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Unité Matériaux et Transformations
CNRS UMR 8207 - Université de Lille

C7-salle microsonde -RdC, bureau 011
Unité Matériaux et Transformations
Université de Lille
École Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Lille
Avenue Dimitri Mendeleïev - Bât. C7a
BP 90108
59652 Villeneuve d'Ascq
Tel: +33 (0) 3 74 95 13 51
Fax: +33 (0) 320 43 65 84

Current PhD thesis

Defended PhD thesis


  1. 2012 - H. Gallou, M. Jimenez, C. Jama, R. Delobel: Polyamide based fireproof article including a coating formed by plasma treatment.
    WO/2012/084955, société Rhodia
  2. 2011 - H. Gallou, M. Jimenez, S. Duquesne, C. Jama, R. Delobel, S. Bourbigot, X. Couillens: Fire retardant polyamide cast item including an intumescent coating .
    WO/2011/045426, par la société Rhodia

Latest scientific contributions in LillOA (Lille Open Archive)


  1. L. Geoffroy, A.-L. Davesne, S. Bellayer, F. Blanchard, E. Richard, F. Samyn, M. Jimenez, S. Bourbigot, 3D printed sandwich materials filled with hydrogels for extremely low heat release rate, Polymer Degradation and Stability 179, 109269 (2020), [doi: 10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2020.109269, LillOA]
  2. S. Bellayer, M. Jimenez, S. Barrau, A. Marin, J. Sarazin, S. Bourbigot, Formulation of eco-friendly sol–gel coatings to flame-retard flexible polyurethane foam, Green materials 1-11 (2020), [doi: 10.1680/jgrma.19.00059, LillOA]
  3. L. Geoffroy, F. Samyn, M. Jimenez, S. Bourbigot, Bilayer Intumescent Paint Metal Laminates: A Novel Design for a High-Performance Fire Barrier, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 59;7, 2988-2997 (2020), [doi: 10.1021/acs.iecr.9b06345, LillOA]
  4. C. Lemesle, J. Frémiot, A. Beaugendre, M. Casetta, S. Bellayer, S. Duquesne, A.-S. Schuller, M. Jimenez, Life cycle assessment of multi-step versus one-step coating processes using oil or bio-based resins, Journal of Cleaner Production 242, 118527 (2020), [doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118527, LillOA]
  5. T. Bensabath, J. Sarazin, M. Jimenez, F. Samyn, S. Bourbigot, Intumescent polypropylene: Interactions between physical and chemical expansion, Fire and Materials (2019), [doi: 10.1002/fam.2790, LillOA]
  6. S. Zahedi, D. Zaarei, S.R. Ghaffarian, M. Jimenez, A new approach to design self stratifying coatings containing nano and micro pigments, Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology (2019), [doi: 10.1080/01932691.2019.1614032, LillOA]
  7. M. Yasir, F. Ahmad, P.S.M.M. Yusoff, S. Ullah, M. Jimenez, Latest trends for structural steel protection by using intumescent fire protective coatings: a review, Surface Engineering 1743-2944 (2019), [doi: 10.1080/02670844.2019.1636536, LillOA]
  8. A.-L. Davesne, S. Lazar, S. Bellayer, S. Qin, J.C. Grunlan, S. Bourbigot, M. Jimenez, Hexagonal Boron Nitride Platelet-Based Nanocoating for Fire Protection, Acs Applied Nano Materials 2;9, 5450-5459 (2019), [doi: 10.1021/acsanm.9b01055, LillOA]
  9. A. Beaugendre, C. Lemesle, S. Bellayer, S. Degoutin, S. Duquesne, M. Casetta, C. Pierlot, F. Jaime, T. Kim, M. Jimenez, Flame retardant and weathering resistant self-layering epoxy-silicone coatings for plastics, Progress in Organic Coatings 136, 105269 (2019), [doi: 10.1016/j.porgcoat.2019.105269, LillOA]
  10. S. Zouaghi, J. Frémiot, C. André, M.A. Grunlan, C. Gruescu, G. Delaplace, S. Duquesne, M. Jimenez, Investigating the Effect of an Antifouling Surface Modification on the Environmental Impact of a Pasteurization Process: An LCA Study, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 7;10, 9133-9142 (2019), [doi: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b05835, LillOA]
  11. M. Yasir, F. Ahmad, P.S. Megat-Yusoff, S. Ullah, M. Jimenez, Quantifying the effects of basalt fibers on thermal degradation and fire performance of epoxy-based intumescent coating for fire protection of steel substrate, Progress in Organic Coatings 132, 148-158 (2019), [doi: 10.1016/j.porgcoat.2019.03.019, LillOA]
  12. T. Nyazika, M. Jimenez, F. Samyn, S. Bourbigot, Pyrolysis modeling, sensitivity analysis, and optimization techniques for combustible materials: A review, Journal of Fire Sciences 37;4-6, 377-433 (2019), [doi: 10.1177/0734904119852740, LillOA]
  13. L. Geoffroy, F. Samyn, M. Jimenez, S. Bourbigot, Additive manufacturing of fire‐retardant ethylene‐vinyl acetate, Polymers for Advanced Technologies (2019), [doi: 10.1002/pat.4620, LillOA]
  14. G. Okyay, F. Samyn, M. Jimenez, S. Bourbigot, A Facile Technique to Extract the Cross-Sectional Structure of Brittle Porous Chars from Intumescent Coatings, Polymers 11;4, 640 (2019), [doi: 10.3390/polym11040640, LillOA]
  15. S. Zouaghi, S. Bellayer, V. Thomy, T. Dargent, Y. Coffinier, C. André, G. Delaplace, M. Jimenez, BIOMIMETIC SURFACE MODIFICATIONS OF STAINLESS STEEL TARGETING DAIRY FOULING MITIGATION AND BACTERIAL ADHESION, Food and Bioproducts Processing 113, 32-38 (2019), [doi:, LillOA]
  16. N. Hansupo, G. Tricot, S. Bellayer, P. Roussel, F. Samyn, S. Duquesne, M. Jimenez, M. Hollman, P. Catala, S. Bourbigot, Getting a better insight into the chemistry of decomposition of complex flame retarded formulation: New insights using solid state NMR, Polymer Degradation and Stability 153, 145-154 (2018), [doi: 10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2018.04.028, LillOA]
  17. A. Beaugendre, S. Willai, S. Bellayer, C. Pierlot, S. Duquesne, M. Casetta, M. Jimenez, Self-stratification of ternary systems including a flame retardant liquid additive, Coatings 8, 448 (2018), [doi: 10.3390/coatings8120448, LillOA]
  18. S. Lazar, F. Carosio, A.L. Davesne, M. Jimenez, S. Bourbigot, J.C. Grunlan, Extreme Heat Shielding of Clay/Chitosan Nanobrick Wall on Flexible Foam, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2018), [doi: 10.1021/acsami.8b10227, LillOA]
  19. S. Zouaghi, M.E. Barry, S. Bellayer, J. Lyskawa, C. André, G. Delaplace, M.A. Grunlan, M. Jimenez, Antifouling Amphiphilic Silicone Coatings for Dairy Fouling Mitigation of Stainless Steel, Biofouling 34;7, 769-783 (2018), [doi: 10.1080/08927014.2018.1502275, LillOA]
  20. S. Zouaghi, M. Abdallah, C. André, N.E. Chihib, S. Bellayer, G. Delaplace, A. Celzard, M. Jimenez, Fouling-Release Graphite-Based Composites for Whey Protein Fouling and Bacterial Adhesion Management, International Dairy Journal 86, 69-75 (2018), [doi: 10.1016/j.idairyj.2018.07.004, LillOA]

Full list (The link could be slow)


  1. R. Adanmenou, F. Samyn, M. Jimenez, S. Duquesne, S. Bourbigot, Novel test bench for extreme fire scenario: Experimental and numerical modeling studies, Communication dans un congrès avec actes, Interflam 2019, London, Royaume-Uni, Jul 2019 [LillOA]
  2. R. Adanmenou, F. Samyn, M. Jimenez, S. Duquesne, J. Sarazin, S. Bourbigot, Fire Bench for Extreme fire scenario from Experimental to Simulation, Poster, ESIA (École des Sciences des Incendies et Applications), Obernai, France, May 2018 [LillOA]
  3. R. Adanmenou, F. Samyn, M. Jimenez, S. Duquesne, S. Bourbigot, How Small Scale Tests may be useful to predict Large Scale Behavior of Materials, Poster, JJC 2017 GEPROC-UGéPE, Douai, France, Nov 2017 [LillOA]
  4. A.-L. Davesne, S. Bourbigot, M. Jimenez, F. Samyn, Thin coatings for fire protection, Séminaire de recherche, French-German seminar, Flamièrge, France, Jun 2018 [LillOA]
  5. A.-L. Davesne, F. Sanchette, F. Samyn, M. Jimenez, S. Bourbigot, Radiative heat reflection using thin protected mirrors for passive fire protection of polymers, Poster, UGéPE 2019, Mons, Belgique, Nov 2019 [LillOA]
  6. M. Jimenez, C. Lemesle, J. Frémiot, A. Beaugendre, S. Duquesne, M. Casetta, Comparison between one step and multistep fire retardant coating processes by Life Cycle Assessment, Poster, [avniR] conference, Lille, France, Nov 2018 [LillOA]
  7. C. Lemesle, A. Beaugendre, S. Bourbigot, S. Duquesne, A.-S. Schuller, M. Casetta, M. Jimenez, Self-stratifying fire retardant coatings, Communication dans un congrès sans actes, Smart Materials and Surfaces, Venise, Italie, Oct 2018 [LillOA]
  8. C. Lemesle, A.-S. Schuller, M. Casetta, S. Duquesne, S. Bourbigot, M. Jimenez, Design of bio-based self-stratified coatings targeting flame retardant applications: a systematic approach, Communication dans un congrès sans actes, Coatings Science International, Noordwijk, Pays-Bas, Jun 2019 [LillOA]
  9. L. Geoffroy, M. Jimenez, S. Bourbigot, Playing with 3D printed designs to conceive highly flame retardant multi-materials, Communication dans un congrès sans actes, UGéPE 2019, Mons, France, Nov 2019 [LillOA]
  10. A. Beaugendre, S. Degoutin, S. Bellayer, C. Pierlot, S. Duquesne, M. Casetta, M. Jimenez, Eco-design of novel flame retardant coatings, Communication dans un congrès sans actes, Journée des jeunes chercheurs en Génie des Procédés GEPROD-UGéPe, Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain, Belgique, Oct 2016 [LillOA]

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