Research into Multi-scale Examination of MultiPHase physIcs in flowS (MEMPHIS)

Dr Maxime Chinaud received his M.Sc. from University of Montpellier 2 in south of France. He obtained his PhD in Fluid Mechanics from the University of Montpellier 2 in 2010. The subject of his PhD was the experimental investigation of Saffman-Taylor instability for shear thinning fluids by using both optical (Particles Image Velocimetry) and acoustical (Ultrasonic Speckle Velocimetry) methods. From 2011 to 2013, he joined the EMMAV (Electroactive Morphing for Micro AirVehicles) research program conducted by RTRA (Toulouse, France). Working at IMFT (Toulouse, France) and LAPLACE (Toulouse, France) laboratories his research interest focused on the low frequency actuation of aeronautical prototypes using Shape Memory Alloys technology.

Maxime’s research interests include two phases flow experiments in different scales (microfluidics, pipe flow…); droplets coalescence/breakage, rheology of complex fluids and Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV).

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