Isabelle Magnin

Directeur de Recherche / Research Director 

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Isabelle E. Magnin, DR Inserm                                                    French, English, German (bases)

Permanent position Research Director 1st class, French National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM), Phone +33 612706482,,

2014-2018: French Head of the French-chinese international Lab (LIA CNRS#1124), Metislab in HIT (Harbin)
2001-2015: Head of CREATIS (Cnrs # 5220, Inserm U1044, univ. Lyon1, Insa-Lyon)
2006-2014: I Create the french-chinese Metislab (labelled in 2014 by the CNRS, Inserm, INSA-Lyon and Lyon 1 University) located at HIT, Harbin, with Pr. LIU Wanyu
2010-2013 Deputy Director of the National Institute "Technology for Health"(ITMO TS),
2010-2013 Scientific Delegate at the CNRS INSIS (National Institute of Engineering, systems)
2010-2013 Member of the board of directors of the French Alliance AVIESAN
2005-2009 Chair of a 5 years "science and health" program Inserm _University Hospital Lyon
2007-2014 Deputy Director of the national GDR Stic Sante
2003-2007 Founder of the GDR Stic Sante (science - Health, labelled by CNRS and Inserm)

Since  2003 Directeur de Recherche 1st Class at INSERM
1994-2002  Directeur de Recherche 2nd  Class at INSERM
1986-1994 Chargee de recherche 1st Class at INSERM
1982-1986 Attachee de Recherche at INSERM

1987 French National State thesis in physics - Univ. Lyon 1 (with honours).
1981 Ph.D, INSA-Lyon (with honours).
1978 DEA numerical analysis, universite Lyon 1
1977 Graduated Engineer ECAM (Ecole Catholique d'Arts et Metiers) - Lyon.

Skills: medical image proc., mathematical modelling, cardio-vascular imaging, numerical simulation.

Scientific expert (main)
Since 2009  Expert for the French national evaluation research committee AERES, HCERES
1996-2006  Expert at the European DG XII (IST e-Health)
Since 1993  Expert for Quebec research foundation , Italian ministry for research, . int. program ECOS, national organisations ANVAR, INRIA, MENRT, ANRT.

International and national boards (main)
2012-2014 International scientific chief advisor at HIT (Harbin)
2008 - 2011 Scientific board _Centro di Biomagnetismo-fisiologica clinica, Milan, Italy
2005-2008 Scientific board of the CEA-LETI
2006-2008 Management board of the INSERM (national)
2005-2008 National scientific committee  CNRS (section 7)
2005-2009 Interface Inserm - Hospices Civils de LyonMars 2011
1992-2007 Regional University committee  61e section, Univ.Lyon1, INSA Lyon, UJF, ECL
2003-2005 National Evaluation Board of INRIA
1992-1995 National University Board (CNU), 61e section (bureau)

2015      Legion d'Honneur (chevalier) from the French government
2012      "Frendship" award from the Chinese government
2008-2010 Laureate of the Chang Yang Professor, China
Since 2006 Distinguished Professor of the Institute of Technology, Harbin (HIT), China
1994 Gold medal for innovation from the European society for Non Destructive Testing

Referes for int. journals : IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging, IEEE Trans. BME, electronic letters,..,

Editor Lavoisier - Hermes, Collection IC2 information and living

I created the series of international conferences  FIMH: Functional Imaging and modelling of the Heart

Scientific boards of conferences: IEEE ICIP, IEEE EMBS, Healthgrid, MICCAI, MMBIA, FIMH,.

Supervision of 40 Ph.D students,  Habilitations (HDR) committees: 20, Ph.D committees  91

Scientific publications : 280 original publications, 1 patent