Director, Air Liquide Paris Saclay Research Center
Bruno Leprince-Ringuet is today Director of R&D Europe and Director of the Paris Saclay Research Center of Air Liquide. After starting his career in Polynesia in the field of photovoltaics, he joined the Air Liquide Group as a research engineer and then pursued an operational career in various business lines of the Air Liquide Group in France, the United States and India. Bruno Leprince-Ringuet has managed several subsidiaries specialized in the production and distribution of gas or developing technological offers. He is currently Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Photovoltaic Institute of Ile de France (“IPVF”) and Vice President of the Paris Saclay Ile de Science.
Pascal Del Gallo
Research Group Manager
Air Liquide Paris Saclay Research Center
Pascal Del Gallo is today Research Group Manager and Air Liquide Senior International Expert in Material Sciences domain in Paris Saclay Research Center of Air Liquide. After a PhD in Heterogeneous Catalysis he joined the Air Liquide Group as a research engineer and then pursued in various jobs his career in Air Liquide R&D. His main topics concern materials (inorganic, metallic, composite) and equipments (heat exchanger, heat 3D compact exchanger reactor, catalytic reactor, gas cylinder, …) used in Air Liquide activities (industrial gas production, transportation, storage, distribution) with strong links including asset structural integrity and process safety.
Heat Treatment Technical community leader
Air Liquide Technology Center, Germany
Laurent Coudurier is currently leading the Heat-Treatment technical community within the Air Liquide Group and Senior International Expert in Thermal Processes. He has twenty five years experience working in the industrial gases field, developing technological solutions improving processes for industrial customers.
Graduated from “Sciences-Po Paris” in political sciences and with a master in Business law, he followed a career as international controller and C.E.O. in various groups such as SOMFY International, SMURFIT, AIF, General Trailers Europe. In 2006, he took over a small company manufacturing cleaning machines for mechanical parts. In 2012 he launched an industrial start-up : DFD-Dense Fluid Degreasing in Savoie - East of France - specialized in the design and manufacturing of supercritical CO2 cleaning machines optimized for cleaning mechanical parts (automobile, medical devices, aeronautical parts...), as well as textiles.
Packaged Gases product manager, Air Liquide France Industrie
Graduated from a French Engineering school (CNAM), he started his career in 1998 in an Air Liquide specialized CO2 affiliate as market manager also in charge of an European Group developing CO2 applications. Then he occupied different functions at Air Liquide France Industry as large projects manager or commercial director of a line of business. He is now product manager for packaged gases. He has been Air Liquide DFD sponsor since first contacts in 2012.
Central West Europe Manufacturing and Process Market Manager, Air Liquide Germany
Mechanical engineer, specialized on development and production engineering, he started his career as consultant on gas applications. He joined Air Liquide Germany in 2005 and occupied various positions in business development and marketing for Electronic Manufacturing and Technology & Research. Since 2016, he has been working as Market Manager with the focus on space and aviation industry. Besides Air Liquide activities, he is a recognized as technical and market expert within Electronic Manufacturing Industry and represents Air Liquide Germany in several Avionics, Space, Research and Electronic associations.