Research

 


Physics : Non Linear Systems out of Equilibrium


Statistical Properties of Fracture (Theory and Experiments) (Click here for details)


    Statistical Properties of fracture (Click here for details)

  1. Fracture precursors, acoustic emissions, phase transitions.

  2. Thermal nucleation of microfractures

  3. Effect of disorder on rupture


Dynamical Systems (Theory and Experiments)


    Granular Matter, Fluids and Complex systems (watch some videos)

  1. Vibrated (dry) granular matter

  2. Wet, immersed and humid granular matter (The hydrodynamic diode)

  3. Thermal convection


    Medical Physics and Socio-Physics

  1. Cerato-Platanin dynamics measured by AFM

  2. Opinion dynamics in small and large groups

  3. Gait time series analysis for non invasive, early detection of neurodegenerative diseases (Parkinson, ALS, ALS)



Science of Education


Collective Intelligence and Multiple Intelligences

  1. Social experiments and numerical models on collective intelligence and multiples intelligences in the educational context


Cardiac Coherence in educational context

  1. The effects of regular practice of cardiac coherence experiments in schools (here)


Didactics of science 

  1. Teaching Physics by Magic (here)

  2. Collaborative Teachers formation

  3. Sciences didactics projects

(click here to see the Virtual Lab)

(click here to see the Methanizer)


       Evaluation of the Educational System

  1. Performance and statistical analysis for strategic planning, resource allocation and management, and for monitoring and reporting system level performance


EEG applied to Pedagogy and Education

  1. Instructional Strategies (click here for details)

  2. School Rhythms

  3. Neuro-feedback for students with attention deficit


Renewable Energies


    Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion

  1. SWAC : Sea Water Air Conditioning (click here for details) (watch a video)


    Ocean Mechanical Energy Conversion

  1. Bays and Lagoons Circulation and transport.

  2. Thermal properties of coral reef

  3. Non-linear waves and solitons, Faraday’s instability