Previous Board of Directors

Tenth Board of Directors (2014-2016)

Ninth Board of Directors (2012-2014)


Eighth Board of Directors (2010-2012)

  • Prof. Philippe BOISSE, INSA de Lyon, France, President, 2000, re-elected 2006
  • Prof. Dorel BANABIC, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Vice-President, 2000, re-elected 2006
  • Dr. Elisabeth MASSONI, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, Treasurer, 2002, re-elected 2008
  • Prof. Remko AKKERMAN, University of Twente, The Netherlands, Secretary, 2008
  • Prof. Fabrizio MICARI, University of Calabria, Italy, Deputy-secretary, 2002, re-elected 2008
  • Dr. Ing. Anne-Marie HABRAKEN, University of Liège, Belgium, Past-President, 2000, re-elected 2006
  • Prof. Carlos AGELET de Saracibar, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain, 2000, re-elected 2006
  • Prof. Helen ATKINSON, University of Leicester, U.K., 2006
  • Prof. Dermot BRABAZON, Dublin City University, Ireland, 2010
  • Prof. Jean-Loup CHENOT, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, 1997, re-elected 2010
  • Prof. Francesco CHINESTA, CNAM Paris, France, 2004, re-elected 2010
  • Prof. Elias CUETO, University of Zaragoza, Spain, 2008
  • Dr. Lionel FOURMENT, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, 2008
  • Prof. Jean-Claude GELIN, University of Franche-Comté, France, 1997, re-elected 2008
  • Dr. Jari LARKIOLA, VTT, Technical Research Center,Finland, 2006
  • Dr. Gary MENARY, Queen's University of Belfast, UK, 2006
  • Dr. Andrzej ROSOCHOWSKI, University of Strathclyde, U.K., 2004, re-elected 2010
  • Prof. Fabrice SCHMIDT, Ecole des Mines d'Albi, France, 2006
  • Prof. Miklós TISZA, University of Miskolc, Hungary, 2006
  • Dr. TonVAN den BOOGAARD, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 2008
  • Prof. Torgeir WELO, Hydro Aluminium, University of Science & Technology Norway, 2006

Seventh Board of Directors (2008-2010)

  • Prof. Philippe BOISSE, INSA de Lyon, France, President, 2000, re-elected 2006
  • Prof. Dorel BANABIC, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Vice-President, 2000, re-elected 2006
  • Dr. Elisabeth MASSONI, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, Treasurer, 2002, re-elected 2008
  • Prof. Remko AKKERMAN, University of Twente, The Netherlands, Secretary, 2008
  • Prof. Fabrizio MICARI, University of Calabria, Italy, Deputy-secretary, 2002, re-elected 2008
  • Dr. Ing. Anne-Marie HABRAKEN, University of Liège, Belgium, Past-President, 2000, re-elected 2006
  • Prof. Carlos AGELET de Saracibar, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain, 2000, re-elected 2006
  • Prof. Helen ATKINSON, University of Leicester, U.K., 2006
  • Prof. Valerio BRUCATO, University of Salerno, Italy, 2004
  • Prof. Jean-Loup CHENOT, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, 1997, re-elected 2004
  • Prof. Francesco CHINESTA, CNAM Paris, France, 2004
  • Prof. Elias CUETO, University of Zaragoza, Spain, 2008
  • Dr. Lionel FOURMENT, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, 2008
  • Prof. Jean-Claude GELIN, University of Franche-Comté, France, 1997, re-elected 2008
  • Dr. Jari LARKIOLA, VTT, Technical Research Center,Finland, 2006
  • Dr. Gary MENARY, Queen's University of Belfast, UK, 2006
  • Dr. Andrzej ROSOCHOWSKI, University of Strathclyde, U.K., 2004
  • Prof. Fabrice SCHMIDT, Ecole des Mines d'Albi, France, 2006
  • Prof. Miklós TISZA, University of Miskolc, Hungary, 2006
  • Dr. TonVAN den BOOGAARD, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 2008
  • Prof. Torgeir WELO, Hydro Aluminium, University of Science & Technology Norway, 2006

Sixth Board of Directors (2006-2008)

  • Dr. Ing. Anne-Marie HABRAKEN, University of Liège, Belgium, President, 2000, re-elected 2006
  • Prof. Philippe BOISSE, INSA de Lyon, France, Vice-President, 2000, re-elected 2006
  • Dr. Elisabeth MASSONI, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, Treasurer, 2002
  • Prof. Dorel BANABIC, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Secretary, 2000, re-elected 2006
  • Prof. Fabrizio MICARI, University of Calabria, Italy, Deputy-secretary, 2002
  • Prof. Jean-Marc HAUDIN, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, Past-President, 1997
  • Prof. Carlos AGELET de Saracibar, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain, 2000, re-elected 2006
  • Prof. Helen ATKINSON, University of Leicester, U.K., 2006
  • Prof. Valerio BRUCATO, University of Salerno, Italy, 2004
  • Prof. Jean-Loup CHENOT, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, 1997, re-elected 2004
  • Prof. Francesco CHINESTA, CNAM Paris, France, 2004
  • Prof. Jean-Claude GELIN, University of Franche-Comté, France, 1997, re-elected 2004
  • Prof. Han HUETINK, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 1997, re-elected 2002
  • Prof. Jan KUSIAK, Akademia Gorniczo-Hutnicza,Poland, 2004
  • Dr. Jari LARKIOLA, VTT, Technical Research Center, Finland, 2006
  • Dr. Gary MENARY, Queen's University of Belfast, UK, 2006
  • Prof. Evan MITSOULIS, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 2002
  • Prof. Dr. Karl ROLL, Daimler Chrysler Werk Sindelfingen, Germany, 2000, re-elected 2004
  • Dr. Andrzej ROSOCHOWSKI, University of Strathclyde, U.K., 2004
  • Prof. Fabrice SCHMIDT, Ecole des Mines d'Albi, France, 2006
  • Prof. Miklós TISZA, University of Miskolc, Hungary, 2006
  • Prof. Torgeir WELO, Hydro Aluminium, University of Science & Technology, Norway, 2006

Fifth Board of Directors (2004-2006)

  • Dr. Ing. Anne-Marie HABRAKEN, University of Liège, Belgium, President, 2000
  • Dr. Noelle BILLON, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, Vice-President, 2002
  • Dr. Elisabeth MASSONI, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, Treasurer, 2002
  • Prof. Dorel BANABIC, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Secretary, 2000
  • Prof. Fabrizio MICARI, University of Calabria, Italy, Deputy-secretary, 2002
  • Prof. Jean-Marc HAUDIN, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, Past-President, 1997
  • Prof. Carlos AGELET de Saracibar, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain, 2000
  • Prof. Philippe BOISSE, ENSAM, France, 2000
  • Prof. Valerio BRUCATO, University of Salerno, Italy, 2004
  • Prof. Jean-Loup CHENOT, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, 1997, re-elected 2004
  • Dr. Francesco CHINESTA, CNAM Paris, France, 2004
  • Prof. François DUPRET, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, 1997, re-elected 2002
  • Prof. Jean-Claude GELIN, University of Franche-Comté, France, 1997, re-elected 2004
  • Prof. Jerzy GRONOSTAJSKI, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland, 2000
  • Prof. Han HUETINK, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 1997, re-elected 2002
  • Prof. Dr. Ing. Reiner KOPP, Institute for Metal Forming, Germany, 2000
  • Prof. Antti KORHONEN, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 2000
  • Prof. J. KUSIAK, Akademia Gorniczo-Hutnicza, Poland, 2004
  • Prof. Evan MITSOULIS, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 2002
  • Dr. Andrzej ROSOCHOWSKI, University of Strathclyde, U.K., 2004
  • Prof. Dr. Karl ROLL, Daimler Chrysler Werk Si ndelfingen, Germany, 2000, re-elected 2004
  • Prof. Sigurd STÖREN, Norwegian Univ. of Science&Technology, Norway, 2000

Fourth Board of Directors (2002-2004)

  • Prof. Jean-Marc HAUDIN, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, President
  • Dr. Ing. Anne-Marie HABRAKEN, University of Liège, Belgium, Vice-President
  • Prof. Jean-Claude GELIN, University of Franche-Comté, France, Treasurer
  • Prof. Dorel BANABIC, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Secretary
  • Prof. Fabrizio MICARI, University of Calabria, Italy, Deputy-secretary
  • Prof. Jean-Loup CHENOT, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, Past-President
  • Prof. Carlos AGELET de SARACIBAR, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
  • Dr. Noelle BILLON, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France
  • Prof. Philippe BOISSE, ENSAM, France
  • Prof. José Antonio COVAS, University of Minho, Portugal
  • Prof. François DUPRET, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
  • Prof. Jerzy GRONOSTAJSKI, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
  • Prof. Han HUETINK, University of Twente, The Netherlands
  • Prof. Dr. Ing. Reiner KOPP, Institute for Metal Forming, Germany
  • Prof. Antti KORHONEN, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
  • Dr. Elisabeth MASSONI, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France
  • Prof. Evan MITSOULIS, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • Prof. Maciej PIETRZYK, Akademia Gorniczo-Hutnicza, Poland
  • Prof. Dr. Karl ROLL, Daimler Chrysler Werk Si ndelfingen, Germany
  • Prof. Sigurd STÖREN, Norwegian Univ. of Science&Technology, Norway
  • Prof. Joaquim VIEIRA, University of AVEIRO,Portugal
  • Prof. John R. WHITEMAN, Brunel University, United-Kingdom

Third Board of Directors (2000-2002)

  • Prof. Jean-Marc HAUDIN, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, President, 1997
  • Prof. José Antonio COVAS, University of Minho, Portugal, Vice-President, 1997
  • Prof. Jean-Claude GELIN, University of Franche-Comté, France, Treasurer, 1997
  • Prof. Dorel BANABIC, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Secretary, 2000
  • Prof. Stefano PICCAROLO, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Italy, Deputy-secretary, 1997
  • Prof. Jean-Loup CHENOT, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, Past-President , 1997
  • Prof. Carlos AGELET de SARACIBAR, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain, 2000
  • Prof. Philippe BOISSE, ENSAM, France, 2000
  • Prof. François DUPRET, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, 1997
  • Prof. Franz Dieter FISHER, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria, 2000
  • Prof. Dr. Ing. Hans-Gerhard FRITZ, Universität Stuttgart, Germany, 1997
  • Prof. Jerzy GRONOSTAJSKI, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland, 2000
  • Dr. Ing. Anne-Marie HABRAKEN, University of Liège, Belgium, 2000
  • Prof. Han HUETINK, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 1997
  • Dr. Rudy KOOPMANS, Dow Benelux N.V. R&D, The Netherlands, 1998
  • Prof. Dr. Ing. Reiner KOPP, Institute for Metal Forming, Germany, 2000
  • Prof. Antti KORHONEN, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 2000
  • Prof. Maciej PIETRZYK, Akademia Gorniczo-Hutnicza, Poland , 1997
  • Prof. Dr. Karl ROLL, Daimler Chrysler Werk Si ndelfingen, Germany, 2000
  • Prof. Sigurd STÖREN, Norwegian Univ. of Science&Technology, Norway, 2000
  • Dr. Andrzej WASIAK, Institute of Fundamental Techn. Research, Poland, 1998
  • Prof. John R. WHITEMAN, Brunel University, United-Kingdom, 1997

Second Board of Directors (1998-2010)

  • CHENOT Jean-Loup, President, Ecole des Mines de Paris - CEMEF, FRANCE
  • COVAS José-Antonio, Co-President, University of Minho Dept. of Polymer Engineering, PORTUGAL
  • AGASSANT Jean-François, Treasurer, Ecole des Mines de Paris - CEMEF, FRANCE
  • PICCAROLO Stefano, Secretary, Universita di Palermo - Dip. di, INgegneria dei Processi e dei Materiali, ITALY
  • HAUDIN Jean-Marc, Deputy-Secretary, Ecole des Mines de Paris - CEMEF, FRANCE
  • BAAIJENS Frank, Administrator, Eindhoven University of Technology Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, THE NETHERLANDS
  • DUPRET François, Administrator, Université Catholique de Louvain - CESAME/Unité de Mécanique Appliquée, BELGIUM
  • FRITZ Hans-Gerhard, Administrator, Universität Stuttgart - Institut für Kunststofftechnologie, GERMANY
  • GELIN Jean-Claude, Administrator, Université de Franche Comté - Faculté des Sciences & Techniques, FRANCE
  • HUETINK Han, Administrator, University of Twente - Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, THE NETHERLANDS
  • KOOPMANS Rudy, Administrator, DOW BENELUX N.V., THE NETHERLANDS
  • MUDRY François, Administrator, IRSID - Direction Scientifique et Technique, FRANCE
  • OÑATE Eugenio, Administrator, Universidad Politecnica de Cataluña - CIMNE, SPAIN
  • PIETRZYK Maciej, Administrator, Akademia Gorniczo-Hutnicza Metallurgy and Materials Science, POLAND
  • WASIAK Andrzej, Administrator, Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Fundamental Technological, POLAND
  • WHITEMAN John R., Administrator, Brunel University - Institute of Computational Mathematics, UNITED KINGDOM

The second Board of Directors was elected, for two years, during the General Assembly, in March 1998 at Sophia-Antipolis.


First Board of Directors (1997-1998)

Provisional Board of Directors until the 18th of March 1998.

1998 board of directors
From the left to the right :
J.M. Haudin, J. Huetink, F. Dupret, J.C. Gelin, J.L. Chenot, F. Delamare, J.F. A gassant, P. Coels, H.G. Fritz, S. Piccarolo, M. Pietrzyk, J. Covas.

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