Events


2018


  • Congratulations to Djibril Diouf for successfully defending his PhD thesis in december!
  • Caroline R. Szczepanski gave a lecture at the American Chemical Society Fall 2018 National Meeting, August 19-23, Boston, MA, USA . (the presentation is in the: « PMSE: Surface, Interface & Coating Materials » Session, on Monday August 20 at 11:20am) – Title: « Nanotube decorated interfaces via template-less, electropolymerization of thiophene-based monomers ». Authors: Caroline R. Szczepanski, Inès M’Jid, Thierry Darmanin, Guilhem Godeau, Frédéric Guittard.
  • Thierry Darmanin gave a lecture (Keynote) at the 4th International Conference on Bioinspired and Biobased Chemistry & Materials, October 14-17, Nice, France – Title: « Homogeneous and templateless growth of conducting polymer nanotubes with special wetting properties ». Authors: Thierry Darmanin, Sonia Amigoni, Frédéric Guittard.
  • Caroline Szczepanski gave a lecture (Keynote) at the 4th International Conference on Bioinspired and Biobased Chemistry & Materials, October 14-17, Nice, France – Title: « Design of biomimetic polymer interfaces: using photopolymerization techniques to simultaneously control surface chemistry and topography ». Authors: Caroline Szczepanski, Thierry Darmanin, Frédéric Guittard, John Torkelson.
  • El Hadji Yade Thiam presented a poster at the 4th International Conference on Bioinspired and Biobased Chemistry & Materials, October 14-17, Nice, France – Title: « Synthesis and characterization of new superhydrophobic polymers ». Authors: El Hadji Yade Thiam, Thierry Darmanin, Frédéric Guittard, Abdoulaye Dramé, Aboubacary Séne, Samba Yande Dieng, Salif Sow.
  • Gabriela Ramos-Chagas presented a poster at the 4th International Conference on Bioinspired and Biobased Chemistry & Materials, October 14-17, Nice, France – Title: « Polypyrene films and their potential applications: superhydrophobic, fluorescent, anti-bacterial and pH-sensitive coatings ». Authors: Gabriela Ramos-Chagas, Thierry Darmanin, Frédéric Guittard.
  • Djibril Diouf presented a poster at the 4th International Conference on Bioinspired and Biobased Chemistry & Materials, October 14-17, Nice, France – Title: « Synthesis of a novel 3,4-ethylenedioxypyrrole (EDOP) and 3,4- propylenedioxypyrrole (ProDOP) monomers for special wetting properties ». Authors: Djibril Diouf, Thierry Darmanin, Alioune Diouf, Samba Yandé Dieng, Frédéric Guittard.
  • Omar Sané presented a poster at the 4th International Conference on Bioinspired and Biobased Chemistry & Materials, October 14-17, Nice, France – Title: « Nanofibrous surfaces with high hydrophobicity from electrodeposited poly(3,4-ethylenedioxypyrrole) and poly(3,4- propylenedioxypyrrole) films substituted by alkyl chains ». Authors: Omar Sané, Alioune Diouf, Samba Yandé Dieng, Frédéric Guittard, Thierry Darmanin.
  • Thierry Darmanin gave a lecture (Keynote) at the 2nd International Young Conference of Bionic Enginnering (IYCBE2018), November 7-10, Odense, Denmark – Title: « Tunable conducting polymer nanotubes with special wetting properties ». Authors: Thierry Darmanin, Sonia Amigoni, Frédéric Guittard.

  

 


2017


  • Thierry Darmanin (on Invitation) gave a lecture at the Journée de l’Innovation – Nice, France – January 2017 – Title: « Le biomimétisme comme source d’innovation pour la superhydrophobie et la superoléophobie ».
  • Thierry Darmanin (on Invitation) gave a lecture at the Anniversaire CYTech – Mandelieu, France – March 2017 – Title: « Procédures pour améliorer la caractérisation de surfaces superhydrophobes ».
  • Thierry Darmanin (on Invitation) gave a lecture at the Biofouling & Antifouling conference – Toulon, France – April 2017 – Title:  « Surfaces superhydrophobes et superoléophobes par électropolymérisation: vers l’élaboration de surfaces anti-bioadhésives ».
  • Thierry Darmanin gave a lecture at the Colloque Français de Chimie du fluor CFCF2017 – Murol, France – May 2017 – Title: « Elaboration de films superhydrophobes et superoléophobes par électropolymérisation ».
  • Guilhem Godeau gave a lecture at the Colloque Français de Chimie du fluor CFCF2017 – Murol, France – May 2017 – Title: « The Staudinger ureation for superhydrophobic and superoleophobic surfaces elaboration ».
  • Thierry Darmanin (on Invitation) gave a lecture at the Conférence satellite de CFCF2017 « Le fluor, un ami qui vous veut du bien » – Murol, France – May 2017 – Title: « Fluor et mouillabilité de surface ».
  • Raziyeh Akbari presented a poster at the Trends in Nanotribology 2017 (TiN17) conference – Trieste, Italy – June 2017 – Title : « Micro- crystallization of copper oxide to make super hydrophobic surfaces ».
  • Gabriela Ramos Chagas gave a lecture at the European Polymer Federation Congress – Lyon (France) – July 2017 – Title: « Electrodeposited polypyrenes films: wettability, fluorescence, pH-responsivity and anti-bacterial properties ».
  • Thierry Darmanin gave two lectures at the conference BIOADH 2017 – Paris, France – November 2017 – The topics of his talk was « Conception of original surfaces with anti-bacterial properties. Illustration of a multipartners project: the ANR SanBact Project » and « New nanotubular surfaces by electropolymerization with very strong water adhesion ».

2016


  • Thierry Darmanin gave a lecture as a Keynote Speaker at the 2nd International Symposium on Bioinspired Interfacial Materials with Superwettability (iBIMS-2016) in Shanghai (China). The topic of his talk was « Tunable nanostructured conducting polymer films for superhydrophobic and superoleophobic properties: From nanofibers to nanotubes ».

  • Thierry Darmanin gave a lecture as Workshop Expert’Labs 2016, Surfaces and Interfaces in Materials in Fuveau (France). The topic of his talk was « Recent Advances in the preparation of superhydrophobic and superoleophobic materials ».


2015


  • Frédéric Guittard gave a lecture in a conference about « Biomimetics: from nature to applications » in the Cambridge University (UK)
  • Frédéric Guittard gave a lecture at the GORDON Research Conference, Micro and nanophase change Heat Transfer in Galveston, Texas (USA)
  • Frédéric Guittard gave a lecture at the International Symposium on Bioinspired Interfacial Materials with Super-wettability ISBMW 2015 in Beijing (China)
  • Thierry Darmanin and Guilhem Godeau gave a lecture at the 9th French-Japanese Seminar on Fluorine (FJSF-9) in the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (Valrose campus) (France)
  • Gabriela Ramos-Chagas, Caroline Rose Szczepanski and Claudio Mortier gave a lecture at the « 14ème journée du Groupe Français des Polymères Section Méditérranée » in the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (Valrore campus) (France)
  • Congratulations to Janwa El Maïss for successfully defending his PhD thesis in october!
  • Congratulations to Cécile Bignon for successfully defending his PhD thesis in november!
  • Congratulations to Sabri Taleb for successfully defending his PhD thesis in december!

2014


  • Frédéric Guittard gave a plenary lecture at the International Conference on Recent Advances in Chemical Sciences in Haryana (India)
  • Frédéric Guittard gave a plenary lecture at the International conference on Polymers on the frontier of Science and Technology in Chandigarh (India)
  • Frédéric Guittard gave a lecture at the 247th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Dallas (USA)
  • Cécile Bignon gave a lecture at the 14th International conference on Perspectives in Percutaneous Penetration in La Grande Motte (France)
  • Frédéric Guittard gave a lecture at the 4th International Colloids Conference: Surface design and Engineering in Madrid (Spain)
  • Frédéric Guittard gave a lecture at the French Seminar of the fluor chemistry in Versailles (France)
  • Sabri Taleb gave a lecture at the French seminar of the Fluor chemistry in Paris (France)
  • Janwa El-Maïss gave a lecture at the PFSA- Workshop 2014 in Idstein (Germany)
  • Thierry Darmanin, Cécile Bignon, Janwa El-Maïss and Sabri Taleb gave a lecture at the 7th Scientific Day of C’Nano-PACA in Porquerolles (France)
  • Cécile Bignon gave a lecture at the 9th world congress on alternatives and animal use in the life sciences in Prague (Czech Republic)
  • Janwa El-Maïss gave a lecture at the 5th EuChemMS Chemistry Congres in Istanbul (Turkey)
  • Thierry Darmanin gave a lecture at the 8th ECNP International Conference on Nanostructured Polymers and Nanocomposites in Dresden (Germany)
  • Frédéric Guittard was the Chairman of the 2nd International Conference on Bioinspired and Biobased Chemistry & Material
  • Frédéric Guittard gave a lecture at the 2nd International Conference of Young Researchers on Advances Materials in Haikou (China)
  • Sonia Amigoni, Thierry Darmanin, Cécile Bignon, Janwa El-Maïss and Sabri Taleb gave a lecture at the 2nd International Conference on Bioinspired and Biobased Chemistry & Material in Nice (France)
  • Cécile Bignon gave a lecture at the 28th Congress of the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) on the Cosmetic, innovation and performance for beauty and well-being in Paris (France)
  • Janwa El-Maïss gave a lecture at Matériaux 2014 in Montpellier (France)
  • Frédéric Guittard gave a lecture at the 67th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers in Chandigarh (India)

2013 


  • Thierry Darmanin gave a lecture at the Winter Fluorine Conference in Tampa (USA)
  • Frédéric Guittard gave a plenary lecture at the International Conference on Recent Advances in Chemical Sciences in Haryana (India)
  • Frédéric Guittard gave a plenary lecture at the International conference on Polymers on the frontier of Science and Technology in Chandigarh (India)
  • Frédéric Guittard gave a lecture at the  Thematic day of the Scientific Interest group of the CNRS in Versaille (France)
  • MIT Technology Review awarded Matthieu Sonnati in the annual list of French 10 innovators under 35 (TR35). Matthieu was honored in Paris for their innovative non-oxidative and environmental friendly drying mechanism of polymers used in the paints and coatings industry
  • Frédéric Guittard and Thierry Darmanin gave a lecture to the Workshop Biofouling & Antifouling at the 7th scientific days in Toulon (France)
  • Elisabeth Taffin de Givenchy is speaking at the 2013 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit; San Francisco (USA)
  • Elisabeth Taffin de Givenchy and Jeanne Tarrade gave a lecture at the Séminaire Franco-Marocain «bioadhésion–biofilm» in Fès (Morocco)
  • Sonia Amigoni is speaking at the European Polymer Congress (epf 2013) in Pisa (Italia)
  • Elisabeth Taffin de Givenchy is giving a speech as invited speaker at the Charles Gerhardt Institute of the Montpellier University, Montpellier (France)
  • Mélanie Wolfs gave a lecture at the 17th European Symposium on Fluorine Chemistry in Paris (France)
  • Frédéric Guittard gave a plenary lecture at the International Workshop on Bioinspired Engineering in Shanghai (China)
  • Thierry Darmanin gave a lecture at the International Conference & Exhibition on Advanced & Nano Materials (ICANM2013) in Quebec City (Canada)
  • Frédéric Guittard gave a talk as invited speaker at the IEMN (Institute of Electronics, Microelectronics and Nanotechnology), University of Lille (France) about the Molecular design of active or bioactive surfaces, Sept. 27, 2013
  • Congratulations to Matthieu Sonnati for successfully defending his PhD thesis in september!
  • Elisabeth Taffin de Givenchy gave a lecture at the 19th international vacuum congress in Paris (France)
  • Mélanie Wolfs is speaking at the 26th ACS National Meeting « Chemistry in Motion » in Indianapolis (USA)
  • Frédéric Guittard gave a plenary lecture for the 14th french day of the youngs physician/chemist of the Chemical France society and the physician France society in Fréjus (France)
  • Thierry Darmanin gave a lecture at the 12th Polymers for advanced Technologies (PAT 2013) in Berlin (Germany)
  • Frédéric Guittard will give a talk as invited speaker at the ENSCI, European Ceramics Center, University of Limoges (France) about the design of materials with controlled wettability, November 7, 2013
  • Congratulations to Thierry Darmanin for successfully defending his « Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches » in december!
  • Congratulations to Mélanie Wolfs for successfully defending his PhD thesis in december!

2012


  • Hervé Bellanger is speaking at the First Indian International Symposium on Fluorine Chemistry in New Delhi (India)
  • Congratulations to Gennifer Padoan for successfully defending her PhD thesis in collaboration with the University of Padova (Italy)!
  • Arnaud Zenerino is speaking at 7th International Conference on Nanostructured Polymers and Nanocomposites in Prague (Czech Republic)
  • Elisabeth Taffin de Givenchy is speaking at 8th International Conference on Material Sciences (CSM8-ISM5), Beyrouth (Lebanon)
  • Arnaud Zenerino is speaking at the 5èmes Journées Scientifiques du C’Nano-PACA, Porquerolles (France)
  • Jeanne Tarrade and Arnaud Zenerino are speaking at the Journée Thématique Junior Interbio 2012 in Paris (France)
  • Thierry Darmanin and Elisabeth Taffin de Givenchy are speaking at the 20th International Symposium on Fluorine Chemistry in Kyoto (Japan)
  • Elisabeth Taffin de Givenchy is speaking at the 8th Japanese-French Joint Seminar on Fluorine Chemistry (8th JFSF), Kyoto (Japan)
  • Mélanie Wolfs and Elena Celia are speaking at Graines d’Adhésion 2012 meeting in Toulon (France). Congratulations to Elena Celia for winning the award for her talk!
  • Hervé Bellanger is speaking at the EMRS Fall Meeting in Warsaw (Poland)
  • The First International Conference on Bionspired and Biobased Chemistry and Materials is held in Nice, organized by our research group. Many scientists animate the discussion on different topics permitting a worthwhile exchange of ideas and comparison of experiences. Hervé Bellanger and Thierry Darmanin are speaking at this conference.
  • Congratulations to Hervé Bellanger and Arnaud Zenerino for successfully defending their PhD thesis!
  • Congratulations to Sonia Amigoni and Elisabeth Taffin de Givenchy for successfully defending their « Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches »!

2011


  • Mélanie Wolfs is speaking at the 16èmes Journées de l’Adhésion in Trégastel (France)
  • Arnaud Zenerino and Hervé Bellanger are speaking at the 11ème Journée du GFP Méditerranée in Sophia Antipolis (France)
  • Mélanie Wolfs is also speaking at the IUPAC 9th International Conference on Advanced Polymers via Macromolecular Engineering in Cappadocia (Turkey)
  • The BioADH 2011 is held in Nice, organized by our research group. Mélanie WolfsJeanne TarradeElena Celia are speaking at this meeting
  • Congratulations to Mamadou Oumar for successfully defending his PhD thesis realized in collaboration with the University of Dakar (Senegal)!
  • Congratulations to Carine Zerbib for successfully defending her PhD thesis!