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François Kalaydjian has been appointed Director of the Economics & Technology Intelligence Division

He takes over from Nathalie Alazard-Toux, who was appointed to a new position.

Francois KALAYDJIAN - (c)IFPEN-Bernard Richebé

François Kalaydjian, graduated as a civil mining engineer and holds a doctorate in physics.

He joined IFPEN in 1988 as a reservoir engineering research engineer.

In 1997, he was appointed Director of the Reservoir Engineering Division, moving to the position of Deputy Director of the Exploration-Reservoir Engineering Division in 2001.

From 2005, François Kalaydjian focused his activities on sustainable development.

In 2009, he was appointed Director of the Sustainable Development Technologies Division.

Since 2011, he has been Deputy Director of the Energy Resources business unit and has been in charge of research programs in the field of CO2 capture and storage and gas treatment.

François Kalaydjian is an IHEST auditor, class of Claude Levi-Strauss (2009-2010).



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