Frédéric Gillot is Assistant Professor at École Centrale de Lyon within the Department of Solid Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering. He carries out his research at the Tribology and System Dynamics Laboratory (LTDS), a French CNRS joint research unit (no. 5513). He graduated in Engineering from École nationale supérieure des arts et métiers (ENSAM) and the University of Wien, Austria. An alumnus of École normale supérieure, he holds an agrégation in Mechanical Engineering, a research master and a PhD from École Centrale de Nantes and the University of Nantes. He pursued post-doctoral research for two years at the University of Tokyo (Todai) with funding from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. His current research interests address parametric shape optimisation, multi-objective optimisation and robust optimisation.