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Mechanical engineering educator

Patrick Charles Bourgin, French mechanical engineering educator. Achievements include research in generalized lubrication equations for non-newtonian fluids; interfacial flows and high velocity coating processes; mechanics of polymers; original mathematical modelling of flexible media winding, including surface topography. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (associate), French Mechanical Association.

Background

Bourgin, Patrick Charles was born on April 11, 1951 in St. Etienne, Loire, France. Son of Robert Jean-Louis and Denise Reine Bourgin.

Education

Dipl.Engr., Ecole Centrale, Lyon, France, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Claude Bernard University, Lyon, France, 1979. Doctor of Science, Claude Bernard University, Lyon, France, 1984.

Career

Assistant professor Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, Lyon, 1980-1983. Associate professor Ecole Centrale, 1983-1986. Engineer Rhone-Poulenc, 1986-1990.

Professor Claude Bernard University, 1990-1992, Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, 1992-1999, Ecole Superieure de Plasturgie, Oyonnax, France, 1999—2005, managing director, 2000—2005. Deputy director Ecole Centrale de Lyon, 2005—2006, director France, since 2006. Managing director Ecole d'Application des Hauts Polymeres, 1992-1993.

Head aerothermodynamics laboratory Louis Pasteur University, 1998-1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in generalized lubrication equations for non-newtonian fluids. Interfacial flows and high velocity coating processes. Mechanics of polymers.

    Original mathematical modelling of flexible media winding, including surface topography.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Euro Mechanical Conference Proceedings Fluid Mechanics of Coating Processes, 1997. Advisory editor International Journal Non-Linear Mechanics, since 2002. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (associate), French Mechanical Association.

Connections

Married Pascale Michele Pitrat, November 16, 1973. 1 child, Yannick Remi.

father:
Robert Jean-Louis

mother:
Denise Reine Bourgin

spouse:
Pascale Michele Pitrat

child:
Yannick Remi Bourgin