Focus on...

Water cycle management and climate change
Issues and Foresight

Water resources are becoming scarcer as they come under increased human and climate pressure. Over-use, drought, pollution and eutrophication* are complicating management of the domestic water cycle, including in Europe, where one third of the territory is exposed to high water stress. How can we deal with this? As part
Individual page

Sébastien ROHAIS (PhD)

Sébastien Rohais is geologist from the Albert-de-Lapparent Geological Institute (IGAL, UniLaSalle, MSc 2002), MSc from the National School for Petroleum and Engines (ENSPM, IFPSchool, 2003), doctor
Individual page

John Armitage

Research Scientist | Geomorphology | Sedimentology | Earth Sciences
I have a diverse background in Earth Science. In 2009 I obtained my PhD in Geophysics from the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, UK, with a focus on the geodynamics of the formation of
Individual page

Christophe PREUX

Head of Department, Physico Chemistry of Complex Fluids and Materials
Christophe Preux graduated from the MATMECA engineering school (+ DEA in applied mathematics) (2003) before completing his doctoral thesis at the University of Bordeaux 1 in partnership with the CEA
Issues and Foresight

Plastic is an integral part of our daily lives and consumption habits and continues to be produced in massive quantities, causing more and more waste. It’s a complex situation that has prompted a range of regulatory responses around the world. In France and in Europe, regulations are primarily focused on
Individual page

Antoine FECANT

Research engineer / Project manager
Antoine Fécant holds an engineering degree from the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Chimie de Lille (2004) and a DEA (Master degree) from the University of Lille I the same year. He then obtained a PhD
Individual page


Researcher in Complex Fluids / Ph.D. in Chemistry
_ Maira completed her Ph.D. thesis at the Institute for Research on Catalysis and the Environment of the University Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (CNRS) and Saint-Gobain Provence Research on the catalytic
Individual page


Research Engineer / Project Leader
Organic Geochemistry PhD.
Sciences of the Earth and the Universe HDR
Maria-Fernanda Romero-Sarmiento joined IFP Energies nouvelles in 2010 as a research scientist in organic geochemistry. She holds a Ph.D. in Organic Geochemistry from the University of Lille (France)
Life cycle assessment (LCA)
News in brief

Life Cycle Assesment (LCA) : An essential tool for measuring the overall environmental impact of our products
Individual page


Materials & Corrosion Technical Advisor, Project manager
PhD in Electrochemistry
> 20 years experience in Materials and Corrosion. Materials Engineer from INSA de Lyon, 1997. PhD in Eectrochemistry (Paris 6), 2001. Habilitation from INSA de Lyon, 2011. Member of Cefracor / EFC /