Ecole Des Mines D’Albi-Carmaux | EMAC

Introduction

Founded in 1993, the École Nationale Supérieure des Mines d’Albi-Carmaux (Mines Albi) is a state-funded higher education institution, placed under the authority of the Ministry of Economy and Industry.

A graduate school of engineering

As a French ‘Grande École’ of engineering, Mines Albi offers an outstanding range of programs to fit your needs, talents and goals. Our undergraduate students are admitted at L3 or M1 level and our Engineering Diploma is delivered at the end of M2 year.

Our master of science, engineering, International Master (M3) and PhD programs provide a high level of scientific and managerial training to develop socially responsible leaders poised for the challenges of a dynamic and unsettled world.

A center of excellence for research

Mines Albi hosts 3 research centers:

The RAPSODEE research center dedicated to energy, environment and the science and technology of particulate solids

The Clément Ader Institute focusing on research on mechanical and material science engineering with a particular emphasis in aeronautics and space applications

The Research Center for Industrial Engineering devoted to the organization and management of supply chains, development of mathematical tools and software for system engineering

In recognition of the scientific excellence and quality within industry research partnerships, RAPSODEE and ICA became shared research units between CNRS and Mines Albi and the laboratories of Mines Albi were awarded the prestigious “Carnot” ranking, a label delivered to elite research groups in France conducting industry-oriented research

A business partner for economic and regional development

Mines Albi continuously develops close ties with international and national industries and participates in the development of the regional economy, e.g. by hosting starts-up etc. The training process is designed to ensure that graduate engineers are able to ‘hit the ground running’ in operational jobs in various sectors in industry. Many engineers and managers from industry regularly teach at the school and are closely involved in its management.

Strategy

“Mines Albi” is a modern and well-equipped academic institution

  • training multi-skilled engineers according to the French “Grandes Ecoles” tradition
  • delivering Master of Science diploma
  • co-delivering doctoral diploma
  • carrying out cutting edge fundamental and applied research
  • promoting the industrial implementation of its activities.

“Mines Albi” belongs:

  • to the “Institut Mines-Télécom”, the French leader in Education and Research in Engineering, Information Technology and Management,
  • to “Toulouse University”, founded in 1290 comprising of about 120000 students shared across all university fields.

Albi is a charming and quiet town located in the South-west of France, its historical center being declared an UNESCO world heritage site.

Positioned in the heart of the modern and dynamic network of “Mines”, “Télécom” and “Toulouse” universities located throughout France and in the Midi-Pyrénées region, “Mines Albi” is developing in an environment of world-renowned research clusters in various fields such as aeronautics, cancer and health, energy, water and environment.

Accelerated internationalisation of the campus has become one of the major aims for future development.

A significant international experience is compulsory for each of our students during their studies and Mines Albi aims host yearly about 30% of foreign students in under-graduate and masters courses. These students are admitted as exchange, undergraduate or double diploma students, in the framework of the collaboration agreements signed with universities from all over the world.

Today, about 50% of our doctoral and post-doctoral students come from abroad. We develop the international engagement and recognition of our research by continuing to organise and co-organise yearly international conferences, increasing our participation in international and EU projects, and increasing international publications. The development of joint international research teams and laboratories as well as intensification of visiting professorships will strengthen our position at the international level. Due also to the new investments in the technological and pilot platforms GALA, MIMAUSA and VALTHERA and to the quality of campus life and in Albi generally, the “Mines Albi” is an attractive option for studying and research.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • French

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Programs

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Master

Master Advanced Manufacturing Processes for Aeronautical Structures (AMPAS)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2016 France Albi

The Advanced Master course AMPAS, is designed by Mines Albi and ISAE with the support of aeronautical industry partners. [+]

Master Advanced Manufacturing Processes for Aeronautical Structures (AMPAS) A booming industry After a short recession period, the Aeronautical industry market is facing a rapid and continuous increase worldwide as shown by the record breaking contracts recently signed by both Airbus and Boeing. These two industry leaders forecast an increase of close to 5% in activity over the next years and estimations indicate that the annual increase of large commercial airplanes will induce a doubling of the number of aircraft by 2030. Nearly sixty percent of the turnover is subcontracted all over the world and concerns mostly production and manufacturing activities. As a consequence most aeronautical subcontracting companies will have to increase their production rates but also to keep up to date with technological changes; moving from metallic processes toward composite materials processes. Moreover the aircraft manufacturers have changed their supply chain structure in the last years, and subcontractors are now required to manage more complex parts and to take over, on their own, the qualification processes. At the heart of Europes Aerospace Valley The Midi-Pyrénées is home to the global headquarters of Airbus and over 600 subcontracting businesses, employing more than 60,000 employees. The French space agency (CNES), as well as Thales and EADS Astrium are also present in the area along with their lot of subcontractors. The Ecole des Mines d’Albi and Institut Supérieur de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace (ISAE), have both a proven track record of leading research and working alongside industrial partners in the aeronautics industry. This master program is accredited by the French “Conference des Grandes Ecoles” A formation tailored to the need of the industry The Advanced Master course AMPAS, is designed by Mines Albi and ISAE with the support of aeronautical industry partners. It will give a specialization to master level students allowing them to take over high level responsibilities in airframe structure manufacturing plants. It is especially well suited to students who have followed general studies in mechanical engineering, material science or equivalent and who would like to gain a major chance to be recruited by aeronautical industry. To reach this goal, AMPAS master students will develop: general knowledge of flight dynamics constrains and airframe design knowledge and understanding of the airframe materials and processes and their qualification constrains knowledge, understanding and practice of the prevalent processes for structural applications with either metallic or fiber reinforced thermoset composites materials ability to use state of the art simulation tools for definition and optimization of metallic sheet forming and RTM/infusion process knowledge of the aeronautical supply chain structure and their communication rules understanding of the aeronautic dedicated quality and management requirements knowledge and practice of lean manufacturing tools ability to undertake manufacturing projects in an international team environment ability to communicate with written reports and by oral presentation Lecturers Professoral staff form Ecole des Mines Albi and ISAE (Institut Supérieur de l'Aeronautique) and more generally from University of Toulouse Experts form Aeronautical Insdustry, especially from AIRBUS and supply chain Experts from certification, quality, supply chain organization and management Requirements Applicants must have a Master degree, or an equivalent degree in science or engineering, or a bachelor degree with 3 years of professional experience at least. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 79 Contents A balance of theoretical learning and practical experience: The course consists of 75 credits mixing academic teaching and professional experience. First semester: academic term of 450h and 45 credits, provided by permanent professors of Mines Albi and ISAE and expert practitioners from aerospace industry to bring current knowledge and experience. The teaching, balancing academic lessons with more applied practice. Second semester: Professional thesis in the aeronautical industry or in an academic research lab in collaboration with aeronautical industrial partners, in France or abroad. The duration is from 5 to 6 months and corresponds to 30 credits. Students are supervised by a tutor from the host organization and from Mines Albi or ISAE. Thesis is concluded by the preparation of a final report and an oral dissertation in front of a jury. Syllabus The academic course consists of 450 hours of taught modules aiming to provide a deep knowledge of the three main material families used in airframe structures (i.e. aluminum, titanium and long fiber reinforced polymer composites) as well as their related forming routes relevant to aeronautical industries. It is also devoted to gain knowledge in aircraft architecture, on aeronautical supply chain specificities, lean manufacturing and quality management required to be able to take over technical and organizational responsibilities in industry. A team project (100 hours) will demonstrate the ability to address an aeronautical part processing problem following the theoretical and professional skills. In more details: 1. Aircraft, material and process basic scientific knowledge Aircraft General Knowledge Flight Dynamic Structure and Airframe Design Aeronautical materials and processes Aluminium and titanium alloys Epoxy and thermoplastic composites Assembly processes Material and processes qualification NDT and shape control techniques NDT for metallic and composite materials Optical techniques for assembly aid Computer Aided Design 2. Composite structure forming and machining Processes Physical phenomena description and modeling related to epoxy based manufacturing Raw material and composite quality control LCM/RTM processes Autoclave Vacuum Bagging (monolithic - sandwich) processes Composite material trimming, drilling and assembly RTM/Infusion Simulation 3. Metallic structure forming and machining processes Material behaviour and mechanical model Cold and hot sheet forming processes Surface treatments Metallic material machining Sheet forming simulation 4. Industrial Organization and Management Supply chain structure and organization Materials management and Lean manufacturing Supply chain improvement and collaborative processes Quality management and tools 5. Integrated Team Project 6. Internship and Professional Thesis (2nd semester) [-]

Master Biomass and Waste for Energy and Materials (BiWEM)

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 France Albi

The objectives of BiWEM are to provide students with a sound theoretical and practical specialised knowledge in the field of biomass and waste processing. Students in the program will acquire the ability to design economically viable biological or thermochemical processes for the conversion of biomass and waste into new materials or energy carriers, within a sustainable development frame. [+]

ACCREDITATION Master accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research. Opening in September 2016. KEY WORDS Renewable feedstocks, eco-technology, processing, design, assessment, environmental burdens, green business, social responsability SCHOOL PROPOSING THE MASTER Mines Albi, in co-accreditation with Institut Mines Telecom, Paris, France LANGUAGE OF TEACHING English INCENTIVE Given the current context of natural resource depletion, environmental and public health crises related to air and water pollution, pressures on energy supplies, we are facing a paradigm shift. The linear model “take, make, consume and dispose” is progressively being replaced by a 4R approach “repair, refurbish, reuse and recycle”. The circular economy is becoming day after day a new development strategy for nations. Better eco-design, waste prevention and reuse bring significant net savings for businesses, while also reducing environmental harm and bringing new job opportunities. Turning biomass and waste into a valuable resource is at the heart of this strategy. Generating new materials, processes and markets requires global high-level training, including science, technology, regulatory knowledge, management and economics. All these innovative systems will emerge at the crossroads of process engineering, chemistry, fluid mechanics, thermal science, environmental sciences and economics as well as social sciences and humanities. BiWEM was created to satisfy the growing needs of this dynamic sector. COURSE AIMS The objectives of BiWEM are to provide students with a sound theoretical and practical specialised knowledge in the field of biomass and waste processing. Students in the program will acquire the ability to design economically viable biological or thermochemical processes for the conversion of biomass and waste into new materials or energy carriers, within a sustainable development frame. Consequently, BiWEM focus on chemical engineering but also includes courses on economics, international regulations and on certain areas of the social sciences and humanities. PROGRAM This is a full-time program of 2 years divided into four semesters: lectures, tutorials and practical work over the 3 academic semesters followed by an internship of one semester in a company or in a public research lab. The program is composed of four teaching blocks, including an integrated team project over the three academic semesters under the supervision of expert practitioners. Overall, 25% of the classes are devoted to practice. 1. Environmental and social economic issues (25 ECTS) Ethics, management and economics of the environment Corporate social responsibility Ecotechnologies and innovation Global environmental business 2. Fundamental science and generic engineering tools (21 ECTS) Fundamentals of transport phenomena, applied chemistry, biochemistry, metabolic pathways Generic numerical and experimental methods for process optimization and engineering Process modeling, integration and assessment 3. Fundamentals for renewable resource conversion (22 ECTS) Resource availability, collection and sustainability Biomass and waste pre-processing Fundamentals of biological and thermochemical reactor design Gas and solid coproducts post-processing 4. Putting theoretical concepts into practice (22 ECTS) Industrial visits Industrially-relevant project work, sponsored by industrial partners: Environmental-friendly design of an economically viable processing route for turning waste or biomass into energy, chemical or useful material. CALENDAR One intake per year (mid-September). - Year 1: Two academic semesters at Mines Albi. - Year 2: One academic semester at Mines Albi + a 6-month MSc thesis, in France or abroad. LOCATION The 3 academic semesters will be held on the Mines Albi campus. Albi is located 70 km from Toulouse, the capital city of the French southwestern Midi Pyrénées Region, which is ranked among the 12 most dynamic European Regions. The city of Albi is part of the UNESCO’s World Heritage. ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS Participants must hold a Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree. The program is a complete education in chemical engineering therefore admissions are open to candidates from various fields of study (preferentially Chem Eng but also Mech Eng, Civil Eng, Clean Tech...) with little or no professional experience. Participants with some industrial experience are also welcome. LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS English Mother tongue or Bachelor degree taught in English or English language qualification such as TOEFL IBT 80, IELTS 6.0, TOEIC 750, Cambridge CAE. French No prerequisite in French, but TEF II or equivalent may be required to obtain a visa. APPLYING All applications should be made on-line: www.mines-albi.fr/admission-process-master-science. Applications are open from January to July each year. HIGHLIGHTS Program boosted by the research department RAPSODEE CNRS UMR 5302 having an outstanding international recognition. This centre has been granted by the French government as a research centre of excellence in Science for Energy Conversion (under Labex and Equipex funding schemes). This label is given to only 10% of research labs in France. RAPSODEE has also developed and hosts the Springer peer-reviewed journal “Waste and Biomass Valorization” and the WasteEng Conferences Series. Strong interaction with industry through conferences, practices and visits. RAPSODEE works closely with more than 50 companies (€ 2 Million income in corporate research/year), including world leaders in the field of Energy and Environment. Good grounding in a core set of engineering competencies. In-depth knowledge of the key cross-cutting methods associated with process design and integration. Access to impressive and up-to-date on-site pilot-scale facilities. Opportunity to undertake an industrially-relevant project, sponsored by companies, and to develop a sense of decision-making in the field of Waste and Biomass Valorization to face tomorrow’s challenges. 6-month MSc thesis in industry or in a public research lab. Opportunity to build up a well-established international network of contacts. Master taught entirely in English and in small group. Free French language courses. A quality charter to welcome international students to the Mines Albi international campus. SKILLS ACQUIRED Ability to use experimental and numerical methods for process conceptual and detailed design, optimisation and assessment. Ability to think green, preferably with a circular economy mind-set. Ability to understand, analyse and manage complex systems. Ability to recommend strategies to meet business and ecological goals. Ability to undertake socially responsible innovative industrial projects. Ability to work well with others, across culture and disciplines. Ability to present convincingly and argue a case in front of an audience, write reports, publications and short communications. TYPICAL JOBS R&D Engineer Junior Project Engineer Process Engineer Design Engineer Exploitation engineer Environmental consultant [-]

MSc

Master AeroMat - Innovation Aerospace Materials

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 France Albi

Innovation offers challenging opportunities to students interested in developing careers in the aerospace industry with both technical (innovation) and managerial skills by [+]

Master AeroMat – Innovation “Aerospace Materials: Designing, Manufacturing and Innovation Management” STRONG POINTS OF THE SCHOOL/PROGRAM Mines Albi is accredited by the French Ministry of Industry Télécom Ecole de Management - Evry is double-accredited: AACSB and AMBA Study in Toulouse and Paris regions, the two leading French and European regions for employment and economic activity in aerospace International Faculty Masters taught entirely in English and in small groups Strong links with industry 6-month master thesis in industry or in a research lab Intercultural seminars Free French language courses A MSc program boosted by renowned research departments An international team for international students A quality-chartered “Welcome to International Students” package COURSE OBJECTIVES Innovation offers challenging opportunities to students interested in developing careers in the aerospace industry with both technical (innovation) and managerial skills by: Training high level master students for the future in engineering and innovation management for industry Promoting teaching in close relationships with research most advanced achievements Favouring multi-cultural, multi-physics and multi-scales approaches Providing multi-choices paths for graduation Opening widely to the international dimension Thinking green and fostering a socially responsible innovative industrial spirit PROGRAM This is a full-time program of 2 years divided into four semesters: courses over 3 semesters followed by an internship of one semester in a company or in a research laboratory. The program is composed of 4 teaching units including an integrated and global approach addressing the specificity of the aerospace industrial sector, the materials science and mechanical engineering and the business and innovation management. Skills and competencies acquired will be utilised for the master thesis in a company or a research laboratory. 1. Aerospace engineering Market, technical and economical analysis Architecture, structure and performance of airplanes, launchers and satellites Aerospace project management, quality management, certification and environment rules for sustainable development Aerodynamics and flight dynamics Manufacturing Space techniques and materials in space environment Innovation in aerospace 2. Materials science and mechanical engineering Strategy for selecting & tailoring materials Modelling & simulation in mechanics of materials Physical properties of materials Additive manufacturing Advanced manufacturing processes Diagnosis and control of materials & structures Microsystems Surface engineering Laboratory work 3. Innovation management Principles of management (introduction, business simulation, multidisciplinary team management, soft skills learning, international negotiation) Innovation management (R&T, technology competition models, technology intelligence, organisation & tools, scientific and technological partnership, innovation measure & metrics, intellectual properties, rights & strategy, technology intelligence with patents)) Project management (designing innovation project, response to competitive call for tender, press review) Business management (strategy, value chain, firm network, human resources management, intercultural management, business ethics, supply chain management) 4. MSc Thesis 6-month MSc thesis in industry and/or research laboratory (France or international). The program also includes company visits and seminars. COMPETENCIES ACQUIRED knowledge in basic materials science engineering with a particular attention for research applied to industry, application of the scientific field of materials engineering in the specific field of aerospace structures with an objective of product performance enhancement. understanding of the industrial sector of aeronautics and space in all its technical, economic, organizational dimensions and regulatory issues. understanding of the strategies and methodologies specific to innovation management: management techniques, techniques of lean design, manufacturing and management, communication, change management, performance management, project management, planning techniques, financial analysis and cost management, resource management, risk analysis methods entrepreneurial spirit and an ability to take into account economic, quality, competitiveness and productivity and business requirements ability to lead a complex project in compliance with quality procedures, to take into account the standards and regulation; to develop a sense of responsibility and of decision-making; and an ability to act effectively. a good ability to integrate into real working life, into an organization, to animate and evolve in it: project management, communication ... a strong ability to work in an international context: fluency in English, cultural and international awareness, knowledge of French culture & language good skills in written and oral communication, to present convincingly and argue a case behind an audience, write and present a summary document, communicate and explain decisions economy and society TYPICAL JOBS R & T Operations Manager Engineer with client, supplier and/or research laboratories interfaces Junior Project manager Project procurement/purchasing Lean Management Officer Engineer / Consultant Technology Watch Engineer / Consultant Intellectual Property ACCREDITATION Master accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research under N°20151031 (july 2015). Opening in September 2016. Master in co-accreditation with Institut Mines-Telecom, Paris - France ENVIRONMENT The economic success of actors in the aerospace industry strongly depends on the ability of companies to develop management strategies for research and development, technology transfer and optimization of the overall manufacturing process. This is a strategic issue in the highly competitive sector of the production of materials and structure for aerospace applications. From a technological point of view, the engineers of tomorrow will develop multi-physics and multi-scale approaches adapted to generate innovation that will emerge at the crossroads of scientific disciplines. In terms of management skills, they will be able to deploy methodologies and implement complex and global organizational processes integrating a multi-cultural dimension to anticipate and accompany the changes due to an ambitious industrial innovation policy. SCHOLARSHIP Scholarships are available depending on academic records and countries of origin (companies, governments, embassies…). Internships are paid and cover living expenses during the last semester. [-]

Master Supply Chain And LEan management (SCALE)

Campus Full time 16 months July 2017 France Toulouse

This Master Of Science (100 % taught in English) is conjointly proposed by l'Ecole des Mines d'Albi and Toulouse Business School. This program (MSc) is accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles (CGE) and by the French Ministry of Education and Research. [+]

This Master Of Science (100 % taught in English) is conjointly proposed by l'Ecole des Mines d'Albi and Toulouse Business School. This program (MSc) is accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles (CGE) and by the French Ministry of Education and Research. Environment Supply Chain management is concerned with the global management of physical and information flows for the elaboration of products : from raw materials and suppliers through the production and distribution system down to the final consumers. Lean management deals with the continual removal of wastes in processes, with the aim of making them more efficient and responsive, thereby increasing the firm’s competitiveness. In the globalized and complex world of today, a necessary and sufficient condition to achieve a high level of competitiveness is to train managers with multiple competencies. This is the reason why this MSc program is designed around three disciplines: supply chain management, lean management, and project management. It also adopts a professional approach by incorporating four international professional certificates. Course Aims This MSc aims to give a competitive edge to students and young professionals willing to rapidly take up management positions in the fields of supply chain, operations, lean, and project management, in a global, multicultural and constantly evolving business environment. Program This is a one-year and a half full-time program divided into three semesters (90 credits): courses over 2 semesters followed by an internship of one semester in a company or in a research laboratory The program is composed of 8 teaching units that include the preparation for 4 professional certificates (APICS’s BSCM, PMI’s CAPM, IIBLC’s Green Belt, and DDI’s CDDP). 1. Supply Chain Management Materials management Supply chain coordination Basics of SCM (BSCM certification) Principles of sourcing, procurement and purchasing 2. Demand Chain Management Sales forecasting Marketing and Logistics management Pricing and Yield management Distribution, Transportation, and Physical Internet Reverse logistics 3. Lean Management Business process management Quality management and performance assessment Lean-6 sigma (Green Belt certification) 4. Enterprise and Network Management Accounting and Finance Management Strategy and Marketing Network coordination 5. Project Management Basics of-project management (CAPM certification) Lean project management Collaborative project management 6. Decision Support Systems Quantitative models and simulation Information systems Demand-driven MRP (CDDP certification) 7. Personal Development Team Building Negociation and Communication Process Communication® Foreign languages and European culture 8. MSc Thesis - 6-month MSc thesis in industry or in research lab (France or international). The program also includes company visits and seminars. Admission requirements Participants must hold a 4-year Bachelor of Science degree in any field (engineering, sciences, management, economics…). French candidates are expected to have an academic level that corresponds to the first year (M1) of French Masters programs. Language requirements English Mother tongue or Bachelor degree taught in English or English test such as TOEFL IBT 80, IELTS 6.0, TOEIC 750, Cambridge CAE No prerequisite in French, but TEF II or an equivalent level may be required to obtain a visa. Strong Points of the School Program Mines Albi is accredited by the Ministry of Industry and the Ministry of Education TBS is triple-accredited: AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA The MSc is accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles 4 international certifications are included in the MSc International Faculty Masters taught entirely in English and in small groups Strong links with the industries 6-month master thesis in industry or in a research lab Intercultural seminars Free French language courses MSc boosted by reputed research departments An international team for international students A quality-chartered “Welcome to International Students” package Competencies Acquired The high-level technical and management skills necessary for the management of supply chains, logistics and lean operations in the manufacturing or service industries An advanced training in Operations Research and Decision-making techniques applied to supply chain management An in-depth knowledge of industrial systems operations management, production, transport and logistics in all sectors of economic activity The ability to manage complex innovative projects in an international environment The opportunity to put into practice the theoretical concepts in a real industrial environment or conduct a research project aimed at developing innovations in the area The opportunity to learn French and acquire some French culture The opportunity to enter a high-level career in industry or to continue for the preparation of a doctoral thesis Typical Job Supply Chain Manager Supply Chain Consultant Supply Chain Planner Supply Chain Analyst Lean Project Manager Continuous Improvement Manager Project Manager for supply chain development Procurement or Purchasing Manager Logistics Manager Operations Manager [-]

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