Prof. Luc Averous

Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France

Full Professor



1995 Ph.D., Ecole des Mines de Paris, France

Publications (Selected)


  1. Avérous L, Moro L, Dole P, Fringant C. (2000) "Properties of thermoplastics blends: starch-polycaprolactone." Polymer. Vol. 41, N°11, pp 4157-4167.
  2. Martin O., Avérous L. (2001). "Poly(lactic acid): plasticization and properties of biodegradable multiphase systems." Polymer, Vol 42, N° 14, pp. 6209-6219. (Higly Cited Paper-Essential Science IndicatorsSM)
  3. Avérous L., Fringant C., Moro L. (2001). "Plasticized starch-cellulose interactions in polysaccharide composites." Polymer, Vol 42, N° 15, pp. 6571-6578.
  4. Bordes P., Pollet E., Avérous L. (2009) " Nano-biocomposites: Biodegradable polyester/nanoclay systems " Progress in Polymer Science, Vol. 34. pp. 125-155. (Higly Cited Paper-Essential Science IndicatorsSM)
  5. Avérous L., Halley P.J. (2009) " Biocomposites based on plasticized starch. " Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining. Vol. 3, N°3, 329-343
  6. Chivrac F., Pollet E., Avérous L. (2009) "Progress in Nano-Biocomposites Based on Polysaccharides and Nanoclays" Materials Science & Engineering R. Vol. 67, pp. 1-17
  7. Hablot E., Donnio B., Bouquey M., Avérous L. (2010) " Dimer acid-based thermoplastic bio-polyamides: reaction kinetics, properties and structure ". Polymer, Vol. 51, N°25, pp. 5895-5902.
  8. Albuquerque M.G.E., Martino V., Pollet E., Avérous L., Reis M.A.M. (2011) " Mixed culture polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) production from volatile fatty acid (VFA)-rich streams: Effect of substrate composition and feeding regime on PHA productivity, composition and properties." Journal of Biotechnology. Vol. 151, N°1, pp. 66-76.
  9. Avérous L., Pollet E. (2011) "Biorenewable Nanocomposites", MRS Bulletin, Vol. 36, No. 9, pp.703-710


  1. S. Kalia and L. Avérous. “Biopolymers: Biomedical and environmental applications”. John Wiley & Scrivener Publishing. Publication July 2011. 642 p. ISBN: 9780470639238