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Véronique MICHAUD

Head of Laboratory for Processing of Advanced Composites
Véronique Michaud is currently Associate Professor and head of the Laboratory for Processing of Advanced Composites, and Associate Dean of Engineering for Education, at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, in Switzerland. She graduated in 1987 from Ecole des Mines in Paris with an engineering degree, in 1991 from MIT with a PhD in Materials Engineering, and obtained a Research Habilitation from INPG in France in 1994. After a post-doctoral research stay at MIT, she spent 3 years at Ecole Centrale in Paris for teaching and research in the Laboratory for Materials, Structures and Soils Mechanics, before joining EPFL in 1997. Her fields of research are fundamentals of composite materials processing, as well as smart materials and structures including self-healing, shape and vibration control and tailored damping.