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


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 Polytech Orléans in 2009, he continued with a CIFRE PhD thesis (Renault/Prisme) on the “Experimental and numerical investigation of two-phase flows in the cowl box of an automotive vehicle”. He obtained his doctorate in 2013 and joined SATT Sud-Est (Technology transfer accelerator), to work on an innovative concept of tidal turbine. A year later, he joined ACE CFD department and also took charge of ACE training activity related to OpenFOAM. After being the first trainee to learn OpenFOAM thanks to ACE, he has been ACE own trainer 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.

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:

After joining ACE in 2023, Laura is studying part-time for a Master’s degree in sports management. Initially assigned to the AerOptimum entity, she handles ACE’s and AerOptimum’s social media presence.