is Professor at INSA de Lyon and researcher at LaMCoS in a variety of subjects concerned with both fundamental
and applied tribology, including hydrodynamics, fluid-structure interaction, rheology, tribochemistry and biomechanics (joint and vascular
diseases). Pr. Bou-Said's background in tribology encompasses bearings, dampers, magnetic devices, including both fluid film and fluid-structure
coupling and biotribology. Pr. Bou-Said is the head of a research group involved in Tribology. He is the supervisor of more than 40 PhD thesis
and 70 Research Master. Professor Bou-Said is Fellow ASME and STLE, guest editor for the Journal of Engineering Tribology (JET) and Tribology
International and associate editor for Tribology Transactions and JET. He is chairman of the annual Leeds-Lyon International Tribology Conference.
Pr. Bou-Said is listed Who's Who in the World and has authored more than 100 papers. He has received the Tribology Gold Medal at the Japanese
Tribology Conference Nagasaki October 2000 for his prospective work in the field of biotribology.