Fanny COUMES

Associate professor

Sorbonne University
4 Place Jussieu, 75252 Paris cedex 5
Tower 43-53, 4th floor, office 420
POLYMERS Group 
Phone: 33(0)1 44 27 55 85

Research interests

Macromolecular engineering, Sustainable polymers

Current research

Synthesis and study of biobased macromolecular materials through radical polymerization in homogeneous and heterogeneous media (and other polymerization techniques), drug delivery.

Recent results

Valorization of Lignin Depolymerization : Biobased copolymers through green processes

Project VALID, EMERGENCE FUNDING SU 2021-2023) Collaboration with TIMR Lab, Compiegne.

Scientific career

  • Assistant Professor at Sorbonne Université (IPCM), Paris.
  • 2016-2018 Postdoctoral researcher Haute-Alsace University (LPIM) for Ophtalmic society, Mulhouse, FRANCE
  • 2014-2016 Postdoctoral researcher at Lille University (UMET), Lille, FRANCE

Selected publications

  • Coumes, F., Stoffelbach, F. & Rieger, J. Polymerization-Induced Self-Assembly: From Macromolecular Engineering Toward Applications. in Macromolecular Engineering 1–84 (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2022). doi:10.1002/9783527815562.mme0037.
  • Coumes, F. et al. Supramolecular control over pH- and temperature-responsive dialkoxynaphthalene-functionalized poly(2-(dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate) in water. Eur. Pol. J. 148, 110366 (2021).
  • Balarezo, M., Coumes, F. & Stoffelbach, F. Biobased homopolymers and amphiphilic diblock copolymers containing guaiacyl (G) or hydroxyphenyl (H) lignin derivatives synthesized by RAFT (PISA). Polym. Chem. (2022) doi:10.1039/D2PY01221A.
  • Audureau, N. et al. Synthesis and Characterization of Temperature-Responsive N-Cyanomethylacrylamide-Containing Diblock Copolymer Assemblies in Water. Polymers 13, 4424 (2021).
  • Coumes, F., Balarezo, M., Rieger, J. & Stoffelbach, F. Biobased Amphiphilic Block Copolymers by RAFT‐Mediated PISA in Green Solvent. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 41, 2000002 (2020).