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PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

December 2016 – present

Asst. Research Scientist

School of Earth and Space Exploration

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • In Situ high pressure and temperature synchrotron X-ray diffraction experiments using diamond anvil cells.
  • Phase transitions, equations of sate and plastic properties at high pressure-temperature of wide range of mineralogical compositions of the interior of the earth and other planets.
  • Effect of water on the compressional behavior of Earth minerals.
  • 3D X-ray diffraction to extract single grains within a polycrystalline sample.
  • Stress, strain and textures analysis from X-ray diffraction images.
  • Study of dislocations using the X-ray Line Profile Analysis.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Dec. 2016 –

Asst. Research Scientist, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, USA.

Aug. 2012 – Dec. 2016

Postdoctoral researcher, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, USA.

Sept 2008 – Dec 1st 2011

PhD: “In situ characterization of dislocations in high pressure mineralsat the laboratory: Unité Matériaux Et Transformations” UMET, MINERAL PHYSICS GROUP, France. Advisors: Professors Sébastien Merkel and Patrick Cordier

Balaton project in collaboration with Tamas Ungar and Gabor Ribarik from Eötvös Lorand University, department of materials physics, Budapest, Hungary : Exchange with Budapest: 2 trips in 2009, 1 trip in 2010

2007 – 2008

Master’s degree internship: “Texture and phase transformation in iron up to 50 GPa deformed in Diamond Anvil Cell” at the laboratory “Unité Matériaux Et Transformations” UMET, MINERAL PHYSICS GROUP, France. Advisor: Professor Sébastien Merkel

2006

Master’s internship (September-October): “Atmospheric optic (Atmospheric Pollution in Beirut; July 2006 war effects on the air quality)” at the Faculty of Sciences: Saint Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon. Advisor: Doctor W. Farah

EDUCATION

Sept 2008-Dec 1st 2011

PhD Thesis: “In situ characterization of dislocations in high pressure mineralsat Unité Matériaux Et Transformations, France (defended on December 1st). Advisors: Professors Sébastien Merkel and Patrick Cordier

2006 – 2008

Master’s degree in Physics (Master 1) (2006-2007) and Material Physics (Master 2)(2007-2008) at the Université Lille 1, France.

2003 – 2006

Bachelor’s degree in Physics at the Université Lille 1, France

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Experimental

High pressure deformation experiments on earth and other planets minerals

  • Laser heated diamond anvil cell.
  • Multi anvil press.
  • In situ synchrotron X-ray diffraction measurements; phase transition; equation of state.
  • Plastic deformation; stress, strain, textures and dislocations.
  • Crystal structure refinement using the Rietveld method.
  • Raman spectroscopy.
  • Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS).
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM).

Synchrotron X-ray diffraction experience: 

Nov. 10-12, 2016 (ALS, Berkeley, USA, 1.4).

Nov. 9-11, 2016 (ALS, Berkeley, USA, 12.2.2).

Oct. 18-20, 2016 (APS, GSECARS, Chicago, USA, 13-ID).

June 10-13, 2016 (APS, GSECARS, Chicago, USA, 13-ID).

Feb. 26-29, 2016 (APS, GSECARS, Chicago, USA, 13-ID).

Nov. 15-17, 2015 (APS, HPCAT, Chicago, USA, 16-ID).

Nov. 12-14, 2015 (APS, GSECARS, Chicago, USA, 13-ID).

June. 20-22, 2015 (APS, GSECARS, Chicago, USA, 13-ID).

Apr. 12-14, 2015 (APS, HPCAT, Chicago, USA, 16-ID).

Feb. 21-23, 2015 (APS, GSECARS, Chicago, USA, 13-ID).

Feb. 18, 2015 (APS, GSECARS, Chicago, USA, 13-ID).

Nov. 1-3, 2014 (APS, GSECARS, Chicago, USA, 13-ID).

Aug. 23-26, 2014 (APS, GSECARS, Chicago, USA, 13-ID).

Aug. 6-9, 2014 (APS, HPCAT, Chicago, USA, 16-ID).

Feb. 22-23, 2014 (APS, GSECARS, Chicago, USA, 13-ID).

Dec. 1-3, 2013 (APS, HPCAT, Chicago, USA, 16-ID).

Oct. 12-13, 2013 (APS, GSECARS, Chicago, USA, 13-ID).

July 7-9, 2013 (APS, GSECARS, Chicago, USA, 13-ID).

June 9-11, 2013 (APS, HPCAT, Chicago, USA, 16-ID).

Apr. 30- May 1, 2013 (ALS, Berkeley, USA).

Apr. 7-9, 2013 (APS, HPCAT, Chicago, USA, 16-ID).

Mar. 9-10, 2013 (APS, GSECARS, Chicago, USA, 13-ID).

Feb. 1-3, 2013 (ALS, Berkeley, USA).

July 13-17, 2011 (ESRF, Grenoble, France, ID11).

July 22-27, 2010 (ESRF, Grenoble, France, ID09).

July 15-20, 2010 (ESRF, Grenoble, France, ID11).

June 23-25, 2010 (APS, HPCAT, Chicago, USA, 16-ID).

July 6-11, 2009 (ESRF, Grenoble, France, ID09).

May 7-13, 2008 (ESRF, Grenoble, France, ID11).

Computer

Windows, Linux, and Mac OS. Latex.

Data processing: Maud, Fit2d, ImageD11, CMWP and other processing softwares

Basic programming knowledge: Python, Maple, IDL

TRAININGS & WORKSHOPS

  1. Oct. 28-29, Workshop on high-pressure multigrain crystallography, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
  2. Nov 2-4, 2012 Workshop on Data Evaluation using CONUSS and PHOENIX, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
  3. June 4-14, 2009 41st Crystallography Course: High pressure crystallography, Erice, Italy 
  4. April 6-8, 2009 XLPA Course: X-ray Line Profile Analysis school, Budapest, Hungary 
  5. Oct 12-17 2008 Physics school of “les Houches”: Structure and dynamics of the deep mantle, “les Houches”, France

TEACHING

Sept 2008- Dec 2011

Telecom Lille, Engineering school:

Electricity; Vibration and waves; Mechanics; Physics of semiconductors.

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