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ISASF, International Society for Advancement of Supercritical Fluids, is a non-profit society that aims to promote knowledge and applications of Supercritical Fluids.

Thesis Award

How apply for ?


Any student having defended a Ph.D. thesis before 31 December 2016 (defense must have occurred in 2016) will be invited to apply for thesis Award, granted by the International Society for the Advancement of Supercritical Fluids.

Details on how to submit the application will be published soon.

ISASF PhD AWARD: list of winners


2016 : 


  • Ana Sofia Matias da Silva, MIT Portugal Program, Portugal
  • Bruno Miguel da Silva Pinho, IFPEN, France



2013-2014  :


  •  Ingrid CABRERA PUIG, CSIC, Barcelona, Spain
  • Cristina GUTIERREZ MUNOZ, Universidad de Castilla la Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain

2011-2012  :

Vincent HOLMBERG, University of Texas, Austin (USA)


  • Brice CALVIGNAC, RAPSODEE, Ecole des Mines d'Albi CNRS, Albi (France)
  • Marcio TEMTEM, REQUIMTE, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon (Portugal)

The two winners were ranked first tie


  • Andréanne BOUCHARD, Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands)


2006-2007 :

ex-aequo :

  • Rita DUARTE, ITQB/IBET Oeiras (Portugal)
  • Yohana PEREZ DE DIEGO, Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands)

2005 :

ex æquo :

  • Edit SZEKELY, Budapest University of Technology (Hungary)
  • Geert VERRECK, University of Leuwen (Belgium)


2004 :

1st Prize :

  • Parad S. SHAH, University of Texas at Austin (USA)

2nd Prize ex-aequo :

  • Maaike VAN ROSMALEN, TU DELFT (Netherlands)
  • Nicola DURLING, University of Leicester (United Kingdom)


2003 :

  • Sara SPILIMBERGO, University of Padova (Italy)

2002 :

  • Orazio DI GIOVANNI, ETH Zürich (Switzerland)

2000 :

  • Patrick DUTOURNIE, ENSGTI, University of Pau (France)
  • Frank WUBBOLTS, TU DELFT (Netherlands)


1999 :

  • Selma GUIGARD, University of GUELPH (Canada)


ex-aequo :

  • Stéphane SARRADE, CEA-MARCOULE (France) (invitation to Sendai meeting)
  • Krishna SASTRY, ITT Bombay, (India) (invitation to Sendai meeting)

Special Award :

Jean-Yves CLAVIER, SEPAREX, Champigneulles (France)