Conference Chairmen

Francisco Chinesta, ESI GROUP Chair, ENSAM ParisTech, France
Fellow of the "Institut Universitaire de France", Fellow of the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering. Awarded with many scientific awards in four different fields: bio-engineering, material forming processes, rheology and computational mechanics.

Rémi Abgrall, University of Bordeaux & INRIA, France

He has been awarded an Advanced Research Grant from the ERC in December 2008.   He is associate editor of several international journals, including the Journal ofComputational Physics, Mathematics of Computation, Computers and Fluids, the Journal of Scientific Computing. He is also co-chief editor of the International Journal on Numerical Methods in Fluids.   His research is about efficient algorithms for the simulation of compressible materials (single fluids, multiphase, interface problems, compressible solids) using high order schemes designed for unstructured meshes.

Olivier Allix, Directeur adjoint at LMT de l'ENS Paris-Saclay

Membre Senior de l'Institut Universitaire de France
His main research topics are Modeling and identification of composite material and structures- Interface and delamination, Multiscale approaches in non-linear structural mechanics, Modellng and simulation of failure in dynamics, Inverse problem in case of corrupted measurements, and Non intrusive Computational Mechanics.

Michael Kaliske, Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. at Institut für Statik und Dynamik der Tragwerke, Technische Universität Dresden

Head of Mechanics and Simulation Development Department at Continental AG, Director of Institute for Structural Mechanics at University of Leipzig, Director of Institute for Structural Mechanics at Technische Universitat Dresden, Secretary of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Editor of Tire Science and Technology, Contributing Editor of International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics