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Welcome to ECOSYS

UMR ECOSYS - Ecologie fonctionnelle et écotoxicologie des agroécosystèmes

SAINT - JEAN Sébastien

Assistant Professor / Maître de Conférences

Sébastien Saint-Jean
© Sébastien Saint-Jean
Maître de Conférences : Physique des transferts: eau, particules biotiques

Unité Mixte de Recherche ECOSYS / Pôle Eco&Phy

Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique - AgroParisTech

78850 Thiverval-Grignon


Tel: (+33)

Fax: (+33)

Mail: Sebastien.Saint-Jean at

Education & Background

  • 2004 Qualifications aux fonctions de Maître de Conférences
    •  Section 37 (Météorologie, Physique de l’environnement)
    • Section 60 (Mécanique, Mécanique des fluides, génie mécanique)
  • 2003 PhD : Doctorat en Physique des Liquides, Université Paris XI - Orsay
  • 1998 D.E.A. Physique des Liquides, École doctorale de Physique de Paris
  • 1998 Magistère de Physique fondamentale, Université Paris XI - Orsay & ENS Cachan

Career history

  • since 2007 Assitant Professor / Maître de conférences AgroParisTech - UMR INRA "EcoSys"
  • 2006 (Post-Doc) Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon: Dispersion atmosphérique de poussières de semences
  • 2005 (Post-Doc) Physique de la matière condensée CNRS-Collège de France: Mouillage de surfaces artificielles et de surfaces foliaires
  • 2001 (VSN) Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio State University (USA) Étude de l’éclatement de gouttes sur des surfaces foliaires par anémométrie laser.
  • 2003 (PhD/ Thèse) Laboratoire Environnement et Grandes Cultures, INRA Étude expérimentale et numérique du mécanisme de transfert d’eau par éclaboussement de gouttes de pluie dans une structure tridimensionnelle. Application au cas d’une structure végétale en vue de l’analyse de processus de contamination à courte distance.


Assistant Professor / Maître de Conférences at AgroParisTech, Département SIAFEE, and l'UFR PERBE

Master M2 CLUES "Climate, Land Use and Ecosystem Services" 

Research interests

  • Atmospheric dispersion of particles
  • Surface leaf / water interaction (wetting and splash)



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