Claire JOANNIS-CASSAN

Associate Professor
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BioSyM

Themes:

  • Biological Treatment of wastewater
  • Fermentation and microbial metabolites
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RESEARCH TOPICS

Biological removal of pharmaceutical micropollutants in wastewater :

  • Implementation of innovative bioprocesses: Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) for the treatment of wastewater after source separation, Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor in tertiary treatment, Coupling of MBR and solar photooxidation process
  • Comprehensive tools: abiotic/biotic phenomena, characterization of biological activities (removal kinetics, enzymatic activities), modelling…

 

Bioprocesses based on fermentations for production of molecules platform :

  • Optimization of fermentation processes for production of platform molecules from vegetal biomass or food wastes
  • Comprehensive tools: reaction an oxygen transfer rate, process modelling, environmental impact as optimization criteria…
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Application & Teaching

Research applications: bioprocesses for wastewater treatment or biorefineries applications

Research supervision

9 PhD students and 1 post-doc

Teaching activities: Thermodynamic, Design of Experiment, Project management, Biofuels…

Academic collaborations: UPVD, INSA, CHROME, LCA…

International collaborations: Suranaree Universty of Technology (Thailand), IDEA-CSIC (Spain)…

Education and Degrees

Graduate in Process Engineering form INP – ENSIGC (ENSIACET), Toulouse (France)

Master in Process Engineering from Toulouse INP

PhD in Process Engineering (Toulouse INP): « Bacterial biofilm development on hydrocarbon in both liquid and porous systems: quantification and growth kinetic

HDR Toulouse INP : « De la conduite des bioréacteurs à la conduite des bioprocédés”

Publications

 

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