AltR&D is composed of 3 engineers-researchers grouped together to work in Research and Development in wood sciences, thermics, electronics and social sciences for VSEs, SMEs, laboratories and technology transfer.

Emmanuel Ruffio

Aeronautics Engineer (ISAE-ENSMA, Poitiers, France), PhD in Thermal sciences (ISAE-ENSMA)

Expertise : Instrumentation, thermal modeling, material characterization, inverse problems, electronic, embedded systems


Anne Lavalette

Wood Technology Engineer (Ecole Supérieure du Bois, Nantes, France), PhD in Mechanics (Wood Sciences), I2M, Bordeaux, France

Expertise : Wood physical and chemical properties, anatomy, wood processes (peeling), industrial project management


Anna Dupleix-Marchal

Engineer (Ecole Centrale, Nantes, France; Auckland University, NZ), PhD in Mechanics (Wood Sciences), Arts&Metiers, Aalto University, Finland

Expertise: Social sciences, farming (beekeeping), writing