The University of Nottingham (UK),Matelys - Research Lab (France) and Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics de l'Etat - ENTPE (France) are happy to invite you to join to a 2 days' course to be held at ENTPE in Vaulx-en-Velin (greater Lyon, France) the 23rd and 24th of April 2019.
The course is part of the training program of the EU project N2N, a European Industrial Doctorate funded under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions 2017.

The lectures (in English) will address the manufacturing, the modeling and the application of porous sound packages in today's industry.
It is dedicated to engineers and early researchers willing to have state-of-the-art information transmitted by world leading experts in the domain :
• Prof. Noureddine Atalla (GAUS),
• Dr. Gregory Lielens (FFT),
• Dr. Jean-François Rondeau (Faurecia),
• Dr. Pierre Leroy (Saint-Gobain),
• Drs. François-Xavier Bécot, Fabien Chevillotte & Luc Jaouen (Matelys).

The course will include lectures on
• porous material theory and acoustic modeling,
• analytical modeling of sound package at the component level,
• numerical modeling at the system level,
• manufacturing and application of porous sound packages.

The course + lunches + breaks are free of charge but registrations to the event are mandatory.

You are most welcome to forward this information to other colleagues who may also be interested.


Registration is free of charge but mandatory.

Your registration, including
• a short CV,
• a summary of your current research work and a motivation letter,
• a letter of recommendation,
should be sent to contact@matelys.com before April the 1st of 2019.

The number of participants is limited so we invite you to proceed with your registration as soon as possible.

Venue and accommodation

The spring school will be held at Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics de l'Etat - ENTPE in Vaulx-en-Velin (greater Lyon, France), starting at 8:30 AM in the morning until 5:30 PM in the evening for both the 23rd and the 24th of April 2019.

There is only very few hotels in Vaulx-en-Velin however the extensive network of buses, metro and tramway of the TCL (Transports en Commun Lyonnais – Lyon Public Transportation) enables easy transport from downtown Lyon to Vaulx-en-Velin Campus bus station near ENTPE.

Thus we invite you to look for hotels near a metro station in downtown Lyon.

For students, here is a list of youth hostel / student residences :