Claire MORIN

  • Responsibilities and Duties

    Assistant Professor (2013-)
    École des Mines, Saint-Etienne, France.
    Centre for Biomedical and Healthcare Engineering, CNRS UMR 5307 (LGF)

    Post-Doctoral Fellow (2011-2013)
    Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria.
    Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Structures

  • Research Topics
    • Mines Saint-Étienne, France (2013-)
      – Developing a micro-mechanical modeling for arterial wall tissues

    • Vienna University of Technology, Austria (2011-2013)
      – Established universal rules governing the structure and composition of bony tissues
      – Developed a poro-micro-mechanical approach to predict the slow and fast wave velocities of bones
      – Developed a return-mapping algorithm for multiscale, multisurface elasto-plasticity to predict the strength of bones
    • ENSTA-Paristech, France (2008-2011)
      – Developed a constitutive law for shape memory alloys including phase change, thermo-mechanical coupling, tensile-compressive asymmetry and cyclic behavior
      – Developed a fatigue criterion, allowing to relate the number of cycles to failure to relevant thermo-mechanical quantities
  • Teaching Areas

    Primary Instructor

    • École des Mines de Saint-Étienne, France
      – Biomechanics of bones (Lecture/Recitation)
      – Biophysics of cells (Lecture/Recitation)
      – Basics of continuum mechanics (Lecture)
      – Continuum micromechanics (Lecture/Recitation)
    • Vienna University of Technology, Austria
      – Advanced macro and micromechanics (Recitation)

    Teaching Assistant

    • ENSTA-Paristech, France
      – Fatigue and failure of materials (Recitation)
      – Active Materials (Lecture/Recitation)
    • École Polytechnique, France
      – Active Materials (Laboratory)
      – Numerical projects in mechanics (Numerical projects)
      – New materials for the mechanics and biology (Numerical projects)
  • Education
    • 2011
      École Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France
      Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering – Graduated with Highest Honors
      Dissertation: “A comprehensive approach for fatigue analysis of shape memory alloys”
      Awards from Ecole Polytechnique and the Académie de Marine for excellent dissertation
    • 2008
      Ecole Normale Supérieure, Cachan, France
      M.S., Advanced Methods for Computational Structural Mechanics
      Graduated with Highest Honors
    • 2008
      ENSTA-Paristech, Paris, France
      Diploma of Engineering (French license to practice engineering)
      Major courses in Mechanical Engineering