocino (LIME – ICSM)
"Microstructural control of redox reactions at the solid/solution interface during the dissolution of uranium(IV)-based mixed oxides"

Friday December 11, 2015
Ph.D. defense of Moussa Toure (LTSM – ICSM)
"Study of pertraction implementation conditions for metals of interest extraction and purification"

Thursday December 10, 2015
Ph.D. defense of Kévin Ruffray (LHYS – ICSM)
"Synthesis and physicochemical study of molecular and self-assembled d-f heterometallic systems"

Friday December 4, 2015
Ph.D. defense of Thanh-Nghi Nguyen (LMCT – ICSM)
"Modeling of concentrated aqueous solutions of f-elements using a multiscale approach"

Monday November 30, 2015
Ph.D. defense of Ernesto Scoppola (L2IA – ICSM)
"Solvent extraction: a study of the liquid/liquid interface with ligands combining x-ray and neutron reflectivity measurements"

Tuesday November 24, 2015
Ph.D. defense of Violaine Goudy (LHYS – ICSM)
"Synthesis, characterization and reactivity of polymetallic compounds for photochemistry and charge-transfer"

Monday November 9, 2015
Ph.D. defense of Romain Besnard (LTSM – ICSM)
"Synthesis of hybrid silica with high density of extractant functions"

Monday November 2, 2015
Ph.D. defense of Thibaud Nardin (L2ME – ICSM)
"Elaboration of porous and mesoporous silicon carbide via molecular way"

Tuesday October 27, 2015
Ph.D. defense of Arnaud Villard (LMCT – ICSM)
"Electrolyte solutions mixture: from modeling to application for the decontamination of the strontium by the sodium nonatitanate"

Wednesday September 23, 2015
Ph.D. defense of Alvaro Saravia (LNER/LIME – ICSM)
"Carbide fuel synthesis from nanostructured precursor: impact on the carboreduction and the physicochemical properties"

Wednesday May 27, 2015
HDR defense of Julien Cambedouzou (L2ME – ICSM)
"Matrices nanostructurées pour le confinement de la matière : l'apport des techniques de diffusion"

Friday January 23, 2015
Ph.D. defense of Xavier Beaudoux (LSFC – ICSM)
"Ultrasound-assisted reductive dissolution of lanthanide oxides and PuO2"



Thursday December 18, 2014
Ph.D. defense of Marie Guillot (LTSM – ICSM)
"Study of biomass treatment through hydrothermal conditions for the recovering of high value molecules and materials"

Monday December 15, 2014
Ph.D. defense of Julien Martinez (LIME – ICSM)
"Sintering of (U,Ce)O2 and (U,Pu)O2: impact of the physico-chemical parameters inherited from the preparation and conversion of the precursors"

Friday December 1, 2014
Ph.D. defense of Rémi Poirot (LCPA-LHYS – ICSM)
"Extraction of palladium using malonamides: behaviour and specificity compared to the lanthanides"

Monday November 21, 2014
Ph.D. defense of Simon Chapron (LTSM – ICSM)
"Synthèse et évaluation de complexants aqueux pour la séparation Américium/Curium"

Monday November 17, 2014
Ph.D. defense of Alban Gossard (LNER – ICSM)
"Synthèse d’oxydes par voie sol-gel colloïdale : Application aux précurseurs de combustibles nucléaires"

Thursday November 6, 2014
Ph.D. defense of Olivia Pécheur (LTSM-DRCP – ICSM)
"Compréhension des mécanismes synergiques pour l’extraction de l’uranium des mines de phosphates"

Friday June 27, 2014
Ph.D. defense of Aude Charlot (LNER – ICSM)
"Elaboration et caractérisation de revêtements submicroniques obtenus par électrodéposition de nanoparticules de silice"

Thursday April 3, 2014
HDR defense of Nicolas Clavier (LIME – ICSM)
"Frittage et dissolution de matériaux céramiques à base d’actinides : impacts de la structure et de la microstructure"



Monday December 16, 2013
PhD defense of Damien Brusselle (L2IA – ICSM)
"Self-assembly of dicarbollide molecules in aqueous solution: a new kind of surfactant"

Friday December 6, 2013
PhD defense of Fanny Cretaz (LIME – ICSM)
"Study of solubility and kinetics of dissolution of phosphates and vanadates of uranium: implications for front-end of nuclear fuel cycle"

Thursday November 14, 2013
PhD defense of Camille Cau (LSFC – ICSM)
"Influence of the synthesis method on the structural and catalytic properties of ceria-zirconia mixed oxide"

Wednesday November 13, 2013
PhD defense of Cyril Micheau (L2IA – ICSM)
"Polyethoxylated carboxylic surfactant for ion flotation"

Friday June 21, 2013
PhD defense of Pierre-Marie Gassin (L2IA – ICSM)
"Active Liquid/liquid Interfaces: contributions of non linear optics and tensiometry"

Monday March 25, 2013
PhD defense of Sabbah El Mourabit (LNER – ICSM)
"Matériaux hybrides inorganiques-organiques pour l'extraction d'uranium en milieu acide phosphorique"

Monday January 21, 2013
PhD defense of Carole Delchet (LNER – ICSM)
"Matériaux hybrides pour la séparation et le confinement d'éléments mobiles : applications au Césium"



Thursday December 20, 2012
PhD defense of Dan Tiberiu Costin (LIME – ICSM)
"Uranothorites solide solutions : From synthesis to dissolution"

Friday October 26, 2012
PhD defense of Thomas Demars (LCPA – ICSM)
"Synthesis of f metal coordination polymers : properties and conversion into inorganic solids"



Tuesday December 6, 2011
PhD defense of Denis Horlait (LIME – ICSM)
"Structural characterization of M(IV)1-xLn(III)xO2-x/2 (M = Ce, Th) mixed-oxides prepared from oxalate precursors. Multiparametric study of dissolution and microstructural evolution"

Thursday November 24, 2011
PhD defense of Bernhard Smutek (LNER – ICSM)
"Organic reactions of alcohols under hydrothermal conditions"

Thursday September 29, 2011
PhD defense of John Jairo Molina (LMCT – ICSM)
"Multi-scale modelling of ions in solution: from atomistic descriptions to chemical engineering"

Friday June 10, 2011
PhD defense of Caroline Bauer (L2IA – ICSM)
"Metal ion extractant in microemulsion: where solvent extraction and surfactant science meet"


2009 - 2010

Friday December 10, 2010
PhD defense of Wolfram Müller ( – ICSM)
"Liquid-solid extraction of cationic metals by cationic amphiphiles"

Wednesday November 3, 2010
PhD defense of Ahmed Yahia ( – ICSM)
"Etude théorique de la réactivité comparée de complexes d'organoactinides"

Friday October 23, 2009
PhD defense of Thiphaine Ribaut (ICSM)
"Study of the synthesis and self-assembly of CO2-philic copolymers with complexing groups : application to decontamination in supercritical CO2 medium"