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Anaïs Becker

Ph.D. Student

Phone number: +33 (0)3 68 85 27 12

  • Thesis title: Development of a microanalyzer and its miniaturised calibration source for the quantification of airborne formaldehyde.

  • Supervisors:  Dr. Stéphane LE CALVÉ (ICPEES, UMR 7515) and Christophe A. SERRA (co-director of thesis, ICS, UPR 22).

  • Funding: CNRS.

  • Thesis starting date: September 2020.

  • Education:

  • Master of analytical sciences in chemistry, environment and biology at the University of Strasbourg.
  • Master in business engineering at the Management School of Strasbourg.
  • First author of 2 publications and coauthor of 1 patent.



Research themes

  • Real-time analytical methods based on microfluidic devices for the quantification of airborne formaldehyde.
  • Analysis of aldehydes in air by DNPH derivatization coupled to HPLC-UV analysis (normalized method).
  •  Miniaturisation of a gaseous formaldehyde generator for the calibration of analytical devices.
  •  Adsorption study of gaseous formaldehyde on various zeolites.
  •  Development of sensors integrated on a drone for the quantification of outdoor pollutants.

Additional activities

  • Supervision of Bachelor and Master students at ICPEES.
  • Design by CAD and realization of objects by 3D printing.
  • LEAN management.
  • Master's degree in Business Engineering at the School Management of Strasbourg.