Prakasam Mythili

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Personnel CNRS
Ingénieure de Recherche (Service « Hautes Pressions« ) / Groupe 4)
– contact : pré / poste 2660 (ligne directe 054000+poste)
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Competences : Crystal growth, High Pressure, Metal shaping, Materials Science (optic, piezo, thermoelectric, porous), Ceramics, Biocomposites

Education and scientific position

Conceptual/ Design Engineer-CNRS – ICMCB-CNRS, Pessac, France, January 2017- till date
Research Engineer- (Contractual) – ICMCB-CNRS, Pessac, France, January 2012- November 2016
Post-doc- ICMCB-CNRS, Pessac, France, July 2009 – December 2011
Trainee Engineer- ICMCB-CNRS, Pessac, France, March 2009- June 2009
Ph.D (PHYSICS- MATERIALS SCIENCE, Specialization : Crystal growth) – Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, June 2009


Research activities

Design of devices under high pressure for syntheses by solid, liquid, gas under high pressure, and in addition for investigations on effect of high pressure in materials chemistry and materials science.

Conception of materials for wide spread technological applications such as thermoelectrics, piezoelectrics, heatsinks, optics and biology

Development of innovative technologies for sintering at low temperature and high pressure, new metallic matrix composites and biological composites.


Scientific production and supervision

Publications (51) (As of October 2017) : 36 articles in peer-reviewed international journals, 5 peer-reviewed international conference proceedings, 3 international patents, 7 book chapters.

14 invited contributions as speaker in international conferences and seminars.

45 communications in international and national conferences


Relevant publications

Hydroxyapatite –Barium titanate piezocomposites with enhanced electrical properties. Mythili Prakasam, Marjorie Albino, Eric Lebraud, Mario Maglione, Catherine Elissalde and Alain Largeteau. Journal of the American Ceramic Society 100 (6) (2017) 2621–2631.

Densification of 8Y-Tetragonal-Stabilized Zirconia optoceramics with improved optical properties by Y segregation. Mythili Prakasam, François Weill, Eric Lebraud, Oudomsack Viraphong, Sonia Buffiére, Alain Largeteau. International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology 13 (5) (2016) 904–911.

Piezoelectric and non-linear optical properties of α-Quartz type Si1-xGexO2 single crystals. D. Clavier, M. Prakasam, A. Largeteau, J.J. Boy, B. Hehlen, M. Cambon, P.Hermet, J. Haines and O. Cambon. Crystal Engineering Communications 18(14) (2016) 2500-2508.

Light iron and hard magnesium nanocomposites. Stéphane Gorsse, Mythili Prakasam, Samuel Couillaud, Olivier Bouaziz, Jean- Louis Bobet, Philippe Bellanger. Materials Science & Engineering A651 (2016) 987–990.

Fabrication, properties and applications of dense hydroxyapatite – A review. Mythili Prakasam, Janis Locs, Kristine Salma-Ancane, Dagnija Loca, Alain Largeteau, Liga Berzina-Cimdina. J. Funct. Biomater. 6 (2015) 1085-1126.