Head of the energy and environment systems department since 2008, Laurence Le Coq has been appointed director of research at the Nantes School of Mines since1 September 2015. Nevertheless, it will continue to assume responsibility for the DSEE pending the appointment of a new head.
Entering the Nantes School of Mines in 1998 after a degree in Chemical Engineering at UTC Compiègne and a doctorate in process engineering at the National Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble, Laurence Le Coq successively held the positions of assistant professor and then professor. She holds the ability to lead research in process engineering and has developed over the years a great expertise in coaching and managing training and research. Laurence Le Coq became head of the energy and environmental systems department of the Nantes School of Mines in 2008.
At the same time, she is the Managing Director of UMR CNRS 6144 GEPEA (since 2012), the laboratory of process engineering for agri-food environment, associated with the CNRS and which brings together the process engineering teams of the University of Nantes, the Nantes Mines School and ONIRIS. She has also been deputy principal of the SPIGA doctoral school since 2010. The author of more than 50 publications, Laurence Le Coq is involved with the European Commission in the evaluation of scientific files and participates in the evaluation of research laboratories for the High Council for the Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (HCERES). Laurence Le Coq also led the implementation by the Nantes School of Mines of research platforms and demonstrators, PREVER, dedicated to the study of energy recovery of waste, and SafeAir, for the study of the processes of treatment of air pollutants.
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