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Romain Coustel

depuis 2012         Maître de conférences à l’Université de Lorraine

-Laboratoire de Chimie Physique et Microbiologie pour les Matériaux et l'Environnement

-Polytech Nancy





Doctorat et post doctorat


2010-2012         Post Doc à l’Institut Européen des Membranes (IEM), Université Montpellier 2



2009-2010         Post Doc à l’Institut des Nanosciences et Cryogénie (INAC) du CEA Grenoble



2008-2009         ATER au Laboratoire Chimie Physique Matière et Rayonnement (LCPMR), Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI)



2005-2008         Thèse à l’Institut des NanoSciences de Paris (INSP), Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI)


Mécanismes de croissance, structures et propriétés optiques d’assemblages organiques sur surface Si(100)-2×1 nue ou passivée


Directeur : Y. Borensztein





 2004-2005         DEA Matériaux à l’Université Montpellier 2


 2004-2005         Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Montpellier





Journal articles25 documents

  • Damien Cornu, Romain Coustel, Pierrick Durand, Cédric Carteret, Christian Ruby. How can pH drop while adding NaOH? Formation and transformation of Mn4(OH)6SO4. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Elsevier, 2022, 305, pp.122631. ⟨10.1016/j.jssc.2021.122631⟩. ⟨hal-03457736⟩
  • Wei-Jyun Wang, Frankie Roberts, Stena Peterson, Su Ha, Louis Scudiero, et al.. Iron-iron oxide supported palladium catalyst for the interconversion of formate and carbon dioxide. Chemical Engineering Journal, Elsevier, 2022, 427, pp.131763. ⟨10.1016/j.cej.2021.131763⟩. ⟨hal-03329171⟩
  • Amira Doggaz, Romain Coustel, Pierrick Durand, François Humbert, Christian Ruby. Birnessite: A New Oxidant for Green Rust Formation. Materials, MDPI, 2020, 13 (17), pp.3777. ⟨10.3390/ma13173777⟩. ⟨hal-03104836⟩
  • Mbolantenaina Rakotomalala Robinson, Romain Coustel, Mustapha Abdelmoula, Martine Mallet. As(V) and As(III) sequestration by starch functionalized magnetite nanoparticles: influence of the synthesis route onto the trapping efficiency. Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, National Institute for Materials Science, 2020, 21 (1), pp.524-539. ⟨10.1080/14686996.2020.1782714⟩. ⟨hal-02918392⟩
  • Mbolantenaina Rakotomalala Robinson, Mustapha Abdelmoula, Martine Mallet, Romain Coustel. Starch functionalized magnetite nanoparticles: New insight into the structural and magnetic properties. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Elsevier, 2019, 277, pp.587-593. ⟨10.1016/j.jssc.2019.06.033⟩. ⟨hal-02184206⟩
  • Hella Boumaiza, Aurélien Renard, Mbolantenaina Rakotomalala Robinson, Gwendal Kervern, Loïc Vidal, et al.. A multi-technique approach for studying Na triclinic and hexagonal birnessites. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Elsevier, 2019, 272, pp.234-243. ⟨10.1016/j.jssc.2019.02.017⟩. ⟨hal-02131824⟩
  • A. Boileau, Fabien Capon, R. Coustel, P. Laffez, Silvère Barrat, et al.. Inductive Effect of Nd for Ni 3+ Stabilization in NdNiO 3 Synthesized by Reactive DC Cosputtering. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, American Chemical Society, 2017, 121 (39), pp.21579 - 21590. ⟨10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b02251⟩. ⟨hal-01865548⟩
  • Hella Boumaiza, Romain Coustel, Ghouti Medjahdi, Christian Ruby, Latifa Bergaoui. Conditions for the formation of pure birnessite during the oxidation of Mn(II) cations in aqueous alkaline medium. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Elsevier, 2017, 248, pp.18 - 25. ⟨10.1016/j.jssc.2017.01.014⟩. ⟨hal-01767811⟩
  • Romain Coustel, Mathias Haacké, V. Rouessac, Erwan André, Stephanie Roualdes, et al.. Vibrational frequencies of hydrogenated silicon carbonitride: A DFT study. Surface and Coatings Technology, Elsevier, 2017, 325, pp.437 - 444. ⟨10.1016/j.surfcoat.2017.06.017⟩. ⟨hal-01675264⟩
  • Emile Haye, Stéphanie Bruyere, Erwan André, Pascal Boulet, Silvere Barrat, et al.. LaFeOxNy perovskite thin films: Nitrogen location and its effect on morphological, optical and structural properties. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Elsevier, 2017, 724, pp.74 - 83. ⟨10.1016/j.jallcom.2017.07.025⟩. ⟨hal-01767763⟩
  • Romain Coustel, Stéphane Carniato, Gérard Boureau. A Possible Application of the Contribution of Aromaticity to Entropy: Thermal Switch. Entropy, MDPI, 2016, 18 (12), pp.456. ⟨10.3390/e18120456⟩. ⟨hal-01470194⟩
  • Mathias Haacké, V. Rouessac, Romain Coustel, Stephanie Roualdes, Anne Julbe. Microwave PECVD Silicon Carbonitride Thin Films: A FTIR and Ellipsoporosimetry Study. Plasma Processes and Polymers, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2016, 13 (2), pp.258-265. ⟨10.1002/ppap.201500058⟩. ⟨hal-01505213⟩
  • Daniel Lee, Monu Kaushik, Romain Coustel, yves Chenavier, Myriam Chanal, et al.. Solid-State NMR and DFT Combined for the Surface Study of Functionalized Silicon Nanoparticles. Chemistry - A European Journal, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2015, 21 (45), pp.16047-16058. ⟨10.1002/chem.201502687⟩. ⟨hal-01507024⟩
  • M. Haacke, R. Coustel, V. Rouessac, M. Drobek, S. Roualdes, et al.. Optimization of the molecular sieving properties of amorphous SiCXNY:H hydrogen selective membranes prepared by PECVD. The European Physical Journal. Special Topics, EDP Sciences, 2015, 224 (9), pp.1935-1943. ⟨10.1140/epjst/e2015-02511-y⟩. ⟨hal-01505372⟩
  • Romain Coustel, Mathias Haacké, V. Rouessac, Jean Durand, Martin Drobek, et al.. An insight into the structure–property relationships of PECVD SiCxNy(O):H materials. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, Elsevier, 2014, 191, pp.97 - 102. ⟨10.1016/j.micromeso.2014.02.043⟩. ⟨hal-01497218⟩
  • R. Coustel, O. Pluchery, N. Witkowski, yves Borensztein. Mechanism of Benzene Mono layer Formation on Si(100)-2x1 Studied by Surface Differential Reflectance Spectroscopy. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, American Chemical Society, 2014, 118 (20), pp.10740-10745. ⟨10.1021/jp412327p⟩. ⟨hal-01238950⟩
  • R. Coustel, S. Carniato, G. Boureau. Entropy, the Silent Killer of Aromaticity of Adsorbed Pyridine on Si(100) and Ge(100). Journal of Physical Chemistry C, American Chemical Society, 2014, 118 (31), pp.17505 - 17510. ⟨10.1021/jp500195r⟩. ⟨hal-01501250⟩
  • Romain Coustel, yves Borensztein, Olivier Pluchery, Nadine Witkowski. Unusual Two-Stage Kinetics of Ethylene Adsorption on Si(100) Unraveled by Surface Optical Spectroscopy and Monte Carlo Simulation. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2013, 111 (9), pp.096103. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.096103⟩. ⟨hal-01238967⟩
  • R. Coustel, S. Carniato, F. Rochet, N. Witkowski. Pyridine on Si(001)-(2 x 1): Density functional theory simulations compared with spectroscopic measurements. Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (1998-2015), American Physical Society, 2012, 85 (3), pp.035323. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevB.85.035323⟩. ⟨hal-01239012⟩
  • Romain Coustel, Quentin Benoît À La Guillaume, Vincent Calvo, Olivier Renault, Lionel Dubois, et al.. Measurement of the Surface Recombination Velocity in Organically Functionalized Silicon Nanostructures: The Case of Silicon on Insulator. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, American Chemical Society, 2011, 115 (45), pp.22265 - 22270. ⟨10.1021/jp207946e⟩. ⟨hal-01866311⟩
  • R. Coustel, S. Carniato, G. Boureau. Thermodynamic factors limiting the preservation of aromaticity of adsorbed organic compounds on Si(100): Example of the pyridine. Journal of Chemical Physics, American Institute of Physics, 2011, 134 (23), ⟨10.1063/1.3599709⟩. ⟨hal-01866322⟩
  • R. Coustel, N. Witkowski. Adsorption geometry of pyridine on the single domain Si(100)-2 x 1 surface: Fully polarization resolved NEXAFS. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, American Chemical Society, 2008, 112 (36), pp.14102-14107. ⟨10.1021/jp803842h⟩. ⟨hal-01292972⟩
  • V. Rouessac, Romain Coustel, Florence Bosc, J. Durand, André Ayral. Characterization of Mesostructured TiO2 Thin Layers by Ellipsometric Porosimetry. Thin Solid Films, Elsevier, 2006, pp.232. ⟨10.1016/j.tsf.2005.08.334⟩. ⟨hal-00186246⟩
  • Nadine Witkowski, R. Coustel, Olivier Pluchery, yves Borensztein. RAS: An efficient probe to characterize Si(001)-(2 X 1) surfaces. Surface Science, Elsevier, 2006, 600, pp.5142. ⟨10.1016/j.susc.2006.08.045⟩. ⟨hal-00424588⟩
  • Olivier Pluchery, Romain Coustel, Nadine Witkowski, yves Borensztein. Adsorption of phenylacetylene on Si(100)-2 x 1: Kinetics and structure of the adlayer. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, American Chemical Society, 2006, 110 (45), pp.22635-22643. ⟨10.1021/jp063988d⟩. ⟨hal-01290190⟩

Conference papers8 documents

  • R. Coustel, M. Haacké, V. Rouessac, E. André, M. Drobek, et al.. PECVD a-SiCN(O):H materials for H2 separation membranes - An insight into the structure-property relationships. China France 2nd Workshop on Advanced Materials, Aug 2016, Metz, France. ⟨hal-01710237⟩
  • V. Rouessac, R. Coustel, M. Haacké, M. Drobek, C. Charmette, et al.. H2 selective SiCN-based membranes prepared by PECVD Investigation of structure-property relationships. 14th International Conference on Inorganic Membranes - ICIM 2016, Jul 2016, Atlanta, United States. ⟨hal-01710241⟩
  • Mathias Haacké, V. Rouessac, R. Coustel, J. Durand, S. Roualdes, et al.. Innovative microporous a-SiCxNy:H membranes synthesized by PECVD for H2/CO2 separation. 2nd International School on Chemistry and Renewable Energies - Chaire Total, Jan 2014, Montpellier, France. ⟨hal-01729284⟩
  • M. Haacké, V. Rouessac, S. Roualdes, R. Coustel, J. Durand, et al.. Membranes céramiques non-oxydes a-SiCxNy:H permsélectives à l’hydrogène. MATERIAUX 2014, Nov 2014, Montpellier, France. ⟨hal-01729271⟩
  • A. Julbe, V. Rouessac, Romain Coustel, M. Haacke, M. Drobek, et al.. Non-oxide molecular sieve membranes for gas separation- Inorganic membranes for green chemical production and clean power generation. 2nd Summer school, Sep 2013, Valencia, Spain. ⟨hal-01703288⟩
  • O. Demichel, V. Calvo, P. Noe, Q. Benoit À La Guillaume, N. Pauc, et al.. Electronic properties of gold catalyst silicon nanowires by photoluminescence: the role of the surface.. E-MRS 2011 spring Meeting, Apr 2011, Nice, France. ⟨hal-00650210⟩
  • V. Rouessac, R. Coustel, F. Bosc, J. Durand, A. Ayral. "Characterisation of mesostructured TiO2 thin layers by ellipsometric porosimetry". 2005. ⟨hal-00080025⟩
  • V. Rouessac, R. Coustel, J. Durand. Affiche : "Characterization of PECVD thin films by ellipsometric porosimetry". GDR "TEMPS", 2005, Nantes, France. ⟨hal-00080032⟩

Poster communications4 documents

  • V. Rouessac, R. Coustel, M. Haacké, Martin Drobek, Christophe Charmette, et al.. An insight into the structure–property relationships of PECVD a-SiCxNy:H membranes permselective to hydrogen. Balard Conferences 2016, Apr 2016, Montpellier, France. 2016. ⟨hal-01718612⟩
  • V. Rouessac, R. Coustel, M. Haacké, M. Drobek, C. Charmette, et al.. Amorphous silicon carbonitride molecular sieve membranes -An insight into their structure-property relationships. 13th International Conference on Inorganic Membranes - ICIM2014, Jul 2014, Brisbane, Australia. 2014. ⟨hal-01789148⟩
  • V. Rouessac, M. Haacké, R. Coustel, P. Pullumbi, M. Basin, et al.. Membranes Innovantes pour la Séparation de l’Hydrogène – MISHY. MATERIAUX 2014, Nov 2014, Montpellier, France. 2014. ⟨hal-01789145⟩
  • Romain Coustel, M. Haacké, V. Rouessac, M. Drobek, Jean Durand, et al.. Gas selective amorphous silicon carbonitride tubular membranes. 12th International Conference on Inorganic Membranes, Jul 2012, Enschede, Netherlands. ⟨hal-01901696⟩

Preprints, Working Papers, ...1 document

  • Damien Cornu, Romain Coustel, Aurélien Renard, Pierrick Durand, Cédric Carteret, et al.. Synthesis and Characterization of a New Monometallic Manganese Layered Double Hydroxide with Unique Redox Properties. 2021. ⟨hal-03262594⟩

Reports1 document

  • Hella Boumaiza, Romain Coustel, Christelle Despas, Christian Ruby, Latifa Bergaoui. Interaction of ammonium with birnessite: Evidence of a chemical and structural transformation in alkaline aqueous medium. [Research Report] CNRS Université de Lorraine. 2018, pp.543 - 550. ⟨hal-01767742⟩