Vincent Placet - UFC

After receiving an engineering diploma in wood science and engineering from the “Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Technologies et Industries du Bois”, Epinal, France in 2003, and the Ph.D. degree in wood science from the University Henri Poincaré, Nancy, France in 2006, Vincent Placet became Research Engineer at the Department Applied Mechanics of FEMTO-ST Institute, Besançon, France in 2006. He obtained a habilitation degree in composite materials from the University of Franche-Comté in 2013.

Since 2014, he is the head of the T2DC team (Damage Tolerance and Durability of (Bio) Composites) within the Department of Applied Mechanics of the FEMTO-ST Institute.

His main research interests are thermo-hygro-mechanical behaviour of wooden materials and plant fibres, durability, fatigue tolerance and health monitoring of composite materials and structures.

Vincent Placet has authored and co-authored 30 papers in international peer-review journals, 3 patents, 70 papers in international and national conferences proceedings. In 2015, he was awarded “Daniel Valentin Price” by AMAC, the French association for composite materials.