Scientific Departments

Centre for Biomedical and Healthcare Engineering

STBio – Soft Tissue BIOmechanics

Contact: Jérôme

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

I4S – Healthcare Engineering

Contact: Xiaolan Xie,

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

BioPI – BIOlogical Activity of Inhaled Particles

Contact: Valérie

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

BioMat – Biomaterials Engineering

Contact: David

  • Synthesis and manufacturing of bioceramics
  • In vitro bone tissue models
  • Development of bioinstructive materials for understanding mechanisms
  • Study of the behavior and aging of orthopedic implants (Fatigue testing)

Centre of Microelectronics in Provence

FEL – Flexible Electronics

Contact: Thierry

  • Heterogeneous integration on flexible substrates.
  • Ductile sensors
  • Energy harvesting
  • Electronic skin

SFL – Manufacturing Sciences and Logistics

Contact: Dominique Feillet,

  • Micro-electronics for manufacture and logistics
  • Planning and scheduling

SAS – Secure Architectures and Systems

Contact: Bruno Robisson,

  • Applied research to guarantee the integrity of electronic components and of their contents (such as cryptographic keys, software modules, intellectual property cores, data in memories, etc.) against “attacks”.

Common research team with the ECA-Leti.

BEL – Bioelectronics

Contact: Rodney O’

  • Tools for the neurosciences
  • Biosensors for the diagnosis
  • Toxicology and detection of toxic products

Henri Fayol Institute

ISI – Computer science and intelligent systems

Contact: Flavien Balbo,

Inter-connection of digital contents, services, things and people

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Knowledge Representation
  • Semantic Web
  • Data mining
  • Multi-Agent Systems
  • Social Networks
  • Virtual Communities

GMI – Mathematics and Operations Research for Engineering

Contact: Mireille Batton-Hubert,

Mathematics for Decision Support tools based on computational and numerical methods

  • Simulation
  • Forecasting and optimization for physic processes and industrial systems
  • Inclusion of Uncertainty

GEO – Organisation and environmental engineering

Contact: Valérie Laforest,

Environmental, economic and social performances of production systems and territories

  • Environmental assessment
  • Sustainable logistic
  • Servitization
  • Territory resilience

MRI – Responsible management and innovation

Contact : Jean-Michel Degeorge,

Global Performance through Sustainable Innovation

  • Collaborative Platforms for Sustainable Innovation CSR
  • Innovation and Value Creation in SMEs
  • Managerial and Organizational Practices

Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering

MPE – Mechanics and Direct Manufacturing Processes

Contact : Julien Bruchon,

  • Direct manufacturing processes
  • Multi-materials
  • Numerical and physical modelling
  • Multi-physics coupling
  • Mechanics of solids
  • Fluids and porous media

MPI – Physical mechanics and Interfaces

Contact: Krzysztof WOLSKI,

  • Durability in severe environments
  • Stress corrosion cracking
  • Hydrogen effects
  • Surface analysis
  • Sensory properties,
  • Materials for design

PMM – Physics and Mechanics for the Metallurgy

Contact: Guillaume Kermouche,

  • Innovating alloys
  • Microstructures
  • Volume and surface thermomechanical processing
  • High-resolution analysis
  • In-situ testing

Centre for Chemical Engineering

GSE – GeoSciences and Environment

Contact: Didier Graillot,

  • Modelling of complex Hydrosystems
  • Recovery of Hydrometallurgical wastes
  • Depollution of Soils

PMMG – Powder Science and Technology

Contact: Johan Debayle,

  • Powder Science and Technology
    • Powders and grains
    • Cement and concrete
  • Image analysis
    • Image processing
    • Image analysis
    • Image modelling

PRESSIC – Processes and Reactivity of Solid-Gas Systems, Instrumentation Sensors

Contact: Jean-Paul Viricelle,

  • Multi-Scale modelling of Heterogeneous Reactors
  • Reactivity of Multi-Material Systems
  • Heterogeneous Kinetics
  • Solid-Gas Reactivity
  • Process Intensification and Instrumentation
  • Sensors