Mr Patrick Duprat
R&D and Solution Manager
BiographyPatrick Duprat is Solution Manager and R&D Program Manager in Alstom in Sain-Ouen offices (France). Degree in hadware and software he obtained an executive MBA from the School Art & Métiers Paris in 2003.
After ten years as aeronautical engineer, Patrick Duprat joined Alstom Transport in 2000; within the group, he first worked nearly six years in the signalling solutions as responsible for developing applications for metro projects. Thereafter, he joined the Transport Global Solutions entity as R&D Project Manager for the development of a new driverless metro before becoming technical manager on turnkey system tenders. In 2008, he discovered the ground-level feeding system (APS) for trams as head of the engineering for projects. Since then, he is a Senior Expert, the Solution Manager of the APS solution and Head of the APS R&D programs including the “APS for Road” one (with a first demonstrator made in Sweden in partnership with Volvo). In addition, he is member of the French Committee of PIARC (World Road Association) related to the road freight transport.
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