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Work Experience

Since January 2016:

Wandercraft in Paris: Head of the Hardware platform team :
  • In charge of the complete development of the electronic hardware of the exoskeleton.
  • Compliance with medical norms 60601 regarding electrical safety/CEM.
  • Software project leader of the development of the graphical interface realized with Qt.
  • In charge of the compliance with norms 62304 and 62366 regarding safety critical software and usability.
  • Management of a 3 person’s team.

July 2014 / January 2016 :

Wandercraft in Paris: R&D engineer in mechatronics:
  • Participation to the electrical and computing development of a lower limbs robotized exoskeleton.
  • Compliance with medical norms 60601 for electric safety and 62304 for software development.

March/May 2014 :

Institut des Sciences du Mouvement in Marseille : Postdoc as a robotician
  • Modelling and simulation of a quadrotor.
  • Mechanical design of a prototype.

2009/2013:

Institut des Sciences du Mouvement in Marseille: Ph.D in bio-inspired robotics entitled "Flying robot inspired by insects: From optic flow sensing to visually guided strategies to control a Micro Aerial Vehicle"
  • Development and characterization of new optic flow sensors.
  • Simulation and design of a bio-inspired robot.
  • Involvement in the European project CURVACE.
  • Supervision of trainees.

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2010/2011:

Teaching activities :
  • Matlab project at the french engineering school Ecole des Mines de St-Etienne (70 hours)
  • Automatics in Master thesis at the Aix-Marseille University (20 hours)

February/June 2009:

Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES) in Toulouse : Training period in the balloon department.
  • Development of a particle counter based on infrared light diffraction.
  • Strong limitations in terms of size, weight and consumption.

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June/August 2008:

Emulsar in Chatenay-Malabry (92) : Technical training period. Design of the electronics of a tensiometer for emulsion analysis.
  • Temperature regulation and stepper motor control.
  • Interface between a host computer and a Silabs microcontroller.

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Educational background

2009/2013:

Institut des Sciences du Mouvement (ISM) de Marseille: Ph.D in biorobotics obtained with highest honors.

2004/2009:

Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA) de Toulouse: French five year school leading to an engineering degree.
  • Speciality Automatics, Electronics.
  • Valedictorian in 2nd, 3rd and 4th years.

August/December 2008:

University of Texas in Austin (USA): semester study abroad.
  • Robotics, Biomedical Electronics, System Theory.

June 2004:

French High School Diploma. Obtained with honors.

Languages

French:

Mother tongue

English:

Fluent (studied during 11 years) scored 8.5 in IELTS test in September 2014 and 895 on TOEIC test in April 2007 and gained from living six months in Austin (USA)in 2008.

Spanish:

Fluent, studied during 9 years and gained from living three months in Spain in 2007

IT skills

Electronics:

Regular use of the softwares Matlab/Simulink, Labview, Control Desk, Eagle, SolidWorks, ALtium designer, Proteus (ISIS and ARES) and PSpice. Good knowledge of microcontrollers and VHDL programming.

Programming:

Familiar with C/C#/C++ (QT), ADA, Java and Matlab programming. Development in real time environment QNX and Xenomai. Good knowledge of Internet languages : HTML5, CSS3, PHP, SQL and Flash.

Software:

Office (with VBA programming), LaTeX language (Texmaker, Lyx).

Drawing:

Inkscape, Gimp, Photofiltre, Photoshop.

Extraprofessional activities

Robotics:

President of the INSA Toulouse robotics club (2006/2008).
  • Management of a 30 people team.

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Sports:

Volleyball, Handball, Running.