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Engineering educator

Laurent Pilon, French engineering educator. Achievements include patents pending for Time-resolved non-invasive optometric device for detecting diabetes; patents pending for microencapsulation via ultrasonic atomization. Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Bergles-Rohsenow Young Investigator award 2008), American Society Engineering Education, Optical Society America, International Society for Optical Engineering.

Background

Pilon, Laurent was born on July 6, 1973 in Nantes, France. Arrived in United States, 1997, permanent resident, 2005. Son of Bernadette Clouet and Gerard Pilon.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics, Grenoble Institute of Technology, France, 1997. Master of Science in Applied Physics and Energy Engineering, Grenoble Institute of Technology, France, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 2002.

Career

Research engineer French Atomic Energy Commission, Grenoble, France, 1997—1999. Assistant professor University of California at Los Angeles, 2002—2008, associate professor, since 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents pending for Time-resolved non-invasive optometric device for detecting diabetes. Patents pending for microencapsulation via ultrasonic atomization.

Membership

Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Bergles-Rohsenow Young Investigator award 2008), American Society Engineering Education, Optical Society America, International Society for Optical Engineering.

Connections

father:
Bernadette Clouet

mother:
Gerard Pilon