Management Team

Prof. Marc HUGER
General Coordinator

Dr. Eric BLOND
Deputy Coordinator

Dr. Daria BARSUK
Project Manager

ESR1 – Thermo-physical properties characterisation of insulating materials and joints

Leading Institution : University of Limoges- SPCTS
Diana VITIELLO
PhD Student
Prof. David SMITH
SPCTS Supervisor
Dr. Benoît NAIT-ALI
SPCTS Co-Supervisor
Dr. Nicolas TESSIER-DOYEN
SPCTS Co-Supervisor
Contributing Institution: University of Aachen – GHI, University of Minho – ISISE
Dr. Thorsten TONNESEN
GHI Secondment Mentor
Dr. Luis LAIM
ISISE Secondment Mentor
Industrial Partners: RHI – Leoben
Dr. Ulrich MARSCHALL
RHI Mentor

ESR2 – Mechanical characterisation of refractory materials

Leading Institution: University of Limoges
Robert
KACZMAREK
PhD Student
Prof. Marc HUGER
SPCTS Supervisor
Dr. Ion-Octavian Pop
SPCTS Co-Supervisor
Dr. Nicolas TESSIER-DOYEN
SPCTS Co-Supervisor
Contributing Institution: University of Orléans – PRISME
Dr. Eric BLOND
PRISME Secondment Mentor
Industrial Partners: TATASTEEL – Ijmuiden
Dr. Sido SINNEMA
TATASTEEL Mentor

ESR3 – Micro-mechanical approach with the discrete element method

Leading Institution : University of Limoges
Farid ASADI
PhD Student
Dr. Damien ANDRE
SPCTS Supervisor
Prof. Marc HUGER
SPCTS Co-Supervisor
Contributing Institution: University of Leoben – COC
Dr. Dietmar GRUBER
COC Secondment Mentor
Industrial Partners: ALTEO – Gardanne
Dr. Jérôme KIENNEMANN
ALTEO Mentor

ESR4 – Influence of corrosive medium on microstructure evolution

Leading Institution : University of Krakow
Camille
REYNAERT
PhD Student
Prof. Jacek SZCZERBA
AGH Supervisor
Dr. Pawel STOCH
AGH Co-Supervisor
Dr. Dominika MADEJ
AGH Co-Supervisor
Contributing Institution: University of Aachen – GHI
Dr. Thorsten TONNESEN
GHI Secondment Mentor

ESR5 – Monitoring of gradual fatigue du to thermal cycling

Leading Institution : University of Aachen
Ilona KIELIBA
PhD Student
Dr. Thorsten TONNESEN
GHI Supervisor
Prof. Rainer TELLE
GHI Co-Supervisor
Contributing Institution: University of Limoges – SPCTS
Prof. Marc HUGER
SPCTS Secondment Mentor
Industrial Partners: MAGNESITA – Hilden
Dr. … ……
MAGNESITA Mentor
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ESR6 – Coupling of slag infiltration and resulting mechanical property changes

Leading Institution : University of Aachen
Peter LETO
PhD Student
Dr. Thorsten TONNESEN
GHI Supervisor
Prof. Rainer TELLE
GHI Co-Supervisor
Contributing Institution: University of Leoben – COC
Dr. Dietmar GRUBER
COC Secondment Mentor
Industrial Partners: MAGNESITA – Hilden
Dr. … …..
MAGNESITA Mentor
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ESR7 – Microstructural impact on the thermal transfer of different lining concepts

Leading Institution : University of Limoges
Vahid TADAION
PhD Student
Dr. Thorsten TONNESEN
GHI Supervisor
Prof. Rainer TELLE
GHI Co-Supervisor
Contributing Institution: University of Krakow – AGH
Prof. Jacek SZCZERBA
AGH Secondment Mentor
Industrial Partners: ALTEO – Gardanne
Dr. Jérôme KIENNEMANN
ALTEO Mentor

ESR8 – Identification of fracture mechanisms for ordinary refractories on a microscale

Leading Institution : University of Leoben
Achyut DHAR
PhD Student
Dr. Dietmar GRUBER
COC Supervisor
Prof. Harald HARMUTH
COC Co-Supervisor
Dr. Shengli JIN
COC Supervisor
Contributing Institution: University of Limoges – SPCTS
Prof. Marc HUGER
SPCTS Secondment Mentor

ESR9 – Primary and secondary creep behaviour of refractories

Leading Institution : University of Orléans
Lucas TEIXERA
PhD Student
Dr. Eric BLOND
PRISME Supervisor
Dr. Jean GILLIBERT
PRISME Co-Supervisor
Contributing Institution: University of Leoben – COC
Dr. Dietmar GRUBER
COC Secondment Mentor
Industrial Partners: STGOBAIN – Cavaillon
Dr. Paul LEPLAY
STGOBAIN Mentor

ESR10 – Nonlinear thermomechanical modelling of refractory masonry linings

Leading Institution : University of Orléans
Mohammad Ali
Ausaf QURESHI
PhD Student
Prof. Alain GASSER
PRISME Supervisor
Dr. Eric BLOND
PRISME Co-Supervisor
Contributing Institution: University of Minho – ISISE
Prof. Paulo LOURENCO
ISISE Secondment Mentor
Industrial Partners: RHI – Leoben, TATASTEEL – Ijmuiden
Dr. Ulrich MARSCHALL
RHI Mentor
Dr. Sido SINNEMA
TATASTEEL Mentor

ESR11 – Experimental thermomechanical characterization of refractory masonry

Leading Institution : University of Minho
Name Surname
PhD Student
Prof. João RODRIGUES
ISISE Supervisor
Dr. João PEREIRA
ISISE Co-Supervisor
Contributing Institution: University of Limoges – SPCTS
Prof. Marc HUGER
SPCTS Co-Supervisor
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Industrial Partners: RHI – Leoben
Dr. Ulrich MARSCHALL
RHI Mentor

ESR12 – Influence of corrosion on thermomechanical linings behaviour

Leading Institution : University of Krakow
Luis Tadeo
IBARRA PLATA
PhD Student
Dr. Dominika MADEJ
AGH Co-Supervisor
Dr. Pawel STOCH
AGH Co-Supervisor
Prof. Jacek SZCZERBA
AGH Co-Supervisor
Contributing Institution: University of Orléans – PRISME, University of Aachen – GHI
Dr. Eric BLOND
PRISME Secondment Mentor
Dr. Thorsten TONNESEN
GHI Secondment Mentor

ESR13 – Computational strategies for masonry structures subjected to high temperatures

Leading Institution : University of Minho
Name Surname
PhD Student
Prof. Paulo B. LOURENCO
ISISE Supervisor
Prof. Miguel AZENHA
ISISE Co-Supervisor
Contributing Institution: University of Orléans – PRISME
Prof. Alain GASSER
PRISME Co-Supervisor
Industrial Partners: TATASTEEL – Ijmuiden
Dr. Sido SINNEMA
TATASTEEL Mentor

ESR14 – Thermomechanical modelling of industrial linings

Leading Institution : University of Leoben
Soheil SAMADI
PhD Student
Dr. Dietmar GRUBER
COC Supervisor
Prof. Harald HARMUTH
COC Co-Supervisor
Dr. Shengli JIN
COC Supervisor
Contributing Institution: University of Orléans – PRISME
Prof. Alain GASSER
PRISME Secondment Mentor
Industrial Partners: TATASTEEL – Ijmuiden
Dr. Sido SINNEMA
TATASTEEL Mentor

ESR15 – Validation of thermomechanical models of refractory masonry in industrial full-scale

Leading Institution : University of Minho
Name Surname
PhD Student
Dr. João Miguel PEREIRA
ISISE Supervisor
Prof. Paulo B. LOURENCO
ISISE Co-Supervisor
Industrial Partners: TATASTEEL – Ijmuiden
Dr. Sido SINNEMA
TATASTEEL Co-Supervisor

NEWS

30 août 2017

ATHOR – Project Manager Recruitment 

We are looking for a dedicated and highly motivated Project [...]

30 août 2017

ATHOR – Refractories WORDFORUM 

ATHOR Project was dedicated a page in the magazine Refractories [...]

11 juillet 2017

Presse Conference about ATHOR 

A presse conference was given by Prof. Marc HUGER on the 6th July [...]

11 juillet 2017

Press Release in l’ECHO about ATHOR 

The News Paper named L’ECHO talks about ATHOR Project. [...]

7 juillet 2017

France3 Talks about ATHOR Project 

The National media France3 talks about ATHOR Project. Check here [...]

7 juillet 2017

Press Release in LE POPULAIRE about ATHOR 

The News Paper named LE POPULAIRE talks about ATHOR Project. [...]

9 juin 2017

Visit of MEP Jean Paul DENANOT to the SPCTS 

The Laboratory of Ceramic Processes and Surface Treatments (SPCTS [...]

23 mai 2017

ATHOR – Phd Recruitment 

Willing to integrate a high-level collaborative and [...]