Dominique Hochereau worked on experimental systems for hydrogen storage applied to fuel cells and NiMH batteries at the Université Paris Sud. He later went to the Université Catholique de Louvain where he worked on solid-fluid mixing modelling. He then undertook R&D projects at the Dow Corning company technology center near Brussels. his research was geared towards an optimization of industrial mixers for extrusion processes of silicone polymers. Dominique Hochereau joined Plasseraud IP in 2008.