Research

Center for Biomedical and Healthcare Engineering

“Improving health through science and engineering”

Head

Stéphane Avril
stephane.avril@mines-stetienne.fr

Research Fields

  • Mechanics
  • Material science
  • Physico-chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Computer science
  • Image processing and biology

Human Resources

60 persons

  • 25 permanent faculty and staff
  • 35 Docs and PostDocs

Industrial sectors

  • Biomedical devices, augmented medicine
  • Pharmacy, healthcare systems
  • Sports industry, cosmetics

Research units

  • SaInBioSE (INSERM U1059)
  • LIMOS (CNRS UMR 6158)

Départements scientifiques

STBio – Soft Tissue BIOmechanics

Contact: Pierre Badel, pierre.badel@mines-stetienne.fr

  • Prevention of aneurysm rupture
  • Biomechanical action of medical textiles
  • Numerical simulations
  • Biotribocorrosion of implants

I4S – Healthcare Engineering

Contact: Xiaolan Xie, xiaolan.xie@mines-stetienne.fr

  • Modelling,
  • Simulation and optimization of healthcare systems
  • Planning
  • Hospital logistics
  • Operational research

BioPI – BIOmaterial and inhaled nanoParticles

Contact: Jérémie Pourchez, jeremie.pourchez@mines-stetienne.fr

  • Synthesis and manufacturing of bioceramics
  • 3D printing
  • Aerosol metrology
  • Cell culture
  • Biotoxicity
  • Bio-physico-chemical characterization of materials

Platforms

  • Biomechanical tests
  • Biomaterial  and inhaled particles
  • Imagery and instrumentation
  • Computing and Numerical Simulations