Renaud Podor

CNRS Research Engineer

Head of Team Study of Matter in Environmental Conditions L2ME


ICSM/L2ME (Bât. 426)
Site de Marcoule
BP 17171
F-30207 Bagnols-sur-Cèze Cedex
Tel: +33 4 66 33 92 02
Fax: +33 4 66 79 76 11
e-mail: renaud.podor ad


Education and academic career

Since 2008ICSM/CNRS (Marcoule, France)
Research Engineer at the Environmental and Electron Microscopy Group
2000 – 2008University Henri Poincaré (Nancy, France)
Research Engineer at the Laboratory of Solid State Chemistry (UMR 7555)
1997 – 1999University Henri Poincaré (Nancy, France)
Studies Engineer at the Electron Microscopy Laboratory
1996University Paris Sud (Orsay, France)
Post-Doc position at the Radiochemistry Laboratory (IPNO)
1995DGA/DRET (France)
Military scientist
1992 – 1994University Henri Poincaré (Nancy, France)
Ph.D. in experimental geochemistry at the Center for Research and Studies on the Uranium Geology
1987 – 1992University Henri Poincaré (Nancy, France)
Master in "Génie Moléculaire, Matériaux et Procédés"


Research interests (keywords)

  • In situ experiments by Environmental Scanning Electron microscopy
  • High temperature materials
  • Chemistry in silicate melts



Supervision2 Ph.D. thesis
Co-Supervision9 Ph.D. thesis
ConferencesOrganization of 1 national conference and 1 international conference



  1. "Vapour Pressure Dependence and Thermodynamics of Cylindrical Metal-Organic Framework Mesoparticles: an ESEM study"
    T. K. Sievers, C. Genre, F. Bonnefond, T. Demars, J. Ravaux, D. Meyer and R. Podor
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15 (2013) 16160 – 16166
  2. "Combining in situ HT-ESEM observations and dilatometry: an original and fast way to the sintering map of ThO2"
    N. Clavier, R. Podor, L. Delière, J. Ravaux and N. Dacheux
    Materials Chemistry and Physics 137 (2013) 742 – 749
  3. "In situ HT-ESEM observation of CeO2 grain growth during sintering"
    R. Podor, N. Clavier, J. Ravaux, L. Claparède and N. Dacheux
    J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 95 (2012) 3683 – 3690
  4. "Crystal-chemistry of the monazite structure"
    N. Clavier, R. Podor and N. Dacheux
    J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 31 (2011) 941 – 976
  5. "Autonomic Self-Repairing Glassy Materials"
    D. Coillot, F. O. Méar, R. Podor and L. Montagne
    Advanced Functional Materials 20 (2010) 4371 – 4374