Philippe Solot, Ph.D.

Specialties: Regulatory, International

Philippe Solot, Ph.D.

Dr. Philippe Solot is Chief Executive Officer of AICOS Technologies, a company which he co-founded in 1997 and which is specialized in facilitating the use of statistical methods by scientists active in the process industry. He previously served five years as Consultant in the Scientific Services department of Ciba-Geigy Ltd., the multinational chemical-pharmaceutical company that merged with Sandoz to form Novartis.

Dr. Solot looks back at more than 20 years of industrial expertise. His specialization is mathematical optimization, in particular its application in improving development and production processes in the pharmaceutical and chemical sectors. He regularly teaches courses on Design of Experiments, data visualization and analysis, Six Sigma and Statistical Process Control. He also gives lectures at Swiss and French universities and is the author of approximately 20 scientific publications in journals such as the International Journal of Production Research and INFOR.

Dr. Solot holds a PhD from the EPFL, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland. For his doctoral thesis he was awarded the Robert Faure Prize in France by the French AFCET. From 2001 to 2005, he was president of the Swiss Operations Research Society.