He joined Ecole des Mines de Paris (MINES ParisTech) in 1989 as a Senior Researcher, became head of the Plasma Group in 1995, Maître de Recherche in 2007 and Directeur de Recherche (Full Professor) in 2013. In charge of PhD Doctorate school department “Energy and Processes” since January 2013, Honorary Professor at School of Engineering, University of Kwazulu-Natal Howard college campus since January 2016. He has been supervising more than 15 PhD students. His field of research covers the development of thermal and non-thermal plasma processes for energy and environmental issues. He is a specialist of CFD and MHD modeling in the service of thermochemical processing and plasma assisted reactive flows analysis.