Martin Genet

Maître de Conférences/Assistant Professor
Mechanics Department & Solid Mechanics Laboratory (M3DISIM team)
École Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France


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Research Activities

My original background is in Computational Mechanics and Computational Materials Science. The ultimate aspiration of my current research is to use the fundamental laws of physics and the power of modern computing and imaging facilities to improve cardiology and pulmonology.


Research experience

  • Since September 2015: Maître de Conférence/Assistant Professor, Mechanics Department and Solid Mechanics Laboratory (LMS) (M3DISIM team), École Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France.
  • 2012-2015: Marie-Curie International Outgoing Fellow (PIs Pr. Julius Guccione, Pr. Ellen Kuhl & Pr. Sebastian Kozerke), Surgery Department, University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), USA, and Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ), Zurich, Switzerland.
  • 2010–2012: Postdoctoral research fellow (PIs Dr. Tony Tomsia & Pr. Rob Ritchie), Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA.
  • Summer 2008: Research visitor (PIs Pr. Tony Evans & Pr. Frank Zok), Materials Department, University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), USA.
  • Fall 2007: Research visitor (PI Pr. Jacques Lamon), Laboratoire des Composites Thermostructuraux (LCTS), Bordeaux I University, France.
  • 2006–2010: Master II and Doctoral research fellow (PI Pr. Pierre Ladevèze), Laboratoire de Mécanique et de Technologie (LMT-Cachan), École Normale Supérieure de Cachan (ENS-Cachan), France.
  • Summer 2005: Master I research fellow (PI Dr. Wenyi Yan), Computational Engineering and Research Center (CERC), University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Toowoomba, Australia.

Awards, Scholarships and Fellowships

  • 2019: French Research National Agency Grant: "Computational Lung Biomechanics: Many-Scale Modeling and Estimation".
  • 2018: Young Investigator Award from the Francophone Society for Biomechanics.
  • 2016-2020: Swiss National Science Foundation Grant: "Magnetic Resonance Imaging-­Guided Computational Mechanics of Growth and Remodeling of the Failing Heart" (PI: Pr. Sebastian Kozerke).
  • 2012-2015: Marie-Curie International Outgoing Fellowship: "Computational Tools for Cardiac Mechanics", UCSF (USA) & ETH Zurich (Switzerland).
  • July-August 2012: NBCR Summer Institute 2012 Scholarship (USA).
  • 2008: ENS-Cachan Prize for International Action: "Modeling damage in the framework of the binary model", UCSB, USA.
  • 2008: SAMPE French Student: "Toward a virtual material for the lifetime prediction of CMCs".
  • 2007-2009: DGA/CNRS PhD Scholarship: "Toward a virtual material for ceramic composites", LMT-Cachan, France.
  • 2003-2007: ENS-Cachan pre-doctoral studies Scholarship.