Activities of the laboratory

Reactive flows

The most reactive department!

Turbulence, atomization, sprays and chaos

The most turbulent department!

Optics and lasers

The most luminous department!

Key figures


Researchers and lecturers


Research support staff


20 theses per year

Our projects

The work carried out at CORIA is mainly financed by projects which can be industrial (CIFRES, Chairs…), regional (Normandy Region, Labex…), national (ANR calls for projects…), European, international.

These projects finance some theses, equipments and the operations related to these projects.


The PADAWAN project, winner of France 2030

The PADAWAN project, led by the CORIA laboratory (Complexe de Recherche Interprofessionnel en Aérothermochimie) at the University of Rouen Normandie, as well as the CNRS and INSA Rouen Normandie, has won the €72 million call for projects for innovation in radioactive waste management. It is one of 40 winners announced by Bruno Le Maire, Minister of the Economy, Finance and Industrial and Digital Sovereignty, Agnès Pannier-Runacher, Minister of Energy Transition, Roland Lescure, Minister Delegate for Industry, and Bruno Bonnell, Secretary General for Investment, in charge of France 2030.