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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
Email Send an email to  Maude JIMENEZ: Send an email to Maude JIMENEZ
ORCID Identifier 0000-0002-0372-1503: 0000-0002-0372-1503

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. T. Nazé, F. Poutch, F. Bonnet, M. Jimenez, S. Bourbigot, Impact of additive manufacturing on reaction to fire, Journal of Fire Sciences (2023), [doi: 10.1177/07349041231158990, LillOA]
  2. S. Bellayer, A. Gossiaux, S. Duquesne, B. Dewailly, P. Bachelet, M. Jimenez, A. Gossiaux, Transparent fire protective sol-gel coating for wood panels, Polymer testing 110, 107579 (2022), [doi: 10.1016/j.polymertesting.2022.107579, LillOA]
  3. A. Lucherini, H.Y. Lam, M. Jimenez, F. Samyn, S. Bourbigot, C. Maluk, C. Maluk, Fire Testing of Intumescent Coatings: Comparison Between Bench-Scale Furnace and Radiant Panels Experimental Methodologies, Fire Technology (2022), [doi: 10.1007/s10694-022-01216-3, LillOA]
  4. L. Geoffroy, F. Samyn, M. Jimenez, S. Bourbigot, An efficient bi-layer intumescent paint metal laminate fire barrier for various substrates: Extension to other application, European Journal of Materials 1;1, 19-33 (2021), [doi: 10.1080/26889277.2021.1972770, LillOA]
  5. M. Dufay, M. Jimenez, M. Casetta, F. Chai, N. Blanchemain, G. Stoclet, F. Cazaux, S. Bellayer, S. Degoutin, Pcl covered pp meshes plasma-grafted by sulfonated monomer for the prevention of postoperative abdominal adhesions, Materials Today Communications 26, (2021), [doi: 10.1016/j.mtcomm.2020.101968, LillOA]
  6. F. Samyn, R. Adanmenou, S. Bourbigot, S. Duquesne, M. Jimenez, M. Van Marle, S. Weij, Flame Retardancy of Lightweight Sandwich Composites, Journal of Composites Science 5;10, 274 (2021), [doi: 10.3390/jcs5100274, LillOA]
  7. L. Scudeller, P. Blanpain Avet, T. Six, S. Bellayer, M. Jimenez, T. Croguennec, C. Andre, G. Delaplace, Calcium Chelation by Phosphate Ions and Its Influence on Fouling Mechanisms of Whey Protein Solutions in a Plate Heat Exchanger, Foods 10;2, 259 (2021), [doi: 10.3390/foods10020259, LillOA]
  8. M. Saget, C.F. Almeida, V. Fierro, A. Celzard, G. Delaplace, V. Thomy, Y. Coffinier, M. Jimenez, A critical review on surface modifications mitigating dairy fouling, Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety (2021), [doi: 10.1111/1541-4337.12794, LillOA]
  9. C. Françolle de Almeida, M. Saget, G. Delaplace, M. Jimenez, V. Fierro, A. Celzard, Innovative fouling-resistant materials for industrial heat exchangers: a review, Reviews in Chemical Engineering 00, (2021), [doi: 10.1515/revce-2020-0094, LillOA]
  10. M. Saget, C.F. Almeida, V. Fierro, A. Celzard, G. Delaplace, V. Thomy, Y. Coffinier, M. Jimenez, [Review], Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety 5, 4324-4366 (2021), [doi: 10.1111/1541-4337.12794, LillOA]
  11. C. Lemesle, S. Bellayer, S. Duquesne, A.-S. Schuller, L. Thomas, M. Casetta, M. Jimenez, Self-stratified bio-based coatings: Formulation and elucidation of critical parameters governing stratification, Applied Surface Science 536, 147687 (2021), [doi: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2020.147687, LillOA]
  12. A.-L. Davesne, M. Jimenez, F. Samyn, S. Bourbigot, Thin coatings for fire protection: An overview of the existing strategies, with an emphasis on layer-by-layer surface treatments and promising new solutions, Progress in Organic Coatings 154, 106217 (2021), [doi: 10.1016/j.porgcoat.2021.106217, LillOA]
  13. A.-L. Davesne, T. Perez, J. Sarazin, S. Bellayer, F. Parent, F. Samyn, M. Jimenez, F. Sanchette, Low-Emissivity Metal/Dielectric Coatings as Radiative Barriers for the Fire Protection of Raw and Formulated Polymers, ACS Applied Polymer Materials 2;7, 2880-2889 (2020), [doi: 10.1021/acsapm.0c00399, LillOA]
  14. L. Geoffroy, A.-L. Davesne, F. Parent, F. Sanchette, F. Solarski, M. Jimenez, S. Bourbigot, Combining Low-Emissivity Thin Coating and 3D-Printed Original Designs for Superior Fire-Protective Performance, ACS Omega 5;43, 27857–27863 (2020), [doi: 10.1021/acsomega.0c02902, LillOA]
  15. 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]
  16. 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]
  17. 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]
  18. T. Perez, J. Sarazin, M. Jimenez, F. Solarski, S. Bourbigot, Intumescent polypropylene: Interactions between physical and chemical expansion, Fire and Materials (2019), [doi: 10.1002/fam.2790, LillOA]
  19. 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]
  20. 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]
  21. 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]

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Conference presentations

  1. S. Zouaghi, M. Barry, S. Bellayer, S. Moradi, S.G. Hatzikiriakos, T. Dargent, V. Thomy, Y. Coffinier, C. Andre, M.A. Grunlan, G. Delaplace, M. Jimenez, Surface modification of stainless steel targeting dairy fouling mitigation, Communication dans un congrès sans actes, Fouling and Cleaning in Food Processing 2018, Lund, Suède, Apr 2018 [LillOA]
  2. C. GRUESCU, S. Gillani, S. Duquesne, G. Delaplace, M. Jimenez, T. Benezech, Environmental Assessment and Ecodesign of Heat Exchangers in Dairy Industries, Poster, Heat Exchanger Fouling & cleaning conference XIII 2019, Jozefow, Pologne, Jun 2019 [LillOA]
  3. 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]
  4. 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]
  5. 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]
  6. A.-L. Davesne, S. Bourbigot, M. Jimenez, F. Solarski, Thin coatings for fire protection, Séminaire de recherche, French-German seminar, Flamièrge, France, Jun 2018 [LillOA]
  7. A.-L. Davesne, F. Sanchette, F. Solarski, 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]
  8. 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]
  9. 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]
  10. 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]

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