Marc Thomas holds Dipl.-Ing. (INSA, Lyon, France), M.S.A., and Ph.D. (Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada) degrees. Professor Thomas is an expert both in theoretical and experimental vibration and machinery maintenance. He serves as the Director of the DYNAMO Laboratory in process, machinery, and structural dynamics. He also works as a Titular Professor at ETS in the Mechanical Engineering Department for 20 years. Previously, Professor Thomas has been the Leader of the Structural Dynamics Team of the Quebec Industrial Research Center (CRIQ) for 11 years. He has published over 200 articles and supervised over 16 M.S. and 18 Ph.D. students. He now serves as a Mentor of the Canadian Machinery Vibration Association (CMVA). His areas of expertise include machine vibration analysis and fault diagnosis, design and experimental structural analysis, design and analysis of mechanisms subjected to dynamic forces or vibration, modal analysis, damping, finite elements, control of structural vibration using smart materials, structural health monitoring, machinery maintenance, and risk assessment of workers subjected to vibration.
Biography Updated on 5 June 2013