Powertrains and Sustainable Mobility

In the field of Powertrains and Sustainable Mobility, the education courses delivered at IFP School are based on a team of permanent teachers and external speakers to offer a unique range of skills, from industrial know-how to  highly specialized research. 

Permanent faculty

Permanent faculty members whose skills and expertise cover the fundamentals of the automobile industry (in particular combustion, engine technology, bench tests, etc.) and associated fuels and lubricants. Professors are from mixed backgrounds:

  • research
  • industry
  • dual industry/research
  • international scene

Visiting lecturers

IFP School also calls upon 160 visiting lecturers, some of whom are associate professors, with varied backgrounds: from research, including at IFP Energies nouvelles' laboratories, or in French or European universities.

Most have an industrial background and are well-known experts in their field, still working in their respective companies:

  • car and HVG manufacturers
  • spare parts manufacturers
  • oil companies
  • additive suppliers
  • engineering companies, etc.

The teaching staff of IFP School

  • Pierre Duret, Director Powertrains and Sustainable Mobility
  • Ouafae El Ganaoui-Mourlan
  • Thierry Lacome
  • El Hadj Miliani
  • Paolo Paron
  • Ludivine Pidol
  • Philippe Pierre 
  • Maria Thirouard