Dr. Pierre-Etienne Bourban

Senior Scientist

1990 Ingénieur en science des matériaux
1993 PhD in materials science

1993-1994 Research at the Center for Composite Materials, University of Delaware, USA (ccm.udel.edu), SNSF grant
Since 1994 Research and teaching at EPFL, Composites, (LTC, LPAC)
1995-1999 Coordination Swiss Priority Program on Materials research: 2.2: Composites
Since 1998 Biocomposites
Since 2004 Direction of the EPFL Transdisciplinary programme in Sport and Rehabilitation
2005-2008 Member of the EPFL Vice-Presidency for Innovation and Valorisation and
Direction a.i. LTC EPFL
Since 2016 Direction Discovery Learning Labs Materials/Bioengineering and Engineering


Research Area

My research interests include: the processing and properties of composite materials, polymers and biocomposites for regenerative medicine and biomed applications, cellular materials and hydrogels, bio-based degradable composites for packaging and engineering applications, natural fibres composites.


Pierre-Etienne BOURBAN
MED 3 1019 (Bâtiment MED)
Station 9
CH-1015 Lausanne