Curriculum vitae: (update September 2018)
(Download here the Corentin Tregouet – Resume)
Postdoc on the dynamic of the in-drop spinodal decomposition studied through microfluidics, in Twente University. Within the Research Center for Multiscale Catalytic Energy Conversion (MCEC), under the supervision of Dr M. Odijk (BIOS, Twente), Pr A. Van Den Berg (BIOS, Twente), and Pr D. Lohse (PoF, Twente).
PhD on hydrodynamics and interfacial polymer physics: Multilayers of polymers on liquid interfaces: assembly, interfacial rheology and microfluidic probing. Under the supervision of C. Monteux (SIMM, ESPCI) and M. Reyssat (Gulliver, ESPCI). Development of a microfluidic chip to produce capsules and probe their interfacial rheology, coupled with a study and modelization of the dynamics of the polymer on the interface using a pendant drop apparatus.
Master thesis: in Princeton University, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Stone group: coupling interaction between an oscillating fiber and a droplet. Supervised by C. Duprat and Pr. H. Stone.
Research Team Project: research work with 6 other students: the Epithelial-Mesenchymal-Transition as a phase transition: a statistical physics approach, with Pr. F. Amblard, Institut Curie, Paris.
PhD of Materials Physics and Chemistry at Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris.
Master degree of Material Science at Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris.
Bachelor and master degree of engineering at Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau: top French engineering university. Major: condensed matter physics; minor: mechanics.
Classes Préparatoires: two years intensive preparation for nationwide competitive examination for entry to engineering universities.
High school degree (with highest honors).
Technical and language skills
soft lithography, PDMS-based, NOA-based, glass-based microfluidic.
interfacial rheometer, pendant drop.
confocal microscopy, optical profilometer, mechanical profilometer.
Matlab, LabView, Comsol, SolidWorks, Java, ImageJ, Igor Pro, LaTeX, Illustrator.
French (native), English (fluent, 99 TOEFL IBT), German (fluent, C1).
Teaching assistant (56 hours):
– bachelor students: tutorials about high-school pre-calculus.
– bachelor students: practical work about microfabrication and microfluidics.
Teaching assistant (64 hours/year):
– bachelor students: practical work supervision, oral exams and tutoring, about thermodynamics.
– master students: practical work about characterization of polymer materials for industrial applications (flexion and rupture of polymer materials, adhesion of pressure sensitive adhesives).
Private tuitions (2 hours/week):
high school and “classes préparatoires” students about physics and mathematics.
A. Renkowski (2015, 5 weeks, pendant drop experiments)
S. Kölling (2018, 10 weeks, high-throughput femtoliter-droplet generator)
D. Schotanus (2018, 10 weeks, on-chip automated phase-diagram measurement)
S. Poincloux (2014, 3 months, microfluidic deformation of bubbles)
M. Nomena (2014, 3 months, microfluidic deformation of capsules)
M. Rump (2017, 6 months, patterned-surface Ouzo nucleation, cosupervision)
M. Krakers (2017-2018, 6 months, on-chip in-situ X-ray diffraction)
PhD grant AMX delivered by the Ecole Polytechnique to the former students according to their marks and their research project. (40/year).
Scholarship for master thesis awarded by the « Materials Science and Active Surface » program at Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France (Chaire X-ESPCI-Saint Gobain).
Invited talks and seminars
Oct 2019 Internal seminar in Institut de Physique de Rennes (Rennes I).
Sept 2019 Internal seminar in Laboratiry of Future (CNRS-Solvay).
Sept 2009 Internal seminar in Institut Lumière Matière (Claude Bernard Lyon II).
June 2018 Internal seminar in LadHyX (Ecole Polytechnique).
Feb 2018 Microdroplets in high temperature gradients for porous catalytic microbeads., at the annual meeting of the Max Plank and University of Twente Center for complex fluid dynamics.
June 2017 Multiphasic microfluidic for catalysis, at Kick-off meeting of the Max Plank and University of Twente Center for complex fluid dynamics.
May 2016 Polymer multilayers at liquid interfaces: assembly, interfacial rheology and microfluidic probing, for an internal seminar of Laboratoire de Physique Statistique (Ecole Normal Superieur de Paris).
March 2016 Multilayers assembly of polymers on liquid interfaces for encapsulation. for an internal seminar of Physics of Fluids group (University of Twente).
Conference, workshops, summerschool
2018 MicroTAS (poster) in Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2017 MicroTAS (poster) in Savannah, Georgia, USA
2016 Complex Motion in Fluids (summer school) (oral) in Zenderen, Netherland
2016 Conference in honor of Liliane Léger (oral) in IPGG, Paris, France
2015 Foam Workshop (oral) in ESPCI, Paris France
2015 Soft Matter Days (oral) in CNRS, Gif sur Yvette, France
2015 Bubble and Drop Interfaces (oral) in MPI, Gőlm, Germany
2015 Annual European Rheology Conference (oral) in Nantes, France
2014 Statistical Physics Day (oral) in ESPCI, Paris France
2014 Condense Matter Days (oral) in Paris, France
2014 Emulsion Club (poster) in Givaudan, Argenteuil, France
2014 Dynacaps (poster) in UTC, Compiègne, France
2014 Soft Fire (summer school) (poster) in Cargèse, Corse, France
Popular science show E=M6 on national French TV: experiments and explanations of what is catalysis through the example of potassium iodine for hydrogen-peroxide decomposition.
Internship in the French National Park “Les Ecrins”: maintenance work of hiking trails and counting of endangered species.
Sept 20019-Apr 2010:
Military service: officer in the Corps of Engineers.
Albert van den Berg