Carl-Éric Aubin , Ing. , Ph.D.
    Carl-Éric Aubin
    Research Axis
    Musculoskeletal Health, Rehabilitation and Medical Technologies Axis
    Research Theme
    Development of diagnostic and prognostic technologies and new therapeutic approaches Office A-629.7.1

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    • Full Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal
    • Researcher, CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center
    • Chairholder, NSERC/Medtronic Research Chair in Spine Biomechanics.
    • Chairholder, Polytechnique's Excellence Research Chair in Orthopedic Engineering
    • Adjunct Professor, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal
    • Head, Research Axis, Musculoskeletal Diseases and Rehabilitation, CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center
    • Associate Director - Infrastructures, Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Center
    • Co-director, Biomedical Science and Technology Research Group


    • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal, 1995. (Thesis: Role of the rib cage in the treatment of scoliosis).
    • Bachelor's of Engineering-Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal, 1991.

    Research Interests

    • Biomechanics;
    • Biomedical engineering;
    • Scoliosis, spine;
    • CAD/CAM, computer assisted surgery;
    • Finite element modeling;
    • Medical tools;
    • Orthosis/prosthesis.

    Awards and Distinctions

    • Director, Board of the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (2012 - ...)
    • Young Investigator Award for Excellence, Fondation des étoiles, 2010
    • President, International Research Society of Spinal Deformities, 2010-2012
    • Honorary Professor, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, 2004-2007
    • President, Québec Scoliosis Society, 2006
    • Pierre-H. Labelle Prize, Best Presentation – Clinical Research, Québec Scoliosis Society, 2004

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