2017 Publications

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F. Martoia, L. Orgeas, P. J. J. Dumont, J. F. Bloch, F. Flin, and J. Viguie. Crumpled paper sheets: Low-cost biobased cellular materials for structural applications. MATERIALS & DESIGN, 136: 150–164, DEC 15 2017.


Max Wiebicke, Edward Ando, Ivo Herle, and Gioacchino Viggiani. On the metrology of interparticle contacts in sand from x-ray tomography images. MEASUREMENT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 28(12), DEC 2017.


Megan Smyth, Araceli Garcia, Chris Rader, E. Johan Foster, and Julien Bras. Extraction and process analysis of high aspect ratio cellulose nanocrystals from corn (Zea mays) agricultural residue. INDUSTRIAL CROPS AND PRODUCTS, 108: 257–266, DEC 1 2017.


Julien Chauchat, Zhen Cheng, Tim Nagel, Cyrille Bonamy, and Tian-Jian Hsu. SedFoam-2.0: a 3-D two-phase flow numerical model for sediment transport. GEOSCIENTIFIC MODEL DEVELOPMENT, 10(12): 4367–4392, NOV 30 2017.


I. Soriano, E. Ibraim, E. Ando, A. Diambra, T. Laurencin, P. Moro, and G. Viggiani. 3D fibre architecture of fibre-reinforced sand. GRANULAR MATTER, 19(4), NOV 2017.


L. Monica Bravo-Anaya, E. Rebeca Macias, J. Humberto Perez-Lopez, Helene Galliard, Denis C. D. Roux, Gabriel Landazuri, Francisco Carvajal Ramos, Marguerite Rinaudo, Frederic Pignon, and J. F. Armando Soltero. Supramolecular Organization in Calf-Thymus DNA Solutions under Flow in Dependence with DNA Concentration. MACROMOLECULES, 50(20): 8245–8257, OCT 24 2017.


Francois Kneib, Thierry Faug, Gilles Nicolet, Nicolas Eckert, Mohamed Naaim, and Frederic Dufour. Force fluctuations on a wall in interaction with a granular lid-driven cavity flow. PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 96(4), OCT 16 2017.


Johanna Desmaisons, Elisa Boutonnet, Martine Rueff, Alain Dufresne, and Julien Bras. A new quality index for benchmarking of different cellulose nanofibrils. CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 174: 318–329, OCT 15 2017.


Peng Yu, Hui He, and Alain Dufresne. A novel interpenetrating polymer network of natural rubber/regenerated cellulose made by simple coprecipitation. MATERIALS LETTERS, 205: 202–205, OCT 15 2017.


C. Metivier, C. Li, and A. Magnin. Origin of the onset of Rayleigh-Benard convection in a concentrated suspension of microgels with a yield stress behavior. PHYSICS OF FLUIDS, 29(10), OCT 2017.


Abdelali Dadda, Christian Geindreau, Fabrice Emeriault, Sabine Rolland du Roscoat, Aurelie Garandet, Leslie Sapin, and Annette Esnault Filet. Characterization of microstructural and physical properties changes in biocemented sand using 3D X-ray microtomography. ACTA GEOTECHNICA, 12(5): 955–970, OCT 2017.


D. Ferre Sentis, T. Cochereau, L. Orgeas, P. J. J. Dumont, S. Rolland du Roscoat, T. Laurencin, M. Terrien, and M. Sager. Tensile behaviour of uncured sheet moulding compounds: Rheology and flow-induced microstructures. COMPOSITES PART A-APPLIED SCIENCE AND MANUFACTURING, 101: 459–470, OCT 2017.


Nathanael Machicoane, Miguel Lopez-Caballero, Mickael Bourgoin, Alberto Aliseda, and Romain Volk. A multi-time-step noise reduction method for measuring velocity statistics from particle tracking velocimetry. MEASUREMENT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 28(10), OCT 2017.


Thiago Henrique Silveira Maia, Nelson Marcos Larocca, Cesar Augusto Goncalves Beatrice, Aparecido Junior de Menezes, Gilberto de Freitas Siqueira, Luiz Antonio Pessana, Alain Dufresne, Marcos Pini Franca, and Alessandra de Almeida Lucas. Polyethylene cellulose nanofibrils nanocomposites. CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 173: 50–56, OCT 1 2017.


Peng Yu, Hui He, Yuanfang Luo, Demin Jia, and Alain Dufresne. Reinforcement of Natural Rubber: The Use of in Situ Regenerated Cellulose from Alkaline-Urea-Aqueous System. MACROMOLECULES, 50(18): 7211–7221, SEP 26 2017.


Christine Chirat. Use of vegetal biomass for biofuels and bioenergy. Competition with the production of bioproducts and materials ? COMPTES RENDUS PHYSIQUE, 18(7-8): 462–468, SEP-OCT 2017.


D. Kunhappan, B. Harthong, B. Chareyre, G. Balarac, and P. J. J. Dumont. Numerical modeling of high aspect ratio flexible fibers in inertial flows. PHYSICS OF FLUIDS, 29(9), SEP 2017.


Mabrouk Maache, Abderrezak Bezazi, Salah Amroune, Fabrizio Scarpa, and Alain Dufresne. Characterization of a novel natural cellulosic fiber from Juncus effusus L. CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 171: 163–172, SEP 1 2017.


Daniel Flormann, Othmane Aouane, Lars Kaestner, Christian Ruloff, Chaouqi Misbah, Thomas Podgorski, and Christian Wagner. The buckling instability of aggregating red blood cells. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 7, AUG 11 2017.


Peng Yu, Hui He, Yuanfang Luo, Demin Jia, and Alain Dufresne. Elastomer Reinforced with Regenerated Chitin from Alkaline/Urea Aqueous System. ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 9(31): 26460– 26467, AUG 9 2017.


Fleur Rol, Blagoj Karakashov, Oleksandr Nechyporchuk, Maxime Terrien, Valerie Meyer, Alain Dufresne, Mohamed Naceur Belgacem, and Julien Bras. Pilot-Scale Twin Screw Extrusion and Chemical Pretreatment as an Energy-Efficient Method for the Production of Nanofibrillated Cellulose at High Solid Content. ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, 5(8): 6524–6531, AUG 2017.


Komla Ako. Yield study with the release property of polysaccharide-based physical hydrogels. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL MACROMOLECULES, 101: 660–667, AUG 2017.


Komla Ako. Influence of osmotic and weight pressure on water release from polysaccharide ionic gels. CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 169: 376–384, AUG 1 2017.


Frederic Ayela, Wahid Cherief, Damien Colombet, Gilles Ledoux, Mateo Martini, Stephane Mossaz, Darjan Podbevsek, Xiaoyu Qiu, and Olivier Tillement. Hydrodynamic Cavitation through “Labs on a Chip”: From Fundamentals to Applications. OIL & GAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY-REVUE D IFP ENERGIES NOUVELLES, 72(4), JULAUG 2017.


Megan Smyth, Carole Fournier, Carlos Driemeier, Catherine Picart, E. Johan Foster, and Julien Bras. Tunable Structural and Mechanical Properties of Cellulose Nanofiber Substrates in Aqueous Conditions for Stem Cell Culture. BIOMACROMOLECULES, 18(7): 2034–2044, JUL 2017.


Vivien Deloule, Christine Chirat, Claire Boisset, Bertrand Toussaint, and Jadwiga Chroboczek. Production of hemicellulose oligomers from softwood chips using autohydrolysis followed by an enzymatic post-hydrolysis. HOLZFORSCHUNG, 71(7-8, SI): 575–581, JUL 2017. 14th European Workshop on Lignocellulosics and Pulp (EWLP), Autrans, FRANCE, JUN, 2016.


Nathaniel T. Baker, Alban Potherat, Laurent Davoust, Francois Debray, and Rico Klein. Controlling the dimensionality of low-Rm MHD turbulence experimentally. EXPERIMENTS IN FLUIDS, 58(7), JUL 2017.


L. H. Luu, P. Philippe, and G. Chambon. Flow of a yield-stress fluid over a cavity: Experimental study of the solid-fluid interface. JOURNAL OF NON-NEWTONIAN FLUID MECHANICS, 245: 25–37, JUL 2017.


Antoine Wautier, Christian Geindreau, and Frederic Flin. Numerical homogenization of the viscoplastic behavior of snow based on X-ray tomography images. CRYOSPHERE, 11(3): 1465–1485, JUN 28 2017.


Hesham Moustafa, Nadia El Kissi, Ahmed I. Abou-Kandil, Mohamed S. Abdel-Aziz, and Alain Dufresne. PLA/PBAT Bionanocomposites with Antimicrobial Natural Rosin for Green Packaging. ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 9(23): 20132–20141, JUN 14 2017.


Rachel Genthial, Emmanuel Beaurepaire, Marie-Claire Schanne-Klein, Francoise Peyrin, Delphine Farlay, Cecile Olivier, Yohann Bala, Georges Boivin, Jean-Claude Vial, Delphine Debarre, and Aurelien Gourrier. Label-free imaging of bone multiscale porosity and interfaces using thirdharmonic generation microscopy. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 7, JUN 13 2017.


Benoit Bideau, Julien Bras, Nawel Adoui, Eric Loranger, and Claude Daneault. Polypyrrole/nanocellulose composite for food preservation: Barrier and antioxidant characterization. FOOD PACKAGING AND SHELF LIFE, 12: 1–8, JUN 2017.


Malladi Nagalakshmaiah, Oleksandr Nechyporehuk, Nadia El Kissi, and Alain Dufresne. Melt extrusion of polystyrene reinforced with cellulose nanocrystals modified using poly[(styrene)-co-(2-ethylhexyl acrylate)] latex particles. EUROPEAN POLYMER JOURNAL, 91: 297–306, JUN 2017.


Seema Saini, Mohamed Naceur Belgacem, and Julien Bras. Effect of variable aminoalkyl chains on chemical grafting of cellulose nanofiber and their antimicrobial activity. MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING C-MATERIALS FOR BIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS, 75: 760– 768, JUN 1 2017.


Nickolas Stelzenmuller, Juan Ignacio Polanco, Laure Vignal, Ivana Vinkovic, and Nicolas Mordant. Lagrangian acceleration statistics in a turbulent channel flow. PHYSICAL REVIEW FLUIDS, 2(5), MAY 2 2017.


O. Budenkova, N. Bernabeu, S. Rukolaine, Y. Du Terrail Couvat, A. Gagnoud, R. Tarpagkou, and Y. Fautrelle. Thermoelectric problem for an axisymmetric ellipsoid particle in the liquid metal: Analytical solution and numerical modeling. APPLIED MATHEMATICAL MODELLING, 45: 590–605, MAY 2017.


Alain Dufresne. Cellulose nanomaterial reinforced polymer nanocomposites. CURRENT OPINION IN COLLOID & INTERFACE SCIENCE, 29: 1–8, MAY 2017.


A. P. van den Eijnden, P. Besuelle, F. Collin, R. Chambon, and J. Desrues. Modeling the strain localization around an underground gallery with a hydro-mechanical double scale model ; effect of anisotropy. COMPUTERS AND GEOTECHNICS, 85: 384–400, MAY 2017.


M. Ezzedine El Dandachy, M. Briffaut, F. Dufour, and S. Dal Pont. An original semi-discrete approach to assess gas conductivity of concrete structures. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL AND ANALYTICAL METHODS IN GEOMECHANICS, 41(6): 940–956, APR 25 2017.


Y. Jin, N. Hengl, S. Baup, G. Maitrejean, and F. Pignon. Modeling and analysis of concentration profiles obtained by in-situ SAXS during crossflow ultrafiltration of. JOURNAL OF MEMBRANE SCIENCE, 528: 34– 45, APR 15 2017.


Segolene Mejean, Thierry Faug, and Itai Einav. A general relation for standing normal jumps in both hydraulic and dry granular flows. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS, 816: 331–351, APR 10 2017.




Seema Saini, Deborah Quinot, Nathalie Lavoine, Mohamed Naceur Belgacem, and Julien Bras. beta-Cyclodextrin-grafted TEMPO-oxidized cellulose nanofibers for sustained release of essential oil. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, 52(7): 3849–3861, APR 2017.


Vinoth Sundar Rajan, Valerie M. Laurent, Claude Verdier, and Alain Duperray. Unraveling the Receptor-Ligand Interactions between Bladder Cancer Cells and the Endothelium Using AFM. BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 112(6): 1246–1257, MAR 28 2017.


Elsa Vennat, Wenlong Wang, Rachel Genthial, Bertrand David, Elisabeth Dursun, and Aurelien Gourrier. Mesoscale porosity at the dentin-enamel junction could affect the biomechanical properties of teeth. ACTA BIOMATERIALIA, 51: 418–432, MAR 15 2017.


Ying Shao, Chamseddine Guizani, Philippe Grosseau, Didier Chaussy, and Davide Beneventi. Thermal characterization and kinetic analysis of microfibrillated cellulose/lignosulfonate blends. JOURNAL OF ANALYTICAL AND APPLIED PYROLYSIS, 124: 25–34, MAR 2017.


Rim Baati, Albert Magnin, and Sami Boufi. High Solid Content Production of Nanofibrillar Cellulose via Continuous Extrusion. ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, 5(3): 2350–2359, MAR 2017.


Mahamar Dicko, Pierre Saramito, Guy B. Blanchard, Claire M. Lye, Benedicte Sanson, and Jocelyn Etienne. Geometry can provide long-range mechanical guidance for embryogenesis. PLOS COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY, 13(3), MAR 2017.


Sholpan Sumbekova, Alain Cartellier, Alberto Aliseda, and Mickael Bourgoin. Preferential concentration of inertial sub-Kolmogorov particles: The roles of mass loading of particles, Stokes numbers, and Reynolds numbers. PHYSICAL REVIEW FLUIDS, 2(2), FEB 8 2017.


Hesham Moustafa, Helene Galliard, Loic Vidal, and Alain Dufresne. Facile modification of organoclay and its effect on the compatibility and properties of novel biodegradable PBE/PBAT nanocomposites. EUROPEAN POLYMER JOURNAL, 87: 188–199, FEB 2017.


Rodaina Aboul Hosn, Luc Sibille, Nadia Benahmed, and Bruno Chareyre. Discrete numerical modeling of loose soil with spherical particles and interparticle rolling friction. GRANULAR MATTER, 19(1), FEB 2017.


P. Freydier, G. Chambon, and M. Naaim. Experimental characterization of velocity fields within the front of viscoplastic surges down an incline. JOURNAL OF NON-NEWTONIAN FLUID MECHANICS, 240: 56–69, FEB 2017.


Hesham Moustafa, Chamseddine Guizani, Capucine Dupont, Vincent Martin, Mejdi Jeguirim, and Alain Dufresne. Utilization of Torrefied Coffee Grounds as Reinforcing Agent To Produce High-Quality Biodegradable PBAT Composites for Food Packaging Applications. ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, 5(2): 1906–1916, FEB 2017.


Araceli Garcia, Jalel Labidi, Mohamed Naceur Belgacem, and Julien Bras. The nanocellulose biorefinery: woody versus herbaceous agricultural wastes for NCC production. CELLULOSE, 24(2): 693–704, FEB 2017.


D. Colombet, E. Goncalves Da Silva, and R. Fortes-Patella. On numerical simulation of cavitating flows under thermal regime. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER, 105: 411–428, FEB 2017.


Fanny Hoeng, Aurore Denneulin, Nadege Reverdy-Bruas, Guillaume Krosnicki, and Julien Bras. Rheology of cellulose nanofibrils/silver nanowires suspension for the production of transparent and conductive electrodes by screen printing. APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 394: 160–168, FEB 1 2017.


Hesham Moustafa, Chamseddine Guizani, and Alain Dufresne. Sustainable biodegradable coffee grounds filler and its effect on the hydrophobicity, mechanical and thermal properties of biodegradable PBAT composites. JOURNAL OF APPLIED POLYMER SCIENCE, 134(8), FEB 2017.


Bratislav Lukic, Dominique Saletti, and Pascal Forquin. Use of simulated experiments for material characterization of brittle materials subjected to high strain rate dynamic tension. PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY A-MATHEMATICAL PHYSICAL AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES, 375(2085), JAN 28 2017.


Chourouk Mathlouthi, Frederic Hugenel, Francoise Delpech, and Yahya Rharbi. Heat Capacity of Confined Polystyrene in Close-Packed Particles. MACROMOLECULES, 50(1): 472–481, JAN 10 2017.


J. Desrues, E. Ando, P. Besuelle, G. Viggiani, L. Debove, P. Charrier, and J. B. Toni. Localisation Precursors in Geomaterials ? In Papamichos, E and Papanastasiou, P and Pasternak, E and Dyskin, A, editor, BIFURCATION AND DEGRADATION OF GEOMATERIALS WITH ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS, Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering, pages 3–10. Univ Cyprus ; Aristotle Univ Thessaloniki ; Univ Western Australia ; Cyprus Tourism Org ; ALERT Geomaterials ; SINTEF Petr Res ; MTS Syst ; Themeliotechniki Cyprus Ltd ; Dreamscape Conf, 2017. 11th International Workshop on Bifurcation and Degradation in Geomaterials (IWBDG), Limassol, CYPRUS, MAY 21-25, 2017.


E. Ando, E. Salvatore, J. Desrues, P. Charrier, J. B. Toni, G. Modoni, and G. Viggiani. Strain Localisation in Sand in Cycles of Triaxial Compression and Extension: Continuum and Grain-Scale Analysis. In Papamichos, E and Papanastasiou, P and Pasternak, E and Dyskin, A, editor, BIFURCATION AND DEGRADATION OF GEOMATERIALS WITH ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS, Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering, pages 489–497. Univ Cyprus ; Aristotle Univ Thessaloniki ; Univ Western Australia ; Cyprus Tourism Org ; ALERT Geomaterials ; SINTEF Petr Res ; MTS Syst ; Themeliotechniki Cyprus Ltd ; Dreamscape Conf, 2017. 11th International Workshop on Bifurcation and Degradation in Geomaterials (IWBDG), Limassol, CYPRUS, MAY 21-25, 2017.


N. Bernabeu, O. Budenkova, A. Gagnoud, S. Rukolaine, Y. Du Terrail Couvat, and Y. Fautrelle. MODELLING OF COUPLED CONVECTIVE AND MAGNETO-THERMOELECTRIC PHENOMENA FOR A SPHERE IMMERSED IN LIQUID METAL USING FINITE ELEMENT METHOD AND ADAPTIVE MESHES. MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS, 53(1, SI): 149–158, JAN-MAR 2017. 10th Pamir International Conference on Fundamentals and Applied MagnetoHydroDynamics (PAMIR), Cagliari, ITALY, JUN 20-24, 2016.


B. Gallien, S. Bailly, and T. Duffar. Comparative study of dislocation density characterizations on silicon. CRYSTAL RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY, 52(1, SI), JAN 2017.


Fanny Hoeng, Julien Bras, Erwan Gicquel, Guillaume Krosnicki, and Aurore Denneulin. Inkjet printing of nanocellulose-silver ink onto nanocellulose coated cardboard. RSC ADVANCES, 7(25): 15372–15381, 2017.


Alain Dufresne and Johanna Castano. Polysaccharide nanomaterial reinforced starch nanocomposites: A review. STARCH-STARKE, 69(1-2, SI), JAN 2017.


S. Mossaz, D. Colombet, and F. Ayela. Hydrodynamic cavitation of binary liquid mixtures in laminar and turbulent flow regimes. EXPERIMENTAL THERMAL AND FLUID SCIENCE, 80: 337–347, JAN 2017.