Fields of expertise
- Sustainable materials and processes
- Polymer composites, multilayer and hybrid materials
- Photopolymerization and sol-gel processes
- Mechanics of thin films on polymers
- Roll-to-roll process methods
MissionResearch: Functional multilayer and hybrid polymer composites
- Integrative synthesis of organic-inorganic hybrids
- Photopolymerization and sol-gel processes
- Thin film multilayers and bioinspired surfaces
- Diffusion-barrier coatings
- Photo-hyphenated methods (rheology, calorimetry) and UV nanoimprint lithography
- Electro-fragmentation & electro-fatigue in-situ in microscopes for mechanical analysis of thin films
- Cost-effective roll-to-roll processes for flexible electronics and renewable energy applications
- Author and co-author of more than 300 technical articles including 145 peer-reviewed journal papers and 60 invited lectures
- Rheology (bachelor course)
- Life cycle engineering of polymers (master course)
- Recycling of materials (master course)
- Photopolymerization science and technology (doctoral course with Politecnico di Torino)
- Soft Microsystems Processing and Devices (doctoral course with EPFL colleagues)
Current workCurrent projects
- BioPack – Rethinking Food Packaging: Novel biobased packaging materials towards zero waste (project co-PI, Nestlé SA Fund)
- FLEXCAN – Flexible encapsulation of active implants (project co-PI, InnoSuisse Fund)
- 3DP4PEACE – Sustainable 3D Printing for Peace in Colombia (project co-PI, EPFL Tech4Dev Fund)
- DuPrintProtect (project co-PI, Switzerland Strategic Focus Area (SFA) on Advanced Manufacturing)
- XinoCaps – Xylylene-Inorganic High Barrier Encapsulation (project co-PI, InnoSuisse Fund)
- UltraCeal – Ultra high barriers based on cellulose nanofibrils (project PI, InnoSuisse Eureka Fund)
- Bioinspired self-cleaning surfaces for novel food packaging concepts (project PI, EPFL IFNC Fund)
- SUNLITE – Colored Solar Tiles Based on Composite Structures for Cost-Effective Building Integrated Photovoltaics (project PI, InnoSuisse Fund)
- Functionally graded polymer composites (project PI, SNF Fund)
- REFLEX – Ultra-flexible lithium film batteries (project PI, InnoSuisse Fund)
- Interfaces in fluorinated polymer composites (project co-PI, SNF Fund)
BiographyYves Leterrier joined EPFL in 1993 and is a faculty member of the Materials Institute. He is a senior scientist and lecturer in the Laboratory for Processing of Advanced Composites (LPAC, previously Laboratory of Composite and Polymer Technology, LTC).
- 2000-2005: Foundation and Chair of the Korea-Switzerland joint symposia on materials and micro-technologies
- 2004-2008: Board member of FLEXIDIS (the European flexible display consortium)
- 2004-2009: Group leader on lightweight materials for Solar Impulse
- Since 2008: Board member of the French Adhesion Society
- Since 2000: President of the EPFL Materials Science Library commission
- Since 2012: Editorial board member, Applied Surface Science
- Since 2014: Associate Editor, Frontiers in Materials
- Since 2021: Coordinator of the EPFL Minor on 'Engineering for Sustainability'
- 1987: MS in materials science and solid state physics (INPL, France)
- 1991: PhD in materials science (Ecole des Mines, INPL, France)
- 1992: Research Associate, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST, USA)
Complete list of publications
Recent Advances in Encapsulation of Flexible Bioelectronic Implants: Materials, Technologies, and Characterization MethodsAdvanced Materials. 2022-07-20. DOI : 10.1002/adma.202201129.
Uniformly Dispersed Poly(lactic acid)-Grafted Lignin Nanoparticles Enhance Antioxidant Activity and UV-Barrier Properties of Poly(lactic acid) Packaging FilmsAcs Applied Polymer Materials. 2022-05-24. DOI : 10.1021/acsapm.2c00420.
Photoresponsive Movement in 3D Printed Cellulose NanocompositesAcs Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2022-04-13. DOI : 10.1021/acsami.2c02154.
Photocured Nanocellulose Composites: Recent AdvancesAcs Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 2022-03-14. DOI : 10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c07631.
Precipitation, Characterization, Kinetic, and Thermodynamic Modelling of Synthetic C-S-H Systems (C-S-H, CASH, CSH+$)Lausanne, EPFL, 2022. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-9917.
Extended Barrier Lifetime of Partially Cracked Organic/Inorganic Multilayers for Compliant Implantable ElectronicsSmall. 2021-09-03. DOI : 10.1002/smll.202103039.
Viscoelastic behavior of suspensions of reduced graphene oxide nanoparticles in epoxyApplied Physics Letters. 2021-07-26. DOI : 10.1063/5.0059951.
Surface modified microfibrillated cellulose‐poly(vinylidene fluoride) composites: β‐phase formation, viscoelastic and dielectric performancePolymer International. 2021. DOI : 10.1002/pi.6202.
Radical photoinduced cationic frontal polymerization in porous mediaPolymer International. 2021. DOI : 10.1002/pi.6156.
Soft Self-Healing NanocompositesFrontiers In Materials. 2019-06-18. DOI : 10.3389/fmats.2019.00137.
Nitrogen-doped graphene stabilized copper nanoparticles for Huisgen [3+2] cycloaddition "click" chemistryChemical Communications. 2019-06-04. DOI : 10.1039/c9cc02057h.
Self-cleaning and wear-resistant polymer nanocomposite surfacesSURFACE AND COATINGS TECHNOLOGY. 2018. DOI : 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2018.05.040.
Improved mechanical dispersion or use of coupling agents? Advantages and disadvantages for the properties of fluoropolymer/ceramic compositesPolymer. 2018. DOI : 10.1016/j.polymer.2018.08.061.
Method for the preparation of a coating comprising oligomeric alkynesUS10787576 ; US2019048202 ; US2018171152 ; MA42423 ; EP3303482 ; WO2016174266 ; WO2016189047 ; WO2016174266 . 2017.
Method for the preparation of a coatingUS10787576 ; US2019048202 ; US2018171152 ; MA42423 ; EP3303482 ; WO2016174266 ; WO2016189047 ; WO2016174266 . 2016.
Adhesion of surgical sealants used in cardiothoracic and vascular surgeryInternational Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives. 2016. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2016.05.009.
Anisotropic magnetic polymer nanocomposite with self-assembled chains of titania-coated magnetite nanoparticlesMaterials Today Communications. 2016. DOI : 10.1016/j.mtcomm.2016.03.002.
Graded-permittivity polymer nanocomposites as superior dielectricsComposites Science and Technology. 2016. DOI : 10.1016/j.compscitech.2016.04.010.
Evaluation of the interfacial shear strength between pseudoplastic NiTi shape memory alloy wires and epoxy by the pull-out methodSmart Materials And Structures. 2015. DOI : 10.1088/0964-1726/24/12/125038.
Influence of processing routes on morphology and low strain stiffness of polymer/nanofibrillated cellulose compositesPlastics Rubber And Composites. 2015. DOI : 10.1179/1743289814Y.0000000111.
Fe3O4 nanoparticles and nanocomposites with potential application in biomedicine and in communication technologies: Nanoparticle aggregation, interaction, and effective magnetic anisotropyJournal of Applied Physics. 2014. DOI : 10.1063/1.4895837.
UV-Cured Cellulose Nanofiber Composites with Moisture Durable Oxygen Barrier PropertiesJournal of Applied Polymer Science. 2014. DOI : 10.1002/app.40604.
Innovative Solution for Building Integrated Photovoltaics2013. CISBAT 2013, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 4-6, 2013. p. 685-690.
Dual cure compositions, related hybrid nanocomposite materials and dual cure process for producing sameUS2013245149 ; WO2012066520 . 2012.
Embedded microstructures for daylighting and seasonal thermal control2012. SPIE 2012 International Symposium on Optical Engineering, San Diego, USA, August 13-16, 2012. DOI : 10.1117/12.930476.
Encapsulated Microstructures for Daylighting and Seasonal Thermal Control2012. SPIE Optics & Photonics, San Diego, USA, August 11-16, 2012.
Novel Colored Esthetical and Lightweight Photovoltaic Tiles for Full Building Integration2012.
UV-intensity, temperature and dark-curing effects in cationic photo-polymerization of a cycloaliphatic epoxy resinPolymer. 2012. DOI : 10.1016/j.polymer.2012.03.025.
Conformal Thin Film Photovoltaic Modules2011.
New Challenges in Solar Architectural Innovation2011. CISBAT 2011, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 14-16, 2011.
Large Area Roll-to-Roll Texturation with Hyperbranched Polymer Nanocomposites for Light-Trapping Applications2011.
New challenges in solar architectural innovation2011. CISBAT 2011, Lausanne, September 14-16.
New challenges in solar architectural innovation2011. Proceedings for the CISBAT 11 International Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2011.
The Effect Of Processing Conditions On The Morphology, Mechanical And Electrical Properties Of Batio3-Polymer Composites2010.
Estimation of Interfacial Fracture Toughness of a Thin Transparent Coating Based on Edge Delamination Evolution2010.
Influence of Frequency Dependent Dielectric and Mechanical Properties on the Performance for Dielectric Elastomers Actuators2010.
Elastomer actuators: systematic improvement in properties by use of composite materials2010. p. 76420M. DOI : 10.1117/12.847493.
Influence of Frequency Dependent Dielectric and Mechanical Properties on the Performance for Dielectric Elastomer Actuators2010.
Cohesive and Adhesive Properties of Ultrathin Coatings on Polymer Substrates under Quasi-Static Tensile, Thermal and Fatigue Loadings2010.
Mechanical Integrity of Thin Inorganic Coatings on Polymer Substrates under Quasi-Static, Thermal and Fatigue Loadings2010. p. 26-30.
Nanoimprint Lithography with UV-Curable Hyperbranched Polymer Nanocomposites for Optical Biosensing Applications2010. MRS Spring Meeting. p. 1253-K11-03. DOI : 10.1557/PROC-1253-K11-03.
High k Dielectric Elastomeric Materials for Low Voltage Applications2009. DOI : 10.1117/12.815926.
Adhesion Models for Interfaces from Fragmentation of Multilayer Coatings2009.
Mechanical Properties of the Oxygen Barrier Dyad System of a PP-HMDSO and a Silica-Like Thin Film’2009.
Nano-imprint lithography with UV-curable hyperbranched polymer nanocomposites2009.
Polysiloxane Super-Toughening of Silica Gas Barrier Coatings on Polymer Substrates2009.
Lab-on-a-Chip for Analysis and Diagnostics: Application to Multiplexed Detection of Antibiotics in MilkNanosystems Design and Technology; Springer, 2009. p. 117-142.
Diffusion-barrier coating for protection of moisture and oxygen sensitive devicesWO2008122292 . 2008.
Composites and methods for their productionUS7399804 ; US2005038167 ; EP1423472 ; WO03016392 ; GB0120063 . 2008.
Integrated System for the Parallel Detection of Multiple Antibiotics in Milk2008.
Influence of process pressure on local facesheet instability for ultralight sandwich structures2008.
Mechanics of Thin Films on Polymer Substrates Produced by Roll-to-Roll Manufacturing2008. 7th Annual Flexible Electronics and Displays Conference and Exhibition, USDC 2008, Phoenix, AZ, USA, January 21-24, 2008.
Improved Materials For Dielectric Elastomer Actuators2008. ASME 2008 9th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, Haifa, Israel, July 7–9, 2008. p. 555-560. DOI : 10.1115/ESDA2008-59193.
Models and Experiments of Mechanical Integrity for Flexible Displays2008.
Models and experiments of mechanical integrity for flexible displays2008.
Lab-on-a-chip for label-free multi-detection of residual antibiotics in milk2008.
Lab-on-a-chip for label-free multidetection of residual antibiotics in milk2008.
Invited paper: Models and experiments of mechanical integrity for flexible displays2008. International Symposium of the Society-for-Information-Display (SID 2008), Los Angeles, CA, May 18-23, 2008. p. 310-313.
Automated label-free optical sensor for multi-antibiotics detection in milk2008. Eurosensors XXII, Dresden, Germany, September 7-10, 2008.
Lab-on-a-chip for label-free multi-detection of residual antibiotics in milk2008. 12th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, µTAS, San Diego, CA, USA, October 12-16, 2008. p. 622-624.
Mechanical integrity of dye-sensitized photovoltaic fibres2008. E-MRS 2006 Symposium M: Materials, Devices and Prospects for Sustainable Energy. p. 314-319. DOI : 10.1016/j.renene.2007.05.029.
Hyperbranched polymer for micro devicesKR101375086 ; EP1948716 ; US2008286152 ; KR20080071590 ; EP1948716 ; WO2007054903 ; WO2007054903 . 2007.
Damage analysis of ultralight composite sandwich structure2007.
Electro-fragmentation of dielectric thin films on flexible polymer substrates2007.
Electro-Fragmentation Analysis of Dielectric Thin Films on Flexible Polymer Substrates2007. MRS Fall Meeting, 26 - 30 November, 2007. p. 1030-G03-12. DOI : 10.1557/PROC-1030-G03-12.
Towards High-k Silicone Composite Material for Low-Voltage Dielectric Elastomer Actuators2007.
Interface interactions in hybrid organosilane-nitride films on polymer substrates2007.
Residual stresses in diffusion barrier films on polymer substrates for flexible displays2007.
Thermo-hygro-mechanical behaviour of ultrathin multilayer composite materials for flexible display applications2007.
Mechanical properties of carbon-modified silicon oxide barrier films deposited by plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition on polymer substratesThin Solid Films. 2007. DOI : 10.1016/j.tsf.2006.12.176.
Analysis of thin film cracking and buckling on compliant substrate by fragmentation test2007.
Coating fragmentation by branching cracks at large biaxial strainProbabilistic Engineering Mechanics. 2007. DOI : 10.1016/j.probengmech.2007.02.001.
A fast low-temperature micromolding process for hydrophilic microfluidic devices using UV-curable acrylated hyperbranched polymersJournal of Micromechanics and Microengineering. 2007. DOI : 10.1088/0960-1317/17/6/007.
Analysis of thin film cracking and buckling on compliant substrate by fragmentation testKey Engineering Materials. 2007. DOI : 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.348-349.329.
Durability of aminosilane-silica hybrid gas-barrier coatings on polymersSurface and Coatings Technology. 2007. DOI : 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2007.05.036.
Evaluation of interfacial stress transfer efficiency by coating fragmentation testMechanics of Materials. 2007. DOI : 10.1016/j.mechmat.2007.02.003.
Conversion analysis of acrylated hyperbranched polymers UV-cured below their ultimate glass transition temperatureJournal of Applied Polymer Science. 2007. DOI : 10.1002/app.25826.
Mechanical integrity analysis of multilayer insulator coatings on flexible steel substratesThin Solid Films. 2007. DOI : 10.1016/j.tsf.2007.01.050.
Intrinsic, thermal and hygroscopic residual stresses in thin gas-barrier films on polymer substratesThin Solid Films. 2007. DOI : 10.1016/j.tsf.2006.11.104.
Ultra-thin hybrid organic/inorganic gas barrier coatings on polymersSurface and Coatings Technology. 2007. DOI : 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2007.01.013.
Gas-barrier materialWO2006035364 . 2006.
Evaluation of thin film adhesion on compliant substrates by buckling pattern analysis in fragmentation test2006.
Permeation analysis of ultra-thin hybrid organic/inorganic gas barrier coatings on polymers2006.
Photorheology of Fast UV Curing Multifunctional Acrylates2006.
Ultralight composite sandwich structure: optimization of skin to honeycomb core bonding2006.
Polymer Nanocomposite Encapsulation of Organic Light Emitting and Photovoltaic Devices2006.
Cracking and permeation of nanoscale inorganic/organic laminates (temp. title)2006.
Intrinsic, thermal and hygroscopic stresses in diffusion barrier films on polymer substrates for flexible displays2006.
Hybrid organic/inorganic interphases in polymer composites2006.
Modeling of multiple cracking and decohesion of a thin film on a polymer substrateEngineering Fracture Mechanics. 2006. DOI : 10.1016/j.engfracmech.2006.04.013.
Formation of aminosilane-oxide interphasesComposites Interfaces. 2006. DOI : 10.1163/156855406778440721.
Calculation of adhesive and cohesive fracture toughness of a thin brittle coating on a polymer substrateThin Solid Films. 2006. DOI : 10.1016/j.tsf.2006.07.012.
Cohesive and adhesive properties of polycaprolactone/silica hybrid coatings on poly(methyl methacrylate) substratesSurface & Coatings Technology. 2006. DOI : 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2005.10.003.
The role of the amino-organosilane/SiOx interphase in the barrier and mechanical performance of nanocompositesSurface and Coatings Technology. 2006. DOI : 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2005.02.148.
Structural and residual stress analysis of UV curable hyperbranched acrylates2005.
Cohesive and adhesive properties of polycaprolactone/silica hybrid coatings on poly(methyl methacrylate) substrates2005.
Layered nanocomposite gas-barrier films on polymers2005.
Fabrication Process of Low-stress UV-curable Hyperbranched Polymers for Microfluidic Applications2005.
The Influence of the Polyester Substrate on the Structure and Performance of Vacuum-deposited Coatings2005.
Adhesion tests for thermal spray coatings: Application range of normal indentation, tensile, shear and interfacial indentation methods2005.
Influence of the amino-organosilane/SiOx interphase on the barrier and mechanical performance of nanocomposites2005.
Influence of the amino-organosilane/SiOx interphase on the oxygen permeation and mechanical performance of nanocomposites2005.
Photorheology of Fast UV Curing Multifunctional AcrylatesMacromolecular Materials and Engineering. 2005. DOI : 10.1002/mame.200500229.
Stress controlled gas-barrier oxide coatings on semi-crystalline polymersThin Solid Films. 2005. DOI : 10.1016/j.tsf.2005.02.020.
Advanced fragmentation stage of oxide coating on polymer substrate under biaxial tensionThin Solid Films. 2005. DOI : 10.1016/j.tsf.2004.07.007.
The effect of defect location on coating fragmentation patterns under biaxial tensionProbabilistic Engineering Mechanics. 2005. DOI : 10.1016/j.probengmech.2004.08.001.
Increasing the melt viscosities of a polyester resinDE69914939 ; ES2214894 ; DE69914939 ; AT259849 ; EP1137696 ; EP1137696 ; WO0029470 ; EP1000963 . 2004.
Layered nanocomposite gas-barrier materials2004.
Mechanical integrity of thin films on polymer substrates2004.
Microstructural and mechanical properties of PECVD films on polyester films2004.
Failure of brittle functional layers on flexible devices2004. p. U9.2. DOI : 10.1557/PROC-854-U9.2.
Rheological behavior of hyperbranched polymer/montmorillonite clay nanocompositesJournal of Rheology. 2004. DOI : 10.1122/1.1773780.
Hyperbranched Polymer/Montmorillonite Clay NanocompositesPolymer. 2004. DOI : 10.1016/j.polymer.2003.12.015.
Effect of substrate crystalline morphology on the adhesion of plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposited thin silicon oxide coatings on polyamideJournal of Applied Physics. 2004. DOI : 10.1063/1.1697638.
Compression Behavior of Pulp Fibre NetworksPolymer Engineering and Science. 2004. DOI : 10.1002/pen.20004.
Alkali-Methanol-Anthraquinone pulping of Miscanthus x giganteus for thermoplastic composite reinforcementJournal of Applied Polymer Science. 2004. DOI : 10.1002/app.20179.
Mechanical integrity of transparent conductive oxide films for flexible polymer-based displaysThin Solid Films. 2004. DOI : 10.1016/j.tsf.2004.01.052.
Layered Nanocomposite Gas-Barrier Materials2003.
Cohesive Strength and Oxygen Permeability of PECVD-Based Coatings on Semicrystalline Polymers2003.
Materials for Flexible PLED Displays2003.
What do we need from bio-fibres2003.
Novel Pulp Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites2003.
Mechanical properties of transparent funcional thin films for flexible displays2003.
Prediction of delamination growth in thin multi-material structures2003.
Novel multifunctional nanocomposite barrier coatings on polymers2003.
Novel multifunctional organo-silane based barrier coatings on polymers2003.
Durability of hybrid PECVD-based coatings on semicrystalline polymersSurface and Coatings Technology. 2003. DOI : 10.1016/S0257-8972(03)00592-9.
Mechanical analysis of ultrathin oxide coatings on polymer substrates in-situ in a scanning electron microscopeThin Solid Films. 2003. DOI : 10.1016/S0040-6090(03)00613-8.
Influence of substrate morphology on the cohesion and adhesion of thin PECVD oxide films on semi-crystalline polymersSurface and Interface Analysis. 2003. DOI : 10.1002/sia.1621.
Novel Pulp Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastic CompositesComposites Science and Technology. 2003. DOI : 10.1016/S0266-3538(02)00192-6.
Rheological Properties of Hyperbranched Polymer/Poly(ethylene Terephthalate) Reactive BlendsPolymer Engineering and Science. 2003. DOI : 10.1002/pen.10028.
Analysis of the initial fragmentation stage of oxide coatings on polymer substrates under biaxial tensionThin Solid Films. 2003. DOI : 10.1016/S0040-6090(03)00482-6.
Low Stress Polymer Based Materials2002.
Effect of Substrate Morphology on the Durability of PECVD thin SIOx Coatings on Semi-Crystalline Polymers2002.
Durability of Hybrid PECVD-Based Coatings on Semicrystalline Polymers2002.
Functional Layered Composites2002.
Biaxial fragmentation of layered composites2002.
Hyperbranched Polymer Layered Silicate NanocompositesChemistry of Materials. 2002. DOI : 10.1021/cm011229w.
The influence of internal stresses on the microbond test II : Physical aging and adhesionJournal of Composite Materials. 2002. DOI : 10.1177/0021998302036014166.
The influence of internal stresses on the microbond test 1 : Theoretical analysisJournal of Composite Materials. 2002. DOI : 10.1177/0021998302036003508.
Influence of substrate morphology on the cohesion and adhesion of thin PECVD oxide films on semi-crystalline polymers2001.
Influence of defects and internal stresses on the mechanical resistance and adhesion of thin PECVD oxide films on semi-crystalline polymers2001.
Influence of defects on the cohesion and adhesion of thin PECVD oxide films on semi-crystalline polymers2001.
The Role of the Interfacial Stress State on the Durability of Polymer-Based Composites Systems2001.
Internal Stresses and Adhesion of Thin Silicon Oxide Coatings on Poly(ethylene terephthalate)Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology. 2001. DOI : 10.1163/15685610152540885.
Molecular characterization and rheological properties of modified poly(ethylene terephthalate) obtained by reactive extrusionPolymer Engineering and Science. 2001. DOI : 10.1002/pen.10830.
Life Cycle Assessment of Biofibres Replacing Glass Fibres as Reinforcement in PlasticsResources, Conservation & Recycling. 2001. DOI : 10.1016/S0921-3449(01)00089-1.
Aging and internal stresses issues in MEMS2000.
Life Cycle Influences on Internal Stresses and Interfacial Adhesion in Polymer-Based Materials2000.
Nanosized gas-barrier coatings on polymers2000.
A modified double lapshear test as a mean to measure intrinsic properties of adhesive joints2000.
Effect of inclusions and blending on the mechanical performance of recycled multilayer PP/PET/SiOx FilmsJournal of Applied Polymer Science. 2000. DOI : 10.1002/1097-4628(20001024)78:4<910::AID-APP260>3.0.CO;2-O.
Recycling of poly(ethylene terephthalate) into closed-cell foamsPolymer Engineering and Science. 2000. DOI : 10.1002/pen.11326.
Reactive processing of poly(ethylene terephthalate) modified with multifunctional epoxy-based additivesPolymer. 2000. DOI : 10.1016/S0032-3861(99)00768-5.
Two scaling domains in multiple craking phenomenaPhysics Review E. 2000. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevE.62.7807.
Effect of physical aging on mechanical properties of glass fibre-epoxy laminates1999.
Modeling of composite interfaces subjected to thermal stresses and physical aging1999. p. 185-193.
Life cycle engineering of plastics: a study of resource management1999. p. 242.
Failure mechanics of thin coatings under multiaxial loading1999. p. 29-35.
Analysis of fragmentation patterns in nanosized coatings on polymer substrates1999.
PET recycling into high value foam structures1999.
Stress transfer model for single fibre and platelet compositesJournal of Composite Materials. 1999. DOI : 10.1177/002199839903301604.
Rheological behaviour of dilute suspensions of platelet particlesRheologica Acta. 1999. DOI : 10.1007/s003970050194.
Durability in the life cycle of polymer compositesJournal of Applied Polymer Science. 1999. DOI : 10.1002/(SICI)1097-4628(19990822)73:8<1427::AID-APP11>3.0.CO;2-3.
Thermodynamic and micromechanical approaches to the adhesion between polyethylene terephthalate and silicon oxideJournal of Adhesion. 1999. DOI : 10.1080/00218469908015916.
An analysis of disorder in thin silicon oxide coatingsEurophysics Letters. 1999. DOI : 10.1209/epl/i1999-00478-8.
Physical ageing of interfaces in polymer composites1998. p. 333-334.
Industrial networking for life cycle management1998. p. 193-200.
Durability of thin PECVD SiOx coatings on polymer films1998.
Reliability of thin oxygen-barrier coatings in multilayer packaging1998.
Fragmentation mechanics of thin coatings on polymer films under uniaxial and equibiaxial stress1998. p. 293-294.
Foaming of poly (ethylene terephthalate) modified with tetrafunctional epoxy1998. ASME 1998 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. Porous, Cellular and Microcellular Materials, Anaheim, California, USA, November 15–20, 1998. p. 85-91. DOI : 10.1115/IMECE1998-0928.
Statistical model of coating fragmentation under equibiaxial loadMaterials and Manufacturing Processes. 1998. DOI : 10.1080/10426919808935280.
Life cycle study of multilayer polymer films for packaging applications1997. p. 149-154.
Durability in the life-cycle of polymer composites1997. p. 219-225.
Adhesion between polyethylene terephthalate and thin oxide coatings1997. p. 21-22.
Durability of thin oxide coatings on polyethylene terephthalate1997.
Statistical model of coating fragmentation under equibiaxial load1997.
Work of fragmentation of a thin oxide coating on a polymer filmJournal of Materials Science Letters. 1997. DOI : 10.1023/A:1018585825493.
Rheology of layered thermoplastic matrix composites during compression moldingInternational Polymer Processing. 1997.
Adhesion of silicon oxide layers on poly(ethylene terephthalate). I: effect of substrate properties on coating's fragmentation processJournal of Polymer Science Part B. 1997. DOI : 10.1002/(SICI)1099-0488(19970715)35:9<1449::AID-POLB15>3.0.CO;2-6.
Adhesion of silicon oxide layers on poly(ethylene terephthalate). II: effect of coating thickness on adhesive and cohesive strengthsJournal of Polymer Science Part B. 1997. DOI : 10.1002/(SICI)1099-0488(19970715)35:9<1463::AID-POLB16>3.0.CO;2-4.
Life cycle engineering and durability of multilayer polymers1996. p. 285-296.
Life cycle engineering and recycling of pharmaceutical packaging materials1996. p. 79-86.
Evaluation of the strength and adhesion of thin SiOx coatings on polymer film by a fragmentation method1996. p. 15-18.
Adhesion study of SiOx/PET films: comparison between scratch test and fragmentation testJournal of Adhesion Science and Technology. 1996. DOI : 10.1163/156856196X00094.
Multilayer plug flow modeling of the fast stamping process for a polypropylene/glass fiber compositePolymer Composites. 1996. DOI : 10.1002/pc.10608.
Macroporous epoxy networks via chemically induced phase separationMacromolecules. 1996. DOI : 10.1021/ma951674a.
Durability of multilayer polymer-based composites1995. p. 159-164.
An adhesion study of SiOx/PET films: a comparison between scratch and fragmentation tests1995.
Small Strain Behavior of Polyimide Nanofoams1995. p. 487-493.
Recycling of automotive radiator end-caps1995. p. 26-30.
The evolution of material properties during physical agingPolymer Engineering and Science. 1995. DOI : 10.1002/pen.760350505.
Volume recovery and physical aging: dilatometric evidence for different kinetics1994.
Durability of multiphase materials1994. p. 82-86.
A method to measure the adhesion of thin glass coatings on polymer filmsJournal of Adhesion. 1994. DOI : 10.1080/00218469408027078.
Viscoelastic Analysis of a Polyurethane Thermosetting Resin Under Relaxation and at Constant Compression Strain Rate.Journal of Materials Science. 1988. DOI : 10.1007/BF00551910.
Teaching & PhD
Materials Science and Engineering
Doctoral Program in Materials Science and Engineering
Doctoral program in advanced manufacturing