BIO

BIO

Work experience

DateDetailsKnowledges/skills
2018-nowPostdoctoral researcher, ONERA, Toulouse (France)
Feedback control of a morphing wing for drag reduction.
Experimental techniques:
PIV, hotwire/hotfilm anemometry,
pressure

Control and optimization
Feedback control conception,
machine learning optimization

Fluid mechanics:
turbulence, turbulent boundary layer, APG,
flow control, CFD simulations

2016-2018Postdoctoral researcher, University of Calgary (Canada)
Machine learning control of a fluidic pinball by rotating cylinder.

Design of an experimental fluidic pinball with 3 rotating cylinders in a compact wind-tunnel. Open-loop study of the wake stabilization with PIV 2D-2C and hot-wire sensors. Design and implementation of genetic programming for the optimization of the control strategies.
2011-2015PhD, LML, École Centrale de Lille (France)
Closed-loop control of separated turbulent boundary layers.

Development of robust controllers for the control of separation of thick turbulent boundary layers at high Reynolds numbers. Open-loop study of the reattachment of the flow with simultaneous measurements PIV 2D-2C / hot-film sensors. Implementation of optimal and robust controllers for the closed-loop control.
2011Master thesis, RENAULT, Aubevoye (France)
Thermal ventilation under the car hood.

Transient phenomena of ventilation under the hood with numerical and experimental approachs. Numerical simulations with the software Powerflow, with a LatticeBoltzmann method, coupled with others thermal simulation software.

Education

DateDetailsKnowledges/skills
2015PhD in Mechanics, LML, École Centrale de Lille (France)
Closed-loop control of separated turbulent boundary layers.
Knowledges:
maths, physics, mechanics,
automatic, electronics,
electrical science, data and
signal processing

Teaching:
associate professor for 3
years during the thesis
(Fluids Mechanics and
Thermodynamics courses).

2011Master's degree in Engineering, École Centrale de Lille (France)
Mechanics – Fluids Mechanics – Turbulence / Research
Master of Science, University of Lille
Mechanical Sciences and Engineering (parallel to the engineering school)
2008Classes préparatoires aux grandes écoles
with honors ( A+ – « Très bien » )
2006Baccalaureate
with honors ( A+ – « Très bien » - European mention )

Miscellaneous

TypeDetailsKnowledges/skills
LanguagesEnglish, working knowledge in English, TOIEC 890/990 in 2009.
French, mother tongue.
Italian, good skills, frequent language stays, special mention for baccalaureate.
Japanese, for 2 years, basic notions.
Programming:
analysis of experimental data, CFD, mechanical parts design, elec. cards conception

Association president:
team management, responsabilities
ProgrammingUbuntu, Windows, Office, LibreOffice, LaTex, emacs, gnuplot, Catia V5, Matlab/Octave, C/C++, Python, Fluent, StarCCM+, Powerflow, Drupal.
HobbitsTheater, for 15 years, president of the Centrale Lille theater association. Stage director for 4 plays. Participation in student and professional festivals.
Others, films, reading, jogging, Asian and Japanese culture, piano, accordeon.