Prof. José-Marie Lopez-Cuesta

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José-Marie Lopez Cuesta was born in Paris in 1958. He received his engineer diploma from the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble in 1981 and PhD degree in 1985. In 1986 he joined the materials department of Ecole des Mines d’Alès (EMA) as a lecturer, which is now one of the high engineering schools of the “Institut Mines Telecom”. He has been a professor there since 2007 and Head of the Materials Research Centre of EMA since 2009. He is co-author of around 120 papers in international journals on polymers and composites, 130 oral communications and 6 patents. He has supervised around 30 PhD works and is a member of the scientific committee of international conferences including EUROFILLERS POLYMER BLENDS, BIPOCO, FRPM, ISFRMT and AOFSM. In April 2015, he organized the  EUROFILLERS POLYMER BLENDS International conference in Montpellier. He is also secretary of the thematic group “fire reaction of organic materials” of the French Chemical Society (SFC).