Prof. Dr. Corine Bas – Savoie Mont Blanc University

 Laboratory LEPMI – Savoie Mont Blanc University – Hélios Buliding
73376 Le Bourget du Lac, FRANCE 

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Research interests

  • polymer ageing-identification of microstructural probe
  • Characterization of polymer microstructure
  • Ionomers in PEMFC
  • thermostable polymer : polyimide, poly ether ketone
  • Positron annihilation spectroscopy
  • Formulation of polymer films for anti-fouling applications


  • 2009 – habilitation thesis to supervise research, Université Savoie Mont Blanc
     « Identification of microstrutural parameters related to functional properties of amorphous polymers: from the dynamic mechanical spectroscopy to Positron annihilation spectroscopy »
  • 2004 – 2017 – Radiation protection specialists for industy and research, IN2P3
  • 1994 – PhD in Materials Science, Université Savoie Mont Blanc
    “Microstructure and thermomechanical properties of amorphous et semi-crystalline Poly(aryl ether ether ketone) (PEEK)”,  Supervisor: Prof. N.D. Albérola
  • 1991 – Chemistry Engineer at École Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Toulouse (ENSIACET)
    • Master in Materials science at the INP Toulouse

Scientific career

  • Since 2010: professor of polymer chemistry at Savoie Mont Blanc University
  • 2006 (6 months) – Postdoc position at the Ghent University (Belgium) in the group of Prof. C. Dauwe on polymer characterization based on Positron annihilation spectroscopy
  • 1994-2009 : Assistant Professor in polymer chemistry at Savoie Mont Blanc University
  • 1991 (6 months): Intership in corrosion science at Usinor Sacilor Research center

Publications and reviewers

  • 30 publications since 2008.      
  • Dubelley, F.,  Planes, E.,  Bas, C.,  Pons, E.,  Yrieix, B.,  Flandin, L.,  „The hygrothermal degradation of PET in laminated multilayer“, European Polymer Journal, 87, 2017.
  • El Kaddouri, A.,  Perrin, L.,  Jean, B.,  Flandin, L.,  Bas, C.,  „Investigation of perfluorosulfonic acid ionomer solutions by 19 f NMR and DLS: Establishment of an accurate quantification protocol“, Journal of Polymer Science Part B Polymer Physics, 54, p. 2210, 2016.
  • Moukheiber, E.,  De Moor, G.,  Flandin, L.,  Bas, C.,  „Investigation of ionomer structure through its dependence on ion exchange capacity (IEC)“, Journal of Membrane Science, 389, 294-304, 2012.
  • Bas, C., Reymond, L., Danérol, A.-S.,Albérola, N. D., Rossinot, E., Flandin, L., Key Counter ion parameters governing polluted Nafion membrane properties Polym. Sci., Part B: Polym. Phys., 47, 1381-1392, 2009.
  • Reviewer in polymer science :
    Expertise area:
    polyimides, PEMFC, DMFC, Anion Membrane Exchange, Proton Membrane Exchange, Physico-chemistry characterization, Positron annihilation spectroscopy
  • International journal: Thin Solid Films, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Journal of Polymer Science, Part B : Polymer Physics, Polymer, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Journal of Membrane Science