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Dr Cedric Kouakou
Postdoctoral Fellow

Short Bio


PhD in Physics/Petroleum Engineering, University of Pau, Pau (France)

MSc in Chemical Engineering, ENSGTI Engineering School, Pau (France)

Preparatory classes in sciences / Polytechnic B competition exam, University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse (France)
2004 – 2006

Professional Experience

Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Separations Technology, Department of Process Engineering, Stellenbosch University
2015 – present

Part-time Research Engineer, TOTAL Research and Technology Center of Gonfreville (France)
2011 – 2014

Research Interests

Thermal separations technology
Supercritical fluid extraction
Phase equilibria / Thermophysical measurements

Selected Publications

Kouakou, A.C., Ferreira, M., Schwarz, C.E., 2016. Phase equilibria of 3-methylstyrene, 4-methylstyrene, alpha-methylstyrene and a methylstyrene mixture in supercritical CO2. J. Supercrit. Fluids 113, 198–206. doi:10.1016/j.supflu.2016.03.012

Kouakou, A.C., Mapihan, K.L., Pauly, J., 2013. Solid–liquid equilibria under high pressure of pure fatty acid methyl esters. Fuel 109, 297 – 302. doi:

Pauly, J., Kouakou, A.C., Habrioux, M., Le Mapihan, K., 2014. Heat capacity measurements of pure fatty acid methyl esters and biodiesels from 250 to 390 K. Fuel 137, 21–27. doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2014.07.037