Antoine joined Lincoln Agritech in May 2020 to conduct research for the New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)-funded programme: “Subsurface processes in braided rivers – hyporheic exchange and leakage to groundwater”.
Antoine grew up in the Bordeaux region, south-western France. He obtained a BSc in Geosciences from the University of Bordeaux (France) and an MSc in Hydrogeology, Hydrology and Soil Sciences, jointly from the University of Rennes and the Agrocampus-Ouest (France). He continued his studies by doing a PhD in Bioscience Engineering at the KU Leuven and the Belgian Nuclear Research Center (Belgium). During his PhD research, he studied groundwater recharge and groundwater – surface water interactions, working mainly on modelling and upscaling issues.
Antoine is particularly interested in water transfer in vegetation, soil and groundwater, but also more broadly in water resources management, agriculture and all aspects of environmental modelling.