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Dorothee Laurenti


Numéro ORCID : 0000-0001-6645-6789

445 327 (Standard + 33 [0] 472 445 300)

Mots clés

Heterogeneous catalysis, Hydrotreating, Hydrodesulfurization, Hydrodeoxygenation, Transition metal sulfide catalysts, Biomass, Lignin, Micro-algae, bio-oils, GCxGC, NMR

PhD in Organic synthesis (Dec. 1999)

"Synthesis of tetrapodal phosphine ligands for Pd catalysis"

Laboratory of organic synthesis, Pr. Maurice Santelli, Aix-Marseille University, France.

- Postdoctoral position in York University (UK) with Pr. James Clark (Green Chemistry Group, 2000-2001)

- Postdoctoral position in LCOMS laboratory, CPE Lyon, France (2001-2002).

- CNRS researcher at IRCELYON, France, since october 2002.

- HDR in 2018

- Director of research at IRCELYON since 2021

- Responsible of  CATREN Team at IRCELYON from 2021

-Director of the GDR Thermobio (created in 2018)

Main topics

- Catalytic hydroconversion of bio-oils (HDO, HDN) and fossil fuels (HDS, HDN) with supported metal sulfide, phosphide, nitride and carbide catalysts, support effect; promoting effect

- Catalytic hydrodeoxygenation (HDO) of guaiacol as model molecule for lignin, bio-oils with supported metal sulfide catalysts: support effect, comparison sulfides, metals, metal oxydes, nitrides, carbides....

- Catalytic conversion of pyrolytic vapors of wood and plastics (CATAPULT, WASTE2ROAD projects)

- Catalytic hydroconversion of lignin to aromatics (LIGNAROCAT)

- Catalytic depolymerization to lignin oligomers (BIOPOLIOL)

- Hydrothermal liquefaction of micro-algae to bitumens or additives (ALGOROUTE)

- Micro-algae to biofuel (RAFBIOALG)

- Lignocellulosic feeds to bio-binders (POP)


- Heterogeneous catalysis

- Biomass and wastes catalytic conversion

- Catalytic testing in continuous flow under high pressure or at atmospheric pressure

- Complex feed characterization (GCxGC, NMR, GPC...)

- Quantification of products in complex liquids resulting from biomass conversion