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Jean-Bernard MICHEL

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« They did not know it was impossible so they did it. »

« One need not hope in order to undertake,
nor succeed in order to persevere. »

Jean-Bernard MICHEL, Ph.D in Energy technologies (Valenciennes, 1983), Advisory Board Member, Race for Water Foundation

Professor at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HEPIA and HEIG-VD) from 2004 to 2018 where he initiated and led many R&D projects in the field of biomass and waste recovery in the fields of energy and of the environment. He also acted as consultant and trainer in Morocco, India and China on several occasions. He has gained and extensive experience in energy processes and R&D in several internationally renowned laboratories in the Netherlands and Switzerland (IFRF, Battelle, CSEM).

Now he advises several companies for the energy recovery of waste and new energy technologies and he continues to train engineers in renewable energies and bioenergy at his university and abroad.

He is also :
• Founder and member of the advisory committee of the Swiss association for Project Management, www.project-management.ch
• IPMA Level B © Certified Project Manager (2001)
• Member of the committee of the Swiss Technoparc for the Environment, www.tecorbe.ch since 2013


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