Mr. LEMERCIER Aurélien
PhD Student Year 1


02 35 52 24 32

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


PhD Thesis

Spherical Agglomeration : an anhancing process of the flowability for the pharmaceutical powders, Dir.: Pr Coquerel G., Dr Forcato M., Sup: Dr Cartigny Y. , CIFRE thesis, (previsional) date of defense: 05/2022

  • 2016 : Licence Chimie, University of Rouen-Normandy, France
  • 2018 : Master Chimie – Cristallisation, University of Rouen-Normandy, France
Work Experience
  • 2018 : Research engineer training period (SMS laboratory, University of Rouen-Normandy and Contract Laboratory, 6 months)
  • 2017 : Research engineer training period, (SMS laboratory, University of Rouen-Normandy, 1 month)
  • 2016 : Research engineer training period, (SMS laboratory, University of Rouen-Normandy, 2 months)
  • Lemercier, A.; Viel, Q.; Brandel, C.; Cartigny, Y.; Dargent, E.; Petit, S.; Coquerel, G.  Optimization of experimental conditions for the monitoring of nucleation and growth of racemic Diprophylline from the supercooled melt. J. of Crystal Growth, 2017, 472, 11-17
Scientific Skills
Thermal Analysis (DSC – TG-DSC) – Implementation
Thermal Analysis (DSC – TG-DSC) – Interpretation
XRay Powder diffraction - user
Phase Diagram - Experimental Determination
Heterogeneous Equilibria
Microscopy (optical, electronic)
Chiral Resolution by Crystallization
Crystallography (structural description)
Solution Crystallization (polymorphism control, crystal engineering, salt, co-crystals)
Specific Crystallization Processes (Viedma Ripenning, Melt Crystallization, Sublimation, Preferential Enrichment…)
Particle Size Distribution evaluation (Malvern PSD)
Solid-vapour equilibria (DVS)
BET – surface analysis
Solid-state characterization (polymorphism, solvates, cocrystals, solid-solid transition)