Cédric is an ITECH graduate from the plastic materials major and currently works alongside the other two members of the plastics department to teach classes and lead lab sessions in French and in English. He lived in the United States for a few years when he was younger.
After graduating with the ITECH engineering degree, Agnes Thomasset worked in the textile industry for 15 years (technical textiles, coating, silk fabrics and the luxury market). In 2014, she left the textile industry to dedicate herself to the leather market. She worked as a research & development manager at Tanneries, a very famous supplier of leather for the luxury leather goods market, belonging to the Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) group. Since 2018, Agnès has been working at ITECH Lyon where she manages the leather department (training & research).
Caroline Gouttebarge studied at ITECH and now teaches colorimetry in the laboratory for students and industrials. Color is present all over the world. It is applied in our laboratory in different fields: formulation (paint, cosmetics…), textiles, plastics, leather. We use different methods to characterize color: We use softwares for formulation/correction, reproducing a color via visual test, etc.
Franck Diaz is an ITECH leather engineer, and also has competencies in plastic materials. His work takes place primarily at the CTC (Centre Technique de Cuir, ITECH’s leather platform in the south east part of Lyon). He works on all steps of the leather-making process, from preparing raw hides for tanning to finishing and producing ready-for-use leathers.
Caroline Bouchez is an ITECH engineer (she graduated in 2011), specialized in cosmetics. After working in raw materials distribution for 7 years she is now teaching cosmetics to students and professionals (from raw materials to formulation). She also answers to industrial requests as research engineer: raw materials and formulations characterization, formulation development, controls…
Benjamin is from the United States but has lived in four cities in France since 2010. He studied international business and French in his native state of Washington, then completed a master’s in business within the school of languages at the University of Lyon 3 – Jean Moulin. At ITECH he assists Nathalie Pinton in the international relations department and coordinates the team of English teachers at the school, in addition to teaching classes himself. He also works to plan and run the Summer School.
Fabien ROLAND obtained his textile engineering degree from ENSAIT. He has been teaching and researching at ITECH since 1993. He is in charge of the textile laboratory. He is specialized in textile finishing and textile chemistry. He conducts his ongoing research in different dyeing processes: ecological dyeing, new fibers, e.g. PLA dyeing, and textile functionalization by surface treatment (fireproof, waterproof…)
She is Head of International Relations at ITECH. Nathalie graduated from University of Geneva/Switzerland. Being multilingual she soon developed an interest in developing international relations with industrial and academic partners, allowing ITECH students to develop their skills and knowhow while working or studying abroad. Welcoming foreign students is also one of her objectives, as being in a multicultural environment will allow everyone to benefit from a better understanding of different cultures.
Jean Pascal PHILIBERT graduated from ESCEPEA and postgraduated ITECH, specializing in the formulation, manufacturing and application of coatings, paints and inks. He is in charge of both theoretical and practical teaching of students and industry professionals. Due to his extensive knowledge in coating technology and application, he has provided collaborative support to external companies and student research projects.
Pascal FILLON has gained extensive teaching experience in the analytical chemistry laboratory over the past 20 years. She essentially teaches the first years on the Engineering program, for the analytical chemistry practicals, and supervises students on the Master’s program with their research projects. She is in charge of all analytical tests for both the institution and external companies.