Abdoulaye Doucouré holds a PhD in Materials Chemistry from the University of Montpellier, France (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie – 1995). He has spent over 20 years of his career conducting industrial research in materials science and engineering to design advanced non-woven fibrous products and to establish innovative membrane technologies.
He is a Global Technology Manager & Research Development Site Leader at Hollingsworth & Vose (Virginia, USA), a world supplier of filtration and energy storage products, which he joined in 2011. A. Doucouré previously spent 12 years at Pall Corporation (New York) developing new membrane technologies from the laboratory to full scale setting and serving the Water, Microelectronic and Healthcare Markets.
He is co-founder and president of the African Membrane Society (AMSIC) and has chaired or co-organized several international scientific venues in Mali, Morocco, South Africa and Tunisia, since 2000. A. Doucouré has co-directed one doctoral thesis at the University of Bamako (Mali) in 2016 and has fulfilled several research and teaching assignments at the Faculté des Sciences & Techniques and the Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs du Mali.
He holds 5 international patents linked to trademarked filter products and has written over 30 publications.
- Hollingsworth & Vose Presidential Award in Technology, (2014). • Visiting lecturer fellowships (6) from TOKTEN-UNDP and TWAS, (2004-2017).
- Marcel Bleunstein-Blanchet -“Fondation pour la Vocation’’ national science prize, (1995).
Keynote speaker and co-organizer – Francofilt-2 Congress,
http://francofilt.com/francofilt2019/index.html, September 23-25, 2019, Hammamet, Tunisia
Keynote speaker and co-organizer – Bilateral Congress France-South Africa, https://www.unesco-simev.org/en/south-africa-2019/, July 19-21, Johannesburg, 2019, South Africa
Plenary speaker – 9th International Water Association Membrane Technology Conference https://mtc2019.sciencesconf.org/resource/page/id/20 – June 23-27, 2019, Toulouse, France
Keynote speaker – 2nd African Membrane Society International Congress, http://www.sam ptf.com/safrica/plenariesE.html, July 30-August 1, 2018, University of South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa
Instructor for the Liquid Filtration tutorial of Filtration 2012
Lecture title: Relevance of Filtration Processes in solid-liquid separation http://www.inda.org/events/filt12/speakers.html