Prof. Averous Luc
Prof. Averous Luc

University of Strasbourg, France


2002 "Aptitude Diploma for Research Direction", URCA (Reims Champagne-Ardenne University), Process engineering
1995 Ph.D., School of Mines of Paris / Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris-France, Science and material engineering
1984 Engineer, High Polymers Application School / Ecole d'Application des Hauts polymères (E.A.H.P.) C. Sadron Institute

Publications (Selected)
  1. S. Kalia and L. Avérous. “Handbook of Biopolymers and Their Applications”. Scrivener Publishing. Publication end 2011. ISBN : 978-3-642-17369-1.
  2. L. Avérous and E. Pollet. « Environmental Silicate Nano-biocomposites ». Springer-Verlag (London). Publication in 2012.
  3. P. Halley and L. Avérous. « Starch Polymers – From Genetic Engineering to Green Applications ». Elsevier Limited Publication. Publication in 2013.
  4. Avérous L., Quantin J.C., Lafon D., Crespy A. (1995), "Determination of 3D orientations in reinforced thermoplastics, using scanning electron microscopy." Acta Stereologica (Image analysis & Stereology), Vol. 14/1, pp. 69-74.
  5. Avérous L., Quantin J.C., Lafon D., Crespy A. (1995), "Granulometric characterization of short fiberglass in reinforced polypropylene. Relation to processing conditions and mechanical properties." Int J. Polymer Analysis & Characterization, Vol. 1, N°4, pp. 339-347.
  6. Avérous L., Quantin J.C., Lafon D., Crespy A. (1996), “Morphological determinations of fiber composites“ Microscopy-Microanalysis-Microstructures, Vol. 7, pp. 433-439.
  7. Avérous L., Quantin J.C., Crespy A., Lafon D. (1997), "Evolution of the three-dimensional orientation of glass fibers in injected isotactic polypropylene." Polym. Eng. Sci., Vol. 37, N°2, pp. 329-337.
  8. Avérous L., Quantin J.C., Crespy A. (1998), “Determination of the microtexture of reinforced thermoplastics by image analysis.” Composites Science and Technology, Vol . 58, N° 3-4, pp. 377-387.
  9. Avérous L., Gauvin R. (1998), “Surface analysis of phenolic composites obtained by RTM Process“ Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 17, N°13, pp. 1167-1184.
  10. Avérous L, Moro L, Dole P, Fringant C. (2000) “Properties of thermoplastics blends: starch-polycaprolactone.” Polymer. Vol. 41, N°11, pp 4157-4167.
  11. Avérous L, Fauconnier N., Moro L, Fringant C. (2000) “Blends of thermoplastic starch and polyesteramide: Processing and properties.” Journal of Applied Polymer Science. Vol. 76, N°7, pp. 1117-1128.
  12. Avérous L., Fringant C. (2001) “Association between plasticized starch and polyesters: processing and performances of injected biodegradable systems.” Polym Eng. Sci., Vol. 41, N°5, pp. 727-734.
  13. Martin O., Avérous L. (2001). “Poly(lactic acid): plasticization and properties of biodegradable multiphase systems.” Polymer, Vol 42, N° 14, pp. 6209-6219.
  14. Avérous L., Fringant C., Moro L. (2001). “Starch-based biodegradable materials suitable for Thermoforming Packaging.” Starch/Starke,Vol. 53, N°8. pp. 368-371.
  15. Avérous L., Fringant C., Moro L. (2001). “Plasticized starch-cellulose interactions in polysaccharide composites.” Polymer, Vol 42, N° 15, pp. 6571-6578.
  16. Martin O., Schwach E., Avérous L, Couturier Y. (2001). “Properties of Biodegradable Multilayer Films Based on Plasticized Wheat Starch.” Starch/Starke, Vol.53, N°8. pp. 372-380.
  17. Martin O, Avérous L (2002). “Comprehensive experimental study of a starch/polyesteramide coextrusion.“Journal of Applied Polymer Science.Vol. 86, N°10, pp. 2586-2600.
  18. Pouteau C., Dole P., Cathala B., Avérous L., Boquillon N. (2003) “Antioxidant properties of lignin in polypropylene”, Polymer Degradation and Stability. Vol. 81, N°1, pp 9-18.
  19. Martin O, Avérous L, Della Valle G (2003). “Inline determination of plasticized wheat starch viscous behaviour: Impact of processing.” Carbohydrate Polymers. Vol. 53 N°2, pp. 169-182.
  20. Avérous L., Boquillon N. (2004). “Biocomposites based on plasticized starch: thermal and mechanical behaviours”. CarbohydratePolymers. Vol. 56 N°2 pp. 111-122.
  21. Avérous L (2004). “Biodegradable multiphase systems based on plasticized starch: a review.” Polymer Reviews. Vol. 44, N°3, pp. 231-274.
  22. Le Digabel F., Boquillon N., Dole P., Monties B., Averous L. (2004) “Properties of thermoplastic composites based on wheat straw lignocellulosic fillers”. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. Vol. 93 N°1 pp. 428-436.
  23. Schwach E., Averous L. (2004). “Starch-based biodegradable blends: morphology and interface properties”. Polymer International. Vol. 53 N°12 pp. 2115-2124.
  24. Dole P., Avérous L., Joly C., Della Valle G., Bliard C. (2005) “Evaluation of PE-starch multilayers: Processing and properties.”. Polym. Eng. Sci., Vol. 45 N°2. pp. 217-224.
  25. Belard L., Dole P., Avérous L. (2005). « Current progress on biodegradable materials, based on plasticized starch ». Australian Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 58, N°6, pp 457–460.
  26. Avérous L., Le Digabel F (2006) “Properties of biocomposites based on lignocellulose fillers” Carbohydrate Polymers, Vol. 66, N°4, pp 480-493.
  27. Le Digabel F., Avérous L. (2006) “Effects of lignin content on the properties of lignocellulose-based biocomposites” Carbohydrate Polymers, Vol.66, N°4, pp 537-545.
  28. Chivrac F., Kadlecová Z., Pollet E., Avérous L. (2006) “Aromatic Copolyester-Based Nano-Biocomposites: Elaboration, Structural Characterization and Properties” Journal of Polymers and the Environment, Vol. 14, N°4, pp. 393-401.
  29. Chivrac F., Pollet E., Avérous L. (2007) “Non-isothermal crystallization behaviour of poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) / clay nano-biocomposites” Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics. Vol. 45, N°13, pp. 1503-1510.