Michel Bruneau is Emeritus Professor at the University of Maine in France. He is the founder of the Laboratoire d’Acoustique de l’Université du Maine (LAUM) affiliated with the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) where he was the director of the postgraduate studies in Acoustics.
Catherine Potel has been Professor of Physical Acoustics and of Mechanics at the University of Le Mans (France) in the LAUM since 2001. Her research is in ultrasonics for non-destructive evaluation and materials characterization, with a special interest in propagation in anisotropic multilayered media such as composites.