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Recent bibliometrics

2023 : "AD Scientific Index - World Scientist Rankings"(weblink)
Section: Biomedical engineering / Mineralogy (as of Nov 5th, 2022):
  • 1st rank en France
  • 139th rank in Europe
  • 651st Woldwide

  • 2021 : "Stanford listing of Highly Cited Researchers"
    Within Percentile rank of 2%(weblink)

    Main key words:

    Biomaterials, bioceramics, bioactive coatings
    Biomimetic calcium phosphates / Nanocrystalline apatites

    Bone tissue engineering / Biomineralization / Anthropology (analysis of skeletal remains)

    Antimicrobial materials

    Medical imaging - luminescent nanoprobes, cell targeting
    Drug delivery (anti-cancerous, antibiotics/antimicrobials, growth factors...…)

    Thermodynamics, thermochemistry/calorimetry on inorganic materials

    Mineralogy: (hydr)oxides, phosphates...(Terrestrial and Martian contexts)


    - "ISCM Excellence Award" 2016 delivered to C. Drouet by the International Society for Ceramics in Medicine (ISCM) for "outstanding service to the field of bioceramics" ; delivered during the BIOCERAMICS 28 conference, in Charlotte, USA (october 2016)

    - Research Award - Festival du savoir "La Novela" 2014 delivered in Toulouse (october 2014)

    - "Racquel Legeros Award" 2013 delivered to C. Drouet by the International Society for Ceramics in Medicine (ISCM) for contribution to the research on calcium phosphates; delivered during the ISACB'6 International conference in Nantes (june 2013)
    (weblink - Legeros Award)

    - PhD prizes for directed theses:
    - L. Escande prize 2017 [best theses INP 2017] / Maëla Choimet's thesis / "Particules colloïdales multifonctionnalisées pour la vectorisation d'un principe actif : vers une nouvelle formulation pour la dermatologie"
    (weblink - Escande Award - Choimet PhD student)
    - L. Escande prize 2012 [best theses INP 2012] / Nicolas Vandecandelaere's thesis / "Elaboration and characterization of innovative bone biomaterials based on doped calcium phosphate apatites"
    (weblink - Escande Award - Vandecandelaere PhD student)
    - L. Escande prize 2010 [best theses INP 2010] / Ahmed Al-Kattan's thesis / "Development of hybrid nano-systems based on biomimetic apatites dedicated to biomedical applications in cancerology"
    (weblink - Escande Award - Al Kattan PhD student)

    Main implications:

    President of the MatSan Commission (Materials for Health), common to 4 French scientific societies: SF2M, GFC, Cefracor, Titane
    Link to MatSan commission website

    Vice-President of the South-West France section of the SF2M scientific society (French Society for Metallurgy and Materials)

    Member of the Scientifi Board of national group of research "GdR CNRS - BIOMIM" : biomimetism and bio-inspiration

    Link to GdR BIOMIM website

    French Coordinator of the BioCapabili Engineering Cluster
    Link to BioCapabili Engineering Cluster

    Expert to the Court of Appeal of Toulouse (2014-2019)
    (section: Forensics - Criminalistics)

    Link to websites from other members of the group:

    Maëlenn Aufray (polymers, interphase, reactivity, adherence): (