The team at ACE

Alexis graduated from the ESTACA Engineering School in 1998 and, as of 1996, he specialised in fluid simulations involving projects conducted on behalf of the Ligier F1 racing team, which was subsequently to become Prost Grand Prix. After working as an intern at Fluent after finishing his studies, Alexis was recruited by Prost Grand Prix to set up and run the F1 team’s CFD unit. In 2002, he became one of the founders of Aero Concept Engineering and took on the role of CFD Manager. In 2019, he took over the management of the company.

His passions

Cars, aeronautics and technology

His role at ACE

CEO of the company and responsible for the CFD unit, he still often conducts CFD studies

After graduating from the ISAT Engineering School in 2011, Rémy started work for ACE in the very same year following the end of his student internship. For a number of years, he designed wind-tunnel mock-ups and measuring equipment and managed wind-tunnel testing. He left ACE in 2017 to work on a thesis on the optimisation of the geometries of vessels dedicated to river transport. He returned to ACE in 2020, following the company’s reorientation, in order to take over the management of wind tunnel-related activities (tests and design).

His passions

Sport

His role at ACE

As the person responsible for the wind tunnel and design activities, he is your contact person for all aspects of physical testing. He will advise you about all aspects, starting from the feasibility study, through design of the mock-up and/or measuring and test equipment and on to testing itself.

After graduating from the North East Wales Institute (Master of science in aeronautical engineering) in 2007, Mathieu started his career in ACE’s CFD unit the very same year. During the years that followed, he conducted many studies in all sectors of activity covered by ACE. Since 2019, he has concentrated full-time on software development.

His passions

Parachuting, programming.

His role at ACE

As the person responsible for software development, Mathieu is in charge of front-end and back-end development of the software solution ACE of Aircraft.

After graduating from the Polytech Orléans in 2009, he went on to write a Cifre thesis (Renault/Prisme) on the subject of “Experimental and digital study of diphasic flows in the water tanks of automotive vehicles”. He was awarded his doctorate in 2013 and joined a catapult company, where he worked on a wind power project. A year later, he joined ACE’s CFD unit and also trained users in working with OpenFOAM. After being the first trainee to acquire his OpenFOAM skills from ACE, he has been ACE’s own trainer in this subject since 2016!

His passions

Diving, ultra-trail.

His role at ACE

In addition to being responsible for training, Yann also monitors software developments and performs CFD studies. He is your contact person for all your OpenFOAM training needs.

A graduate from the ISAT Engineering School in 2019, Antoine specialised in CFD and, in particular, the use of OpenFOAM during the internships undertaken during his fourth and fifth years of study. He joined ACE in 2019 to launch his career in the company’s CFD unit.

His passions

Aeronautics, defence.

His role at ACE

Antoine performs CFD studies for various sectors of activity. He may well be your contact person if you entrust your CFD studies to us.

After graduating from the ISAT Engineering School in 2021 Amandine was recruited by ACE following the end of her final-year student internship. After performing a 4th-year internship in the wind-tunnel unit and a semester at Polimi, where she trained in the use of OpenFOAM, she worked in the CFD unit during her final-year internship. She took up an interdisciplinary position in ACE, taking on responsibility for the Casimear project.

Her passions

Nature photography

Her role at ACE

Amandine joined ACE in connection with the launch of an automotive aerodynamics research project. This project, which brings together CAD design, CFD studies and wind-tunnel tests, has only just been launched. However, we promise we’ll tell you more very shortly!

Assigned to AerOptimum, our sports-focused entity, Benoît is responsible for dynamic bike-fitting. Are you a cyclist or triathlete? Entrust him with the adjustment of your bike and enjoy the comfort and performance gains. To find out more: aeroptimum.fr

After joining ACE in 2021, Meriem is studying part-time for a Master’s degree in marketing and digital communications. Initially assigned to the AerOptimum entity, she handles ACE’s and AerOptimum’s social media presence.