Alain Morin

Polymer Science Engineer

Profile

59 years old

Seniority : 7 years, associate

English

  • Chemistry – Plastics – Rubbers – Adhesives
  • Fine chemistry – Biomaterials
  • Textiles – Glass manufacturing
  • Building Materials & Products
  • Waterproofing of tanks
  • Flexible and hard coatings and coverings
  • Natural building materials (stone, granite, marble, ceramics)
  • Corrosion
  • Plaster partitions and facings
  • Weathersealing, Glazing, Window
  • Paints
  • Resins

Education

Engineering Degree in Polymer Science
E.A.H.P
Strasbourg

Master’s Degree in Macromolecular Physics and Chemistry
Université Louis Pasteur
Strasbourg

Master of Science
Université de Bretagne Occidentale
Brest

Professional background

Ifoca
Initial & vocational training – Rubbers and Plastics
Deputy Director

Tremco / Prosytec
Tremco – Illbrück International Group
Director of Development

Bluestar Silicones (formerly Rhodia Silicones)
R&D Manager, Engineered Elastomers (California, USA)
Market Development Manager, Healthcare Business Unit (California, USA)
Innovation Manager, Silicones Technologies (New Jersey, USA)
Construction laboratory Head Manager (Lyon, FR)

Rhodia Recherches (formerly Rhône-Poulenc Recherches)
Research Engineer – Polymers Science and Processing

Key areas of expertise

Chemistry – Plastics – Rubbers – Elastomers – Mastics / Adhesives / Resins – Composites

  • Engineered elastomers and plastics. Mastics, adhesives, resins. Silicone, polyurethane and acrylic technologies
  • Formulations Chemistry – REACH regulations
  • Waterproofing and bonding materials (insulating glass, structural glazing, weathersealing, industrial glazing, industrial bonding)
  • Soft (PVC) and hard (natural stone, ceramic tiles) flooring and covering (indoor and outdoor applications)

Engineering – Processes

  • Elastomer and polymer processing
  • Robotized application of industrial adhesives. Metering, mixing and application issues
  • Waterproofing and bonding in construction, glazing and industry
  • Manufacturing processes for specialty chemicals (process chemistry)
  • Natural stone slabs and paving installation
  • Industrial resin floors installation