Prof. Mohamed ICHCHOU is Professor of Solids Mechanics, Département de Mécanique des Solides Génie Mécanique et Génie Civil and Laboratoire de Tribologie et de Dynamique des Systèmes, LTDS UMRCNRS 5513 in Ecole Centrale de Lyon (ECL). He is the scientific cordinator of the VIPER project. He is also the founder and the co-head of the vibroacoustic and complex media reserach group. He received from the University de Franche-Comté/ Faculté des Sciences, Licence és Science, 1990, Ecole Centrale/University Claude Bernard, DEA, Mechanics, 1992, Ing., Ecole Centrale de Lyon, 1992, Dr. Ing., Mechanical Engineering, 1996, Ecole Centrale de Lyon/University Claude Bernard, HDR, 2004.
Prof M. ICHCHOU is currently the French coordinator of research in China for the whole Group of Ecoles Centrales (GEC) located at Paris, Lyon, Lille, Nantes and Marseille. He is also the Head of the sino-French International laboratory and collaborative plateform LIA2MCIS joining the GEC with Beihang University in China. Prof M. ICHCHOU is also the head of the GEC/CSC grant agreements since 2013 (110 grants a year for the 5 engineering schools). In this context he is the head and the corrdinator of the recruitement committee for yearly 40 PhD grants and 10 post-docs.