PhD, R&D Program Manager, Essilor Center of Innovation & Technology Europe
Helene graduated from the University Pierre & Marie Curie in Physical Chemistry in 2004 and received her PhD in optics in 2007. She continued her research in optical design and materials as a postdoc for the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) for two years. She then worked for Thales Group as a project manager on the design and manufacture of various optical systems for spatial applications. She joined Essilor International in 2011, where she works in developing new anti-reflective coatings and filters for ophthalmic applications.