60 seconds with Martine Esteban-Decloux

Published on 11/05/2018

Martine Esteban-Decloux is a lecturer and researcher in process engineering at  AgroParis Tech, and she is a trainer in the CIDS' distilling spirits and adding value to effluents course

1. In your opinion, what are the most important problematics concerning spirits distillation over the next decade ?

To link distillation settings, the behaviour of volatile aromatic compounds and the quality of the resulting new-make spirit.

2. How did your scientific training influence the contents/structure of your lectures?

As soon as I started working as a lecturer and researcher in 1982, I was in charge of the lectures on distillation and relationships with distilleries producing superfine alcohol first, then spirits. From 1986, I gave professional courses in companies, I took part in many studies and tutored PhDs in distillation.  My classes are of course in close link to the experience I have acquired in this field.



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