After completing a PhD in Mechanics and Chemical Engineering at Grenoble University, Jean-Francis joined Grenoble INP, where he obtained his Habilitation Degree. He has been the advisor of 20 PhD theses on surface and 3D structures. He published more than 300 international communications, and has examined articles in 28 international journals. He is an invited Professor at Harvard (US, 2011), UQTR (Canada, 2015), Lodz T.U. (Poland, 2016), Guangzhou T.U. (Chine, 2018), Darmstadt T.U. (Germany, 2018).
Jean-Francis shares executive duties with Jules in the function of COO, and help manage the interdisciplinary team, ensuring the share the values at BeFC. He is also in charge of the developing our production capabilities to provide our clients with an eco-friendly, but also economically-viable, solution.