CM Innovation Award

CM Award 

The CM Innovation Award recognises a significant contribution to technology innovation, technology transfer or technology strategy in the field of CM.

2018 winner: Dr Jérôme Lacaille

The CM Innovation Award for 2018 is awarded to Dr Jérôme Lacaille from Safran Aircraft Engines, France.

Holding the post of Emeritus Expert since 2007, Jérôme Lacaille is responsible for algorithmic innovations at Safran, a major aircraft manufacturer (civil and military applications). He is also head of an internal business network that capitalises on skills in mathematics, statistics, data analysis and scientific computing.

During his time at Safran, Jérôme has implemented prognostic and health monitoring (PHM) algorithms and developed a software platform solution to help engineers designing PHM solutions for specific subsystems. PHM is now part of the company’s system engineering process. He has also created the ‘DataLab’, recruiting a team of data scientists and engineers. The DataLab missions are to help business units with data analysis, transferring the data analytics knowledge with a formation program and building and centralising algorithmic and data visualisation tools.

As an ex-academic, Jérôme’s work at Safran is to also ensure the link between industry and universities. To this end, he is Vice President of the French Society of Applied and Industrial Mathematics, contributes to the formation of analysis and scientific programming courses at Institut Galilée – Université Paris 13, is a member of the Statistics, Analysis and Multidisciplinary Modelling (SAMM) laboratory at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and is a member of numerous scientific councils.

Past winners:

2017   Dr Ruhul Amin

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