Wander Pérez–Sena, Tapio Salmi, Lionel Estel, Sébastien Leveneur. Thermal risk assessment for the epoxidation of linseed oil by classical Prisleschajew epoxidation and by direct epoxidation by H2O2 on alumina. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Springer Verlag, 2020, doi: 10.1007/s10973–019–08894–2

Nguyen Viet Hung, Chetna Mohabeer, Marie Vaccaro, Stéphane Marcotte, Valérie Agasse–Peulon, Lokmane Abdelouahed, Bechara Taouk, Pascal Cardinael. Development of two–dimensional gas chromatography (GC×GC) coupled with Orbitrap–technology–based mass spectrometry (MS)–Interest in the identification of bio–fuel composition. Journal of Mass Spectrometry, Wiley–Blackwell, In press, pp.e4495. doi : 10.1002/JMS.4495

Rabah Azzouz, Viviana Contreras Moreno, Clara Herasme–Grullon, Vincent Levacher, Lionel Estel, Alain Ledoux, Salim Derrouiche, Francis Marsais, Laurent Bischoff. Efficient Conversion of Epoxides into Carbonates with CO2 and a Single Organocatalyst: Laboratory and Kilogram–Scale Experiments. SYNLETT, Georg Thieme Verlag, 2020, 31 (02), pp.183–188. Doi: 10.1055/s–0039–1691405

Houda Ariba, Yanjun Wang, Christine Devouge-Boyer, Roumiana Stateva, Sébastien Leveneur, Physicochemical properties for the reaction systems: levulinic acid, its esters and γ-valerolactone, Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, 65 (6) (2020) 3008-3020 https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jced.9b00965

Adriana Freites Aguilera, Jani Rahkila, Jarl Hemming, Maristiina Nurmi, Gaetan Torres, Théophile Razat, Pasi Tolvanen, Kari Eränen, Sébastien Leveneur, Tapio Salmi, Epoxidation of tall oil catalyzed by an ion exchange resin under conventional heating and microwave irradiation, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 59 (22) (2020) 10397–10406. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.0c01288.

Vincenzo Russo, Riccardo Tesser, Carmelina Rossano, Tommaso Cogliano, Rosa Vitiello, Sébastien Leveneur, Martino Di Serio, Kinetic study of Amberlite IR120 catalyzed acid esterification of levulinic acid with ethanol: from batch to continuous operation, Chemical Engineering Journal, 401 (2020) 126126, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2020.126126

Andrés Felipe Guzmán Agudelo, Wander Y. Pérez-Sena, Nasreddine Kebir, Tapio Salmi, Luis Alberto Ríos, Sébastien Leveneur, Influence of steric effects on the kinetics of cyclic-carbonate vegetable oils aminolysis, Chemical Engineering Science 228 (2020) 115954, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ces.2020.115954

Yanjun Wang, Igor Plazl, Lamiae Vernières-Hassimi, Sébastien Leveneur, From calorimetry to thermal risk assessment: γ-valerolactone production from the hydrogenation of alkyl levulinates, Process Safety and Environmental Protection 144 (2020) 32-41, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psep.2020.07.017

Chetna Mohabeer, Nourelhouda Boukaous, Antoinette Maarawi, Lokmane Abdelouahed, Abdeslam-Hassen Meniai, Mustapha Chikhi, Bechara Taouk, Pyrolysis of Beech Wood in A Continuous Drop Tube Reactor in Comparison to A Batch Reactor, Adv. Sci. Technol. Eng. Syst. J. 5(2), 441-451 (2020); DOI: 10.25046/aj050257

Xiaojia Lu, Yanjun Wang, Lionel Estel, Narendra Kumar, Henrik Grénman, Sébastien Leveneur, Evolution of specific heat capacity with temperature for typical supports used for heterogeneous catalysts, Processes, 8(8) (2020) 911. https://doi.org/10.3390/pr8080911.

Lahoud, Isabelle, Laurent Balland, Nicolas Brodu, Imed Ben Talouba, Nordine Mouhab, and Catherine Legrand. 2020. « Thermokinetic Parameters Evaluation Using Reaction Calorimetry: Application to Butyl Methacrylate Solution Radical Polymerization ». Thermochimica Acta 691 (2020): 178730. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tca.2020.178730

Jundong WANG, Michael JABBOUR, Lokmane ABDELOUAHED, Soumaya, MEZGHICH, Lionel ESTEL, Karine THOMAS, Bechara TAOUK, Catalytic upgrading of bio-oil: hydrodeoxygenation study of acetone as molecule model of ketones, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, accepté.

Luis Reyes, Lokmane Abdelouahed, Jean-Christophe Buvata, Balkydia Campusano, Christine Devouge Boyer, Bechara Taouk, Energetic study of beech wood gasification in fluidized bed reactor under different gasification conditions, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 2020, 10.1016/j.cherd.2020.09.017.

M. Décultot, A. Ledoux, M.-C. Fournier-Salaün, L. Estel ,Kinetic modelling of the synthesis of diethyl carbonate and propylene carbonate from ethanol and 1,2-propanediol associated with CO2, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cherd.2020.06.013


Chetna Mohabeer, Luis Reyès, Lokmane Abdelouahed, Stéphane Marcotte, Bechara Taouk. Investigating catalytic de–oxygenation of cellulose, xylan and lignin bio–oils using HZSM–5 and Fe–HZSM–5. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, Elsevier, 2019, 137, pp.118–127. Doi: 10.1016/j.jaap.2018.11.016

Xiaoshuang Cai, Manoelito Matos, Sébastien Leveneur. Structure–Reactivity: Comparison between the Carbonation of Epoxidized Vegetable Oils and the Corresponding Epoxidized Fatty Acid Methyl Ester. Industrial and engineering chemistry research, American Chemical Society, 2019, 58 (4), pp.1548–1560. Doi: 10.1021/acs.iecr.8b05510

Marie Décultot, Alain Ledoux, Marie–Christine Fournier–Salaün, Lionel Estel. Organic carbonates synthesis improved by pervaporation for CO2 utilisation. Green Processing and Synthesis, De Gruyter, 2019, 8 (1), pp.496–506. Doi : 10.1515/gps–2019–0018

Chetna Mohabeer, Luis Reyès, Lokmane Abdelouahed, Stéphane Marcotte, Jean–Christophe Buvat, L. Tidahy, A-A. Edmond, B. Taouk, Production of liquid bio–fuel from catalytic de–oxygenation: Pyrolysis of beech wood and flax shives. Journal of Fuel Chemistry and Technology, Elsevier, 2019, 47 (2), pp.153–166. Doi: 10.1016/s1872–5813(19)30008–8

Balsam Belgacem, Sébastien Leveneur, Mohamed Chlendi, Lionel Estel, Mohamed Bagane. The aid of calorimetry for kinetic and thermal study. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Springer Verlag, 2019, 135 (3), pp.1891–1898. Doi: 10.1007/s10973–018–7157–3

Valeria Casson Moreno, Anna Laura Garbetti, Giacomo Antonioni, Sébastien Leveneur. A consequences–based approach for the selection of relevant accident scenarios in emerging technologies. Safety Science, Elsevier, 2019, 112 (3), pp.142–151. Doi: 10.1016/j.ssci.2018.10.024

Adji Diop, Imed Ben Talouba, Laurent Balland, Nordine Mouhab. Thermal characterization of a biodiesel nitration: Bio–additive’s synthesis by calorimetric methods. Thermochimica Acta, Elsevier, 2019, 673, pp.138–146. Doi: 10.1016/j.tca.2019.01.024

Bachar Alrafei, Isabelle Polaert, Alain Ledoux, Federico Azzolina–Jury. Remarkably stable and efficient Ni and Ni–Co catalysts for CO2 methanation. Catalysis Today, Elsevier, In press, doi: 10.1016/j.cattod.2019.03.026

Adriana Freites Aguilera, Pasi Tolvanen, Kari Eränen, Johan Wärnå, Sébastien Leveneur, Timothy Marchant, Tapio Salmi. Kinetic modelling of Prileschajew epoxidation of oleic acid under conventional heating and microwave irradiation. Chemical Engineering Science, Elsevier, 2019, 199, pp.426–438. Doi: 10.1016/j.ces.2019.01.035

Adriana Freites Aguilera, Pasi Tolvanen, Adrien Oger, Kari Eränen, Sébastien Leveneur, Jyri‐Pekka Mikkola, Tapio Salmi. Screening of ion exchange resin catalysts for epoxidation of oleic acid under the influence of conventional and microwave heating. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, Wiley, 2019, 94 (9), pp.3020–3031. Doi: 10.1002/jctb.6112

Yanjun Wang, Mariasole Cipolletta, Lamiae Vernières–Hassimi, Valeria Casson–Moreno, Sébastien Leveneur. Application of the concept of Linear Free Energy Relationships to the hydrogenation of levulinic acid and its corresponding esters. Chemical Engineering Journal, Elsevier, 2019, 374, pp.822–831. Doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2019.05.218

Marie Décultot, Alain Ledoux, Marie–Christine Fournier–Salaün, Lionel Estel. Solubility of CO2 in methanol, ethanol, 1,2–propanediol and glycerol from 283.15 K to 373.15 K and up to 6.0 MPa. Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, Elsevier, 2019, 138, pp.67–77. Doi: 10.1016/j.jct.2019.05.003

Mohammad Yaghoub Abdollahzadeh Jamalabadi, Rezvan Alamian, Wei-Mon Yan, S. Leveneur, M. Safdari Shadloo, Effects of Nanoparticle Enhanced Lubricant Films in Thermal Design of Plain Journal Bearings at High Reynolds Numbers. Symmetry, MDPI, 2019, 11 (11), pp.1353. doi : 10.3390/sym11111353

Amine Dakkoune, Lamiae Vernières–Hassimi, Sébastien Leveneur, Dimitri Lefebvre, Lionel Estel. Analysis of thermal runaway events in French chemical industry. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, Elsevier, 2019, 62, pp.103938. doi : 10.1016/j.jlp.2019.103938
65. Adriana Freites Aguilera, Pasi Tolvanen, Johan Wärnå, Sébastien Leveneur, Tapio Salmi. Kinetics and reactor modelling of fatty acid epoxidation in the presence of heterogeneous catalyst. Chemical Engineering Journal, Elsevier, 2019, 375, pp.121936. doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2019.121936

Elizabeth Antonia Garcia–Hernandez, Camilla Ribeiro Souza, Lamiae Vernières–Hassimi, Sébastien Leveneur. Kinetic modeling using temperature as an on–line measurement: Application to the hydrolysis of acetic anhydride, a revisited kinetic model. Thermochimica Acta, Elsevier, 2019, 682, pp.178409. doi: 10.1016/j.tca.2019.178409 


Imed Ben Talouba, Laurent Balland, Nordine Mouhab, Naziha Bensahla. Kinetic and safety parameters of decomposition of neat Tert–Butyl (2–Ethylhexyl) monoperoxy Carbonate and in organic solvents. Thermochimica Acta, Elsevier, 2018, 659, pp.105–112. Doi: 10.1016/j.tca.2017.09.022

Sébastien Leveneur, M. Pinchard, A. Rimbault, Mostafa Safdari Shadloo, T. Meyer. Parameters affecting thermal risk through a kinetic model under adiabatic condition: Application to liquid–liquid reaction system. Thermochimica Acta, Elsevier, 2018, 666, pp.10–17. Doi: 10.1016/j.tca.2018.05.024

Nicolas Brodu, Marie–Hélène Manero, Caroline Andriantsiferana, Jean–Stéphane Pic, Héctor Valdés. Gaseous ozone decomposition over high silica zeolitic frameworks. Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Wiley, 2018, 96 (9), pp.1911–1918. Doi: 10.1002/cjce.23141

Xiaoshuang Cai, Keltouma Aït Aïssa, Lionel Estel, Sébastien Leveneur. Investigation of the Physicochemical Properties for Vegetable Oils and Their Epoxidized and Carbonated Derivatives. Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, American Chemical Society, 2018, 63 (5), pp.1524–1533. Doi: 10.1021/acs.jced.7b01075

A. Freites Aguilera, P. Tolvanen, S. Heredia, M. González Muñoz, T. Samson, A. Oger, A. Verove, K. Eränen, S. Leveneur, J.-P. Mikkola, T. Salmi, Epoxidation of Fatty Acids and Vegetable Oils Assisted by Microwaves Catalyzed by a Cation Exchange Resin. Industrial and engineering chemistry research, American Chemical Society, 2018, 57 (11), pp.3876–3886. Doi: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b05293

M.A. Abdelghani–Idrissi, S. Khalfallaoui, D. Seguin, L. Vernières–Hassimi, Sébastien Leveneur. Solar tracker for enhancement of the thermal efficiency of solar water heating system. Renewable Energy, Elsevier, 2018, 119, pp.79–94. Doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2017.11.072

Isabelle Polaert, Michel Delmotte, Nassima Benamara, Lionel Estel. The effect of heat properties of metallic or dielectric containers on thermal yield and energy efficiency in microwave heating applications. Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, Elsevier, 2018, 126 (1), pp.1–7. Doi: 10.1016/j.cep.2018.02.014

J.–L. Zheng, P. Tolvanen, B. Taouk, K. Eränen, T. Salmi, S. Leveneur. Synthesis of carbonated vegetable oils: Investigation of microwave effect in a pressurized continuous–flow recycle batch reactor. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, Elsevier, 2018, 132, pp.9–18. Doi: 10.1016/j.cherd.2017.12.037

Amine Dakkoune, Lamiae Vernières–Hassimi, Sébastien Leveneur, Dimitri Lefebvre, Lionel Estel. Risk analysis of French chemical industry. Safety Science, Elsevier, 2018, 105, pp.77–85. Doi : 10.1016/j.ssci.2018.02.003

W. Y. Pérez-Sena, X. Cai, N. Kebir, L. Vernières-Hassimi, C. Serra, T. Salmi, S. Leveneur, Aminolysis of cyclic–carbonate vegetable oils as a non–isocyanate route for the synthesis of polyurethane: A kinetic and thermal study. Chemical Engineering Journal, Elsevier, 2018, 346, pp.271–280. Doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2018.04.028

Nourelhouda Boukaous, Lokmane Abdelouahed, Mustapha Chikhi, Abdeslam–Hassen Meniai, Chetna Mohabeer, et al.. Combustion of Flax Shives, Beech Wood, Pure Woody Pseudo–Components and Their Chars: A Thermal and Kinetic Study. Energies, MDPI, 2018, 11 (8), pp.2146. doi : 10.3390/en11082146

Yanjun Wang, Lamiae Vernières–Hassimi, Valeria Casson–Moreno, Jean–Pierre Hébert, Sébastien Leveneur. Thermal Risk Assessment of Levulinic Acid Hydrogenation to γ–Valerolactone. Organic Process Research and Development, American Chemical Society, 2018, 22 (9), pp.1092–1100. Doi: 10.1021/acs.oprd.8b00122

Xiaoshuang Cai, Jun Liu Zheng, Adriana Freites Aguilera, Lamiae Vernières–Hassimi, Pasi Tolvanen, Tapio Salmi, Sébastien Leveneur. Influence of ring–opening reactions on the kinetics of cottonseed oil epoxidation. International Journal of Chemical Kinetics, Wiley, 2018, 50 (10), pp.726–741. Doi: 10.1002/kin.21208

Toufik Sebbagh, Ridha Kelaiaia, Abdelouahab Zaatri, Bechara Taouk, Lokmane Abdelouahed. Investigation of the use of a central unique renewable energy system versus distributed units for crop irrigation. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, Springer Verlag, 2018, 20 (10), pp.2365–2373. Doi: 10.1007/s10098–018–1599–y

A. Dakkoune, L. Vernieres-Hassimi, S. Leveneur, D. Lefebvre, L. Estel, Fault detection in the green chemical process: Application to an exothermic reaction, Chemical Engineering Transactions, 67 (2018), DOI: 10.3303/CET1867007.

L. Vernieres-Hassimi, V. Casson-Moreno, M.-A. Abdelghani-Idrissi, S. Leveneur, Cooling configuration effect on the thermal risk of tubular reactor, Chemical Engineering Transactions, 67 (2018), DOI: 10.3303/CET1867008. 


Isabelle Polaert, Lionel Estel, Michel Delmotte, Denis Luart, Christophe Len. A new and original microwave continuous reactor under high pressure for future chemistry. AIChE Journal, Wiley, 2017, 63 (1), pp.192–199. Doi: 10.1002/aic.15515

Lionel Estel, Martine Poux, Nassima Benamara, Isabelle Polaert. Continuous flow–microwave reactor: Where are we. Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, Elsevier, 2017, 113, pp.56–64. Doi: 10.1016/j.cep.2016.09.022

Xiaoshuang Cai, Jun Liu Zheng, Johan Wärnå, Tapio Salmi, Bechara Taouk, Sebastien Leveneur. Influence of gas–liquid mass transfer on kinetic modeling: Carbonation of epoxidized vegetable oils. Chemical Engineering Journal, Elsevier, 2017, 313, pp.1168–1183. Doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2016.11.012

Olatunde Jogunola, Tapio Salmi, Sébastien Leveneur, Jyri–Pekka Mikkola. Complexation equilibria studies of alkyl formate hydrolysis in the presence of 1–butylimidazole. Thermochimica Acta, Elsevier, 2017, 652, pp.62–68. Doi: 10.1016/j.tca.2017.03.012

Lamiae Vernières–Hassimi, Amine Dakkoune, Lokmane Abdelouahed, Lionel Estel, Sébastien Leveneur. Zero–Order Versus Intrinsic Kinetics for the Determination of the Time to Maximum Rate under Adiabatic Conditions (TMR ad ): Application to the Decomposition of Hydrogen Peroxide. Industrial and engineering chemistry research, American Chemical Society, 2017, 56 (45), pp.13040–13049. Doi: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b01291

Rafik Balti, Mohamed Ben Mansour, Nadhem Sayari, Lamia Yacoubi, Lotfi Rabaoui, et Nicolas Brodu. Development and characterization of bioactive edible films from spider crab (Maja crispata) chitosan incorporated with Spirulina extract.. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Elsevier, 2017, 105 (part 2.), pp.1464–1472. Doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2017.07.046

Lokmane Abdelouahed, Sébastien Leveneur, Lamiae Vernières–Hassimi, Laurent Balland, Bechara Taouk. Comparative investigation for the determination of kinetic parameters for biomass pyrolysis by thermogravimetric analysis. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Springer Verlag, 2017, 129 (2), pp.1201–1213. Doi: 10.1007/s10973–017–6212–9

Nassim Alileche, Damien Olivier, Lionel Estel, Valerio Cozzani. Analysis of domino effect in the process industry using the event tree method. Safety Science, Elsevier, 2017, 97, pp.10–19. Doi: 10.1016/j.ssci.2015.12.028

Chetna Mohabeer, Lokmane Abdelouahed, Stéphane Marcotte, Bechara Taouk. Comparative analysis of pyrolytic liquid products of beech wood, flax shives and woody biomass components. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, Elsevier, 2017, 127, pp.269–277. Doi: 10.1016/j.jaap.2017.07.025

Viviana Contreras Moreno, Alain Ledoux, Lionel Estel, Salim Derrouiche, Marie–Pierre Denieul. Valorisation of CO2 with epoxides: Influence of gas/liquid mass transfer on reaction kinetics. Chemical Engineering Science, Elsevier, 2017, 170, pp.77–90. Doi: 10.1016/j.ces.2017.01.050

Isabelle Polaert, Nassima Benamara, Junwu Tao, Tan–Hoa Vuong, Marc Ferrato, Lionel Estel. Dielectric properties measurement methods for solids of high permittivities under microwave frequencies and between 20 and 250 °C. Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, Elsevier, 2017, 122, pp.339–345. Doi: 10.1016/j.cep.2017.03.003

Imed Ben Talouba, Laurent Balland, Naziha Bensahla, Nordine Mouhab. Thermokinetic parameter determination of methacrylates radical polymerization by using real–time reaction calorimetry. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Springer Verlag, 2017, 130 (3), pp.2341–2349. Doi: 10.1007/s10973–017–6561–4

S. Leveneur, Thermal safety assessment through the concept of structure-reactivity: application to vegetable oils valorization, Organic Process Research & Development, 21(4) (2017) 543-550. 


Ibrahim Musbah, Delphine Ciceron, François Garcia, Abdellah Saboni, Silvia Alexandrova. Nanofiltration membranes for drinking water production – retention of nitrate ions. Desalination and Water Treatment, FHF, 2016, 57 (36), pp.16758–16769. Doi: 10.1080/19443994.2015.1084481

F. Asherman, G. Cabot, C. Crua, L. Estel, C. Gagnepain, T. Lecerf, A. Ledoux, S. Leveneur, M. Lucereau, S. Maucorps, M. Ragot, J. Syrykh, M. Vige. Designing and Demonstrating a Master Student Project To Explore Carbon Dioxide Capture Technology. Journal of Chemical Education, American Chemical Society, Division of Chemical Education, 2016, 93 (4), pp.633–638. Doi: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.5b00073

J.-L. Zheng, J. Wärnå, F. Burel, T. Salmi, B. Taouk, S. Leveneur. Kinetic modeling strategy for an exothermic multiphase reactor system: Application to vegetable oils epoxidation using Prileschajew method. AIChE Journal, Wiley, 2016, 62 (3), pp.726–741. Doi: 10.1002/aic.15037

Keltouma Aït Aïssa, Jun Liu Zheng, Lionel Estel, Sébastien Leveneur. Thermal Stability of Epoxidized and Carbonated Vegetable Oils. Organic Process Research and Development, American Chemical Society, 2016, 20 (5), pp.948–953. Doi: 10.1021/acs.oprd.6b00040

Benoit Legras, Isabelle Polaert, Lionel Estel, Michel Thomas. Effect of Alcaline Cations in Zeolites on their Dielectric Properties. Journal of Microwave Power and Electromagnetic Energy, International Microwave Power Institute, 2016, 46 (1), pp.5–11. Doi: 10.1080/08327823.2012.11689818

Sébastien Leveneur, Lamiae Vernières–Hassimi, Tapio Salmi. Mass & energy balances coupling in chemical reactors for a better understanding of thermal safety. Education for Chemical Engineers, Elsevier, 2016, 16, pp.17–28. Doi: 10.1016/j.ece.2016.06.002

Helisoa Rakotondramaro, Johan Wärnå, Lionel Estel, Tapio Salmi, Sébastien Leveneur. Cooling and stirring failure for semi–batch reactor: Application to exothermic reactions in multiphase reactor. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, Elsevier, 2016, 43, pp.147–157. Doi : 10.1016/j.jlp.2016.05.011

Marie–Charlotte Leroy, Florence Portet–Koltalo, Marc Legras, Franck Lederf, Vincent Moncond’Huy, Isabelle Polaert, Stéphane Marcotte. Performance of vegetated swales for improving road runoff quality in a moderate traffic urban area. Science of the Total Environment, Elsevier, 2016, 566–567, pp.113–121. Doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.05.027

A. Freites Aguilera, P. Tolvanen, K. Eränen, S. Leveneur, T. Salmi, Epoxidation of oleic acid under conventional heating and microwave radiation, Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 102 (2016) 70–87. 


AZZOLINA JURY F., POLAERT I., PIERELLA L.B., ESTEL L., “Study of two catalyst configurations under microwave irradiation for the selective benzaldehyde production over Co-ZSM-11 and Fe-ZSM-11.”, IJCRE Special issue: GPE2014, le 05-12-2014 – En ligne le 13/01/2015 - DOI 10.1515/ijcre-2014-0111, Int. J. Chem. React. Eng. 2015;

SAGGADI H., POLAERT I., LUART D., LEN C., ESTEL L., “Microwaves under pressure for the continuous production of quinoline from glycerol”, Catalysis Today, special issue GPE2014 le 26/11/14, en ligne le 03-01-2015, DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2014.10.050

POLAERT I., BASTIEN S., LEGRAS B., ESTEL L., BRAIDY N., “Dielectric and magnetic properties of NiFe2O4 at 2.45 GHz and heating capacity for potential uses under microwaves”, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic materials, 2015, 374, 731-739.

B. Huang, S. Leveneur, T. Zamar, J.-P. Mikkola, B. Taouk, Towards production of γ-valerolactone via hydrogenation of aqueous levulinic acid, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, 13(1) (2015) 119–127.

M Ouboukhlik, G Godard, S Saengkaew, MC Fournier-Salaün, L Estel, G Gréhan, Mass transfer evolution in a reactive spray during carbon dioxide capture. Chemical Engineering and Technology. (article accepté le 20/04/15)

S. Leveneur, L. Estel, C. Crua, Thermal risks assessment of vegetable oil epoxidation, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, accepted doi 10.1007/s10973-015-4793-8.

N. Alileche, V. Cozzani, G. Reniers, L. Estel, “Thresholds for Domino Effects and Safety Distances in the Process Industry: A Review of Approaches and Regulations”, the journal of Reliability Engineering & System Safety, DOI:10.1016/j.ress.2015.04.007 


AZZOLINA JURY F., POLAERT I., PIERELLA L.B., ESTEL L., “Enhancement of synthesis of ZSM-11 zeolite by microwave irradiation”, Microporous and mesoporous materials, 2014, 198, 22-28. DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2014.07.006.

SAGGADI H., LUART D., THIEBAULT N., POLAERT I., ESTEL L., LEN C., “Quinoline and Phenanthroline Production starting from glycerol via Improved Microwave-Assisted Modified Skraup Reaction” RCS Advances, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 21456.

AZZOLINA JURY F., POLAERT I., PIERELLA L.B., ESTEL L., “ Optimized benzaldehyde production over a new Co-ZSM-11 catalyst: Reaction parameters effects and kinetics.”, Catalysis communications, 2014, 46, 6-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.catcom.2013.11.020.

SAGGADI H., LUART D., THIEBAULT N., POLAERT I., ESTEL L., LEN C. “ Toward the synthesis of 6-hydroxyquinoline starting from glycerol via improved microwave-assisted modified Skraup reaction.”, Catalysis Communications, 2014, 44, 15-18., ISSN 1566-7367, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.catcom.2013.07.029.

S. Leveneur, A. Ledoux, L. Estel, B. Taouk, T. Salmi, Epoxidation of vegetable oils under microwave irradiation, Chemical engineering research and design, 92(8) (2014) 1495–1502.

S. Leveneur, J. Zheng, B. Taouk, F. Burel, J. Wärnå, T. Salmi, Interaction of thermal and kinetic parameters for a liquid liquid reaction system: Application to vegetable oils epoxidation by peroxycarboxylic acid, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 45 (2014) 1449–1458.

M Ouboukhlik, S Saengkaew, MC Fournier-Salaün, L Estel, G Gréhan, Local measurement of mass transfer in a reactive spray for CO2 capture. The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering. 93 (2014) 419-426

I. AOUINI, A. LEDOUX, L. ESTEL, S. MARY, Pilot plant studies for CO2 capture from waste incinerator flue gas using MEA based solvent, , Oil & Gas Science and Technology - Revue de l’IFPEN 04/2014; 69(6):1091-1104.

I. Ben Talouba, N. Bensahla, H. Medjkoune, N. Mouhab, L. Balland, M.A. Abdelghani-Idrissi; Thermal decomposition kinetic of 1,1-di(tert-butylperoxy)cyclohexane in organic solvents Thermochimica Acta 589 (2014) 270–277

L. Vernieres-Hassimi, A. Abdelghani-Idrissi, D. Seguin, N. Mouhab, Unsteady state maximun temperature estimation and localization in a tubular chemical reactor, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering. 10 (2012). http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/ijcre.2012.10.issue-1/1542-6580.2572/1542-6580.2572.xml?format=INT (accessed November 18, 2014).

L. Vernieres-Hassimi, D. Seguin, M.A. Abdelghani-Idrissi, N. Mouhab, Estimation and Localization of Maximum Temperature in a Tubular Chemical Reactor by Luenberger State Observer, Chemical Engineering Communications. 202 (2014) 70–77. doi:10.1080/00986445.2013.828609.

L. Vernieres-Hassimi, R.E. Assoudi-Baikari, M.-A. Abdelghani-Idrissi, N. Mouhab, New Analytical Method for Maximum Temperature Assessment in an Exothermic Tubular Chemical Reactor, Chemical Engineering Communications, (2014) null. doi:10.1080/00986445.2014.973943.

S. Leveneur, F. Delannoy, Y. Levesqueau, J.-P. Hébert, L. Estel, B. Taouk, T. Salmi, The limit of DSC as a Preliminary Tool to Determine the Safety Parameters?, Chemical Engineering Transactions, 36,139-144 (2014) DOI: 10.3303/CET1436024

S. Marcotte, L. Estel, S. Leboucher, S. Minchin, Occurrence of organic biocides in the air and dust at the Natural History Museum of Rouen, France, Journal of Cultural Heritage. 15 (2014) 68–72. doi:10.1016/j.culher.2013.01.005. 

2013 et Avant

POLAERT I., CUNHA FELIX M., FORNASERO M., MARCOTTE S., BUVAT J.C., ESTEL L., « A greener process for isosorbide production : kinetic study of the catalytic dehydration of pure sorbitol under microwave », Chemical Engineering Journal, 2013, Vol. 222, 228-239., DOI : 10.1016/j.cej.2013.02.043

M.H. WANG, A. LEDOUX, L. ESTEL, Oxygen Solubility Measurements in a MEA/H2O/CO2 Mixture, Estel, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2013, 58 (5), pp 1117–1121

C. Gu, S. Leveneur, L. Estel, A. Yassine, Modeling and Optimization of Material/Energy Flow Exchanges in an Eco-Industrial Park, Energy Procedia. 36 (2013) 243–252. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2013.07.028.

A. Aboukaïs, E. Abi-Aad, B. Taouk, Supported manganese oxide on TiO2 for total oxidation of toluene and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs): Characterization and catalytic activity, Materials Chemistry and Physics. 142 (2013) 564–571. doi:10.1016/j.matchemphys.2013.07.053. 


AZZOLINA JURY F., POLAERT I., ESTEL L., PIERELLA L.B., “Synthesis and characterization of MEL and FAU zeolites doped with transition metals for their application to the fine chemistry under microwave irradiation”, Applied catalysis, 2013, 453, 92-101., Doi :10.1016/j.apcata.2012.11.046

LEGRAS B., POLAERT I., THOMAS M., ESTEL L., “About using microwave irradiation in competitive adsorption processes”, Applied Thermal Engineering, ATE, Special issue EPIC, 2013, 57, Issue 1-2, 164-171., doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2012.03.034

LEGRAS B., POLAERT I., ESTEL L., THOMAS M. "Effect of alkaline cations in zeolites on their dielectric properties " Journal of Microwave Power and Electromagnetic Energy. (JMPEE), 2012, 46 (1), pp.5-11.

S. Leveneur, C. A. de Araujo Filho, L. Estel, T. Salmi, Modeling of a liquid-liquid-solid heterogeneous reaction system: application to the synthesis of peroxy fatty acids, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 51(1) (2012) 189–201.

I. AOUINI, A. LEDOUX, L. ESTEL, S. MARY, P. EVRARD, B. VALOGNES, « Experimental Study of Carbon Dioxide Capture from Synthetic Industrial Incinerator Flue Gas with a Pilot and Laboratory Measurements”, Procedia Engineering, Volume 42, 2012, Pages 769-785

M. HAO WANG, A. LEDOUX, L. ESTEL, Influence of Sulphuric Acid on Absorption Kinetic of Carbon Dioxide in Monoethanolamine, Procedia Engineering, Volume 42, 2012, Pages 437-447

L. Balland, I. Ben Talouba, N. Mouhab, M.A. Abdelghani-Idrissi, Evaluation of Excess Molar Enthalpies for a Quaternary Mixture System of Acetic Anhydride, Ethanol, Acetic Acid, and Ethyl Acetate, J.Chem. Eng. Data, 57 (3) (2012) 811–816.

S. Leveneur, M. Thones, J.-P. Hébert, B. Taouk, T. Salmi, From Kinetic study to thermal safety assessment: application to peroxyformic acid synthesis, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 51(43) (2012) 13999–14007. 


P. Tolvanen, A. Sorokin, P. Mäki-Arvela, S. Leveneur, D. Yu. Murzin, T. Salmi, Batch and semi-batch partial oxidation of starch by hydrogen peroxide in the presence of iron tetrasulfophthalocyanine catalyst: the effect of ultrasound and catalyst addition policy, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 50(2) (2011) 749-757.

LEGRAS B., POLAERT I., ESTEL L., THOMAS M. " Mechanisms responsible for dielectric properties of various faujasite and LTA zeolites in the microwave frequency range ", Journal of Physics and Chemistry C, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2011, 115 (7), 3090-3098.

S. Leveneur, J. Wärnå, K. Eränen, T. Salmi, Green process technology for peroxycarboxylic acids: estimation of kinetic and dispersion parameters aided by RTD measurements: green synthesis of peroxycarboxylic acids, Chemical Engineering Science, 66 (2011) 1038–1050.

O. Jogunola, T. Salmi, J. Warna, S. Leveneur, J.P. Mikkola, Modelling of Simultaneous Reaction and Diffusion in Chemical Reactors with Particle Size Distributions: Application of Ion-exchange Resins in Heterogeneous Catalysis, Chemical Engineering Transactions, 24 (2011) 139-144

AOUINI I., LEDOUX A., ESTEL L., MARY S., GRIMAUD J., VALOGNES B., Study of carbon dioxide capture from industrial incinerator flue gas on a laboratory scale pilot, Energy Procedia, Vol. 4 (2011) 1729-1736.

I. Ben Talouba, L. Balland, N. Mouhab, M.A. Abdelghani-Idrissi, Kinetic parameter estimation for decomposition of organic peroxides by means of DSC measurements; Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries 24 (2011) 491-396

I. Ben Talouba., L. Balland., N. Mouhab., M.A. Abdelghani-Idrissi., Evaluation by calorimetry of kinetic parameters of a chemical reaction in biphasic conditions producing a hydrotrope, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 50(2) (2011) 767-774 


POLAERT I., ESTEL L., HUYGHE R., THOMAS M. " Adsorbents regeneration under microwave irradiation for dehydration and volatile organic compounds gas treatment", Chemical Engineering Journal (CEJ), 2010, Vol. 162, issue 3, 941-948.

H. Koskinen, S. Leveneur, A. Sundquist, N. Musakka, T.Salmi, I. Renvall Functionality of Poly(α-hydroxyacrylic acid) as H2O2 stabilizing agent, Oxidation Communication, Book 2 (2010) 258-274.

S. Leveneur, N. Kumar, D. Yu. Murzin, T. Salmi, Stability of hydrogen peroxide during perhydrolysis of carboxylic acids on acidic heterogeneous catalysts, Research on Chemical Intermediates, 36(4) (2010) 389-401.

S. Leveneur, J. Wärnå, T. Salmi, D. Yu. Murzin, A review: Catalytic synthesis and decomposition of peroxycarboxylic acids, Trends in chemical engineering, 13 (2010) 17-52.

LIU H., BUVAT J.C., ESTEL L., POLAERT I., " Bayesian Network Method for Fault Diagnosis in a Continuous Tubular Reactor", Chemical Product and Process Modeling, 2010, Volume 5, Issue 1, Article 28.  

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