Executive Expert, Metallic Material & Process
Daniel Lecuru is an Airbus Group executive expert on metallic material and processes and has led the Airbus Additive Manufacturing Network. He was also chairman of Airbus Research and Technology Network for metallic technologies. He is involved in different technical committees of official bodies, universities and technical events as a scientist.
He joined the Airbus Corporate Innovation Center in 1982 as a research engineer where he developed a new, non-destructive technique on airframe (composite and metallic).
Daniel joined Airbus Helicopters in 1989 and he has been successively responsible for the quality department for new development, as well as the quality industrial department for parts manufacturing and subassembly (composite structure, mechanics ). He then moved to be responsible for the expertise laboratory before leading the Metallic Material and Process Department for 16 years.
Daniel Lecuru holds a PhD in mechanics from Université Technology Compiègne.