Mr. Clément PINETRE
PhD Student

24 y.o.

02 35 14 63 64

Laboratoire SMS
Place Emile Blondel
76821 Mont-Saint-Aignan CEDEX

PhD Thesis

Concomitant Crystal Nucleation in Droplet-Based Microfluidics, Under the Supervision of Prof. Joop H. ter Horst and Dr. Valérie Dupray, Chair of Excellence ICF (Joop H. ter Horst) - RIN recherche 2020. Previsional date of defense: 2024

  • 2019-2021: Master’s degree in Chemistry, specialization Crystallization, University of Rouen, France

2016-2019: Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, University of Rouen, France

Work Experience
  • 2021 : Master 2 Research Training Period (6 months) : Chiral discrimination in the solid state and deracemization of triazole derivatives (SMS laboratory, University of Rouen).


  • 2020 - 2021 : Research contract (5 months) : Contract Laboratory engineer (SMS laboratory, University of Rouen).


  • 2020 : Research contract (1 month) : Study of a polymorphic system (SMS laboratory, University of Rouen).


  • 2019 : Master 1 Research Training Period (1 month) : Implementation of a multi-step synthesis and crystallization of mixed crystals (SMS laboratory, University of Rouen).


2019 : Bachelor Research Training Period (3 months) : Asymmetric synthesis and deracemization by Viedma ripening (COBRA / SMS laboratories, University of Rouen)

Scientific Skills
Thermal Analysis (DSC – TG-DSC) – Implementation
Thermal Analysis (DSC – TG-DSC) – Interpretation
XRay Powder diffraction - user
Phase Diagram - Experimental Determination
Heterogeneous Equilibria
Chiral Resolution by Crystallization
Chiral Resolution by Chromatography
Crystallography (structural description)
Solution Crystallization (polymorphism control, crystal engineering, salt, co-crystals)
Specific Crystallization Processes (Viedma Ripenning, Melt Crystallization, Sublimation, Preferential Enrichment…)
Organic Synthesis
Gel Crystallization
Spectroscopy (Raman, Infra-rouge, UV-vis, fluorescence)
NMR spectroscopy
Solid-state characterization (polymorphism, solvates, cocrystals, solid-solid transition)
Second Harmonic Generation
Second Harmonic Generation (temperature resolved)