Prof. David BASSIR
University of Bourgogne Franche-Comté (UTBM)
David BASSIR is a Professor at the French University of Technology and Senior Researcher at the CNRS -UMR 8536 – ENS Cachan (France). He’s also a foreign expert for advances material and structures at the Chinese Academy of Sciences-GZIIT-CAS. Previously, he was the Dean of the University of technology (IUT) at the University of Lorraine (France), Consult for Science and Technology at the French Embassy to serve at the Consulate General of France in Guangzhou (China), General Director of Research at the Ecole Speciale des Travaux Publics, du Batiment et de l'Industrie (Paris) and Space Craft engineer at GECI Technology in different Space Agencies such as Arianespace (France) and Astrium Group. He joined the Mechanical Department of the UTBM as Associate professor in 2001 and the Chair of Aerospace Structures at Technical University of Delft as visiting professor in 2008. He holds a Master and a PhD degree in structural optimization from the University of Franche-Comte (France), with the most honorable mention. He has published more than 150 papers in journals, books and conference proceedings. He is the founder of the ASMDO association and the Int. journal IJSMDO that is published by EDP Sciences. He serves as member of various expert committees in many international organizations and highly estimated scientific societies. Professor BASSIR is also President of the Sino-French Association for Sciences and Technology (AFCS&T) acting as a bridge that promote and link innovative companies and research centers between France and China.