Charlotte Pradinaud (2015 – 2022)

Charlotte Pradinaud is an agricultural engineer from Montpellier SupAgro (2013) specialized in the management of water, cultivated areas and environment.

She joined for the first time the ELSA team in 2013 for her end-of-studies internship which objective was to achieve the LCA study of a biofuel produced from macroalgae (IDEALG project). After a year abroad, she rejoined the team as a PhD student at IRSTEA, as part of the industrial Chair ELSA -PACT.

Her thesis is generally related to the Water Footprint & LCA methods, and more specifically to the development of an indicator for the impact on water quality.

Philippe Loubet (2011-2014)

Philippe Loubet is a process and environmental engineer graduated from National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) of Toulouse (master’s degree, 2010). He started a PhD thesis in October 2011, in collaboration with Veolia Eau d’Île-de-France and UMR ITAP (Information and technologies for agroprocesses) of Irstea.

He is working on the environmental evaluation of water uses at the scale of an urban territory within the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) framework. His study case is the greater Paris area.

Topics: Life Cycle Assessment, water footprint, water use, urban territories, megalopolis