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Prof. Luc Averous

Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France

Full Professor

Email: luc.averous@unistra.fr


1995 Ph.D., Ecole des Mines de Paris, France

Publications (Selected)


  1. Avérous L, Moro L, Dole P, Fringant C. (2000) "Properties of thermoplastics blends: starch-polycaprolactone." Polymer. Vol. 41, N°11, pp 4157-4167.
  2. Martin O., Avérous L. (2001). "Poly(lactic acid): plasticization and properties of biodegradable multiphase systems." Polymer, Vol 42, N° 14, pp. 6209-6219. (Higly Cited Paper-Essential Science IndicatorsSM)
  3. Avérous L., Fringant C., Moro L. (2001). "Plasticized starch-cellulose interactions in polysaccharide composites." Polymer, Vol 42, N° 15, pp. 6571-6578.
  4. Bordes P., Pollet E., Avérous L. (2009) " Nano-biocomposites: Biodegradable polyester/nanoclay systems " Progress in Polymer Science, Vol. 34. pp. 125-155. (Higly Cited Paper-Essential Science IndicatorsSM)
  5. Avérous L., Halley P.J. (2009) " Biocomposites based on plasticized starch. " Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining. Vol. 3, N°3, 329-343
  6. Chivrac F., Pollet E., Avérous L. (2009) "Progress in Nano-Biocomposites Based on Polysaccharides and Nanoclays" Materials Science & Engineering R. Vol. 67, pp. 1-17
  7. Hablot E., Donnio B., Bouquey M., Avérous L. (2010) " Dimer acid-based thermoplastic bio-polyamides: reaction kinetics, properties and structure ". Polymer, Vol. 51, N°25, pp. 5895-5902.
  8. Albuquerque M.G.E., Martino V., Pollet E., Avérous L., Reis M.A.M. (2011) " Mixed culture polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) production from volatile fatty acid (VFA)-rich streams: Effect of substrate composition and feeding regime on PHA productivity, composition and properties." Journal of Biotechnology. Vol. 151, N°1, pp. 66-76.
  9. Avérous L., Pollet E. (2011) "Biorenewable Nanocomposites", MRS Bulletin, Vol. 36, No. 9, pp.703-710


  1. S. Kalia and L. Avérous. “Biopolymers: Biomedical and environmental applications”. John Wiley & Scrivener Publishing. Publication July 2011. 642 p. ISBN: 9780470639238