Samuel GOMES

Directeur du département COMM du laboratoire ICB

Professeur des Universités – bureau Rotonde R 403

Département Conception, Optimisation et Modélisation en Mécanique – COMM
Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne – ICB UMR CNRS 6303

Prof. Samuel GOMES is the Head of COMM research Department at ICB laboratory (ICB UMR 6303, CNRS) since 2017. After being graduated in Mechanical Engineering of Université de Technologie de Compiègne in 1993, he received his PhD from Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine (INPL) in 1999. Over last 5 years, he has built up a new research team (Design, Modeling and Optimization in mechanical engineering – COMM) as a new research department of the ICB – UMR CNRS 6303 Laboratory at UTBM. COMM research activity is focused on the original domain of “High Productive design”, “Numerical modeling, simulation, and optimization in thermomechanical systems”, “Lean innovation”, “Advanced engineering methods and tools”, “Design For Additive Manufacturing”, “3D and 4D printing”, etc., applied to Transportation, Energy and Industry 4.0 issues ( As the Head of COMM department, he currently manages 32 researchers, including 15 PhD students. He has also personnally built up, coordinated and operated, from 2006 to 2015, the CoDeKF, HLPWeb2.0, ADN and INGéPROD collaborative projects at national level. He is was also coordinating and operating the MOBILITECH collaborative research program focused on “Vehicles design and transportation issues” and was the main architect in 2017 of the first edition of “UTBM Innovation CrunchTIME”, the biggest Innovation challenge in France. Now he is focusing his efforts in building a global innovation chain “UTBM Innovation CrunchTIME – CrunchLAB – CrunchFACTORY” in order to engender and boost innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities.
As a member of the Design Society, his research interests include Product Lifecycle Management, Collaborative Engineering, DFX methods and tools, Product-Process Knowledge-Based Engineering for High Productive Design and Innovation, Design For Additive Manufacturing, 3D and 4D printing, Innovation in Smart Cyber-Physical Systems.
He has graduated 13 PhD students and have published 39 international journal papers, 3 patents and 87 international conference papers.


Samuel GOMES
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Université de Technologie Belfort-Montbéliard - UTBM - Campus de Sévenans 90010 BELFORT CEDEX
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