Frédéric Raynal, PhD

CTO/VP Engineering

Frédéric joined aveni in 2003 as the company’s director of product development and was promoted to chief technical officer, vice president of engineering and member of the management board in 2012. He oversees all product development and integration of aveni’s high-performance deposition technologies.

Earlier in his career, Frédéric served as an R&D engineer at Areva, Electricity of France and CEA Saclay.

Frédéric’s expertise encompasses electrochemistry and molecular engineering applied to semiconductor devices metallization (front end and back end of line), fuel cells, batteries and sensors. He holds a Ph.D. in electrochemistry from the University of Paris XII and a DEA in process engineering from the University of Toulouse III. Frédéric is also the inventor or co-inventor of several patents.