• 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

  • Carbon Free Fuels. ACS in Focus, American Chemical Society, 2023. DOI: 10.1021/acsinfocus.7e7013
  • Experimental and detailed kinetics modeling study of the fire suppressant properties of di(2,2,2trifluoroethyl) carbonate. O. Mathieu, P. Diévart, M.A. Turner, D.J. Mohr, C.M. Grégoire, S.A. Alturaifi, L. Catoire, E.L. Petersen. Proc. Comb. Instit. 39 (2023) 499-510.
  • Pyrolysis study of dimethyl carbonate, diethyl carbonate, and ethyl methyl carbonate using shock-tube spectroscopic CO measurements and chemical kinetics investigation. Claire M. Grégoire, Sean P. Cooper, Maryam Khan-Ghauri, Sulaiman A. Alturaifi, Eric L. Petersen, Olivier Mathieu. Combustion and Flame 249 (2023) 112594.
  • 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.
  • Shock-tube laser absorption measurements of N2O time histories during ammonia oxidation. Sulaiman A. Alturaifi, Olivier Mathieu, Eric L. Petersen. Fuel Communications 10 (2022) 100050.