Nicolas PINEAU

Marne La Vallée Cedex 2

En résumé

The Nestlé Research Center provides support for all Nestlé R&D and work on many research areas (nutrition, food structure, consumer&sensory science...).
The group of statisticians provides expertise (DoE, univariate & multivariate analysis, tool development) and develops statistical methodologies.

Main area of expertise: statistics dedicated to sensory and consumer science (monadic profiling, Temporal Dominance of Sensation, preference mapping, consumer tests), product development (DoE, modelling) and Meta-analysis.
Last mission: building of an internal network of statistics in one Nestlé research unit, recruitment of a statistician and development of the strategy for the increase of statistical competence/expertise.

Mes compétences :
Analyse sensorielle
Plan d'expérience (DoE)
Dominance Temporelle des Sensations
Analyse de données


  • Nestlé - Statistician

    Marne La Vallée Cedex 2 2006 - maintenant Statistician at the Nestlé Research Center. Provides expertise trough direct assistance, training, consultancy. Research in sensometrics and consomerics. Peer reviewer for main journal in the domain (Food Quality and Preference, Journal of Sensory Studies).
  • Centre Européen des Sciences du Goût - Doctorant

    2003 - 2006 sensometry (statistics applied to sensory analysis): investigations about the panel peformance:
    - Definition of the performance for a panelist
    - Evolution of the performance over time
    - Influence of several factors (gendre, age, trianing level) on the performance

    This work lead to the creation of a database for sensory profiling data which provide free data analyses (Sensobase website).



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