PhD Students


We are pleased to introduce you to the current team of Gemtex PhD students:



Thesis subject: Development of new two- and three-component PVA-based nanofibrous materials with antiseptics and biologically active substances 
Directors: Fabien SALAUN – Aurélie CAYLA

Thesis subject: Unsupervised classification of 3D human leg morphologies for the implementation of adaptive leg morphotypes and Medical Compression Stockings in the context of compression treatment of venous diseases.
Directors: Pascal BRUNiAUX – Sébastien THOMASSEY
Supervisor: Guillaume TARTARE

Thesis subject: Development of a photoactive textile structure
Director: Fabien SALAUN
Supervisor: François RAULT

Thesis subject: Study and development of a multifunctional fabric for a formal jacket, with reduced environmental impact
Directors: Christine CAMPAGNE – Usha MASSIKA

Thesis subject: POCOMA’s project.
Director: Fabien SALAUN
Supervisor: Joseph LEJEUNE

Thesis subject: Development and optimisation of the properties of carbon reinforcements in the form of braids, reinforced through the thickness, for composite applications
Directors: Damien SOULAT – Xavier LEGRAND

Thesis subject: Optimisation d’un outil d’évaluation pour la filière textile-habillement : vers des modes de production et de consommation plus durables.
Director: Ludovic KOEHL


Thesis subject: The Influence of Skiing Posture on Fit of Skiing Clothing Based on Human-Clothing Model.
Directors: Xianyi ZENG – Pascal BRUNIAUX
Supervisor: Xuyuan TAO

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Directors: Anne PERWUEZ – Usha MASSIKA

Thesis subject: Study and prediction of ageing of children’s clothing
Directors: Anne PERWUELZ – Sébastien THOMASSEY
Supervisor: Romain BENKIRANE

Thesis subject: Geometric modelling of an innovative braiding process
Director: Xavier LEGRAND
Supervisor: Ahmad Rashed LABANIEH

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Directors: Vladan KONCAR – Cédric COCHRANE

Thesis subject: Development / Design of superoleophobic textiles – Replacement of « perfluorinated » compounds
Directors: Fabien SALAUN – Christine CAMPAGNE

Thesis subject: Development of new smart polymeric textiles
Director: Éric DEVAUX
Supervisor: Joseph LEJEUNE
Supervisor: François RAULT, Maryline LEWANDOWSKI, Elham MOHSENZADEH

Thesis subject: 3D nanofibrous macrostructures for piezoelectric energy harvesting by electrospinning/electrospray of polyvinylidene fluoride material
Director: Fabien SALAUN

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Director: Damien SOULAT

Thesis subject: Development of smart textiles for thermal comfort
Project: Interreg -Photonitex
Directors: Christine CAMPAGNE – Éric DEVAUX
Supervisor: Joseph LEJEUNE, Aurélie CAYLA

Thesis subject: Development of a smart textile to improve comfort
Director: Hayriye GIDIK

Thesis subject: Development of hemp-based reinforcements for the production of bio-sourced composites with controlled properties
Director: Damien SOULAT
Supervisor: Manuela FERREIRA, Ahmad Rashed LABANIEH

Parian Sadat MOHAMADI​

Thesis subject: Innovative air clogging detection system for air filters
Director: Vladan KONCAR – Cédric COCHRANE
Supervisor: Elham MOHSENZADEH

Thesis subject: Anomaly detection in multivariate IoT time series data with statistical and machine learning techniques
Director: Kim Phuc TRAN

Thesis subject: Development of a local decision support system for online monitoring and diagnosis using smart and connected clothing.
Directors: Xianyi ZENG – Ludovic KOEHL
Supervisor:Xuyuan TAO

Thesis subject: Collaborative customer sales forecasting model
Directors: Sébastien THOMASSEY – Kim Phuc TRAN

Thesis subject: Development of innovative functional nonwoven materials for the design of sequential bioreactors for biomedical purposes
Director: Anne PERWUELZ
Supervisor: Philippe VROMAN

Thesis subject: Configurable tool for textile LCA
Directors: Anne PERWUELZ – Ludovic KOEHL

Thesis subject: Experimental analyses and simulation models of the mechanical behaviour of knitted structures for Medical Compression Stockings (MCS) applications.
Directors: Damien SOULAT – Xavier LEGRAND 

Thesis subject: Intelligent health system with federated learning.
Directors: Ludovic KOEHL
Supervisor: Kim Phuc TRAN

Thesis subject: Development of sensor wires for monitoring the detection and localisation of fluid leaks on composite material sealing membranes.
Directors: Aurélie CAYLA – Éric DEVAUX
Supervisor: Christine CAMPAGNE

Thesis subject: Direct Colouring of the knitting yarn
Directors: Xianyi ZENG – Ludovic KOEHL
Supervisor: Xuyuan TAO

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Director: Xuyuan TAO

Thesis subject: Optimising the assortment of fashion collections and purchases using massive data and artificial intelligence
Director: Sébastien THOMASSEY & Kim Phuc TRAN

Thesis subject: Alternative to current microfibres for sustainable industrial cleaning
Director: Aurélie CAYLA
Supervisor: François RAULT

Thesis subject: Measurement of Heat and Water Transfers by Integrating Textile Thermal Fluxmeters into Clothing for Children with Multiple Disabilities
Director: Hayriye GIDIK
Supervisor: Elham MOHSENZADEH

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Director: Xianyi ZENG

Thesis subject: Design and production of micro-fluidic textile structures for
medical applications in high-throughput organoid screening.
Director: Aurélie CAYLA – François BOUSSU
Supervisor: Fabien SALAUN


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Director: Xianyi ZENG


Thesis subject: Life Cycle Assessment and Lifespan Evaluation of Clothing Use
Director:Anne PERWUELZ
Supervisor: Romain BENKIRANE


Thesis subject: Extraction of relevant texture features from woven fabrics for automatic hand evaluation using intelligent techniques
Director: Xianyi ZENG
Supervisor: Ludovic KOEHL, Xuyuan TAO


Thesis subject: 45° stitch reinforcement on natural fibre composite structures: experimentation and modelling
Director: Xavier LEGRAND


Thesis subject: Modelling, simulation and optimization of garmentcreation process to personalize garments for peopàle with atypical morphology
Director: Pascal BRUNIAUX
Supervisor: Xuyuan TAO, 


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Director: Xianyi ZENG, Pascal BRUNIAUX