IMREDD direction handover

Passage de témoin direction IMREDD

In the presence of the IMREDD team and numerous institutional and industrial partners, and with a video message from the Minister of Higher Education, Frédérique Vidal, the outgoing director of IMREDD, Pr Pierre-Jean BARRE, handed over the baton on Friday 24 September to Dr Eric DUMETZ, the new director appointed by the President of the University.

Eric DUMETZ, a doctor in automatic control, was an associate professor at Polytech-Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille from 1997 to 2007, responsible for the professional Master’s degree in mechanical engineering and a member of the jury for the agrégation in mechanical engineering. He was Director of the École Nationale des Arts et Métiers in Lille from 2007 to 2013, involved in the development of the relationship between companies and the “research-education-innovation” knowledge triangle, before being seconded to Université Côte d’Azur as Deputy Director of the Institut Méditerranéen du Risque, de l’Environnement et du Développement Durable. Since 2018, he has been President of the Fondation Partenariale Université Côte d’Azur.