• Research Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Olivier Mathieu

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Physical Chemistry – Applied Chemical Kinetics, University of Orléans — 2006
  • M.A., Chemical Kinetics applied to Combustion, University P. and M. Curie — 2003
  • B.A., Chemistry, University of Orléans — 2001

Research Interests

    • Combustion chemistry
    • Chemical kinetics
    • Fire suppressants
    • Pollutant formation

Awards & Honors

  • 2017 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship Award
  • 2010 Best knowledge manager, Saudi Aramco R&D center
  • 2007 National Paul Laffitte PhD award from the French Section of the Combustion Institute

Selected Publications

  • High-temperature ignition behavior of conventional and GTL fuels using an aerosol shock tube. Joshua W. Hargis, Sean P. Cooper, Olivier Mathieu, Bing Guo, Eric L. Petersen. Combustion and Flame 226 (2021) 490–504.
  • Laminar flame speed and shock-tube multi-species laser absorption measurements of Dimethyl Carbonate oxidation and pyrolysis near 1 atm. T. Atherley, S. de Persis, N. Chaumeix, Y. Fernandes, A. Bry, A. Comandini, O. Mathieu, S. Alturaifi, C. R. Mulvihill, E. L. Petersen. Accepted for publication in Proc. Comb. Inst. 38 (2021) 977-985.
  • High-pressure ignition delay time measurements of a four-component gasoline surrogate and its high-level blends with ethanol and methyl acetate. Sean P. Cooper, Olivier Mathieu, Ingmar Schoegl, Eric L. Petersen. Fuel 275 (2020) 118016.
  • Experimental Investigation of the Combustion Properties of an Average Thermal Runaway Gas Mixture from Li-Ion Batteries. Olivier Mathieu, Claire M. Grégoire, Mattias A. Turner, Darryl J. Mohr, Sulaiman A. Alturaifi, James C. Thomas, Eric L. Petersen. Energy & Fuels 36 (2022) 3247−3258.
  • Ethanol Pyrolysis Kinetics Using H2O Time History Measurements Behind Reflected Shock Waves. Laura T. Pinzón, Olivier Mathieu, Clayton R. Mulvihill, Ingmar Schoegl, Eric L. Petersen. Proc. Comb. Inst. 37 (2019) 239-247