2016 Publications

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Oleksandr Nechyporchuk, Mohamed Naceur Belgacem, and Julien Bras. Production of cellulose nanofibrils: A review of recent advances. INDUSTRIAL CROPS AND PRODUCTS, 93(SI): 2–25, DEC 25 2016.


Araceli Garcia, Alessandro Gandini, Jalel Labidi, Naceur Belgacem, and Julien Bras. Industrial and crop wastes: A new source for nanocellulose biorefinery. INDUSTRIAL CROPS AND PRODUCTS, 93(SI): 26–38, DEC 25 2016.


Lisias Pereira Novo, Julien Bras, Araceli Garcia, Naceur Belgacem, and Antonio Aprigio da Silva Curvelo. A study of the production of cellulose nanocrystals through subcritical water hydrolysis. INDUSTRIAL CROPS AND PRODUCTS, 93(SI): 88–95, DEC 25 2016.


Abeer M. Adel, Ahmed A. El-Gendy, Mohamed A. Diab, Ragab E. AbouZeid, Waleed K. El-Zawawy, and Alain Dufresne. Microfibrillated cellulose from agricultural residues. Part I: Papermaking application. INDUSTRIAL CROPS AND PRODUCTS, 93(SI): 161–174, DEC 25 2016.


Abeer M. Adel, Essam O. Ahmed, Maha M. Ibrahim, Waleed K. EZawawy, and Alain Dufresne. Microfibrillated cellulose from agricultural residues. Part II: Strategic evaluation and market analysis for MFCE30. INDUSTRIAL CROPS AND PRODUCTS, 93(SI): 175–185, DEC 25 2016.


Giacomo Gropplero, Laurent Davoust, Sebastien Arnoux, Yves Fouillet, and Frederic Revol-Cavalier. Foam-based microfluidics: experiments and modeling with lumped elements. MICROFLUIDICS AND NANOFLUIDICS, 20(12), DEC 2016.


Samuel Mer, David Fernandez, Jean-Paul Thibault, and Christophe Corre. Optimal design of a Thermodynamic Vent System for cryogenic propellant storage. CRYOGENICS, 80(1): 127–137, DEC 2016.


Hamdullah Ozogul, Pascal Jay, and Albert Magnin. Nonrecirculating flow of a yield stress fluid around a circular cylinder in a poiseuille flow. AICHE JOURNAL, 62(12): 4554–4563, DEC 2016.


N. Ali, D. C. D. Roux, L. Cipelletti, and F. Caton. RheoSpeckle. A new tool to investigate local flow and microscopic dynamics of soft matter under shear. MEASUREMENT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 27(12), DEC 2016.


Benoit Bideau, Julien Bras, Seema Saini, Claude Daneault, and Eric Loranger. Mechanical and antibacterial properties of a nanocellulosepolypyrrole multilayer composite. MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING C-MATERIALS FOR BIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS, 69: 977– 984, DEC 1 2016.


D. O. Castro, N. Tabary, B. Martel, A. Gandini, N. Belgacem, and J. Bras. Effect of different carboxylic acids in cyclodextrin functionalization of cellulose nanocrystals for prolonged release of carvacrol. MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING C-MATERIALS FOR BIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS, 69: 1018–1025, DEC 1 2016.


Laurent Davoust, Carolina Abs da Cruz, and Johannes Theisen. On the use of AC electrowetting for biosensing based on dynamic contact angle. SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL, 236: 849–857, NOV 29 2016.


P. Maximiano Raimundo, A. Cartellier, D. Beneventi, A. Forret, and F. Augier. A new technique for in-situ measurements of bubble characteristics in bubble columns operated in the heterogeneous regime. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING SCIENCE, 155: 504–523, NOV 22 2016.


Wilson Pires Flauzino Neto, Marcos Mariano, Ingrid Souza Vieira da Silva, Hudson Alves Silverio, Jean-Luc Putauxe, Harumi Otaguro, Daniel Pasquini, and Alain Dufresne. Mechanical properties of natural rubber nanocomposites reinforced with high aspect ratio cellulose nanocrystals isolated from soy hulls. CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 153: 143–152, NOV 20 2016.


E. P. Montella, M. Toraldo, B. Chareyre, and L. Sibille. Localized fluidization in granular materials: Theoretical and numerical study. PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 94(5), NOV 10 2016.


Solomon Mengistu Lemma, Frederic Bossard, and Marguerite Rinaudo. Preparation of Pure and Stable Chitosan Nanofibers by Electrospinning in the Presence of Poly(ethylene oxide). INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES, 17(11), NOV 2016.


Marcos Mariano, Christine Chirat, Nadia El Kissi, and Alain Dufresne. Impact of Cellulose Nanocrystal Aspect Ratio on Crystallization and Reinforcement of Poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate). JOURNAL OF POLYMER SCIENCE PART B-POLYMER PHYSICS, 54(22): 2284– 2297, NOV 2016.


A. P. van den Eijnden, P. Besuelle, R. Chambon, and E. Collin. A FE2 modelling approach to hydromechanical coupling in cracking-induced localization problems. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOLIDS AND STRUCTURES, 97-98: 475–488, OCT 15 2016.


T. Laurencin, L. Orgeas, P. J. J. Dumont, S. Rolland du Roscoat, P. Laure, S. Le Corre, L. Silva, R. Mokso, and M. Terrien. 3D real-time and in situ characterisation of fibre kinematics in dilute non-Newtonian fibre suspensions during confined and lubricated compression flow. COMPOSITES SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 134: 258–266, OCT 6 2016.


Marcos Mariano, Nadia El Kissi, and Alain Dufresne. Structural Reorganization of CNC in Injection-Molded CNC/PBAT Materials under Thermal Annealing. LANGMUIR, 32(39): 10093–10103, OCT 4 2016.


M. Kessar, G. Balarac, and F. Plunian. The effect of subgrid-scale models on grid-scale/subgrid-scale energy transfers in large-eddy simulation of incompressible magnetohydrodynamic turbulence. PHYSICS OF PLASMAS, 23(10), OCT 2016.


David Perrin, Pierre Badel, Laurent Orgeas, Christian Geindreau, Sabine Rolland du Roscoat, Jean-Noel Albertini, and Stephane Avril. Patient-specific simulation of endovascular repair surgery with tortuous aneurysms requiring flexible stent-grafts. JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS, 63: 86–99, OCT 2016.


Karin John, Thomas Stoeter, and Chaouqi Misbah. A variational approach to the growth dynamics of pre-stressed actin filament networks. JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER, 28(37), SEP 21 2016.


Carolina L. Morelli, Naceur Belgacem, Rosario E. S. Bretas, and Julien Bras. Melt extruded nanocomposites of polybutylene adipate-coterephthalate (PBAT) with phenylbutyl isocyanate modified cellulose nanocrystals. JOURNAL OF APPLIED POLYMER SCIENCE, 133(34), SEP 10 2016.


Ghassan Shahin, Jacques Desrues, Stefano Dal Pont, Gael Combe, and Albert Argilaga. A study of the influence of REV variability in double-scale FEM xDEM analysis. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING, 107(10): 882–900, SEP 7 2016.


I. G. Tejada, L. Sibille, and B. Chareyre. Role of blockages in particle transport through homogeneous granular assemblies. EPL, 115(5), SEP 2016.


P. Besuelle and P. Lanata. A New True Triaxial Cell for Field Measurements on Rock Specimens and Its Use in the Characterization of Strain Localization on a Vosges Sandstone During a Plane Strain Compression Test. GEOTECHNICAL TESTING JOURNAL, 39(5): 879–890, SEP 2016.


Fatma Kallel, Fedia Bettaieb, Ramzi Khiari, Araceli Garcia, Julien Bras, and Semia Ellouz Chaabouni. Isolation and structural characterization of cellulose nanocrystals extracted from garlic straw residues. INDUSTRIAL CROPS AND PRODUCTS, 87: 287–296, SEP 2016.


Pierre Benard, Guillaume Balarac, Vincent Moureau, Cecile Dobrzynski, Ghislain Lartigue, and Yves D’Angelo. Mesh adaptation for large-eddy simulations in complex geometries. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN FLUIDS, 81(12): 719–740, AUG 30 2016.


Vincent Doyeux, Stephane Priem, Levan Jibuti, Alexander Farutin, Mourad Ismail, and Philippe Peyla. Effective viscosity of two-dimensional suspensions: Confinement effects. PHYSICAL REVIEW FLUIDS, 1(4), AUG 24 2016.


F. Martoia, T. Cochereau, P. J. J. Dumont, L. Orgeas, M. Terrien, and M. N. Belgacem. Cellulose nanofibril foams: Links between ice-templating conditions, microstructures and mechanical properties. MATERIALS & DESIGN, 104: 376–391, AUG 15 2016.


Oleksandr Nechyporchuk, Mohamed Naceur Belgacem, and Frederic Pignon. Current Progress in Rheology of Cellulose Nanofibril Suspensions. BIOMACROMOLECULES, 17(7): 2311–2320, JUL 2016.


Francois Kneib, Thierry Faug, Frederic Dufour, and Mohamed Naaim. Numerical investigations of the force experienced by a wall subject to granular lid-driven flows: regimes and scaling of the mean force. COMPUTATIONAL PARTICLE MECHANICS, 3(3, SI): 293–302, JUL 2016.


T. Joffre, P. Isaksson, P. J. J. Dumont, S. Rollanddu Roscoat, S. Sticko, L. Orgeas, and E. K. Gamstedt. A Method to Measure Moisture Induced Swelling Properties of a Single Wood Cell. EXPERIMENTAL MECHANICS, 56(5): 723–733, JUN 2016.


Samuel Mer, Jean-Paul Thibault, and Christophe Corre. Active Insulation Technique Applied to the Experimental Analysis of a Thermodynamic Control System for Cryogenic Propellant Storage. JOURNAL OF THERMAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS, 8(2), JUN 2016.


Arnaud Regazzi, Pierre J. J. Dumont, Barthelemy Harthong, Didier Imbault, Robert Peyroux, and Jean-Luc Putaux. Effectiveness of thermocompression for manufacturing native starch bulk materials. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, 51(11): 5146–5159, JUN 2016.


Matthieu Martin, Alexandre Barzyk, Eric Bertin, Philippe Peyla, and Salima Rafai. Photofocusing: Light and flow of phototactic microswimmer suspension. PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 93(5), MAY 16 2016.


Bratislav Lukic and Pascal Forquin. Experimental characterization of the punch through shear strength of an ultra-high performance concrete. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF IMPACT ENGINEERING, 91: 34– 45, MAY 2016.


Jon Trifol, David Plackett, Cecile Sillard, Ole Hassager, Anders Egede Daugaard, Julien Bras, and Peter Szabo. A comparison of partially acetylated nanocellulose, nanocrystalline cellulose, and nanoclay as fillers for high-performance polylactide nanocomposites. JOURNAL OF APPLIED POLYMER SCIENCE, 133(14), APR 10 2016.


Malladi Nagalakshmaiah, Nadia El Kissi, and Alain Dufresne. Ionic Compatibilization of Cellulose Nanocrystals with Quaternary Ammonium Salt and Their Melt Extrusion with Polypropylene. ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 8(13): 8755–8764, APR 6 2016.


Siddhartha Varma, Lionel Bureau, and Delphine Debarre. The Conformation of Thermoresponsive Polymer Brushes Probed by Optical Reflectivity. LANGMUIR, 32(13): 3152–3163, APR 5 2016.


D. Saletti and P. Forquin. A comparison of DIC and grid measurements for processing spalling tests with the VFM and an 80-kpixel ultra-high speed camera. EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL-SPECIAL TOPICS, 225(2): 311–323, APR 2016.


F. Chalencon, P. J. J. Dumont, L. Orgeas, G. Foray, J. Y. Cavaille, and E. Maire. Homogeneous and heterogeneous rheology and flowinduced microstructures of a fresh fiber-reinforced mortar. CEMENT AND CONCRETE RESEARCH, 82: 130–141, APR 2016.


Chong Li, Albert Magnin, and Christel Metivier. Natural convection in shear-thinning yield stress fluids in a square enclosure. AICHE JOURNAL, 62(4): 1347–1355, APR 2016.


Fiacre Ahonguio, Laurent Jossic, and Albert Magnin. Influence of slip on the flow of a yield stress fluid around a flat plate. AICHE JOURNAL, 62(4): 1356–1363, APR 2016.


Carolina L. Morelli, Mohamed N. Belgacem, Marcia C. Branciforti, Rosario E. S. Bretas, Alexandre Crisci, and Julien Bras. Supramolecular aromatic interactions to enhance biodegradable film properties through incorporation of functionalized cellulose nanocrystals. COMPOSITES PART AAPPLIED SCIENCE AND MANUFACTURING, 83: 80–88, APR 2016.


Ning Lin, Annabelle Geze, Denis Wouessidjewe, Jin Huang, and Alain Dufresne. Biocompatible Double-Membrane Hydrogels from Cationic Cellulose Nanocrystals and Anionic Alginate as Complexing Drugs Codelivery. ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 8(11): 6880–6889, MAR 23 2016.


Julie C. M. Chapelain, Sylvain Faure, and Davide Beneventi. Clay Flotation: Effect of TTAB Cationic Surfactant on Foaming and Stability of Illite Clay Microaggregates Foams. INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH, 55(7): 2191–2201, FEB 24 2016.


Daniele Oliveira de Castro, Julien Bras, Alessandro Gandini, and Naceur Belgacem. Surface grafting of cellulose nanocrystals with natural antimicrobial rosin mixture using a green process. CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 137: 1–8, FEB 10 2016.


Marcos Mariano, Nadia El Kissi, and Alain Dufresne. Cellulose nanocrystal reinforced oxidized natural rubber nanocomposites. CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 137: 174–183, FEB 10 2016.


Seema Saini, Mohamed Naceur Belgacem, Marie-Christine Brochier Salon, and Julien Bras. Non leaching biomimetic antimicrobial surfaces via surface functionalisation of cellulose nanofibers with aminosilane. CELLULOSE, 23(1): 795–810, FEB 2016.


Oleksandr Nechyporchuk, Frederic Pignon, Ana Maria Botelho Do Rego, and Mohamed Naceur Belgacem. Influence of ionic interactions between nanofibrillated cellulose and latex on the ensuing composite properties. COMPOSITES PART B-ENGINEERING, 85: 188–195, FEB 2016.


Malladi Nagalakshmaiah, Nadia El Kissi, Gerard Mortha, and Alain Dufresne. Structural investigation of cellulose nanocrystals extracted from chili leftover and their reinforcement in cariflex-IR rubber latex. CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 136: 945–954, JAN 20 2016.


U. Jese and R. Fortes-Patella. Unsteady numerical analysis of the rotating stall in pump turbine geometry. In 28TH IAHR SYMPOSIUM ON HYDRAULIC MACHINERY AND SYSTEMS (IAHR2016), PTS 1-12, volume 49 of IOP Conference Series-Earth and Environmental Science. IAHR ; Grenoble Inst Technol ; French Hydraul Soc ; Andritz Hydro ; CERG ; HydroLike ; VOITH ; GE ; eDF ; CNR ; Harbin Elect Machinery Co Ltd ; NUMECA Int ; Power Vis Engn ; YLEC Consultants, 2016. 28th IAHR Symposium on Hydraulic Machinery and Systems (IAHR), Grenoble, FRANCE, JUL 04-08, 2016.


Fanny Hoeng, Aurore Denneulin, Guillaume Krosnicki, and Julien Bras. Positive impact of cellulose nanofibrils on silver nanowire coatings for transparent conductive films. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY C, 4(46): 10945–10954, 2016.


Tomislav Ivankovic, Sabine Rolland du Roscoat, Christian Geindreau, Philipe Sechet, Zhujun Huang, and Jean M. F. Martins. Development and evaluation of an experimental protocol for 3-D visualization and characterization of the structure of bacterial biofilms in porous media using laboratory X-ray tomography. BIOFOULING, 32(10): 1235–1244, 2016.


J. Delacroix and L. Davoust. Surface viscometry in a uniform magnetic field. MECHANICS & INDUSTRY, 17(6), 2016.


Wilson Pires Flauzino Neto, Jean-Luc Putaux, Marcos Mariano, Yu Ogawa, Harumi Otaguro, Daniel Pasquini, and Alain Dufresne. Comprehensive morphological and structural investigation of cellulose I and II nanocrystals prepared by sulphuric acid hydrolysis. RSC ADVANCES, 6(79): 76017–76027, 2016.


Fanny Hoeng, Aurore Denneulin, and Julien Bras. Use of nanocellulose in printed electronics: a review. NANOSCALE, 8(27): 13131–13154, 2016.


Malladi Nagalakshmaiah, Frederic Pignon, Nadia El Kissi, and Alain Dufresne. Surface adsorption of triblock copolymer (PEO-PPO-PEO) on cellulose nanocrystals and their melt extrusion with polyethylene. RSC ADVANCES, 6(70): 66224–66232, 2016.


F. Martoia, P. J. J. Dumont, L. Orgeas, M. N. Belgacem, and J. L. Putaux. On the origins of the elasticity of cellulose nanofiber nanocomposites and nanopapers: a micromechanical approach. RSC ADVANCES, 6(53): 47258–47271, 2016.


Karthik Periyasamy, Laishram Santhalembi, Gerard Mortha, Marc Aurousseau, and Sivanesan Subramanian. Carrier-free co-immobilization of xylanase, cellulase and beta-1,3-glucanase as combined cross-linked enzyme aggregates (combi-CLEAs) for one-pot saccharification of sugarcane bagasse. RSC ADVANCES, 6(39): 32849–32857, 2016.


Simon Favre, Ioana Nuta, Guy Chichignoud, Kader Zaidat, and Christian Chatillon. Removing Phosphorus from Molten Silicon: A Thermodynamic Evaluation of Distillation. ECS JOURNAL OF SOLID STATE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 5(3): P129–P137, 2016.


F. Martoia, P. J. J. Dumont, L. Orgeas, M. N. Belgacem, and J. L. Putaux. Micro-mechanics of electrostatically stabilized suspensions of cellulose nanofibrils under steady state shear flow. SOFT MATTER, 12(6): 1721– 1735, 2016.


Seema Saini, Cecile Sillard, Mohamed Naceur Belgacem, and Julien Bras. Nisin anchored cellulose nanofibers for long term antimicrobial active food packaging. RSC ADVANCES, 6(15): 12437–12445, 2016.


Alexandre Simon, John-Jairo Martinez-Molina, and Regiane FortesPatella. A new process to estimate the speed of sound using three-sensor method. EXPERIMENTS IN FLUIDS, 57(1), JAN 2016. Extreme Flows Workshop, Princeton, NJ, MAY, 2014.


David Rodney, Benjamin Gadot, Oriol Riu Martinez, Sabine Rolland du Roscoat, and Laurent Orgeas. Reversible dilatancy in entangled singlewire materials. NATURE MATERIALS, 15(1): 72+, JAN 2016.


Seema Saini, Cigdem Yuecel Falco, Mohamed Naceur Belgacem, and Julien Bras. Surface cationized cellulose nanofibrils for the production of contact active antimicrobial surfaces. CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 135: 239–247, JAN 1 2016.


E. Espino-Perez, Robert G. Gilbert, S. Domenek, M. C. Brochier-Salon, M. N. Belgacem, and J. Bras. Nanocomposites with functionalised polysaccharide nanocrystals through aqueous free radical polymerisation promoted by ozonolysis. CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 135: 256–266, JAN 1 2016.