Director of Research Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Pprime Institute Mechanical Materials and Engineering, Poitiers University
Dr. Michel Fillon received his Ph.D degree in Mechanical Engineering from
University of Poitiers, France, in 1985.
He is a CNRS Director of Research at the Pprime Institute. From 2002 to 2010,
he has been Manager of the “Lubricated Contact Mechanics” Research Group. His
current research interests are both experimental and theoretical investigations
of hydrodynamic journal and thrust bearings. He is a Fellow of ASME and of
STLE. From 2006 to 2008, he was the Chair of Research Committee of ASME
Tribology Division. He is currently co-Editor-in-Chief of Tribology
International and has been an Associate Editor of "ASME Journal of
Tribology" (from 2003 to 2009).
Dr. Michel Fillon is a member of the Annual Meeting Program Committee of
STLE and he is organizing the EDF/Pprime Workshop on Journal and Thrust
Bearings since 2002