Damien André is Associate Professor at Higher National School for Industrial Ceramics, SPCTS, France. He studies the strength of ceramics with Discrete Element Method and Finite Element models.
Jean-Luc Charles is Associate Professor at Arts et Métiers ParisTech, I2M, France. He works on Object Oriented design and software architecture in mechanics.
Ivan Iordanoff is director of research and innovation at Arts et Métiers ParisTech, I2M, France. His research field is based on the Discrete Element Method and its application to various material and mechanical problems.