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< Biobased and/or Biodegradable polymers, for Environmental & Biomedical Applications >

Main thematics:

  • Biodegradable Polymers Materials (short-term applications & biomedical):
    • Thermoplastic starch, thermoplastic chitosan,
    • Bio(co)polyesters: PLA, PCL, PHAs, PBSA, PBS, PBAT,
    • Synthesis by Enzymatic Catalysis of biopolyesters (eROP, polycondensation,)
    • Biosynthesis of building blocks (Liquid and Solid fermentations) towards polymers preparation.
  • Biobased and Durable Polymers Materials (long-term applications):
    • New triglyceride-based polymers (from fatty acid, dimer,)
    • New aromatic macromolecular architectures, based on lignins and tannins,
    • Novative Biobased TPU, PUR, PIR, NIPU & PA.
  • Specific Biomaterials Developments for Biomedical:
    • Wound dressings,
    • Tissue Engineering, scaffolds developed by electrospinning, force-spinning, 3D-printing,
    • Biosensors, Drug Release,

 

-> Integration, "from the biomass to final objects": Biochemistry [Bioproduction / White Biotech], Polymer Chemistry, Formulation & Polymer processing

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> Co-Edition of 4 books:

- Susheel Kalia & Luc Avérous (Eds). Biopolymers: Biomedical And Environmental Applications. John Wiley & Scrivener Publishing. Publicat. Date: 07/2011. 642 p. ISBN: 9780470639238

- Luc Avérous & Eric Pollet (Eds). Environmental Silicate Nano-biocomposites. Springer-Verlag (London). Publication 05/2012, 461 p. ISBN : 978-1-4471-4101-3

- Peter Halley & Luc Avérous. (Eds) Starch Polymers. From Genetic Engineering to Green Applications, 1st Edition. Elsevier Limited Publication. Publication April 2014, 484 p. ISBN : 978-0-4445-37317

- Susheel Kalia & Luc Avérous (Eds). Biodegradable and bio-based polymers for Biomedical And Environmental Applications. John Wiley & Scrivener Publishing. Publicat. Date: 02/2016. 350 p. ISBN: 978-1119117339

 

> Recent Publications (2016):

Articles - International Journals:

- Reulier M., Matadi Boumbimba R., Rasselet D., Averous L. (2016) "Renewable thermoplastic multiphase systems from dimer fatty acids, with mineral microfillers" Journal of Applied Polymer Science. Vol. 133, N°8, ID N° 43055 (13 p.)

- Bellani C., Pollet E., Hebraud A., Pereira F.V., Schlatter G., Avérous L., Bretas R.E.S., Branciforti M.C. (2016) “Morphological, thermal and mechanical properties of poly(ε-caprolactone)/poly(ε-caprolactone)-grafted-cellulose nanocrystals mats produced by electrospinning” Journal of Applied Polymer Science. Vol. 133, N°21, ID N°43445 (8 p.)

- Duval A., Averous L. (2016) "Characterization and physico-chemical properties of condensed tannins from Acacia catechu" Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Vol. 64, N°8, pp. 1751-1760

- Lai J.C., Rahman W.A.W.A., Avérous L., Lim T.H. (2016) "Study and Characterization of the Post Processing Ageing of Sago Pith Waste Biocomposites" Sains Malaysiana. Vol. 45, N°4, pp. 631–639.

- Duval A., Averous L. (2016) "Oxyalkylation of condensed tannin with propylene carbonate as alternative to propylene oxide" ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. Vol. 4, N°6, pp 3103–3112

- Reulier M., Perrin R., Averous L. (2016) « Biocomposites based on chemically modified cellulose fibers with renewable fatty-acid-based thermoplastic systems: Effect of different fiber treatments. » Journal of Applied Polymer Science. Vol. 133, N°35, ID N°43878 (13p.)

- Khandal D., Pollet E., Avérous L (2016). “Elaboration and behavior of Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-4-hydroxybutyrate)- nano-biocomposites based on montmorillonite or sepiolite nanoclays.” European Polymer Journal, Vol. 81, pp. 64-76

- Debuissy, T. Pollet E., Avérous L. (2016) “Synthesis of potentially biobased copolyesters based on adipic acid and butanediols: kinetic study between 1,4- and 2,3-butanediol and their influence on crystallization and thermal properties” Polymer. Vol. 99, pp. 204-213

- Arbenz A., Frache A., Cuttica F., Avérous L. (2016) “Advanced biobased and rigid foams, based on urethane-modified isocyanurate from oxypropylated gambier tannin polyol”. Polymer Degradation and Stability. Vol. 132, pp. 62-68

- Jiménez-Quero A., Pollet E., Zhao M., Marchioni E., Averous L., Phalip V. (2016) “Itaconic and fumaric acid production from biomass hydrolysates by Aspergillus Strains” Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. Vol. 26, N°9, pp. 1557-1565

- Buono P., Duval A., Verge P., Averous L., Habibi Y .(2016) "New insights on the chemical modification of lignin: acetylation versus silylation" ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. Vol. 4, pp. 5212−5222

- Jiménez-Quero A., Pollet E., Zhao M., Marchioni E., Averous L., Phalip V. (2016) “Fungal fermentation of lignocellulosic biomass for itaconic and fumaric acid” Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. DOI: 10.4014/jmb.1607.07057

- Matadi Boumbimba R., Wang, K., Hablot E., Bahlouli N., Ahzi S. Avérous L. (2016) “Renewable biocomposites based on cellulose fibers and dimer fatty acid polyamide: experiments and modeling of the stress-strain behavior” Polymer Engineering and Science. DOI: 10.1002/ PEN24390

- Carré C., Hugo Zoccheddu H. Delalande S., Pichon P. Avérous L. (2016) “Synthesis and characterization of advanced biobased thermoplastic nonisocyanate polyurethanes, with controlled aromatic-aliphatic architectures” European Polymer Journal, DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2016.05.030

- Bonametti Olivato J., Marini J., Yamashita F., Pollet E., Grossmann M.V.E., Averous L. (2017) “Sepiolite as a promising nanoclay for nano-biocomposites based on starch and biodegradable polyester” Materials Science and Engineering C. Vol. 70, pp. 296–302

- Gao C., Pollet E., Averous L. (2017) “Properties of glycerol-plasticized alginate films obtained by thermomechanical mixing” Food Hydrocolloids. Vol. 63, pp. 414–420

- Gao C., Pollet E., Averous L. (2017) “Innovative plasticized alginate obtained by thermo-mechanical mixing: Effect of different biobased polyols systems” Carbohydrate Polymers. Vol. 157, pp. 669–676

- Reulier M., Matadi Boumbimba R., Walsh Korb Z., Vaudemont R., Avérous L. (2017) “Thermo-mechanical and cyclic behavior of biocomposites based on renewable thermoplastics from dimer fatty acids.” Journal of Applied Polymer Science. DOI:10.1002/APP44610

- Cano L., Pollet E., Averous L., Tercjak A. (2017) “Effect of TiO2 nanoparticles on the properties of thermoplastic chitosan-based nano-biocomposites obtained by mechanical kneading” Composites Part A. DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesa.2016.11.012

- Debuissy, T. Pollet E., Avérous L. (2017) "Enzymatic synthesis of a biobased copolyester from poly(butylene succinate) and poly((R)-3-hydroxybutyrate) – Study of reaction parameters on the transesterification rate." Biomacromolecules. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.6b01494

 Books Chapters:

- Arbenz A., Avérous L. (2016) “Tannins: A resource to elaborate aromatic and biobased polymers » in « Biodegradable and bio-based polymers for Biomedical And Environmental Applications ». Eds: Susheel Kalia & Luc Avérous. Wiley & Scrivener Publishing. Chap. 4 pp. 97-148 ISBN: 978-1119117339

- Laurichesse S., Avérous L. (2016) “Towards Biobased Aromatic Polymers from Lignin” in « Biodegradable and bio-based polymers for Biomedical And Environmental Applications ». Eds: Susheel Kalia & Luc Avérous. Wiley & Scrivener Publishing. Chap. 11 pp. 387-438 ISBN: 978-1119117339

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Luc Avérous

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Leading International Expert in Biobased and/or Biodegradable Polymers, for environmental and biomedical applications.

 

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Updated: Nov. 15, 2016