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2012   - PhD in Chemistry : Centrum voor Oppervlaktechemie, KuLeuven Belgium

                       * "Hydrocracking selectivity of model long chain n-alkanes: can we favor central cracking?"

2007   - Master of organic and bioorganic chemistry : University Pierre et Marie Curie Paris VI, France

                       * Master Thesis : "Sulfinate and sulfinamide synthesis by radical cyclization"

2005   - Bachelor of general chemistry : University Pierre et Marie Curie Paris VI (UPMC), France


Reserch Interest


My reserch activity takes part on waste energetic valorization by pyrolyze and on alternative fuel formulation for thermal machine. I am the technical supervisor of PREVER plateform analytical laboratory.

Journal articles5 documents

  • Chantal Kassargy, Sary Awad, Gaëtan Burnens, Khalil Kahine, Mohand Tazerout. Gasoline and Diesel-like fuel production by continuous catalytic pyrolysis of waste polyethylene and polypropylene mixtures over USY zeolite. Fuel, 2018. ⟨hal-01926957⟩
  • Somaiyeh Heidari, Reza Najjar, Gaëtan Burnens, Sary Awad, Mohand Tazerout. Experimental investigation of emission, combustion and energy performance of a novel diesel/colza oil fuel microemulsion in a direct injection diesel engine. Waste and Biomass Valorization, Springer, VAN GODEWIJCKSTRAAT 30, 3311 GZ DORDRECHT, NETHERLANDS, 2018. ⟨hal-01926971⟩
  • Chantal Kassargy, Sary Awad, Gaëtan Burnens, Khalil Kahine, Mohand Tazerout. Experimental study of catalytic pyrolysis of polyethylene and polypropylene over USY zeolite and separation to gasoline and diesel-like fuels. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, Elsevier, 2017, 127, pp.31 - 37. ⟨10.1016/j.jaap.2017.09.005⟩. ⟨hal-01735119⟩
  • Loubna Hadhoum, Mourad Balistrou, Gaëtan Burnens, Khaled Loubar, Mohand Tazerout. Hydrothermal liquefaction of oil mill wastewater for bio-oil production in subcritical conditions. Bioresource Technology, Elsevier, 2016, 218, pp.9 - 17. ⟨10.1016/j.biortech.2016.06.054⟩. ⟨hal-01381776⟩
  • Gaëtan Burnens, C. Bouchy, E. Guillon, J.A. Martens. Hydrocracking reaction pathways of 2,6,10,14-tetramethylpentadecane model molecule on bifunctional silica–alumina and ultrastable Y zeolite catalysts. Journal of Catalysis, 2011, 282 (1), pp.145 - 154. ⟨10.1016/j.jcat.2011.06.007⟩. ⟨hal-01938523⟩

Conference papers1 document

  • Sary Awad, Chantal Kassargy, Gaëtan Burnens, Khaled Loubar, Mohand Tazerout, et al.. Experimental study on the production of diesel-like fuel from waste high density polyethylene via non-catalytic pyrolysis. 2016 3rd International Conference on Renewable Energies for Developing Countries (REDEC), Jul 2016, Zouk Mosbeh, France. ⟨10.1109/REDEC.2016.7577567⟩. ⟨hal-01735122⟩