Christophe Lanaud

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Christophe Lanaud

Program Coordinator and Instructor, Energy Systems Engineering and Engineering Science

Edward J. Ray Hall 301E
1500 SW Chandler Avenue
Bend, OR 97702
United States

Ph.D, Applied Mechanics, French Petroleum Institute
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, French Petroleum Institute

Christophe has a strong industrial research background in the area of composites materials, design and manufacturing processes. He holds a mechanical engineering degree and a PhD in applied mechanics from the French Petroleum Institute. Christophe worked 15 years in industrial research organization both in the US and Germany before switching to a global business innovation leadership role. He gained considerable experience in composites design and automation of manufacturing processes while working at GE’s global research focusing on wind energy, jet engine and oil and gas application. He also spent five years building a successful composites new business unit for SABIC, Saudi Arabian based company, developing and implementing business innovation principles and leading and managing a global business team. Recently, he was providing consulting services in the area of manufacturing and the use of digital twin processes.