Curriculum vitae

Nicolas DIETRICH, Ph.D., age 39 years

Date of birth: June 12th, 1980

Nationality: French


CURRENT POSITION

2009 – Today: Associate Professor at INSA Toulouse – Chemical Engineering & Environment Department –Toulouse Biotechnology Institute (TBI), Toulouse, France

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

2018                Habilitation (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches en Science – HDR), Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse (INPT), Toulouse, France Title: “Étude de l’hydrodynamique et du transfert de matière aux interfaces gaz-liquide : Les outils de visualisation optiques au service de la modélisation en Génie des Procédés.”

2008                Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine (INPL), Nancy, France Title: “Étude locale et expérimentale des phénomènes interfaciaux”. Laboratoire des Sciences du Génie Chimique (LSGC), Nancy.  Supervisor: Pr. Huai-Zhi LI & Dr. Souhila Poncin

2005                Engineering degree in Chemical Industries (Ingénieur des Industries Chimiques), École Nationale des Industries Chimiques (ENSIC), Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine (INPL), Nancy, France

2005                Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering and products, Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine (INPL), Nancy, France

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

2008 – 2009   Assistant professor (Attaché Temporaire d’Enseignement et de Recherche), ENSIC, Nancy, France

2005 – 2008   Ph. D student, Funding from the French Ministry of Higher Education & Research, LSGC, Nancy, France.

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

2015 – today         Head of the Master of Science in “Complex System Engineering” of University of Toulouse, INSA Toulouse, INP Toulouse, IMT Mines d’Albi, (2-year program, 480 ECTS credits, 50 students per year), Toulouse and Albi, France

2018 – today         Co-Head of the “Multiphase Flow” research group of the FERMaT research federation (FR3089) involving 50 scientists and 30 PhD students in the Occitanie region (7 laboratories), Toulouse and Albi, France

2013 – today        Co-Head of the master’s degree “Fluid Engineering for Industrial process”, (2-year program, 120 ECTS credits, 30 students per year), INSA Toulouse & INP Toulouse, France

2015 – today         Head of the 4th year of engineering course in Chemical Engineering (60 ECTS credits, 50 students per year), INSA Toulouse, France

2012 – 2017          Head of the transition semester for international students of the n+i network, 25 students per year, INSA Toulouse, France

SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS

12 PhD supervisions:  Mélanie Jimenez (2010-2013), Abderhamme Kherbeche (2012-2015), David Benizri (2013-2016), Xiaomin Xie (2013-2017), Lixia Yang (2013-2017), Naila Bouyaed (2014-2017), Feishi Xu (2015-2019), Kritchart Wongwailikhit (2016-2019), Mei Mei (2017-2021), Gaelle Lebrun (2018-2021), Kalyani Kentheswaran (2018-2021),  & Eliot Wantz (2019-2022).

5 PhD international PhD students hosted and co-supervised: Aldo Padilla (2012 – 3 months – Chile), David Mikaelian (2012 – 1 month – Belgium), Ly Tran (2013 – 5 months – Vietnam), Aida Ahmia Cherifa (2016 – 8 months – Algeria), Alexandra Buess (2018 – 1 month, Belgium)

5 Post-doctoral & research engineers: Jessica François (2010-2011), Benjamin Boulbène (2012), Loic Letner (2014), Francisco Felis (2017-2018) & Abdhermane Kherbeche (2018)

28 Master of Science supervisions: Carinna Hoppe (2019), Mohammed Farhat (2018), Masakusa Sugiyama (2018), R. N. Mancheno (2017), J.C. Molina Choque (2017), P. Samanta (2016), Anthony Cavalier (2016), Rania Hariz (2015), José Ignacio Del Rio Sanz (2014), Lorena Moura (2014), Victor Sousa (2014), Erij ben Slimene (2013), Mike Turnock (2013), Cristina López Martínez (2013), James Milnes (2012), Bounab El Hadi (2012), Maria Guadalupe Navarrete Tapia (2012), Oscar Conesa-Palacios (2011), Maria Perez (2011), Augusto Alejandro García Ciniselli  (2010), Oussama Harrathi (2010), Junwei Qian (2009), Nadia Mayoufi (2008), Elodie Magné (2008), Amélie Michelle (2008), Silvia Pheulpin (2007), Laurent Richard (2007) & Amélie Pouplin (2006).

TEACHING ACTIVITIES [1800 hours]

2009 – today     Associate professor, INSA Toulouse, France

250 hours/year: Heat and mass transfer, fluid mechanics, unit operation, chemical engineering design, absorption, separation, etc.

2008 – 2009       Assistant professor (Attaché Temporaire d’Enseignement et de Recherche), ENSIC, Nancy, France

144 hours/year: Distillation, crystallization, mixing, fluids mechanics

2005 – 2008       Teaching assistant, Farmacy faculty, Université Henri Poincarré, Nancy, France

96 hours/year: Heat and mass transfer, fluid mechanics, unit operation, chemical engineering design, absorption, separation, etc.


COMMISSIONS OF TRUST

2019                 Scientific Evaluator for the “Toulouse Tech Interlab” funding program, INSA-ISAE-INP Toulouse, France

2018 – 2022        Elected member at the Scientific Board, INSA Toulouse, France

2018                 Scientific Evaluator for the “Toulouse University – APR PhD” funding program, France

2018                 Scientific Evaluator for the “MITACS Accelerate research proposal”, Canada

2016 – 2018       Member of the Scientific Board, Research federation FERMaT, France

2015                 Scientific Evaluator for the MITACS Accelerate research proposal, Canada

2015 – 2021        Elected member of the recruitment committee of the Chemical Engineering Department Board, INSA Toulouse, France

2014 – 2018        Elected member at the University Board, INSA Toulouse, France

2014 – 2018        Member of the Disciplinary Board, INSA Toulouse, France

2014 – 2018        Member of the Financial Board, INSA Toulouse, France

2012 – 2016        Elected member of the Chemical Engineering Department Board, INSA Toulouse, France

2012 – 2013        Member of the selection committee, INSA Toulouse and INPT Toulouse, France

2010 – today      Reviewer for over 10 different Chemical Engineering journals and conferences (15/year)

MEMBERSHIPS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

French Laser Velocimetry Association – Association Francophone de Vélocimétrie Laser (A.F.V.L.)

French Institute of Chemical Engineering – Société Française de Génie des Procédés (S.F.G.P.)