EDME Committee & Thesis Directors

Commission Members

Prof. Dominique Pioletti, Director
Prof. Fernando Porté-Agel
Prof. Christophe Ancey
Prof. Bill Curtin
Dr. Mohamed Farhat
Prof. François Gallaire
Prof. Marie Violay
Prof. Brice Lecampion
Prof. Tobias Schneider
Prof. John Kolinski
Dr. Alessio Ferrari

Thesis Directors in Fluid Mechanics

Prof. Christophe ANCEY Head of the environmental hydraulics laboratory
(LHE)
Prof. François AVELLAN Head of the laboratory for hydraulic machines
(LMH)
Dr. Mohamed FARHAT Senior scientist (MER) at the laboratory for hydraulic machines
(LMH)
Prof. François GALLAIRE Head of the laboratory of fluid mechanics and instabilities
(LFMI)
Prof. Fernando PORTE-AGEL Head of the wind engineering and renewable energy laboratory
(WIRE)
Prof. John Richard THOME Head of the heat and mass transfer laboratory
(LTCM)
Prof. Tobias SCHNEIDER Head of the Professor Schneider group
(ECPS)
Prof. Penelope LEYLAND Head of the interdisplinary aerodynamics group
(IAG)
Prof. Michael LEHNING Head of the laboratory of cryospheric sciences
(CYROS)
Prof. Karen MULLENERS Head of the unsteady flow diagnostics laboratory
(UNFOLD)
Prof. Elison MATIOLI Head of the power and wide-band-gap electronic research laboratory (POWERLAB)
Prof. Dolaana KHOVALYG Head of the thermal engineering for the built environment laboratory (TEBEL)

Thesis Directors in Solid Mechanics

Prof. Katrin BEYER Head of the earthquake engineering and structural dynamics laboratory
(EESD)
Prof. Ioannis BOTSIS Head of the laboratory of applied mechanics and reliability analysis
(LMAF)
Prof. William CURTIN Head of the laboratory for multiscale mechanics modeling
(LAMMM)
Prof. Thomas GMÜR Professor at the laboratory of applied mechanics and reliability analysis
(LMAF)
Prof. Jean-François MOLINARI Head of the computational solid mechanics laboratory
(LSMS)
Prof. Simon HENEIN Head of the Patek Philippe Chair in micromechanical and horological design (INSTANT-LAB)
Prof. Demetri PSALTIS Head of the optics laboratory
(LO)
Prof. Dimitrios LIGNOS Head of the resilient steel structures laboratory
(RESSLAB)
Prof. Annalisa BUFFA Head of the Prof Buffa Group (UPBUFFA)
Prof. Roland LOGE Head of the laboratory of thermomechanical metallurgy – PX group Chair (LMTM)
Prof. John KOLINSKI Head of the engineering mechanics of soft interfaces laboratory (EMSI)
Prof. Guillermo VILLANUEVA Head of the Advanced Nano-electromechanical Systems Laboratory (NEMS)
Prof. Pedro M. REIS Head of the flexible structures laboratory (FLEXILAB)
Prof. Dario FLOREANO Head of the laboratory of intelligent systems (LIS)

Thesis Directors in Geomechanics

Prof. Lyesse LALOUI Head of the laboratory of soil mechanics
(LMS)
Prof. Laurent VULLIET Professor at the laboratory of soil mechanics
(LMS)
Prof. Brice LECAMPION Head of the geo-energy laboratory
(GEL)
Prof. Marie VIOLAY Head of the Laboratory of experimental rock mechanics
(LEMR)

Thesis Directors in Biomechanics

Prof. Dominique PIOLETTI Head of the laboratory of biomechanical orthopedics
(LBO)
Prof. Selman SAKAR Head of the MicroBioRobotic Systems Laboratory (MICROBS)
Prof. Alexandre PERSAT Microbial Mechanics Laboratory (UPPERSAT)
Prof. Auke IJSPEERT Head of the Biorobotics Laboratory (BIOROB)
Prof. Silvestro MICERA Head of the Bertarelli Foundation Chair in Translational
Neuroengineering (TNE)

Thesis Co-Directors

Guillaume Anciaux
Thomas Emmanuel Blum
Marco Calviani
Pascal Clausen
Joel Cugnoni
Alessio Ferrari

Till Junge
Alessandro Reali
Gunter Siddiqi
Betty Sovilla
Alexandre Terrier

EDME PhD student representatives

Jacopo Zannin (EDME PhD representative)
Corentin Noël (delegate)
Barnaby Fryer (delegate)