INSA Lyon - Laboratoire DEEP

  • Institution:
    INSA Lyon - Laboratoire DEEP - EA 7429 (Déchets Eaux Environnement Pollutions - Wastes Water Environment Pollutions)
  • Scientific competencies:
    Environmental sciences and biogeochemistry


Vincent Chatain (1977) is an Associate Professor at INSA Lyon in DEEP laboratory. He is currently Director of the European undergraduate engineering department EURINSA. His educational background is in environmental sciences and biogeochemistry. He joined INSA Lyon in 2007 and his major field of research concerns the fate of inorganic contaminants in soils, sediments, wastes and biogases. He has developed knowledge in the environmental and biogeochemical characterization of complex matrices (solid or gas). He is currently involved in research dealing with evaluation of biogeochemical reactivity of sediments in the perspective of their long-term management.  He cooperates with private companies in research and has been associated in international and national research programs. He is involved in scientific committees of a number of organizations and institutes.