Pascal Côté is a professional engineer (École Polytechnique de Montreal, 1989) in mechanical engineering and is Director, Technology at STAS. He has been involved in new products developments for most of his career.
His work is mainly oriented towards the aluminium industry, covering all the sectors of primary aluminium production. He leads a team of professionals focussed on developing innovative solutions for the industry, integrating the latest technologies. Over the years, he was also deeply involved in some magnesium production projects, and he acted as the lead engineer in the development of the SEED rheocasting technology. He is still active in the semi-solid forming processes as the SEED rheocasting specialist and member of the international scientific committee on semi-solid processing of alloys and composites.