Univ Lyon – IFSTTAR
David Mitton received his PhD degree in biomechanics from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, Lyon, France in 1997. In 1998, he joined the biomechanics laboratory (Arts et Métiers ParisTech-CNRS), Paris, France, where he was full professor in Biomechanics from 2006 to 2008. In 2008 he moved to a research director position in the biomechanics and impact mechanics laboratory (LBMC, Univ Lyon-IFSTTAR), Lyon, France. Since 2016 he is the Director of the LBMC. His research is oriented towards mechanical properties of biological tissues and more specifically non-invasive assessment. He is co-author of more than 90 articles in peer review international journals and of 7 patents. He has supervised 22 PhD (20 completed and 2 on-going). Since September 2014, he is the President of the Société de Biomécanique (French speaking Society of Biomechanics). He was the Chairman of ESB 2016 in Lyon.