Researcher Portrait

[Portrait 16] Bernardo Cogo, passionate researcher & Senior Expert in power electronics

IRT Saint Exupéry pursues a series of portraits devoted to the men and women who best represent the institute: its researchers. Their high-level skills and wealth of experience contribute hugely to IRT Saint Exupéry’s performance and unique position, which is so crucial for its members and partners. Bernardo Cogo, 41, is a Senior Expert in…

[Portrait 14] Jonathan Hugues, research engineer specialized in metal additive manufacturing

IRT Saint Exupéry pursues a series of portraits devoted to the men and women who best represent the institute: its researchers. Their high-level skills and wealth of experience contribute hugely to IRT Saint Exupéry’s performance and unique position, which is so crucial for its members and partners. Jonathan Hugues, 33, is a research engineer specialized…

[Portrait 13] Fabio Coccetti, expert on reliability of critical components for aerospace

Fabio Coccetti, 47, is head of the High Reliability Energy Competence Center, working on reliability of critical components for aeronautics and space, such as those based on semiconductor technology, a multi-sector area that is a top priority in the industrial value chain. Fabio, who is passionate about technologies that enhance our lives, capitalizes on the…

[Portrait 12] Maud-Alix Mader, expert in deep learning, develops hybrid models between physics & AI

Maud-Alix Mader, age 40, is an expert in deep learning with a PhD in physics. She is developing hybrid models by introducing physics into the world of artificial intelligence and vice versa using her different experiences in biotechnology. Can you tell us about your career? I was tempted hugely by philosophy and physics, which satisfied…

[Portrait 10] Karine Labastie, technical advisor on impregnation processes for high-performance multifunctional composite materials

Karine Labastie, age 44, is technical advisor on impregnation processes for high-performance multifunctional composite materials. The dream of a thermoplastic impregnation line has become a reality thanks to Karine. The line’s success is on-going and is now paving the way to multiple developments which Karine is supervising. Can you tell us about your career? I…

[Portrait 11] Julien Baclet, systems engineer, MBSE modeling expert

Julien Baclet, 36, a systems engineer, MBSE[1] modeling expert, has always cultivated an inclination towards innovation in processes and methods. He coordinates all the technical operations of the extended enterprise in order to ensure the overall consistency of complex systems through digital continuity in Industry 4.0. Can you tell us about your career? Back in…

[Portrait 09] Aurore Risacher, doctor in plasma physics, is fascinated by electric arcs

Aurore Risacher, 39 years old, doctor in plasma physics, is fascinated by electric arcs, spectacular in many aspects, and is part of the vast project HIGHVOLT and the HYBELEC project on the power cables that is preparing the electric transportation of the future. Can you tell us about your career? I’m originally from the Paris…

[Portrait 08] Nesrine Badache, R&D engineer in model-based systems engineering (MBSE)

Nesrine Badache, 32, has a PhD in real-time embedded networks and systems engineering. She is an R&D engineer in model-based systems engineering (MBSE), and has been seconded to CS GROUP to model the toolchains used in the CAPHCA project. Can you tell us about your career? I wanted to become a doctor of pharmacy but…

[Portrait 07] Mathieu Picard, specialist in artificial intelligence applied to mission planning for earth observation satellites

Mathieu Picard, 42, is a senior expert at Airbus Defence & Space and a specialist in artificial intelligence techniques applied to mission planning for earth observation satellites. Mathieu has contributed to the success of the OCE and SYNAPSE projects, which lie behind IRT Saint Exupéry’s promising collaboration with Quebec. Can you tell us about your…

[Portrait 05] François Gallard, aeronautical research engineer and multidisciplinary optimization (MDO) architect

François Gallard, age 33, is an aeronautical research engineer and multidisciplinary optimization (MDO) architect. The GEMS[1] software that François has developed and designed is recognized worldwide as a major contribution to MDO methods applied to industry. Can you tell us about your career so far? I am an ISAE-ENSICA[2] graduate, and I’ve always steered my…

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