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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 articles8 documents

  • 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, 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⟩
  • 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⟩
  • 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, 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⟩
  • 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 papers2 documents

  • 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⟩
  • 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⟩

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