Mohamed Ichchou is Professor of Solid Mechanics at École Centrale de Lyon. He received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Franche-Comté (1990) and a joint M. Phil in Mechanics from École Centrale de Lyon and the Claude Bernard University of Lyon-I (1992). He graduated in Engineering from L’École Centrale de Lyon in 1992 and obtained a PhD in Mechanical Engineering in 1996. He received his accreditation to supervise research in 2004. Mohamed Ichchou is a member of the editorial board of four international journals. He has authored more than 100 papers in international peer-reviewed journals. His main research interests are vibroacoustics, mid-high frequencies, and smart materials and structures. He has been involved in several European projects since the fourth Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP). He is also an independent expert for a number of European and international agencies.