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Jean-paul VIRICELLE

  • Email jean-paul.viricelle@mines-stetienne.fr
  • Téléphone +33 4 77 42 02 52
  • Fonction Directeur de l'UMR CNRS 5307 Georges Friedel
  • Centre Science des processus industriels et naturels
  • Département Procédés de Transformations des Solides et Instrumentation (PTSI)
  • Site Campus de Saint-Étienne
    158, cours Fauriel à Saint-Étienne
  • Bureau C1-05
  • Responsabilité et missions

    Head of CNRS Research Unit UMR5307 – LGF (laboratoire Georges Friedel)
    Head of “Chemical gas Sensors” group in Chemical Engineering Center (SPIN)

  • Activités de recherche

    Electrical properties of solids for development of chemical gas sensors, solid oxide fuel cells and micro-preconcentrators

  • Enseignement

    Physical methods for matter characterisation, thermal analysis
    Defects in solids
    Fluid mechanics, Thermodynamics
    Gas sensors

  • Biographie

    After a PhD in Chemical Engineering, I have firstly studied the oxidation of ceramic composite materials in University of Limoges (France) from 1995 to 1997. Since 1998, I have been working in the field of Microsystems, Instrumentation and solid state Chemical Sensors for a wide range of applications, with a focus on automotive exhaust sensors. I manage this research department which has also a more general research activity on solid-gas reactivity since 2009. Supervisor of 18 PhDs, author of more than 50 publications, 5 patents, reviewers for many papers in the field of chemical gas sensors, I have joined the steering committee of EUROSENSORS which supervises each year Eurosensors conference at European level (500 attendees).

  • Formation

    1. Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering 1994 (Ecole des Mines, St-Etienne, France)
    2. Engineering Degree in Chemistry 1990 (CPE, Lyon, France)