Dr. Didier Casner
Doctor in Engineering

Professional background

September 2018 – … (now) – Control Software Engineer, BOBST Grenchen AG, Switzerland

  • Development of software applications for interfacing BOBST machines with external ERP, MRP systems, using C#, .Net, SQL
  • Development of motion control for BOBST machines for the alignment of sheets

October 2015 – July 2017 – Project manager of an EU-Project, Hochschule Offenburg, Germany

  • Project manager in the “Intensified by Design” european project, in the framework of the Horizon 2020/SPIRE program
  • Design of tools based on TRIZ for solving inventive problems in process engineering and the design of new technologies and equipment.
  • Application to the design of dryers for the pharmaceutical industry

September 2011 – July 2015 – Teaching assistant, INSA Strasbourg, France

  • Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, Security (RAMS), FMEA
  • Development of mobile (with Android) and web applications (with PHP, MySQL, …)
  • Control engineering
  • Signal processing with Matlab/Simulink
  • Electrical, pneumatical and hydraulical actuators

Academic Background

2010-2015, PhD in Industrial Engineering, speciality Design Engineering

  • University of Strasbourg, France
  • Research performed at the Laboratoire du Génie de la Conception, from the Institut national des Sciences Appliquées de Strasbourg
  • Methodological contribution for the preliminary design support and optimization of mechatronic systems

2009-2010, Master of Sciences in Mechatronics

  • University of Strasbourg, France

2007-2009, Master of Sciences in Signal processing, control engineering and robotics

  • University of Strasbourg, France

2006-2007, Bachelor in Signal processing, Electronics and Control Engineering

  • University of Strasbourg, France



  • French: native language
  • English: fluent (C1)
  • German: fluent (B2)


  • OS: Windows, Linux, Mac OS
  • Office:
    • Microsoft Office 2013, 2016: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Visio
  • Programming:
    • Object-oriented languages: C# .NET, C++
    • Application: VBA for Excel
    • Web development: Java, HTML, Php, CSS
  • CAD: Solidworks
  • Multiphysics: Matlab, Simulink
  • Project management: Redmine, Microsoft Project