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Research Group Leader at Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)
Dr Salim Belouettar (SB) is the head of the Design and Durability research group at Luxembourg Institute of Science and technology, Luxembourg. SB research work includes the development and validation of reliable models and efficient simulation tools to describe and understand engineered complex non-linear behaviours, on a wide range of spatial and temporal scales, with an emphasis on advanced composite materials and structures.
During his career, SB collaborated with many world leading industries such as AIRBUS, Thales Alenia space, the European Space Agency, etc. In the last 15 years, SB has been awarded a number of research grants from national and international funding agencies and coordinated two EC-funded projects (FP6-CASSEM and H-2020 COMPOSELECTOR projects). SB published about 155 SCOPUS referenced journal papers (H-index: 23 Scopus) and attracted more than 10 Million Euro competitive funding. SB is member of the editorial board of many scientific journals such as Composite Structures and acting as reviewer for about 20 international journals. SB is acting as reviewer/expert for many national and international funding agencies and active member in many international research organisations like ESF and ERCIM.
Main Fields of Interest: Composite Material and Structure, Computational Mechanics, Materials by Design.