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Current positions

Permanent researcher at IRCAM, France, co-head of the Instrumental Acoustics team
Professor in Musical Acoustics, Conservatoire de Paris (CNSMDP)

Positions and education

2009-2011 Research Associate,Ai??Acoustics Research Group,Ai??Open University, UK
In collaboration withAi??Howarth of LondonAi??andAi??Smith-Watkins
Newton International FellowAi??(2009-2011)
TeacherAi??in Acoustics,Ai??Paris Sorbonne University, Paris 4 (predecessor: Gilles LAi??othaud)

2008Ai??Post-doctoral researcher atAi??Laboratoire de Recherche et de Restauration du MusAi??e de la Musique, CitAi?? de la Musique, Paris.
Teacher in Acoustics of Musical Instruments (BSc Sciences and Musicology, Paris 4 Sorbonne, UPMC)
Laureate ofAi??aAi??Fondation Singer-PolignacAi??post-doctoral grant for 2008.

2004-2007Ai?? PhD in Mechanics and Acoustics, UniversitAi?? Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), Co-supervisors :Ai??Ai??JoAi??l Frelat (mechanics),Ai??Charles Besnainou (musical acoustics)
TitleAi??: Prestresses and vibration of the soundboards, towards the modeling of the know-how of musical instruments makers. (in frenchAi??pdf)

2003-2004Ai??MSc Acoustics, Signal ProcessingAi??and Computer SciencesAi??Applied to MusicAi??(UPMC/Ai??IRCAM)
Master thesis : Effects of the « downbearing » of the soundboards.

2001-2003Ai??BSc in Physics, UniversitAi??Ai??Paris Diderot order actoplus .
Numerical modelling and modal analysis of a vihuela (former guitar)

Overview of research activities

Active control applied to musical instruments
Consistency of wind instrument manufacturing
Multi-body dynamics applied to theAi??piano action organology
Non-linear finite element analysis applied to soundboards
Non-linear vibrations of prestressed structures t;/script>