Peer-reviewed journal articles indexed in international databases

  1. Elia Zgheib, Akram Alhussein, Mohamed Fares Slim, Khaled Khalil, Manuel François,
    Multilayered models for determining the Young's modulus of thin films by means of Impulse Excitation Technique.
    Mechanics of Materials.
    Elsevier, 2019.
  2. Linda Aissani, Akram Alhussein, Corinne Nouveau, Laala Ghelani, Mourad Zaabat,
    Influence of film thickness and Ar-N2 plasma gas on the structure and performance of sputtered vanadium nitride coatings.
    Surface and Coatings Technology.
    Elsevier, 2019.
  3. Linda AISSANI, Akram ALHUSSEIN, Corinne NOUVEAU, Lamia RADJEHI, Issam LAKDHAR, Elia ZGHEIB,
    Evolution of microstructure, mechanical and tribological properties of vanadium carbonitride coatings sputtered at different nitrogen partial pressures.
    Surface and Coatings Technology.
    Elsevier, 2019.
  4. Mohamed Fares Slim, Akram Alhussein, Elia Zgheib, Manuel François,
    Determination of single-crystal elasticity constants of the beta phase in a multiphase tungsten thin film using impulse excitation technique, X-ray diffraction and micro-mechanical modeling.
    Acta Materialia.
    Elsevier, 2019.
  5. Caroline Villardi de Oliveira, Akram Alhussein, Juan Creus, Frédéric Schuster, Michel L Schlegel, Zhili Dong, Carmen Jiménez, Frédéric Sanchette,
    Bifunctional TiO2/AlZr Thin Films on Steel Substrate Combining Corrosion Resistance and Photocatalytic Properties.
    Coatings.
    MDPI, 2019.
  6. Imane Bouabibsa, Salim Lamri, Akram Alhussein, Tiberiu Minea, Frederic Sanchette,
    Plasma investigations and deposition of Me-DLC (Me = Al, Ti or Nb) obtained by a magnetron sputtering-RFPECVD hybrid process.
    Surface and Coatings Technology.
    Elsevier, 2018.
  7. Sofiane Achache, Akram Alhussein, Bruno Guelorget, Roland Salut, Manuel François, Frederic Sanchette,
    Effect of oxygen addition on microstructure and mechanical properties of quaternary TNTZ superelastic thin films obtained by magnetron sputtering.
    Materials Chemistry and Physics.
    Elsevier, 2018.
  8. Linda AISSANI, Mamoun FELLAH, Lamia RADJEHI, Corinne NOUVEAU, Alex MONTAGNE, Akram ALHUSSEIN,
    Effect of annealing treatment on the microstructure, mechanical and tribological properties of chromium carbonitride coatings.
    Surface and Coatings Technology.
    Elsevier, 2018.
  9. Akram Alhussein, Sofiane Achache, Regis Deturche, Frederic Sanchette, Cesar Pulgarin, John Kiwi, Sami Rtimi,
    Beneficial effect of Cu on Ti-Nb-Ta-Zr sputtered uniform/adhesive gum films accelerating bacterial inactivation under indoor visible light.
    Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 152, 152–158.
    Elsevier, 2017.
  10. Mohamed Fares Slim, Akram Alhussein, Frederic Sanchette, Bruno Guelorget, Manuel François,
    An enhanced formulation to determine Young's and shear moduli of thin films by means of Impulse Excitation Technique.
    Thin Solid Films 631, 172–179.
    Elsevier, 2017.
  11. Sofiane Achache, Akram Alhussein, Salim Lamri, Manuel François, Frederic Sanchette, Cesar Pulgarin, John Kiwi, Sami Rtimi,
    Sputtered Gum metal thin films showing bacterial inactivation and biocompatibility.
    Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 146, 687–691.
    Elsevier, 2016.
  12. Mohamed Fares Slim, Akram Alhussein, Alain Billard, Frederic Sanchette, Manuel François,
    On the determination of Young’s modulus of thin films with impulse excitation technique.
    Journal of Materials Research 32, 1–15.
    Cambridge - Materials Research Society, 2016.
  13. Sofiane Achache, Salim Lamri, Akram Alhussein, Alain Billard, Manuel François, Frederic Sanchette,
    Gum Metal thin films obtained by magnetron sputtering of a Ti-Nb-Zr-Ta target.
    Materials Science & Engineering A 673, 492–502.
    Elsevier, 2016.
  14. Akram Alhussein, Marion Risbet, Alexandre Bastien, Jean-Paul Chobaut, David Balloy, Jérôme Favergeon,
    Influence of silicon and addition elements on the mechanical behavior of ferritic ductile cast iron.
    Materials Science and Engineering: A 605, 222–228.
    Elsevier, 2014.
  15. Akram Alhussein, Julien Capelle, Joseph Gilgert, Albert Tidu, Said Hariri, Zitouni Azari,
    Static, dynamic and fatigue characteristics of the pipeline API 5L X52 steel after sandblasting.
    Engineering Failure Analysis 27, 1–15.
    Elsevier, 2013.

Invited conference talks

  1. Akram Alhussein, Sofiane Achache, Frederic Sanchette,
    Super-elastic thin films for biomedical applications.
    2nd Workshop on multifunctional coatings, Nantes-France.
    2016.

Proceedings articles indexed in international databases

  1. Elia ZGHEIB, Akram ALHUSSEIN, Mohamed Fares SLIM, Khaled KHALIL, Manuel FRANCOIS,
    Towards a new methodology for measuring the macroscopic Young’s modulus of multilayer thin films using Impulse Excitation Technique.
    24e édition du Congrès Français de Mécanique, Brest, 26-30 Août 2019.
    2019.
  2. Mohamed Fares SLIM, Akram ALHUSSEIN, Elia ZGHEIB, Manuel FRANCOIS,
    Caractérisation micro/macromécanique de l’élasticité des couches minces par modélisation multiéchelle, diffraction des rayons X et technique d’excitation impulsionnelle.
    24e édition de Congrès Français de Mécanique, Brest, 26-30 Août 2019.
    2019.
  3. Caroline Villardi De Oliveira, Akram Alhussein, Carmen Jiménez, Elisabeth Blanquet, Frédéric Schuster, Srikanth Narasimalu, Michel Schlegel, Frédéric Sanchette,
    Multi-functional AlZr-TiO2 bilayer coatings.
    Matériaux, Strasbourg 19-23 Novembre.
    2018.
  4. Mohamed Fares Slim, Akram Alhussein, Manuel François,
    Elasticity Constants of a Two-Phase Tungsten Thin Film.
    Proceedings of the 18th International Conference of experimental Mechanics.
    MDPI, 2018.
  5. Mohamed Fares Slim, Akram Alhussein, Frederic Sanchette, Manuel François,
    Determination of Elasticity Constants of Isotropic Thin Films Using Impulse Excitation Technique.
    19th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics and Applications, Madrid-Spain, 26-27 March 2017. 4(3), 734.
    World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology - International Journal of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, 2017.
  6. Akram Alhussein, Marion Risbet, Jérôme Favergeon,
    Effect of silicon content and defects on the lifetime of ductile cast iron.
    2nd international symposium on Fatigue Design & Material Defects (FDMD), Paris, 11-13 June 2014 12(04006).
    MATEC Web of conferences - EDP sciences, 2014.

Unindexed proceedings articles

  1. Caroline VILLARDI DE OLIVEIRA, Akram ALHUSSEIN, Carmen JIMENEZ, Zhili DONG, Frederic SCHUSTER, Srikanth NARASIMALU, Michel SCHLEGEL, Frederic SANCHETTE,
    Multi-functional AlZr-TiO2 Bilayer Coatings Combining Anticorrosion and Antifouling Properties.
    International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, San Diego-USA, May 19-24.
    2019.
  2. Elia ZGHEIB, Mohamed Fares SLIM, Akram ALHUSSEIN, Khaled KHALIL, Manuel FRANCOIS,
    Development of a Methodology for Measuring the Elastic Constants of Anisotropic Coatings Using Impulse Excitation Technique.
    International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, San Diego-USA, May 19-24.
    2019.
  3. Elia ZGHEIB, Akram ALHUSSEIN, Mohamed Fares SLIM, Khaled KHALIL, Manuel FRANCOIS,
    Determination of Micro/Macroscopic Elasticity Constants of Anisotropic Architectured Thin Films.
    European Materials Research Society (E-MRS), Nice - France, 27-31 May.
    2019.
  4. Akram Alhussein, Mohamed Fares Slim, Manuel François,
    Micro/ macroscopic elastic constants of thin films determined by using Impulse Excitation Technique and X-ray diffraction.
    The International Conference on Surfaces, coatings and interfaces (Surfcoat), Incheon-Seoul Korea, 28-30 March 2018.
    2018.
  5. Akram Alhussein, Sofiane Achache, Frédéric Sanchette,
    Cu-doped TNTZ thin films for biomedical applications.
    2nd International Conference on Applied Surface Science (ICASS), 12-15 June, Dalian, China.
    Elsevier, 2017.
  6. Akram Alhussein, Félix Boisselier, Philippe Vannerot,
    Towards an innovated methodology for manufacturing homogeneous metallic alloys by the EBM technology.
    1st International Conference on Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing EBAM, Nuremberg-Germany.
    2016.
  7. Mohamed Fares Slim, Akram Alhussein, Manuel François,
    New analytical development to determine the elastic constants of thin films using impulse excitation technique.
    Conference of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), Darmstadt-Germany.
    2016.

Conference posters

  1. Caroline Villardi de Oliveira, Carmen Jimènez, Akram Alhussein, Dong Zhili, Frédéric Schuster, Michel Schlegel, Fabienne Fay, Frédéric Sanchette,
    Multi-functional AlZr-TiO2 bilayer coatings for corrosion and antibiofouling prevention by photocatalytic reactions.
    EuroCVD 22-Baltic ALD 16 Conference, Luxembourg, 24-28 June 2019..
    2019.
  2. Linda Aissani, Lamia Radjehi, Mohamed Fares Slim, Akram Alhussein,
    Influence de la pression d'azote sur les propriétés mécaniques et tribologiques des couches minces de Ti-N.
    24e Congrès Français de Mécanique, Brest, 26-30 Août 2019.
    2019.
  3. Linda AISSANI, Mamoun FELLAH, Lamia RADJEHI, M. S. BOUAMERENE, Corinne NOUVEAU, Akram ALHUSSEIN,
    Structural and mechanical properties of the annealed vanadium nitrides thin films.
    2nd international workshop on magnetic materials and nanomaterials, Boumerdès-Algeria, 1-4 October 2018..
    2018.
  4. Lamia RADJEHI, Linda AISSANI, M. S. BOUAMERENE, Akram ALHUSSEIN, ,
    Oxides films deposited by DC magnetron reactive sputtering.
    2nd international workshop on magnetic materials and nanomaterials, Boumerdès-Algeria, 1-4 October 2018..
    2018.
  5. Linda AISSANI, Mamoun FELLAH, Lamia RADJEHI, Ahlam BELGROUNE, Akram ALHUSSEIN,
    Improvement of the hardness and wear resistance of chromium nitride by adding of the zirconium.
    International conference on materials science, Setif – Algeria, 12-14 September 2018..
    2018.

Other productions

  1. Akram ALHUSSEIN,
    Seminar on thin films deposited by magnetron sputtering.
    Invited to Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology. March 7,.
    2019.
  2. Akram ALHUSSEIN,
    Development of protective and multifunctional thin films deposited by PVD and CVD.
    Research seminar, Invited by University of Alberta, Edmonton - Canada, May 25 - June 1st.
    2019.
  3. Akram Alhussein,
    Development of “bio” Titanium based thin films.
    Keynote presentation at the International Conference SurTech, Dubai-UAE, December 4th 2017..
    2017.
  4. Akram Alhussein,
    Élaboration et caractérisations des couches minces.
    Séminaire, invité au centre AZM de recherche , Université Libanaise, Tripoli, Beyrouth, 03-09 Novembre..
    2015.