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Imène Lahouij


Imène Lahouij, PhD

  • Associate Research Professor at Ecole des Mines de Paris, Centre de Mise en Forme des Matrériaux located at Sophia Antipolis (since March 2019)
  • Assistant Research Professor (Tenure Track) at Ecole des Mines de Paris, Centre de Mise en Forme des Matrériaux  (2016-2019)
  • Postdoctoral Associate at Nanotribology Laboratory of Prof. Robert W. Carpick Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania (2014-2016)
  • Postdoctoral Associate at Laboratoire de Tribologie et Dynamique des Sytèmes ( 2013-2014)
  • Docteur of Phylosophy in Material Engineering from Ecole Centrale de Lyon (2009-2012)
  • Master Degree In Innovative Materials from Ecole Centrale de Lyon (2008-2009)
  • Engineer Position at Watts Industries Tunisia (2007-2008)
  • Engineering degree in Material from Ecole Nationale d'Ingenieurs de Sfax (2001-2006) 

Research Interests:
Tribology : friction, wear, reliability, liquid and solid lubricant materials
Surface Science
Multi-scale mechanics of Materials


Research Activities:

PhD supervisions:
Tribology of electrical contacts: Manon Isard (2016-2019)
Wear and reliability of elastomers: Laura Montalban ( defense expected in 2021)
Micro-mechanics of surfaces: Larissa De Prito ( defense expected 2022)

Teaching Activities
Material Engineering 
Tribology and Surface science


Journal articles9 documents

  • Manon Isard, Pierre Montmitonnet, Jean‐michel Lanot, Francesco Delloro, Hugo Durand, et al.. Characterization of mechanical behaviour of aluminum powders under fast dynamic conditions. EPJ Web of Conferences, EDP Sciences, 2021, 250 (5), pp.01036. ⟨10.1051/epjconf/202125001036⟩. ⟨hal-03508455⟩
  • Manon Isard, Imène Lahouij, Pierre Montmitonnet, Jean-Michel Lanot. Third-body formation by selective transfer in a NiCr / AgPd electrical contact. Consequences on wear and remediation by a barrel tumble finishing. Wear, Elsevier, 2019, 426-427, pp.1056-1064. ⟨10.1016/j.wear.2018.11.022⟩. ⟨hal-02332492⟩
  • Harman Khare, Imène Lahouij, Andrew Jackson, G Fang, Z Chen, et al.. Nanoscale Generation of Robust Solid Films from Liquid-Dispersed Nanoparticles via in Situ Atomic Force Microscopy: Growth Kinetics and Nanomechanical Properties. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Washington, D.C. : American Chemical Society, 2018. ⟨hal-02082853⟩
  • Harman Khare, Nitya Gosvami, Imène Lahouij, Zac Milne, Browden Mcclimon, et al.. Nanotribological Printing: A Nanoscale Additive Manufacturing Method. Nano Letters, American Chemical Society, 2018. ⟨hal-02082831⟩
  • Imène Lahouij, Béatrice Vacher, Jean-Michel Martin, Fabrice Dassenoy. IF-MoS2 based lubricants: Influence of size, shape and crystal structure. Wear, Elsevier, 2015, 296 (1-2), pp.558 - 567. ⟨10.1016/j.wear.2012.07.016⟩. ⟨hal-01442278⟩
  • M. Sgroi, Francesca Gili, D Mangherini, Imène Lahouij, Fabrice Dassenoy, et al.. Friction Reduction Benefits in Valve-Train System Using IF-MoS2 Added Engine Oil. Tribology Transactions, Taylor & Francis, 2015, ⟨10.1080/10402004.2014.960540⟩. ⟨hal-01702831⟩
  • Imène Lahouij, Fabrice Dassenoy, Béatrice Vacher, Kaustav Sinha, David A. Brass, et al.. Understanding the Deformation of Soot Particles/Agglomerates in a Dynamic Contact: TEM In Situ Compression and Shear Experiments. Tribology Letters, Springer Verlag, 2014, 53 (1), pp.91 - 99. ⟨10.1007/s11249-013-0246-3⟩. ⟨hal-01442320⟩
  • Imène Lahouij, Béatrice Vacher, Fabrice Dassenoy. Direct observation by in situ transmission electron microscopy of the behaviour of IF-MoS2 nanoparticles during sliding tests: influence of the crystal structure. Lubrication Science, Wiley, 2013, ⟨10.1002/ls.1241⟩. ⟨hal-01702844⟩
  • Imène Lahouij, Fabrice Dassenoy, Béatrice Vacher, Jean-Michel Martin. Real-time TEM imaging of compression and shear of single fullerene-like MoS2 and WS2 nanoparticles. Tribology and Lubrication Technology, Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, 2012. ⟨hal-01703017⟩

Conference papers3 documents

  • H. Durand, L. Lacourt, J.-C. Teissedre, F. Delloro, A. Thorel, et al.. Combined Laser Shock and Micro-Compression Approach to the Mechanical Behavior of Powders for Cold Spray. ITSC2021, May 2021, Virtual, France. pp.627-634, ⟨10.31399/asm.cp.itsc2021p0627⟩. ⟨hal-03508384⟩
  • Laura Montalban, Imène Lahouij, Pierre Montmitonnet, Karine Legorju, Mohamadou Diew, et al.. influence of the temperature on the wear of automotive transmission belts. 46th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology, Sep 2019, Lyon, France. ⟨hal-02334059⟩
  • Manon Isard, Imène Lahouij, Pierre Montmitonnet, Jean-Michel Lanot. Third-body formation by selective transfer in a NiCr / AgPd electrical contact. Consequences on wear and remediation by a barrel tumble finishing. Wear of Materials, Apr 2019, Miami, United States. ⟨hal-02333815⟩

Patents2 documents

  • Imène Lahouij, Robert W Carpick, Andrew Jackson, Harman Khare, N.N Demas, et al.. Nano-additives enabled advanced lubricants. United States, Patent n° : US 2018/0127676 A1. 2018. ⟨hal-02082795⟩
  • Robert W Carpick, Harman Khare, Nitya Gosvami, Imène Lahouij. Systems and methods for nano-tribological manufacturing of nanostructures. United States, Patent n° : US 2018/0210007 A1. 2018. ⟨hal-02082813⟩

Theses1 document