Cafe des Sciences

March 26, 2018


invite you to join us for 

Café des Sciences

Aerospace Structures & Biodynamics: A Bridge Between Physicists & Physicians

                                                                                                   Painting by Rob Gonsalves


  • Spacecraft design: dynamics & long-range flight
  • Shell coupled dynamics & human biodynamics
  • Bioinspired structures: design & certification


Presentation by Professor Yves Gourinat, Université de Toulouse

Since 2003, Yves Gourinat has been a Full Professor for Solid Mechanics at SupAéro, where he chairs a team of 85 people. Professor Gourinat is the founder of the group of nonlinear dynamics and biodynamics. From 2012 to 2016 he was the Director of the Aerospace Doctoral School (ED467-AA, 59 PhD students). Professor Gourinat is now the Deputy Director of Institut Clément Ader (UMR CNRS 5312-ICA, 237 researchers in mechanics).

As a specialist in dynamics, he is associated with the Occitanian University Hospital Center and human biology laboratories, for a series of PhDs devoted to medical and bioinspired applications of Aerospace Science.

Previously, he was an Engineer on Aircraft Structures for 7 years (Aerospatiale Aircraft, now Airbus SAS) for A340 and ATR72 certification. And for 10 years Associate Professor for Launch Vehicle Dynamics & Manned Spaceflight (ENSICA).

Professor Gourinat is the author of 229 referenced scientific contributions (including 132 international and 63 publications) and holder of several distinctions, including the FJ Malina Astronautics Medal of the International Astronautical Federation.


Monday, March 26, 2018 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm



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This is a complimentary event. Reservations are required in advance, CLICK HERE to register

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    • Advault, Inc.
    • Airbus Helicopters
    • Akerman LLP
    • Allazo Electronics
    • Ameriprise Financial Services, INc.
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    • Capstone Underwriters, LLC
    • Dallas International School
    • Dassault Systemes
    • Essilor of America, Inc.
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    • Frisco Economic Development Corporation
    • Frost Bank
    • Gardere, Wynne, and Sewell
    • Honorary Consul of France
    • JP Morgan Chase
    • Jade Fiducial
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    • Orange Business Services
    • Richland College
    • Safran USA, Inc.
    • Sodexo, Inc
    • Techni-Modul
    • Texas Instruments Inc
    • The Foret Law Firm
    • The Point Group
    • United Continental
    • Yooz
    • esrp


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