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Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology

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Objet thématique de rattachement : DTI

Activités – Fonctions

  • Animation et gestion de la halle de transfert de technologie du LBE (HBE), dédiée aux activités de R&D collaborative.
  • Co-animation de la plateforme BIO2E (regroupant l’offre LBE + business unit IT-e) pour assurer l’interface entre la recherche menée au LBE et les acteurs économiques (valorisation économique des travaux de recherche du LBE)
  • Responsable du plateau TraitPol (traitement des pollutions) de la plateforme régionale Ecotech LR.
  • Correspondante Europe de l’unité.



  • Chef de projet R&D Environnement, senior scientist, Groupe Solvay (ex Rhodia) - St Fons (69)
  • Ingénieur R&D, service Environnement Groupe Lesaffre - Marcq-en Baroeuil (59)
  • Thèse de doctorat au LBE-INRA de Narbonne (11). Sujet : hydrodynamique et performances d’un réacteur de méthanisation à lit fluidisé
  • Ingénieur d’étude, service Environnement de l’Instituto Mexicano del Petróleo - México, D.F., Mexique.

Principales publications

  • García-Calderón, D., Buffière, P., Moletta, R. & S. Elmaleh (1996) Comparison of three granular support materials for anaerobic fluidized bed systems. Biotechnology Letters 18 (6), 731-736.
  • García-Calderón, D., Buffière, P., Moletta, R. & S. Elmaleh. (1998) Influence of biomass accumulation on bed expansion characteristics of a down-flow anaerobic fluidized bed reactor. Biotech. and Bioeng. 57 (2), 136-144.
  • García-Calderón, D., Buffière, P., Moletta, R. & S. Elmaleh. (1998) Anaerobic digestion of wine distillery wastewater in down-flow fluidized bed. Water Research 32 (12), 3593-3600.
  • García-Bernet, D., Buffière, P., Elmaleh, S. & R. Moletta. (1998) Application of the down-flow fluidized bed to the anaerobic treatment of wine distillery wastewater. Water Science and Technology 38 (8-9), 393-399.
  • Battimelli, A., Loisel, D., García-Bernet, D. Carrere, H. & J.P. Delgenes (2010) Combined ozone pretreatment and biological processes for removal of colored and biorefractory compounds in wastewater from molasses fermentation industries. J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. 20 (85), 968–975.
  • García-Bernet, D. Loisel, D., Guizard, G., Buffière, P., Steyer, J.P. & R. Escudié (2011) Rapid measurement of the yield stress of anaerobically-digested solid waste using slump tests. Waste Management 31, 631–635.
  • García-Bernet, D., Buffière, P., Latrille, E., Steyer, J.-P. & R. Escudié (2011) Water distribution in biowastes and digestates of dry anaerobic digestion technology. Chemical Engineering Journal 172 (2-3), 924-928.
  • Benbelkacem, H., García-Bernet, D., Bollon, J., Loisel, D.,  Bayard, R., Steyer, J.P., Gourdon, R., Buffière, P. & R. Escudié (2013) Liquid mixing and solid segregation in high-solid anaerobic digesters. Biroesource Technology 147, 387-394.

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