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About Nico Declercq


0. Classes taught by Declercq I. Earned Degrees II. Employment III. Teaching IV. Scholarly Accomplishments V. Service VI. Grants and Contracts VII. Honors and Awards VIII. Genealogy IX. Charity X. News Media

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V. Service

A. Professional Contributions



Editorial

a. Printed International Journals – Associate Editor

1. Associate Editor, Journal of the European Acoustics Association (Acta Acustica United with Acustica): http://www.acta-acustica-united-with-acustica.com/ (summer 2011 - present)

b. Printed International Journals – guest editor

2. Guest Editor, Ultrasonics (Elsevier) , (Acousto-Optics / Ultrasound and Nano-Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation of Anisotropic Materials), on the occasion of congress ICUltrasonics (2005-present)

3. Associate editor of Springer’s journal on Nondestructive Evaluation (2015 - present).

c. Open access Journals – associate editor

4. Associate Editor , 2014-present, African Journal of Engineering, Hindawi Publishing Corporation

5. Associate Editor, 2013-present, The Scientific World Journal, Hindawi Publishing Corporation

6. Associate Editor , 2010-present, Advances in Acoustics and Vibration, Hindawi Publishing Corporation

7. Associate Editor , 2008-present: The Open Acoustics Journal, BENTHAM Science Publishers Ltd

d. Other

8. Guest Editor, Editorial Board of the XVIIth National Symposium on Ultrasonics, India (for Mc Millan Press, New Delhi, India), 2008





Committee

1. President (General Chair) of the International Congress on Ultrasonics 2015, Metz, France.
2. Member of the International Advisory Committee of IC DMM 2015 International Conference on Design, Manufacturing and Mechatronics, held joint with the International Symposium on Engineering and Technology (ISET), Pune, India, 11-13 February, 2015
3. Member of the International Scientific Advisory Committee of the International Symposium on Ultrasonics (ISU-2015), organised by the Ultrasonics Society of India in collaboration with the Department of Physics and the Department of Electronics at Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, 22-24 January 2015, Nagpur, India.
4. Member of the reviewer committee of the 3rd Global Conference on Materials Science and Engineering, CMSE 2014, Ocotber 22-23, Shanghai, China.
5. Technical Program Committee Member for TMRESM14 (The international conference on Technologies and Materials of Renewable Energy for a Sustainable Mediterranean-2014), organized by the Euro-Mediterranean Institute for Sustainable Development (EUMISD), 2013-2014.
6. Faculty recruitment committee of the University of Lorraine (French: membre de comite de recrutement des enseignants-chercheurs à l"Université de Lorraine"), 2013.
7. Member of the Technical Committee "Transducer and Electroacoustics (Le Groupe Transducteurs et Electroacoustique - GTEA) of the French Acoustical Society SFA
8. Member of the Technical Committee "Submarine Physical Acoustics and Ultrasonics (Groupe d"Acoustique Physica Sous-marine et Ultra-Sonore - GAPSUS) of the French Acoustical Society SFA
9. Member of the Technical Program Committee, and Organizing committee, Wave Electronics and Its Applications in Information and Telecommunication Systems", St Petersburg, Russia, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012.
10. Permanent Board Member (2011-present) and 2013-2015 President of the International Congress on Ultrasonics (ICU): www.icultrasonics.org . The ICU is the World"s largest congress on ultrasonics and originates from The World Congress on Ultrasonics (WCU) merged with Elsevier"s Ultrasonics International (UI).
11. Member of Scientific Committee, "Emerging Technologies in NDT , 19-21 September 2011 in Ioannina, Greece
12. Member of Scientific Committee, OPTIMESS 2007 (Optical Measurements Techniques for Structures & Systems), 3rd workshop on Optical Measurement Techniques for Structures and Systems 28-29 May 2007, Faculty Club, Leuven, Belgium
13. Member of Scientific Committee, Member GDR-2501, a research consortium of Ultrasonic Nondestructive Testing between France-UK. 2007-2008
14. Member of the Young Scientists Advisory Committee (YSAC) of the International Congress on Ultrasonics (ICU): www.icultrasonics.org . The ICU is the World"s largest congress on ultrasonics and originates from The World Congress on Ultrasonics (WCU) merged with Elsevier"s Ultrasonics International (UI). 2007-2011.
15. Member of the Organizing Committee, "10th School on Acousto-Optics and Applications , Sopot, Poland, 12-15 May 2008: http://univ.gda.pl/~school/index.htm
16. Member of National Society committee: Acoustical Society of America: Physical Acoustics Committee, Term to 2009



Society Membership:


1. The Acoustical Society of America ASA (full member)
2. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Senior member) IEEE
3. Sigma Xi
4. Belgian Acoustical Society ABAV
5. French Acoustical Society SFA
6. Alumni Lovaniensis (KUL)
7. Russian Acoustical Society RAS
8. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME (until 2008)
9. The Acoustical Society of Japan ASJ (until 2008)
10. American Physical Society APS, divisions: Astrophysics/Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics/ Laser science (until 2008)
11. European Physical Society EPS, division: Quantum Electronics & Optics Acoustical Society of America ASA (until 2008)
12. The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing BINDT (until 2008)
13. The International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration IIAV (until 2008)
14. The Optical Society of America OSA (until 2008)
15. The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) (until 2008)
16. The Canadian Acoustical Association l"Association Canadienne d"Acoustique (CAA-ACA) (until 2008)

Other

1. Listed in the NASA Langley Research Center Strategic technology Investment LSTIP Area of Aeronautical Vehicles (area 2) of the National Institute of Aerospace Associates 2014.
2. Reviewer, on behalf of the editorial committee, of research papers submitted to the 12th School on Acousto-Optics and its Applications, 29 June - 3 July, 2014, Druskininkai, Lithuania.

B. Reviewer

Journals

1. The Journal of the IEEE trans. on UFFC
2. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
3. Applied Physics Letters
4. The Journal of Applied Physics
5. Optics Communications
6. Acta Crystallographica Section A.
7. The Journal of electromagnetic Waves and Applications
8. Ultrasonics
9. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement
10. The Journal of Sound and Vibration
11. The Open Acoustics Journal
12. Acta Acustica United with Acustica
13. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics
14. Applied Acoustics
15. Rapid Prototyping
16. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids
17. Nanotechnology (Inst. Of Phys.)
18. Proceedings of the Royal Society A
19. Central European Journal of Physics
20. Journal of Composites, part A
21. Journal of Computational Physics
22. Composite structures

Funding agencies

1. Expert for Rannsóknami stö Íslands/The Icelandic Centre for Research (Ranis), Laugavegi 13, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland, 2014-2015
2. Expert for Board of Regents pfund program", University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2013.
3. Expert for the French National Science Foundation (ANR, Agence Nationale de la Recherche) (2013-present)
4. Deanship of Scientific Research , King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran Saudi Arabia (2010-present)
5. Projet de recherche en équipe du Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies (FQRNT) à Québec, Canada (2011)
6. ISF Israeli Science Foundation (2007, 2008, 2015)
7. GNSF Georgian National Science Foundation (2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2012)
8. Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (2013-2014)

C. Conference organization

1. Co-organizer (together with N. Polikarpova) of special session on acousto-optics in honour of professor Oswald Leroy, at 2015 International Congress on Ultrasonics, Metz, May 10-14, 2015.
2. Co-organizer of session "Traitement du signal non linéaire spécifique au Contrôle Non Destructif et à l'Imagerie Harmonique , Le congrès Français d'Acoustique (CFA 2014) 22-25 April 2014, Université de Poitiers, Poitiers, France.
3. Co-organizer of session "Ultrasonics in small particles and their liquid suspensions , Acoustics 2013, 10-15 November 2013, New Delhi, India.
4. Chairman of oral session "Fr43 - NDT: Industrial Applications III , Friday, 3 May 2013, 15:20-17:00, at the 2013 International Congress on Ultrasonics, 2-5 May 2013, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore.
5. Chairman of oral session "2pPA. Material Characterization , co-chaired by Noureddine Atalla (Univ. of Sherbrooke), June 4, 2013, at ICA 2013, 165th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 52nd Meeting of the Canadian Acoustical Association and the 21st International Congress on Acoustics, 2-7 June 2013, Palais des congrès, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
6. Chairman and organizer of oral session "4aEAa. Non-Contact Ultrasonic Methods , co-chaired and co-organized by Michael Haberman (The University of Texas at Austin), June 6, 2013, at ICA 2013, 165th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 52nd Meeting of the Canadian Acoustical Association and the 21st International Congress on Acoustics, 2-7 June 2013, Palais des congrès, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
7. Session Co-Chair : oral session "New non-contact ultrasonic methods and devices , International Congress on Acoustics ICA 2013, Montreal, Canada.
8. Session Chair: oral session "MR11/B UT: Laser, Ultrasound, Contact , Thursday April 19, at the 18th World Congress on Nondestructive Testing, Durban, South Africa, 16-20 April 2012.
9. Session Organizer and Chair : oral session; Special Session on Diffraction of Ultrasound on Periodic Structures; International Congress on Ultrasonics 2011, www.icultrasonics.org, Institute of Experimental Physics, University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland; Gdansk, Poland, 5-8 Sept 2011
10. Session Co-Organizer and Co-Chair : oral session; Acousto-Optics and Applications; 11th School on Acousto-Optics and Applications; Gdansk, Poland, 5-8 Sept 2011
11. Session Organizer and Chair : oral session 3510ss (13.00 14.00 Room 201, 24 Aug, 2010) Mack Breazeale Memorial Session; ICA International Congress on Acoustics; Sydney, Australia, 23-27 August 2010
12. Session Chair: oral session; 13.00 15.00 Room 106 Ultrasonics, quantum acoustics, and physical effects of sound 1; International Congress on Acoustics, Sydney, Australia, 23-27 Aug, 2010; Sydney, Australia, 23 Aug, 2010
13. Session Co-Chair : oral session 2aPA: Ultrasonics, Nonlinear Acoustics, Acousto-Optics, and Engineering Acoustics in Honor of Mack Breazeale I; Joint 159th ASA Meeting and Noise-Con 2010, Baltimore, Maryland, 19-23 April 2010; Baltimore, USA, 20 Apr 2010
14. Session Co-Organizer : oral session; special session S17 : Waves in periodic media: Acousto-Optics, Phononic crystals and ultrasonic diffraction effects; International Congress on Ultrasonics 2009; Santiago de Chile, Chile, Jan 11-17, 2009
15. Session Chair: Oral session III (senate hall Swatantrata Bhawan building), 4 Dec, 16:00-18:30; Seventeenth National Symposium on Ultrasonics; Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 4-6 Dec 2008
16. Session Chair: Oral session V.a (senate hall Swatantrata Bhawan building), 5 Dec, 11:30-13:00; Seventeenth National Symposium on Ultrasonics; Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 4-6 Dec 2008
17. Session Co-Organizer and Co-Chair : oral session; technical session PA17 (2aPAb , ROOM 351, 8:00 A.M. TO 7:00 P.M, TUESDAY MORNING, 1 JULY 2008) "Physical Acoustics: Diffraction of waves on periodical structures: Acoustic, ultrasonic and acousto-optical diffraction phenomena I ; Acoustics08, joint meeting of "155th ASA Meeting", "the 5th FORUM ACUSTICUM", "the 9th Congrès Français d"Acoustique" and integrating "the 60th anniversary of the Société Française d"Acoustique (SFA)", "the 7th EUROpean conference on NOISE control" and "the 7th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics"; Le Palais des Congrès de Paris, France, June 29 July 4, 2008
18. Session Co-Organizer and Co-Chair : poster session; technical session PA17 (2pPAc , TUESDAY AFTERNOON, 1 JULY 2008 P3-A, LEVEL 3, 3:40 TO 5:20 P.M.) "Physical Acoustics: Diffraction of waves on periodical structures: Acoustic, ultrasonic and acousto-optical diffraction phenomena II ; Acoustics08, joint meeting of "155th ASA Meeting", "the 5th FORUM ACUSTICUM", "the 9th Congrès Français d"Acoustique" and integrating "the 60th anniversary of the Société Française d"Acoustique (SFA)", "the 7th EUROpean conference on NOISE control" and "the 7th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics"; Le Palais des Congrès de Paris, France, June 29 July 4, 2008
19. Session Organizer and Chair : special Tribute to Prof. Dr. Antoni Sliwinski; 10th school on Acousto-Optics and Applications; Gdansk-Sopot, Poland, 12-15 May 2008
20. Session Chair : Oral session S06-S11 RoomA, Monday Sept 10, 2007; International Symposium on Room Acoustics ISRA 2007 Sevilla; Sevilla, Spain, Sept 10, 2007
21. Session Organizer: "Laser-ultrasound and Acousto-Optics: Theory, experiments and applications ; "Second World Congress on Engineering Asset Management joint with "Fourth International Conference on Condition Monitoring and organized by The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing; Cairn Hotel, Harrogate, United Kingdom, 11-14 June 2007
22. Session Organizer and Chair : oral session "HS5-S04: Non-destructive evaluation of anisotropic materials (Wed 11 April 2007); The International Congress on Ultrasonics, ICU2007; Vienna University of Technology, Austria, April 9 12, 2007
23. Session Organizer and Chair : oral session "HS6-S03: Ultrasound and nano-materials (Wed 11 April 2007); The International Congress on Ultrasonics, ICU2007; Vienna University of Technology, Austria, April 9 12, 2007
24. Session Co-Organizer and Co-Chair : oral session "HS3-R02: Acousto-optics (Wed 11 April 2007); The International Congress on Ultrasonics, ICU2007, Vienna, Austria, the Vienna University of Technology, April 9 April 12, 2007; Vienna University of Technology, Austria, April 9 12, 2007
25. Session Organizer: mini-symposium" Computational acoustics and computational ultrasonics"; 9th U.S. National Conference on Computational Mechanics; University of California at Berkeley, USA, July 23-26, 2007
26. Session Organizer and Chair : Oral session "ultrasound in layered media ( 29 Sept 2006) ; European Conference on Nondestructive Testing ECNDT 2006; ESTREL Convention Centre, Berlin, Germany, Sept 25-29, 2006
27. Session Co-Chair : Oral Session ar-2-1: Concert hall acoustics; 9th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference - WESPAC9; Grand Hilton Seoul, Korea, 26 - 28 June 2006
28. Session Organizer and Co-Chair : Oral Session ph-1-1: Ultrasound for non-destructive testing; 9th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference - WESPAC9; Grand Hilton Seoul, Korea, 26 - 28 June 2006
29. Session Organizer and Co-Chair : Oral Session ph-3-2: Acousto-Optics and Opto-Acoustics; fundamental and applications; 9th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference - WESPAC9; Grand Hilton Seoul, Korea, 26 - 28 June 2006
30. Session Organizer and Chair : Oral session "Acousto-optics and its applications ; IX International Conference for Young Researchers: Wave Electronics and its Applications in Information and Telecommunication Systems, Non-Destructive Testing, Security and Medicine; St Petersburg State University of Instrumentation, St Petersburg, Russia, Oct 10 2006
31. Session Chair "Plenary Session B ; 12th Mexican International Congress on Acoustics - 12 Congreso Internacional Mexicano de Acustica; Sta Cruz, Tlaxcala, Mexico, 26-28 Oct 2005
32. Session Co-Organizer and Co-Chair : Oral session TuDpm1, Ultrasound in Anisotropic Media, Tuesday 30 Aug 2005 13:30-15:30; World Congress on Ultrasonics - Ultrasonics International 2005 (WCU-UI"05 - Beijing, 2005); Friendship Hotel, Beijing, China, 2005
33. Session Co-Organizer and Co-Chair : Oral session WeBam2, Acousto-Optics (1), 31 August, Wednesday 31 Aug 2005 10:30-12:00; World Congress on Ultrasonics - Ultrasonics International 2005 (WCU-UI"05 - Beijing, 2005); Friendship Hotel, Beijing, China, 2005
34. Session Co-Organizer and Co-Chair : Oral session WeBpm1 , Acousto-Optics (2), 31 August, Wednesday 31 Aug 2005 13:30-15:30; World Congress on Ultrasonics - Ultrasonics International 2005 (WCU-UI"05 - Beijing, 2005); Friendship Hotel, Beijing, China, 2005
35. Session Co-Organizer : Assisted with the organization of two scientific sessions (for Prof. Oswald Leroy); World Congress on Ultrasonics (WCU - Paris, 2003); Paris, France, 2003

D. Campus Contributions

1. Member of the Faculty Recruiting applications review committee, Georgia Tech, G. W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Summer 2014- present.
2. Member of the GWW Undergraduate Committee, 2013-2014, 2014-2015.
3. Member of Acoustics (AC) PhD Qualifying Exam Committee 2008-2009/2009-2010/2010-2011
4. Member of Faculty Development Committee Georgia Tech G. W. Woodruff School 2008-2009/2009-2010/2010-2011/2011-2012/2012-2013
5. Member of the Applied Math PhD Qualifying Exam Committee 2011-2012 / 2012-2013 / 2013-2014 / 2014-2015

Mentor of Teachers at Georgia Tech Lorraine

Spring 2014 Peter McKeon (ME 3017 System Dynamics)

Academic Advisor

Fall 2011 ME students at GT-Lorraine: Brice Edwiges, Ibrahim El Alami, Vincent Gintzburger, Gael Jacquemmoz, Michael Lazarski, Amelie Lemerle, Arnaud Lepoutre, Xavier Maurel, Paul Mazur, Alexandre Paquet, Bhasvesh Patel

PhD reading committee

1. Jason Kulpe, "Analysis of acoustic scattering from large fish schools using Bloch wave formalism. ;Thesis proposal April 14, 2014; Committee: Michael Leamy (co-advisor), Karim Sabra (co-advisor), Massimo Ruzzene, Nico Declercq, Julian Rimoli; Thesis Defense: February 11, 2015.
2. Vinod Ravindran, "Design and Fabrication of Boron-containing III-Nitrides based High Electron Mobility Transistors , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (advisor: Abdallah Ougazzaden), PhD received : February 19, 2013
3. Xinyuan Tan, "Damage Assessment of Co-cured Composite Joints under Quasi-static and Fatigue Loading , School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (advisor: Erian Armanios), PhD received : 23 Oct 2008

MSc reading committee

1. Cyril Babinet, " Next Generation of Current Sensor for Aeronautics: preliminary designs , spring 2008

E. Other Contributions

National Committee

1. European Union PromoDoc Ambassador, term 2012-2013. Promodoc was a project funded by the European Commission (January 2011- December 2013) within the framework of the Erasmus Mundus Action 3 (EM A3) program focusing on the promotion of European higher education at the doctoral level. Promodoc has been supported by Campus France, the German Academic Exchange Service, the British Council, Eurodoc (The European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers), Nuffic (Netherlands organization for international cooperation in higher education) and the Institute of International Education (USA).

PhD reading committee at other institutes:

1. Hélène Pichard, Sujet de la thèse "Etude Théorique d'ondes de volume, localisées et de surface dans les cristaux photoniques granulaires", Université du Maine, Le Mans, France, November 28, 2014. Jury members: N. Declercq (Rapporteur), F. Djafari-Rouhani (Rapporteur), F. Coulouvrat (Examinateur), M. Deschamps (Examinateur), V. Tournat (Invite), V. Gusev (Directeur), A. Duclos (Co-directeur), J-P. Groby (Co-directeur).
2. Satyendra Kumar Verma, PhD in Science, Department of Physics, University of Allahabad, Allahabad 211002, India, thesis submitted 2012. Supervisor Raja Ram Yadav. Thesis defended in 2012.
3.Rishi Pal Singh, PhD in Physics, Department of Physics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, India, Enrolment No 301877, "Study of Elastic, Electronic and Acoustical Properties of rare Earth Internetallics and Chalcogenides, and Thallium Halides , thesis submitted 2011. Supervisor: Rajendra Kumar Singh, Co-Supervisor P. C. Srivastava. PhD defense 2012.
4. Bart Sarens, PhD in Physics, KULeuven, "Full-field optical methods for imaging ultrasonic waves and the detection of defects , Advisor: C. Glorieux (KUL), members of the Jury: W. Lauriks (KUL), M. Wevers (KUL), H. Pfeiffer (KUL), K. Van Den Abeele (KUL), M. Clark (Univ. Nothingham), N. Declercq (Georgia Tech), Belgium, Leuven, 23 April 2009 private defense, May 29 2009 public defense.
5. Abhijit Sarkar, "Asymptotic analysis of the dispersion characteristics of structural acoustic waveguides , Thesis submitted in order to obtain the PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering, The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 2009
6. THÈSE présentée à L"Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut-Cambrésis (France), pour l"obtention du grade de Docteur de l"université (ELECTRONIQUE), par Hichem BENAISSA. Sujet de la thèse : CONCEPTION ET RÉALISATION DE COMPOSANTS ACOUSTO-OPTIQUES POUR LE FILTRAGE OPTIQUE ACCORDABLE, soutenance le 19 Décembre 2008 devant le jury composé de : Rapporteurs : Mr Jean-Pierre HUIGNARD Expert Senior, Thales Research & Technology / Mr Badr-Eddine BENKELFAT Professeur, Télécom Sud Paris ; Examinateurs : Mr Nico DECLERCQ Professeur, UMI Georgia Tech Lorraine, CNRS 2958/ Mr Jean-Pierre VILCOT Directeur de recherche, IEMN, CNRS UMR 8520/ Mr Jean-Claude KASTELIK Professeur, directeur de thèse, IEMN-DOAE, UVHC / Mr Samuel DUPONT Ma tre de conférences, IEMN-DOAE, UVHC
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