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PADILLA Frederic
CNRS researcher, INSERM LabTAU Unit 1032

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National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Lyon, France

2011- Research Associate – Laboratory of Therapeutic Applications of Ultrasound (LabTau,Inserm Unit 1032 & University Lyon 1)

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

2009-11 Visiting Assistant Research Professor - Department of Radiology, invited by Profs Brian Fowlkes and Paul Carson

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris, France

2000-11 Research Scientist - Laboratoire d’Imagerie Paramétrique (CNRS UMR 7623 & University Paris 6)

Boston University, Boston, USA

2008 Visiting Scholar - Department of Mechanical Engineering, invited by Prof. Robin Cleveland

University of Cergy-Pontoise, France

1998–00 Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering

National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Paris, France

1998-00 Post-doctoral researcher - Laboratoire d’Imagerie Paramétrique (CNRS UMR 7623 & University Paris 6); Adviser: Dr. Pascal Laugier

University of Marne la Vallée, France

1996-98 Adjunct Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering



University Paris 7, Paris, France

2007 Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches

1998 PhD in Physical Acoustic. Title: Propagation of acoustic surface waves in the presence of fluid flow. Adviser: Prof. G Quentin.


University Paris 6, Paris, France

1995 M.Sc. in Physical Acoustic.

Supelec Engineering School (“Grande Ecole”), Paris, France

1995 Engineering Degree in Electrical Engineering


Honors and Awards

2008 Fulbright Fellow – Fulbright Commission

2008 Grant for Abroad Research Stay – French Defense Department

2006 Young Scientist Conf. Travel Award, 17th Int. Bone Densitometry Workshop, Kyoto, Japan

2004 Invited speaker, Plenary session, Meeting of the Latin-American Biomedical Eng. Society, Brazil

2004 Young Scientist Conference Attendance Grants, 18th Int. Congress on Acoustics, Kyoto, Japan

2000 American Society for Bone and Mineral Research - Quantitative ultrasound award

1995-98 Ph.D. Scholarship – French Department of Research

Awards received by students

2008 Student Award, Acoustics’08 (joint meetings Acoustical Society of America & European Acoustics Association), Paris. D. Bossis. Subject: Ultrasound Stimulation of the osteogenic response of mesenchymal stem cells.

2002 Young Investigator Award - 15th International Bone Densitometry Workshop, Monterey, USA. F Jenson. Subject: Ultrasound characterization of trabecular micro-architecture.



See this page for the whole list of publications, patents and communications