• Responsibilities and Duties

    Co-director of “Science, Engineering, Health” Doctoral School

  • Skills

    Experimental mechanics / Soft tissues biomechanics / Medical Device / Tribology

  • Research Topics

    Intéraction of textile-based medical devices and human body
    On-going projects:
    . Capture and Modelling of the Shod Foot in Motion (coll. INRIA Alps, funding ANR)
    . Mechanical Characterization of Orthotics: Application to Lumbar Belts in Low Back Pain (Coll. LPE, Thuasne)
    . Subcutaneous modeling: in vitro and in silico approaches (Coll. Nemera)
    . Digital signatures of the forearm cardiovascular system (Coll. CEA)
    . EPAD-C2 – Understanding the measurement of girdle dissociation in falls in the elderly. Case-control study (Coll. CHU)

  • Teaching Areas

    Master level:
    . Experimental methods
    . Biomechanics
    . Medical Devices and sensors

    SIS doctoral school:
    . Experimental mechanics

  • Education

    1994: Master of Engineering, Master of Mechanics, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon
    1999: PhD in Mechanics, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon – dir. L. Flamand, Ph. Vergne
    2007: Habilitation, Université Jean Monnet

  • Career History

    1994-1996: Alternative civilian service, Univ. Joseph Fourier
    1996-1999: Junior engineer, Institut de Recherche sur la Sidérurgie, Maizières-lès-Metz
    1999: Junior engineer, INSAVALOR, Lyon
    2000-2011: Assistant professor, Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering, Mines Saint-Etienne
    depuis 2011: Full professor, Centre for Biomedical and Healthcare Engineering, Mines Saint-Etienne

  • Main Publications

    . J Molimard, Experimental mechanics of solids and structures, John Wiley & Sons, 2016

  • Distinctions

    . Knight’s title in the Order of the Academic Palms, Jan 2018
    . Hetteny Award for the best publication, Society for Experimental Mechanics, Jun 2011

173 documents

  • Aicha Errabity, Fanette Chassagne, Paul Calmels, Woo Suck Han, Romain Pannetier, et al.. Reduced mechanical models of trunk–lumbar belt interaction for design-oriented in-silico clinical trials. Reduced Order Models for the Biomechanics of Living Organs, Elsevier, 293-308 (Chap.15), 2023, 978-0-323-89967-3. ⟨10.1016/B978-0-32-389967-3.00020-2⟩. ⟨hal-04154480⟩
  • Aicha Errabity, Paul Calmels, Woo Suck Han, Rébecca Bonnaire, Romain Pannetier, et al.. The effect of low back pain on spine kinematics: A systematic review and meta-analysis: Review. Clinical Biomechanics, 2023, 108, pp.106070. ⟨10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2023.106070⟩. ⟨hal-04199538⟩
  • Raphael Richert, Jean-Christophe Farges, Jean-Christophe Maurin, Jérôme Molimard, Philippe Boisse, et al.. Multifactorial Analysis of Endodontic Microsurgery Using Finite Element Models. Journal of Personalized Medicine, 2022, 12 (6), pp.1012. ⟨10.3390/jpm12061012⟩. ⟨hal-03702281⟩
  • Rébecca Bonnaire, Woo Suck Han, Reynald Convert, Paul Calmels, Jérôme Molimard. Feasibility of a Full-Field Measurements-Based Protocol for the Biomechanical Study of a Lumbar Belt: A Case Study. Biomechanics, 2022, 2 (2), pp.174-188. ⟨10.3390/biomechanics2020015⟩. ⟨hal-03649504⟩
  • Fanette Chassagne, Jérôme Molimard, Reynald Convert, Clothilde Helouin-Desenne, Pierre Badel, et al.. Bandages Static Stiffness Index Is Not Influenced by Calf Mechanical Properties but Only by Geometrical Changes. Biomechanics, 2022, 2 (1), pp.87-94. ⟨10.3390/biomechanics2010009⟩. ⟨hal-03702282⟩
  • Bastien Eydan, Baptiste Pierrat, Nicolas Curt, Hassan Zahouani, Jérôme Molimard. A new device for the combined measurement of friction and through-thickness deformation on ex vivo skin samples. Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials, 2022, 130, ⟨10.1016/j.jmbbm.2022.105141⟩. ⟨hal-03607580⟩
  • Jérôme Molimard, Tristan Delettraz, Etienne Ojardias. Development of a miniaturized motion sensor for tracking warning signs of low-back pain. 14th International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices, Feb 2021, Online Streaming, Portugal. pp.129-134, ⟨10.5220/0010291700002865⟩. ⟨hal-03191240⟩
  • Rébecca Bonnaire, Woo-Suck Han, Paul Calmels, Reynald Convert, Jérôme Molimard. Parametric study of lumbar belts in the case of low back pain: effect of patients' specific characteristics. Computational Biomechanics for Medicine, Springer International Publishing, pp.43-59, 2020, ⟨10.1007/978-3-030-15923-8_4⟩. ⟨hal-02929902⟩
  • Fanette Chassagne, Pierre Badel, Jérôme Molimard. Lower leg compression and its biomechanical effects on the soft tissues of the leg. Innovations and Emerging Technologies in Wound Care, Elsevier, pp.55-85, 2020, ⟨10.1016/B978-0-12-815028-3.00004-3⟩. ⟨hal-02929909⟩
  • Nicolas Kroupa, Baptiste Pierrat, Woo-Suck Han, Sylvain Grange, Florian Bergandi, et al.. Bone Position and Ligament Deformations of the Foot From CT Images to Quantify the Influence of Footwear in ex vivo Feet. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 2020, 8, ⟨10.3389/fbioe.2020.00560⟩. ⟨hal-02929904⟩