Xavier Colin is 40 years old. He is a University Professor and the Head of the research group “Durability of Organic Materials” at laboratory PIMM. He is the Author or Coauthor of 11 chapters in edited books, 66 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and 130 communications in international conferences. Colin was awarded a Young researcher prize “Daniel Valentin” by the French scientific community on composite materials in 2001. His fields of interest include ageing and durability of polymers and organic matrix composites, hydrolysis, thermo-, radio, and photo-oxidation, mechanisms of embrittlement, kinetic modeling, and lifetime prediction.
Biography Updated on 4 December 2011