Anne-Laure Biance

Scientist in interfacial hydrodynamics...who enjoys when eyes light up.

Rien n'est à craindre, tout est à comprendre, Marie Curie


Bubbles and foams


Fibers, grains and water

News: open positions-

-We have one PhD position funded by and in collaboration with Saint-Gobain Research. The offer is here.


Institut Lumière Matière, Campus de la Doua, Brillouin building, room 11-001

6 rue Ada Byron, Villeurbanne, France

anne-laure.biance [at],

Phone: +33 4 72 44 82 28


  • Since 2009: CNRS researcher at iLM (Research Director since 2019), team Liquid and Interfaces

  • Since 2018: Professeur Chargée de Cours (teaching duties) at Ecole Polytechnique in the mechanical department.

  • 2014-2016: Visiting researcher at Tanaka's soft matter lab, Tokyo University

  • 2007-2009: CNRS researcher at LPMDI (Université Paris Est Marne La Vallée).

  • 2004-2006: Post-doctoral fellow in MPI (Université d'Evry), Auvray's group

  • 2001-2004: PhD student in LPMC (Collège de France), Quéré's group

  • 2000-2001: Master in liquid physics, Université Paris 6

  • 1997-2001: ESPCI student