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Merlin SIMO-TAGNE is a Researcher,LERMaB/University of Lorraine,France

Merlin SIMO-TAGNE

Researcher

Organizing Committee Member

France

LERMaB/University of Lorraine

BIOGRAPHY

Contribution à l'étude du séchage des bois tropicaux au Cameroun: Aspects caractérisation, modélisation multi-échelle et simulation (Omn.Pres.Franc.) (Französisch) Taschenbuch – 27. November 2014 Produktinformation Taschenbuch: 276 Seiten Verlag: Presses Académiques Francophones (27. November 2014) Sprache: Französisch ISBN-10: 9783838149844 ISBN-13: 978-3838149844 ASIN: 383814984X Größe und/oder Gewicht: 15 x 1,6 x 22 cm Kundenrezensionen: Schreiben Sie die erste Bewertung

 

PUBLICATIONS

1. *’’ Exergy, environmental and economic analysis of hybrid solar-biomass dryer integrated with copper tubing as heat exchanger’’ M.C. Ndukwu, M. Simo-Tagne, F.I. Abam, O.S. Onwuka, S. Prince, L. Bennamoun. Heliyon 6 (2), (2020) e03401,1-12. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e03401). 2. *’’Numerical analysis and validation of a natural convection mix-mode solar dryer for drying red chilli under variable conditions’’ Merlin Simo-Tagne, Macmanus Chinenye Ndukwu, Andre Zoulalian, Lyes Bennamoun, Kifani-Sahban Fatima, Yann Rogaume. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.11.055 (Accepted), Renewable Energy. 3. *’’ Modelling and numerical simulation of hygrothermal transfer through a building wall for locations subjected to outdoor conditions in Sub-Saharan Africa’’ Merlin Simo-Tagne, Macmanus Chinenye Ndukwu, Yann Rogaume. Journal Of Building Engineering 26 (2019), 1-22. 4. *’’Determination and modeling of the isotherms of adsorption/desorption and thermodynamic characteristics of obeche and lotofa using Nelson’s sorption model’’ Merlin Simo-Tagne, Lyes Bennamoun, Angélique Léonard, Yann Rogaume. Heat Mass Transfer (2019), DOI: 10.1007/s00231-019-02577-2. 5. *‘’MODELING, NUMERICAL SIMULATION AND VALIDATION OF A CONVECTIVE DRYER IN STEADY CONDITION: CASE STUDY OF TROPICAL WOODS’’ Merlin Simo-Tagne, Lyes Bennamoun, Angélique Leonard, Yann Rogaume. International Journal of Modelling and Simulation (2019), DOI: 10.1080/02286203.2019.1575111. 6. *’’Modeling of coupled heat and mass transfer during drying of ebony wood using indirect natural convection solar dryer’’ Merlin Simo-Tagne, Beguidé Bonoma, Lyes Bennamoun, Louis Monkam, Angélique Léonard, André Zoulalian, Yann Rogaume. Drying Technology (2019): 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1080/07373937.2018.1544144. 7. *’’Numerical study of timber solar drying with application to different geographical and climatic conditions in Central Africa’’ Merlin Simo-Tagne, Lyes Bennamoun, Solar Energy, 170 (2018) 454-469. 8. *’’Simple solar dryers adapted to the social, climatic and economic context can help increase the value of tropical timber’’ Merlin Simo-Tagne, ITTO Tropical Forest Update 27(1): (2018), 25-27. 9. *‘’Mathematical modelling and numerical simulation of a simple solar dryer for tropical wood using a collector’’ Merlin Simo-Tagne, André Zoulalian, Romain Remond, Yann Rogaume, Applied Thermal Engineering 131 (2018) 356-369. 10. *’’Polyethylene Low and High Density-Polyethylene Terephthalate and Polypropylene Blend as Matrices for Wood Flour–Plastic Composites’’ Jonathan Guidigo, Stéphane Molina, Edmond C. Adjovi, André Merlin, Donnot André, Merlin Simo-Tagne. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), 6(1) (2017) 2319-7064. 11. *’’Modeling and simulation of an industrial indirect solar drying for iroko wood (Chlorophora excelsa) in a tropical environment’’ Merlin Simo-Tagne, André Zoulalian, Romain Remond, Yann Rogaume, Beguidé-Bonoma. Maderas-Cienc Tecnol 19(1): (2017), 95-112. 12. *’’Modeling of coupled heat and mass transfer during drying of tropical woods’’ Merlin Simo-Tagne, Romain Rémond, Yann Rogaume, André Zoulalian, Beguidé-Bonoma. International Journal of Thermal Sciences (Elsevier)(109), 2016 : 299-308. 13. *‘’Sorption behavior of four tropical woods using a DVS standard analysis system’’ Merlin Simo-Tagne, Romain Rémond, Yann Rogaume, André Zoulalian, Beguidé-Bonoma. Maderas-Cienc Tecnol 18(3):(2016), 403-412. 14. *’’Modélisation des isothermes de sorption, caractérisation des propriétés thermodynamiques et détermination des humidités d’équilibre d’usage des bois tropicaux’’ Merlin Simo-Tagne, André Zoulalian, Yann Rogaume, Romain Rémond, Beguidé-Bonoma. Revue des Energies Renouvelables, vol (19) N°1 (2016) 79-96. 15. *’’Characterization of sorption behavior and mass transfer properties of four central Africa tropical woods: Ayous, Sapele, Frake, Lotofa’’ Merlin Simo-Tagne, Romain Rémond, Yann Rogaume, André Zoulalian, Patrick Perré. Maderas-Cienc Tecnol 18(1): (2016) 207-226. 16. *’’Experimental determination of the global mass transfer coefficients of the tropical woods in order to deduce the drying curves at the lower temperature’’ Merlin Simo-Tagne, Louis Monkam, Romain Rémond, André Zoulalian, Yann Rogaume, Beguidé Bonoma, International Journal of Thermal and Environmental Engineering (IJTEE), 12(1) (2016) 9-14 17. *’’Détermination expérimentale des coefficients de transfert de masse globale des bois tropicaux afin de prédire les courbes de séchage à basse température’’ M. Simo Tagne, R.Romain, A.Zoulalian, Y.Rogaume, B.Bonoma, Revue des Energies Renouvelables, Vol.18, N°3 (2015) 363-374. 18. *’’Turning to service, preliminary study of a wood conventional semi industrial dryer and cost price of the wood drying in the African tropical context’’ Merlin Simo Tagne, Romain Rémond, Yann Rogaume, André Zoulalian and Eric Mougel, International Journal of Thermal and Environmental Engineering (IJTEE), 9(2) (2015) 83-90 19. *’’Laboratory simulation of solar drying for tropical wood: the case of ebony (Diospyros crassiflora)’’Merlin Simo Tagne, International Journal of Thermal and Environmental Engineering (IJTEE), 9 (1) (2015) 1-6 20. *’’Modeling and simulation of the drying of the beech timber (Fagus sylvatica) using oscillating regimes’’ Merlin Simo Tagne, Yann Rogaume, André Zoulalian, International Journal of Thermal and Environmental Engineering (IJTEE), 8 (2) (2014) 83-90 21. *’’ENGREF-FCAP Flying Wood method to characterize unknown Central Africa tropical woods relative of their drying’’ Merlin Simo Tagne, Romain Rémond, International Journal of Thermal and Environmental Engineering (IJTEE), 8 (2) (2014) 63-68 22. *’’Numerical study of heat and mass transfer during the thermal drying of tropical woods’’ Merlin Simo Tagne, International Journal of Thermal and Environmental Engineering (IJTEE), 8 (2) (2014) 9-15 23. *’’Experimental characterization of the influence of water content on the density and shrinkage of tropical woods coming from Cameroon and deduction of their fiber saturation points’’ Merlin Simo Tagne, International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), 3(6) (2014) 510-515 24. *’’Modeling of the coupled heat and mass transfer during the drying of the tropical woods coming from Cameroon: the case of lotofa and sapelle’’ Dr. Merlin Simo Tagne, Dr. Romain Rémond, Pr. Yann Rogaume, Pr. André Zoulalian, International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering (IJETAE), 4 (4) (2014) 385-390 25. *’’Modélisation du séchage convectif et symétrique des bois d’ayous, d’eucalyptus grandis et d’ébène. Simulation numérique et validation expérimentale’’ M.Simo Tagne, B.Bonoma, D.Njomo, Afrique science, 7(03) (2011) 15-32 26. *‘’Modelling of desorption isotherms and estimation of the thermophysical and thermodynamic properties of tropical woods in Cameroon: The case of ayous and ebony woods’’ M. Simo Tagne, A.Zoulalian, D.Njomo, B.Bonoma, Revue des Energies Renouvelables, Vol.14, N°3 (2011) 487-500 27. *’’Etude théorique et expérimentale de la cinétique de séchage, du coefficient de diffusion et de la masse volumique de l’ébène’’. M.Simo Tagne, B.Bonoma, J.L.Nsouandélé, D.Njomo, B.Ndjidda, Physical and Chemical News,56(2010)85-91 28. *’’Détermination du coefficient de diffusion de l’eau dans les bois tropicaux’’ J. L. Nsouandélé , B. Bonoma, M. Simo Tagne, D. Njomo, Physical and Chemical News, 54 (2010) 61-67 29. *’’Modélisation et simulation numérique du séchage des bois d’ayous et d’ébène. Validation expérimentale’’. M.Simo Tagne, B.Bonoma, D.Njomo, Revue des Energies Renouvelables, Vol.13, N°1 (2010) 13-24 30. *’’Influence de la température et de l’humidité sur la masse volumique et sur la porosité des bois tropicaux : Ayous, Baobab, Sapelli, Lotofa et Padouk’’.B.Bonoma, M.Simo Tagne, L.Monkam. Physical and Chemical News, 51(2010) 79-83 31. *’’Etude théorique et expérimentale de la cinétique de séchage, du coefficient de diffusion et de la masse volumique de l’ayous’’. M.Simo Tagne, B.Bonoma, M.Machebu Siaka. Physical and Chemical News, 49 (2009) 63-72. 32. *’’Une contribution à l’étude du séchage de l’ayous et de l’ébène’’.B.Bonoma, M.Simo Tagne, Physical and Chemical News, 26(2005) 52-56.

EDUCATION

Ph.D PhD of the University of Yaoundé I (Cameroon) in Energetic (Physic), Very honorable mention, 2011, on supervisions of Prpfessors Beguide Bonoma and Donatien Njomo : ‘’Contribution to the study of the drying of tropical woods in Cameroon : Characterization, multi-scale modelling and simulation. The case of Obeche (triplochiton scleroxylon) and Ebony (diospyros crassiflora)’’. Examiners : Pr. Mkamkam Kamga, Pr Donatien Njomo, Pr Beguide Bonoma, Pr René Tchinda, Pr Clément Tchawoua. Master D.E.A (Diploma of Advanced Studies) of Physics, Thermal Energetic option, University of Yaoundé I, 2005. DI.P.E.S II (Diploma of Professor of Secondary Education, second grade) of Physics, Higher Teacher Training School of Yaoundé, University of Yaoundé I, 2005. Master 2 Specialized in Electric, Energetic and Renewable Energies Engineering of the International Institute of Water and Environmental Engineering (2iE), 2014. Master 1 in Physics, Thermal Energetic option, University of Yaoundé I, 2003. Entrance Exam of the Higher Teacher Training School of Yaoundé, Physics option, 2003. Bachelor Bachelor in Physics, Thermal Energetic option, University of Yaoundé I, 2002. GCEA level, mathematics and physical science option.

RESEARCH INTEREST

Heat Mass Transfer Modelling Numerical simulation Porous Media Characterization (Wood, Construction Materials) Experiment Drying Building

HONORS AND AWARDS

International Tropical Timber Organization fellowship winner (Ref. : 011/11A, 012/15A, 022/19A).

COLLABORATIONS

2011-2016: Responsible for the development of teaching programs and techniques of evaluation of the lessons dedicated to the environment and the energy to Douala Higher Institute of Technology. Responsible for the setting up of the physics course at the Higher Institute of Nursing and Medical Technicians of Douala in connection with the national program. In charge of internships in companies of students in the Energy and Environment sector at Douala Higher Institute of Technology.

EDITORSHIP

Reviewer invitations: *Elsevier(Applied Thermal Engineering Journal, Thermal Science and Engineering Progress Journal, Urban Climate Journal) *Wood Science Technology Journal *Food Science and Nutrition Journal *MDPI(Suistanability Journal, Energies Journal, Designs Journal) *Drying Technology Journal *Maderas y Bosques Journal *Maderas ciencia y tecnologia Journal *Agronomy Research Journal