Loubière, Vincent

Director of City Integration and Infrastructure, Airbus Urban Air Mobility

Loubière, Vincent

Director of City Integration and Infrastructure, Airbus Urban Air Mobility

Biography

Vincent Loubière is Director of City Integration and Infrastructure, Urban Air Mobility (UAM). He is responsible for leading Airbus’ UAM city integration and infrastructure development efforts.

Since joining Airbus in 2008, Vincent has been specialising in emerging technologies and concepts. His career at Airbus started within the design office of the A350’s wing. There, he managed the development and qualification of tools and interfaces for the wing’s components throughout the industrial journey, including Beluga transport. He then joined the Innovation Cell team as lead technologist on key technology development topics such as flexible electronics, smart fabrics, robotics and mechatronics, artificial intelligence, and augmented and virtual reality.

In 2017, Vincent embarked on a new journey to learn urban design in order to apply it to Airbus UAM’s urban development capacity. Since then, Vincent has collaborated on projects with thought leaders, including Norman Foster (Africa Droneport project), and MVRDV lead architect Winy Maas and Systra transport experts (urban design plans for Sao Paulo and Paris).

Vincent holds two master’s degrees in the fields of mechanical engineering and aerospace engineering. He also has a master’s degree in aerospace vehicle design from Cranfield University and a post-master’s degree in architecture from ENS Architecture, Paris Belleville.