Etienne Deffense, Ph.D.
Dr Etienne Deffense was born in Belgium. He received his PhD in organic chemistry at the University of Louvain (Belgium), where he was lecturer and made a post-doctoral fellow at the Max-Plank-Instit?t in Germany. From 1980 to 1996 was R&D Manager at the S. A. Fractionnement Tirtiaux. In 1997 he founded his own company, Crystallisation & Degumming S.P.R.L., (C&D) specialised in oils and fats processing, supplying complete physical refining plant and skid mounted refining plant, dry fractionation plants for fats and speciality fats. C&D has plant references in Europe, Asia, North and South America and provides services and expertises to oils and fats industry, in 2000 he opened a R&D and analytical laboratory. He has many publications and patents in refining and fractionation.
Member of AOCS, EAOCS and EFL, AFECG.
Chevreul Medal Lecture 6th Euro Fed Lipid Congress, Athenai, Greece (2008).
Crystallisation & Degumming S.P.R.L., 21 Terre l'Oreye, Charleroi 6032, Belgium