Fields of expertise
Processing and properties of composite materials.
Polymers and biocomposites for regenerative medicine and biomed applications.
Cellular materials and hydrogels.
Bio-based degradable composites for packaging and engineering applications.
Natural fibres composites.
Discovery Learning Labs in Engineering and Materials Bioengineering
Mechanics of materials.
Introduction to materials.
Materials for sport (AISTS)
IP and tech transfer
Patents on Integrated processing, Cellular gradient composites and Composite hydrogels.Manufacturing of porous biocomposites for implants
1990 Ingénieur en science des matériaux
1993 PhD in materials science
1993-1994 Research at the Center for Composite Materials, University of Delaware, USA (ccm.udel.edu), SNSF grant
Since 1994 Research and teaching at EPFL, Composites, (LTC, LPAC)
1995-1999 Coordination Swiss Priority Program on Materials research: 2.2: Composites
Since 1998 Biocomposites
2004-2009 Direction of the EPFL Transdisciplinary programme in Sport and Rehabilitation
2005-2008 Member of the EPFL Vice-Presidency for Innovation and Valorisation and direction a.i.EPFL-LTC
Since 2016 Direction Discovery Learning Labs Materials/Bioengineering and Engineering
Previous Research2021 Ph.D.thesis 8128, C. Wyss
2018 Ph.D.thesis 8388, M. Marascio
2017 Ph.D thesis 7868, R.Chandran
2016 Ph.D thesis 7061, A.Khoushaby
2014 Ph.D thesis 6275, F.Duc
2012 Ph.D thesis 5495, M.Cuenoud
2012 Ph.D thesis 5499, C.Boissard
2010 Ph.D thesis 4817, A.Borges
2008 Ph.D thesis 4029, M.Buhler
2007 Ph.D thesis 3890, C.Fischer
2004 Ph.D thesis 3121, L.Mathieu
2003 Ph.D thesis 2906, L.Zingraff
2001 Ph.D thesis 2453, A.Luisier
2000 Ph.D thesis 2317, J.E.Zanetto
2000 Ph.D thesis 2154, N.Bernet
1999 Ph.D thesis 2109, O.Rozant
1996 Ph.D thesis 1597, G.Smith