Soldera, Armand

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(1994) Étude de la diffusion de polymères. Post-doctorat (Postdoctorat). Groningen University.

(1994) Post-doctorat (Postdoctorat). Université Laval.

(1992) Doctorat (Doctorat). Université de Strasbourg I- U Louis Pasteur.

(1988) Maîtrise avec mémoire (D.E.A.). Université de Strasbourg I- U Louis Pasteur.

(1987) Maîtrise sans mémoire (Maîtrise - Maîtrise). Université de Strasbourg I- U Louis Pasteur.

(1986) Baccalauréat (Licence). Université de Strasbourg I- U Louis Pasteur.


Sujets de recherche

Modélisation et simulation, Nanomatériaux, Polymères, Transitions de phases.

Disciplines de recherche

Chimie, Physique.


Conception, Cristaux liquides, Fusion, Modélisation moléculaire, Polymères, Simulation multi-échelles, Transition vitreuse.

Intérêts de recherche

Mieux comprendre l'origine microscopique des phénomènes macroscopiques au sein de la matière molle soit les polymères, cristaux liquides, et verres organiques. L'aspect des transitions de phases est particulièrement regardé : transition vitreuse, fusion, transition spinodale, LCST, SmA-SmC.

Recherche clinique


Langues parlées et écrites

Anglais, Français, Italien


Articles de revue

  • H. Zhang, T. Marmin, E. Cuierrier, A. Soldera, Y. Dory,* Y. Zhao*. (2015). A New Comonomer Design for Enhancing pH-Triggered LCST Shift of Thermosensitive Polymers. Polym. Chem., (Article accepté).
  • Haddad s, Boudriga S, Akhaja T N, Raval J R, Porzio F, Soldera A, M. Askri,* M. Knorr, Y. Rousselin, M.M. Kubicki, C. Golz,C. Strohmann. (2015). Regio-and Stereoselective Synthesis of Spiropyrrolizidinesand Piperazines throughAzomethine Ylide Cycloaddition Reaction. J. Org. Chem., (Article accepté).
  • Haddad s, Boudriga S, Akhaja T N, Raval J R, Porzio F, Soldera A et al. (2015). A strategic approach to the synthesis of functionalized spirooxindole pyrrolidine derivatives: in vitro antibacterial, antifungal, antimalarial and antitubercular studies. New J. Chem., 39, 520-528. (Article publié).
  • Haddad S, Boudriga S, Porzio F, Soldera A, Askri M et al. (2014). Synthesis of novel dispiropyrrolothiazoles bythree-component1,3-dipolar cycloaddition and evaluation of theirantimycobacterial activity. RSC Adv., 4, 59462-59471. (Article publié).
  • Porzio F, Soldera A. (2014). Introduction aux cristaux liquides et à la phase inclinée smectique C. Chimie Nouvelle, 116, 23-33. (Article publié).
  • Nguendia JZ , Zhong W , Fleury A , De Grandpré G , Soldera A , Sabat RG , Claverie JP. (2014). Supramolecular complexes of multivalent cholesterol-containing polymers to solubilize carbon nanotubes in apolar organic solvents. Chem. Asian J., 9(5), 1356-64. (Article publié).
  • Porzio F , Levert E , Vadnais R , Soldera A. (2014). New insights into the thermal stability of the smectic C phase. J. Phys. Chem. B, 118(14), 4037-43. (Article publié).
  • Lacroix, J.F. and Soldera, A. and Lavoie, J.M. (2014). A thermodynamic resolution of dimethyl carbonate decarboxylation and the first example of its reversibility: Dimethyl ether carboxylation. J. CO2 Util., 7, 46-50. (Article publié).
  • Ding, M. and Szymczyk, A. and Goujon, F. and Soldera, A. and Ghoufi, A. (2014). Structure and dynamics of water confined in a polyamide reverse-osmosis membrane: A molecular-simulation study. J. Membrane Sci., 458, 236-244. (Article publié).
  • N. Metatla, S. Palato, A. Soldera. (2013). Change in Morphology of Fuel Cell Membranes under Shearing. Soft Matter, (Article accepté).
  • E. Levert, S. Lacelle, E. Zysman-Colman, A. Soldera. (2013). Influence of Molecular Structure on Phase Transitions in Liquid Crystal Binary Mixtures: the Role of the Orientation of the Central Ester. J. Mol. Liq. C, 183, 59-63. (Article publié).
  • A. Lapprant, M. Dutartre, N. Khiri, E. Levert, D. Fortin, Y. Rousselin, A. Soldera, S. Jugé, P. Harvey. (2013). Luminescent P-Chirogenic Copper Clusters. Inorg. Chem., 52(14), 7958–7967. (Article publié).
  • S. Rondeau-Gagné, J. R. Néabo, M. Desroches, K. Cantin, A. Soldera, J-F. Morin. (2013). On the importance of the amide configuration on the gelation process and topochemical polymerization of phenylacetylene macrocycles. J. Mat. Chem. C, 1, 2680-2687. (Article publié).
  • Levert, E. and Lacelle, S. and Zysman-Colman, E. and Soldera, A. (2013). Influence of molecular structure on phase transitions in liquid crystal binary mixtures: The role of the orientation of the central ester. J. Mol. Liq., 183, 59-63. (Article publié).
  • R.N. Eren, A. Plante, A. Meunier, A. Laventure, Y. Huang, J.G. Briard, K.J. Creber, C. Pellerin, A. Soldera, O. Lebel. (2012). One ring to rule them all: effect of aryl substitution on glass-forming ability in mexylaminotriazine molecular glasses. Tetrahedron, 68, 10130-10144. (Article publié).
  • A. Plante, S. Palato, O. Lebel, A. Soldera. (2012). Functionalization of Molecular Glasses: Effect on the Glass Transition Temperature. J. Mat. Chem. C, 1, 1037-1042. (Article publié).
  • E. Levert, F. Porzio, M-A. Beaudoin, E. Zysman-Colman, A. Soldera. (2012). Investigation of the Relationship Between the Molecular Structure and the Thermal Stabilisation of the Smectic C Phase in Four Series of Calamitic Smectogens. Ferroelectrics, 431, 32-39. (Article publié).
  • F. Porzio, E. Levert, A. Soldera. (2012). Molecular Dynamics Simulation of the SmC Phase. Ferroelectrics, 431, 121-128. (Article publié).
  • A. Soldera. (2012). Multi-Scale Approach for Designing New Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals with Nonlinear Optical Properties. Ferroelectrics, 431, 183-189. (Article publié).
  • A. Soldera. (2012). Atomistic Simulations of Vinyl Polymers. Mol. Sim., 38(8-9), 762-771. (Article publié).
  • P. Laflamme, A. Beaudoin, T. Chapaton, C. Spino, A. Soldera. (2012). Simulated Infrared Spectra of Triflic Acid During Proton Dissociation. J. Comput. Chem., 33(12), 1190-1196. (Article publié).
  • B. Champagne, J. Guthmuller, F. Perreault, A. Soldera. (2012). Theoretical Design of the Molecular Structure of Bent-Core Mesogens with Large Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Properties. J. Phys. Chem. C, 116(13)(7552), (Article publié).
  • P.Laflamme, A. Beaudoin, T. Chapaton, C. Spino, A.Soldera. (2012). Molecular modeling assisted design of new monomers utilized in fuel cell proton exchange membranes. J. Membr. Sci., 401-402, 56-60. (Article publié).
  • P. Laflamme, F. Porzio, B. Ameduri, A. Soldera. (2011). Characterization of the telomerization reaction path for the vinylidene fluoride with °CCI3 radicals. Polym. Chem., 3, 652-657. (Article publié).
  • N. Metatla, S. Palato, B. Commarieu, J. Claverie, A. Soldera. (2011). Melting of Polymer NanoCrystals: A Comparison Between Experiments and Simulation. Soft Matter, 8, 347-352. (Article publié).
  • S. Palato, N. Metatla, A. Soldera. (2011). Temperature Behavior of the Kohlrausch Exponent for a Series of Binylic Polymers Modelled by an All-Atomistic Approach. Eur. Phys. J.E, 34, 90. (Article publié).
  • A. Lafleur-Lambert, S. Rondeau-Gagné, A. Soldera, J-F. Morin. (2011). Synthesis and Characterization of a New Ethynyl-Bridged C60 Derivative Bearing a Diketopyrrolopyrrole Moeity. Tet. Lett., 52, 5008-5011. (Article accepté).
  • N. Metatla, A. Soldera. (2011). Effect of the molar volume on the elastic properties of vinylic polymers: A static molecular modeling approach. Macromol. Theo. Simul., 20, 266-274. (Article accepté).
  • S.Rondeau-Gagné, A. Lafleur-Lambert, A. Soldera, J-F. Morin. (2011). Ethynyl-Bridged Fullerene Dérivatives: Effect of the Secondary Group on Electronic Properties. New J. Chem., 35, 942-947. (Article publié).
  • N.Metatla, J-P. Jay-Gerin, A.Soldera. (2011). Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Sub-Critical and Supercritical Water at Different Densities. 5th Int. Sym. SCWR (ISSCWR-5), 1, (Article accepté).
  • A. Soldera, N. Metatla, A. Beaudoin, S. Said, Y. Grohens. (2010). Heat Capacities Of Both PMMA Stereomers: Comparison Between Atomistic Simulation And Experimental Data. Polymer, 51, 2106-2111. (Article publié).
  • Soldera A , Qi Y , Capehart WT. (2009). Phase transition and morphology of polydispersed ABA(') triblock copolymers determined by continuous and discrete simulations. The Journal of chemical physics, 130(6), (Article publié).
  • Vadnais R , Beaudoin MA , Soldera A. (2008). Study of the influence of ester orientation on the thermal stability of the smectic C phase: Simulation investigation. The Journal of chemical physics, 129(16), (Article publié).

Chapitres de livre

  • F. Porzio, E. Cuierrier, A. Fleury, B. Améduri, A. Soldera. (2015). Molecular Simulation of Fluorotelomers and Polymers. From Fundamental to Practical Synthesis and Applications Royal Society of Chemistry. (Article soumis).
  • Armand Soldera. (2014). Theoretical tools for designing microscopic to macroscopic properties of functional materials. Functional Materials (141-172). DeGruyter. (Article publié).
  • Armand Soldera, François Porzio, and Nasim Anousheh. (2014). Molecular Simulation of Fluoropolymers. Handbook of Fluoropolymers (105-130). Wiley. (Article publié).

Articles de journaux

  • Soldera A. (2012). Dépasser le couple fondamental-appliqué. Découvrir (ACFAS).

Articles de magazine

  • Armand Soldera. (2012). Dépasser le couple fondamental-appliqué. Découvrir. Mai 2012,

Propriétés intellectuelles


  • (2014). Organic superacid monomers containing a bis-sulfonic acid group and methods of making and using the same. 8,658,706. (Terminé).
  • (2011). Organic superacids, polymers, derived from organic superacids, and methods of making and using the same. 7,863,402. (Terminé).
  • (2010). Organic superacids, polymers, derived from organic superacids, and methods of making and using the same. 7,718,753. (Terminé).

Autres contributions


  • (2015). In Silico Processing of Polymers. Asian Workshop on Polymer Processing. Singapour.
  • (2015). Multiscale Approach for the Design of Advanced Hybrid Materials. 8th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies of the MRS of Singapore. Singapour.
  • (2015). Atomistic Viewpoint of the Glass Transition in Amorphous Polymers. 98th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition. Ottawa.
  • (2015). Investigation of a pH sensitive copolymer of PNIPAM by DFT calculations. 98th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition. Ottawa.
  • (2015). Vision Atomistique de la Transition Vitreuse au Sein des Polymères. 5e edition des rencontres scientifiques universitaires Sherbrooke-Montpellier. Sherbrooke.
  • (2015). Multiscale Simulation to Explore the Effects of Water in Nafion. Conferencier Invite : Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique. Varennes.
  • (2014). Can We Design Auxetic Polymers at the Molecular Level?. 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition. Vancouver.
  • (2014). New Insights into the Thermal Stability of the Smectic C Phase. 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition. Vancouver.
  • (2014). From discrete to continuous behavior: Could the Answers Lie on Mesoscopic Scale?. 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition. Vancouver.
  • (2014). Nouvelles perspectives dans la compréhension de phases liquides cristallines. 82e Congrès ACFAS. Montreal.
  • (2014). What Became of My Sulfinates? Que sont mes sulfinates devenus?. Scientific Day / Journée scientifique Daniel Guillon. Strasbourg.
  • (2013). Multiscale Simulation to Explore the Effects of Water in Nafion. Workshop: Water Phenomena in PEM - Sorption, Swelling and Breakthrough Processes. Trondheim.
  • (2013). La simulation moléculaire utilisée comme moyen de controle de l architecture de polymères. 4èmes Rencontres Scientifiques Universitaires Montpellier/Sherbrooke. Montpellier.
  • (2013). Using Atomistic and Mesoscopic Simulations to Study Controlled Architectures of Polymers. 96th Canadian Chemistry Conference. Quebec.
  • (2012). Études de transitions de phases par modélisation multi-échelles. Université de Rennes, École de chimie de Rennes. Rennes.
  • (2012). Atomistic Simulation of Poly(vinylidene) Fluoride. Fluoropolymer 2012, ACS Division of Polymer Chemistry. Las Vegas.
  • (2012). Atomistic Simulation of Vinyl Polymers. 35th Canadian High Polymer Forum. Gananoque.
  • (2012). Phase Transition and Morphology of Polydispersed Block Copolymers Determined by Continuous and Discrete Simulations. 95th Canadian Chemistry Conference. Calgary.
  • (2012). Multi-Scale Modeling in Soft Matter: Study of Phase Transitions. Department of Chemistry, University of Windsor. Windsor.
  • (2012). Simulation atomistique de polymères vinyliques. Simulations numériques en chimie et biochimie : des petites molécules isolées aux macromolécules en phase condensée. 80ème congrès de l'ACFAS. Montréal.
  • (2012). Concertation entre expérience, simulation et théorie, dans l’étude des polymères : le triumvirat des temps modernes. Département de Physique, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. Trois-Rivières.
  • (2011). Multi-scale modeling in soft matter. Department of Physics. Kingston.
  • (2011). Fusion de Nano-Cristaux de PE Comparaison Expérience – Simulation. 4ème Colloque CQMF. Duchesnay.
  • (2011). Multi-scale approach for designing new Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals with Nonlinear Optical properties. 13th International Conference on Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals. Niagara Falls.
  • (2011). Réduction, émergence, et le devenir de la chimie. 79ème congrès ACFAS. Sherbrooke.
  • (2011). Concertation entre expérience, simulation et théorie, dans l’étude des polymères : le triumvirat des temps modernes. École Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Montpellier. Montpellier.
  • (2011). Approche multi-échelles au sein d’un « triumvirat » scientifique : application à l’étude de la matière molle. Institut Charles Sadron (ICS-CNRS). Strasbourg.
  • (2011). Approche multi-échelles utilisée pour l’étude des membranes au sein des piles à combustible, Institut des Matériaux Industriels. National Research Council of Canada. Montréal.
  • (2010). Multi-Scale Approach to the Study of Fluoropolymers", International Workshop on "Multi-Scale Dynamics of Structured Polymeric Materials. ESPCI Paris Tech and Michelin. Paris.
  • (2010). Design of New Mesogenic Cores for Nonlinear Optical Applications. 93rd Canadian Chemistry Conference. Toronto.
  • (2010). Atomistic Simulation of the Glass Transition. Fluoropolymer 2010, ACS Division of Polymer Chemistry. Meze.
  • (2010). Concertation au sein du triumvirat : Expérience - Simulation -Théorie. Département de chimie. Dijon.
  • (2010). Expérience - Simulation -Théorie : le triumvirat de la conception de molécules performantes. Département de chimie, Collège Militaire Royale. Kingston.
  • Simulation Atomistique : un Outil pour la Conception de Matériaux Avancés ?. Conférencier invité de l'Institut de Physique de Rennes. Rennes.

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