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About François Sorrentino

Bibliographic sketch
Status : born 14th june 1942 , french , married, one Child

Educational Background

Master of science (Chemistry, University of Grenoble France) (1968)
Chemist engineer (INPG Grenoble France) (1969)
Doctor engineer (Grenoble France ) (1970)
Ph.D. (Aberdeeen U.K ) (1974)

Professional experience

It is divided in three parts :
As engineer, Dr Sorrentino occupied the position of Project manager and senior scientist during 35 years in the company LAFARGE
At university , Dr Sorrentino occupied the position of Research Director of CNRS . (6 years)He was teaching at ISTIL ( Engineer school at Lyon ) and IUP ( civil engineering depart- ment of Lyon University) and he was member of the Research council of Lyon University.
Since 2005, Dr Sorrentino retired from Lafarge and manages a small company called Mineral Research Processing devoted to the synthesis of minerals for research.


More than100 publications, 5 patents on behalf of Lafarge and 4 chapters in books on cement
(as coauthor) have been published.
Publication topics include, special cements, high alumina cement (high temperature chemistry and phase diagrams), clinkering reaction, slags, special concrete (Ductal). The list of the publications is as follows.

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