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  • École Centrale Paris
  • PhD in Materials Science

Laurent spent more than 20 years in R&T, sales and general management at several major European metallurgical groups.

In 2005 he set up Darius Technologies, a consultancy dedicated to innovation in the field of materials.

From 2011 to 2014 he acted as Executive Director of Collège des Sciences de l’Ingénierie et des Systèmes (CSIS), a joint think-tank between 4 top-tier French institutions of Higher Education and Research.

He has been actively involved in the creation of Université Paris-Saclay.

He has filed 7 patents.