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News 27 August 2019

Wave Energy Converter (WEC) Control: a challenge for IFPEN's R&I team and a first reward

The IFPEN team for the "Wave Energy Converter Control" Project led by Paolino Tona won the trophy for the first phase of the WEC Control Competition (WECCCOMP), and the prize-giving took place at the 38th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore & Arctic Engineering (OMAE Conference).

Numéro 38 de Science@IFPEN
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SmartEole project: making better use of wind through smart rotors

The rapid development of wind energy production depends, to a great extent, on improving its energy efficiency and its economic profitability. To maximize performance and operating life spans, the
Numéro 38 de Science@IFPEN
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A robust vehicle pollution control system thanks to the OQUAIDO chair

The OQUAIDO a applied mathematics chair , launched in January 2016 and hosted by the École des Mines engineering school in Saint-Étienne, brings together academic and industrial partners b to tackle
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Hybrid vehicle energy management optimization within the framework of the partnership with INRIA

The scientific cooperation agreement signed with INRIA in 2015 covers two fields: the “ digital and IT performance of simulato rs” and the “ control and optimization of complex systems ”. A thesis
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Delphine SINOQUET

Research engineer / project leader in optimization
PhD in applied mathematics
Master degree in numerical analysis (Paris 6 university) PhD in applied mathematics (Paris 13 university) : inversion problem of seismic tomography 1994-2003 : research engineer in geophysic division
Issue 36 of Science@ifpen
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Operando spectroscopy in full transparency

The purification of oil feeds for obtaining clean fuels, as well as the treatment of bio-based feeds that can be incorporated in diesel fuels, rely on the hydrotreatment process and hence on the
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InSPIRed process control

R&D work in the field of process monitoring aims to gain a better understanding of the phenomena involved, increase productivity and enhance safety. In this context, Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS)
Issue 36 of Science@ifpen
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A digital twin for in silico experiments

The catalysts developed by IFPEN are often used in fixed-bed reactors where their grains are packed randomly. For testing them in pilot units, one of the challenges is to guarantee representativity at
Issue 36 of Science@ifpen
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Processes are converting to microfluidics

The diversification of resources (atypical oil feeds or bio-based feeds) is leading to the development of new conversion processes a or to the upgrading of flexibility for existing ones. These
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Raman: the secret of a successful separation

The development and optimization of chemical processes increasingly involves the instrumentation of pilot and industrial units with inline effluent analysis technologies, capable of supplying relevant
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CFD and 3D are causing a stir in the world of reactors

In order to develop and test new processes for the production of responsible fuels or bio-based chemical intermediates, complex and miniature reactors for IFPEN pilot units have been developed and