Joseph Morlier




Professeur à l'Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'espace (ISAE-SUPAERO)
Membre du groupe Modélisation des Systèmes et Microsystèmes Mécaniques (MS2M)
Espace Clément Ader, 3 rue Caroline Aigle
31400 Toulouse


☎ +33 (0) 5 61 17 11 76 (recherche)
☎ +33 (0) 5 61 33 81 31 (enseignement)

Activités de recherche

  • AIAA Member
  • Structural & Multidisciplinary Optimization [Surrogate Modeling, multifidelity] 
PhD thesis of Dimitri Bettebghor [AIRBUS] with ONERA*
Postdoc Of Nicolas Roussouly [RTRA SAE] with ONERA and CERFACS*
PhD thesis of Mohamed Bouhlel [SNECMA] with ONERA*
PhD thesis of Joan Mas Colomer thesis [SUPAERO-ONERA]
PhD thesis of Simone Coniglio [AIRBUS] with MS2M/ISM
PhD thesis of Pierre-jean Barjhoux [IRT Saint Exupery/AIRBUS) with ONERA DADS/ISAE

    • UAV, Aircraft Design &  FSI 
PhD thesis of Fazila Zawawi with ISAE-SUPAERO DAEP/MAV Research Center*
PhD thesis of Elisa Bosco [AIRBUS] with ISAE-SUPAERO DAEP
Postdoc of Claudia Bruni [CEDAR « Chair for Eco-Design of AiRcraft »] with  ISAE-SUPAERO DCAS
Phd of Alessandro Squeglia [CEDAR « Chair for Eco-Design of AiRcraft »] with  ISAE-SUPAERO DCAS / ONERA

      • Flight physics Identification, modal parameters and loads [Signal Processing, Robust Identification] 
      • PhD thesis of Marion Gonzalez [AIRBUS] with MS2M/ISM*
      • PhD thesis of Ankit Chiplunkar [AIRBUS] with ISAE-SUPAERO DISC
    • Structural Health Monitoring [Damage Identification in Composites, Pattern Recognition] 
    • PhD thesis of Amir Shahdin [MS2M/ISS]*
      PhD thesis of Ahmed Jhinaoui with INRIA I4S*
      PhD of Guillaume Lelias [avec MSC/SIMU]*

  • *finalized

Activités d'enseignement

Structural [and Multidisciplinary] Optimization / Optimisation de structures [et multidisciplinaire] (3A Supaero + Masters MAE1)
Finite Element Analysis / Calcul de structures par éléments finis (3A Supaero + Masters MAE1)
Structural Engineering / Calcul de structures (2A Supaero)
System Dynamics / Introduction aux systèmes dynamiques (1A électif Supaero)
Scientific computing and optimization / Calcul Scientifique et optimisation (1A Supaero + Masters MAE1)

Responsabilités collectives

Ancien Animateur de l'axe ISS (2012-2016)

Animation scientifique, stratégie, brainstorming

Responsable de l'approfondissement STRUCTURES et MATERIAUX (3A Supaero)

Reviewer pour: Elsevier Journal of Sound and Vibration, Elsevier Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 􏰀Elsevier NDT E international, Elsevier International Journal of Solids and Structures, Sage Structural Health Monitoring, 􏰀Elsevier Composites Structures, Technopress Smart Structures and systems, Springer Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization.


Responsabilités administratives

Projet UE "MAAXIMUS"
Projet EPICEA "SAPES COMPOSITES"
Projet RTRA STAE "OSYCAF"
Projet Postdoc Chaire "CEDAR"
Projet UE Prof Invité Bourse "MARIE CURIE NEXTGEN AIRLINERS"
Projet IRT "MDA-MDO"

Activités techniques de soutien à la recherche

  • 21-23 juin 2016: ICA_DGM

    A 3 full days of «Intensive  Coding pArty for Dynamics of Granular Material »

Production scientifique

73 contributions

Article de revue internationale avec comité de lecture

[ACL1]A. Chiplunkar, E. Rachelson, M. Colombo and J. Morlier. Approximate Inference in Related Multi-output Gaussian Process Regression. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 10163, 88-103. 2017 [DOI]
[ACL2]M. Bouhlel, N. Bartoli, A. Ostmane and J. Morlier. Improving kriging surrogates of high-dimensional design models by Partial Least Squares dimension reduction. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 53(5)935-952. 2016 [DOI] [HAL]
[ACL3]M. Bouhlel, N. Bartoli, A. Otsmane and J. Morlier. An improved approach to estimate the hyper-parameters of the kriging model for high-dimensional problems through the Partial Least Squares method. Mathematical Problems in Engineering. 2016((2016)). 2016 [DOI]
[ACL4]F. Mohd Zawawi, P. Lv , S. Prothin, J. Morlier, E. Benard and J.-M. Moschetta. Performance Enhancement of Tilt-Body Micro Air Vehicle by Use of Orthotropic Laminated Proprotors. Applied Mechanics and Materials. 819, 585-590. 2016 [DOI]
[ACL5]G. Lélias, E. Paroissien, F. Lachaud, J. Morlier, S. Schwartz and C. Gavoille. An extended semi-analytical formulation for fast and reliable mode I/II stress analysis of adhesively bonded joints. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 62, 18-38. 2015 [DOI]
[ACL6]P. Lv, S. Prothin, F. Zawawi, E. Benard, J. Morlier and J.-M. Moschetta. Performance improvement of small-scale rotors by passive blade twist control. Journal of Fluids and Structures. 55, 25–41. 2015 [DOI]
[ACL7]A. Jhinaoui, L. Mevel and J. Morlier. A new SSI algorithm for LPTV systems: Application to a hinged-bladed helicopter. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 42(1-2)152-166. 2014 [DOI]
[ACL8]J. Morlier, H. Niemann and A. Shahdin. Topology optimization for robust damage localization using aggregated FRFs statistical criteria. Applied Mechanics and Materials. 629, 513-518. 2014 [DOI]
[ACL9]O. Cherrier, P. Selva, V. Pommier-budinger, F. Lachaud and J. Morlier. Damage localization map using electromechanical impedance spectrums and inverse distance weighting interpolation: Experimental validation on thin composite structures. Structural Health Monitoring. 12(4)311-324. 2013 [DOI]
[ACL10]P. Selva, O. Cherrier, V. Budinger, F. Lachaud and J. Morlier. Smart monitoring of aeronautical composites plates based on electromechanical impedance measurements and artificial neural networks. Engineering Structures. 56, 794–804. 2013 [DOI]
[ACL11]P. Lu, F. Mohd Zawawi, S. Prothin, E. Benard, J.-M. Moschetta and J. Morlier. An Application of Adaptive Blades on Convertible MAVs. International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles. 5(4)229-243. 2013 [OATAO]
[ACL12]F. Mohd Zawawi, J. Morlier, G. Grondin and J.-M. Moschetta. Design of Optimum Torsionally Flexible PropRotors for Tilt-Body MAVs. Applied Mechanics and Materials. 225, 281-286. 2012 [DOI] [OATAO]
[ACL13]A. Shahdin, J. Morlier, L. Mezeix, C. Bouvet and Y. Gourinat. Evaluation of the impact resistance of various composite sandwich beams by vibration tests. Shock and Vibration. 18(6)789-805. 2011 [DOI] [OATAO]
[ACL14]A. Shahdin, J. Morlier, H. Niemann and Y. Gourinat. Correlating low energy impact damage with changes in modal parameters : Diagnosis tools and FE validation. Structural Health Monitoring. 10(2)199-217. 2011 [DOI] [OATAO]
[ACL15]D. Bettebghor, N. Bartoli, S. Grihon, J. Morlier and M. Samuelides. Surrogate modeling approximation using a mixture of experts based on EM joint estimation. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 43(2)243 - 259. 2011 [DOI] [OATAO]
[ACL16]A. Shahdin, L. Mezeix, C. Bouvet, J. Morlier and Y. Gourinat. Fabrication and mechanical testing of a new sandwich structure with carbon fiber network core. Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials. 12(5)569-589. 2010 [DOI] [OATAO]
[ACL17]H. Niemann, J. Morlier, A. Shahdin and Y. Gourinat. Damage Localization using Experimental Modal Parameters and Topology Optimization. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 24(3)636-652. 2010 [DOI] [OATAO]
[ACL18]A. Shahdin, J. Morlier and Y. Gourinat. Damage monitoring in sandwich beams by modal parameter shifts : A comparative study of burst random and sine dwell vibration testing. Journal of Sound and Vibration. 329(5)566-584. 2010 [DOI] [OATAO]
[ACL19]J. Morlier and G. Michon. Virtual Vibration Measurement Using KLT Motion Tracking Algorithm. Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Transactions of the ASME. 132(1). 2010 [DOI]
[ACL20]A. Shahdin, L. Mezeix, C. Bouvet, J. Morlier and Y. Gourinat. Monitoring the Effects of Impact Damages on Modal Parameters in Carbon Fiber Entangled Sandwich Beams. Engineering Structures. 31(12)2833-2841. 2009 [DOI] [OATAO]
[ACL21]A. Shahdin, J. Morlier and Y. Gourinat. Correlating low energy impact damage with changes in modal parameters : A preliminary study on composite beam. Structural Health Monitoring. 8(6)523-536. 2009 [DOI] [OATAO]
[ACL22]A. Shahdin, L. Mezeix, C. Bouvet, J. Morlier and Y. Gourinat. Fabrication and mechanical testing of glass fiber entangled sandwich beams : a comparison with honeycomb and foam sandwich beams. Composite Structures. 90(4)404-412. 2009 [DOI] [OATAO]
[ACL23]P. Selva, J. Morlier and Y. Gourinat. Development of a dynamics virtual reality model of the inner ear sensory system as a learning and demonstrating tool. Modelling and Simulation in Engineering. 2009(ID 245606). 2009 [OATAO]
[ACL24]A. Shahdin, J. Morlier and Y. Gourinat. Significance of Low Energy Impact Damage on Modal Parameters of Composite Beams by Design of Experiments. Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 181(1). 2009 [DOI]
[ACL25]J. Morlier, P. Salom and F. Bos. New image processing tools for structural dynamic monitoring. Key Engineering Materials. 34, 239 - 244. 2007 [DOI] [OATAO]

Article de revue avec comité de lecture non répertorié

[ACLN1]F. Mohd Zawawi, P. Lu, S. Prothin, J. Morlier, J.-M. Moschetta and E. Benard. Study of a flexible UAV proprotor. International Journal of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation. 6(3/4)149-161. 2014 [OATAO]
[ACLN2]P. Selva, J. Morlier and Y. Gourinat. Toward a three-dimensional finite-element model of the human inner ear angular accelerometers sensors. International Journal for Computational Vision and Biomechanics. 3(2)149-156. 2010 [OATAO]

Communication invitée dans un congrès national ou international

[INV1]Y. Gourinat, J. Morlier, A. Shahdin and G. Michon. Dissipation & Endommagement au sein des Composites Minces. 4ème Séminaire Technique de Mécanique - Fatigue Vibratoire, Centre d'Essais Aéronautique de Toulouse Invited lecture 2009

Communication avec actes dans un congrès international ou national

[ACT1]A. Chiplunkar and J. Morlier. Operational Modal Analysis in Frequency Domain using Gaussian Mixture Models . Proceedings of IMAC XXXV, Structural Dynamics Challenges in Next Generation Aerospace Systems, USA 2017
[ACT2]J. Mas Colomer, N. Bartoli, T. Lefebvre, S. Dubreuil, J.R.R. Martins, E. Benard and J. Morlier. Similarity Maximization of a Scaled Aeroelastic Flight Demonstrator via Multidisciplinary Optimization. Proceedings of 58th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference Grapevine, Texas 2017 [DOI]
[ACT3]P.-J. Barjhoux, Y. Diouane, S. Grihon, D. Bettebghor and J. Morlier. Mixed variable Structural optimization: toward an efficient hybrid algorithm. Proceedings of WCSMO12 12th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimisation 5 - 9 June 2017, Braunschweig, Germany 2017
[ACT4]G. Raze, M. Charlotte and J. Morlier. Optimisation Topologique sans Maillage - Vers la reconnaissance d'éléments structuraux. Proceedings of CSMA 2017 2017
[ACT5]S. Coniglio, C. Gogu, R. Amargier and J. Morlier. Pylon and engine mounts performance driven structural topology optimization. Proceedings of WCSMO12 12th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimisation 5 - 9 June 2017, Braunschweig, Germany 2017
[ACT6]N. Bartoli, T. Lefevbre, N. Bons, M. Bouhlel, S. Dubreuil, R. Olivanti, J.R.R. Martins and J. Morlier. An adaptive optimization strategy based on mixture of experts for wing aerodynamic design optimization. Proceedings of AIAA AVIATION Forum 5-9 June 2017, Denver, Colorado 18th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference 2017 [DOI]
[ACT7]T. Hirschler, A. Duval, R. Bouclier, D. Crozes, T. Elguedj and J. Morlier. Analyse Isogéométrique pour les problèmes d'Optimisation de Forme des Structures Coques. Proceedings of CSMA2017 2017
[ACT8]A. Chiplunkar, E. Bosco and J. Morlier. Gaussian Process for Aerodynamic Pressures Prediction in Fast Fluid Structure Interaction Simulations. Proceedings of WCSMO12 12th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimisation 5 - 9 June 2017, Braunschweig, Germany 2017
[ACT9]P.-L. Chiambaretto, M. Charlotte, J. Morlier, P. Villedieu and Y. Gourinat. Vibrational test bench of a grain filled tank in view of cryogenic tank tests. Proceedings of 14th European Conference on Spacecraft Structures, Materials & Environmental Testing (ECSSMET 14) Toulouse 2016
[ACT10]A. Chiplunkar, E. Rachelson, M. Colombo and J. Morlier. Adding Flight Mechanics to Flight Loads Surrogate Model using Multi-Output Gaussian Processes. Proceedings of 17th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference 2016 [DOI]
[ACT11]N. Bartoli, I. Kurek, R. Lafage, T. Lefebvre, R. Priem , M. Bouhlel, J. Morlier, V. Stilz and R. Regis. Improvement of efficient global optimization with application to aircraft wing design . Proceedings of 17th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference 2016 [DOI]
[ACT12]Y. Gourinat and J. Morlier. Le diagnostic structural opérationnel : quels verrous, quels enjeux, quelles perspectives ?. Proceedings of Entretiens de Toulouse, Académie de l’Air & de l’Espace - Collège de Polytechnique 2016
[ACT13]E. Bosco, A. Lucchetti, S. Trapier, F. Di Vincenzo, N. Gourdain and J. Morlier. Nonlinear transient Fluid/Structure interaction approach using surrogate models: Industrial application to aircraft fairing vibration excited by engine efflux. Proceedings of AIAA SciTech 2016 2016 [DOI]
[ACT14]P.-L. Chiambaretto, M. Charlotte, P. Villedieu, J. Morlier and Y. Gourinat. Surrogate granular materials for modal test of fluid filled tank. Proceedings of IMAC-XXXIV, Orlando jan 2016 2016
[ACT15]A. Chiplunkar, E. Rachelson, M. Colombo and J. Morlier. Sparse Physics-Based Gaussian Process for Multi-output Regression using Variational Inferenc. Proceedings of ICPRAM 2016 2016
[ACT16]A. Chammah, D. Cornette and J. Morlier. STRATEGIES FOR MINIMIZATION OF DYNAMIC LOADS TRANSMITTED TO A HELICOPTER FUSELAGE. Proceedings of opti2014, 1st International Conference on Engineering and Applied Sciences Optimization, Kos, Greece 2014
[ACT17]M. Bouhlel, N. Bartoli, J. Morlier and A. Ostmane. Kriging Combining Partial Least Squares for Optimization in High Dimension. Proceedings of EngOpt 2014, 4th International Conference on Engineering Optimization, Lisbon, Portugal 2014
[ACT18]M. Charlotte and J. Morlier. Représentation quasicontinue d’un crystal phononique unidimensionnel en un métamatériau acoustique. Proceedings of Congrès Français de Mécanique 2013, Rencontre mathématiques/mécanique 2013
[ACT19]M. Gonzalez, N. Binaud, C. Espinosa, C. Gogu, J. Morlier and S. Quoniam. Towards a consideration of the uncertainties in flight loads. Proceedings of 5th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences, Munich, Germany, 1-5th July 2013
[ACT20]N. Roussouly, J. Morlier, M. Charlotte and M. Salaün. Approche fiabiliste pour l'optimisation locale d'un problème couplé fluide-structure. Proceedings of CSMA 2013 - 11ème Colloque National en Calcul des Structures - Giens (France), Mai 2013 [OATAO]
[ACT21]M. Gonzalez, C. Gogu, N. Binaud, C. Espinosa, J. Morlier and S. Quoniam. Uncertainty quantification in aircraft load calibration. Proceedings of 10th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Orlando, Florida, USA, 19-24th May 2013
[ACT22]V. Budinger, O. Cherrier, J. Morlier and F. Lachaud. Damage Location Method for Thin Composites Structures - Appplication to an Aircraft Door. Proceedings of International Workshop on Aircraft System Technologies (AST 2013), Hambourg, Allemagne 2013
[ACT23]J. Morlier, M. Charlotte, F. Habib and E. Lima. Structural Wingbox Optimization for the Coupled Fluid Structure Interaction Problem of a Flexible Wing: Finite Element Analysis sol200 versus Surrogate Models. Proceedings of The Eleventh International Conference on Computational Structures Technology (CST 2012). 2012 [DOI] [OATAO]
[ACT24]P. Selva, O. Cherrier, J. Morlier, F. Lachaud and V. Budinger. Model driven versus Data Driven Damage Localization Methods: EMI Monitoring of Thin Composites Structures. Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Composites Dynamics (DYNACOMP), Arcachon, France 2012
[ACT25]A. Jihnaoui, L. Mevel and J. Morlier. Subspace Identification for Linear Periodically Time-varying Systems. Proceedings of 16th IFAC Symposium on System Identification p.1282-1287 2012 [DOI] [OATAO]
[ACT26]J. Morlier, M. Bergh and L. Mevel. Modeshapes Recognition Using Fourier Descriptors: A Simple SHM Example. Proceedings of Proceedings of the 30th IMAC, A Conference on Structural Dynamics p.195-204 2012 [DOI] [OATAO]
[ACT27]A. Jihnaoui, L. Mevel and J. Morlier. Subspace Instability Monitoring for Linear Periodically Time-Varying Systems. Proceedings of 16th IFAC Symposium on System Identification p.380-385 2012 [DOI] [OATAO]
[ACT28]A. Jihnaoui, L. Mevel and J. Morlier. Extension of Subspace Identification to LPTV Systems: Application to Helicopters.. Proceedings of Proceedings of the 30th IMAC, A Conference on Structural Dynamics p.425-433 2012 [DOI] [OATAO]
[ACT29]J. Morlier and D. Bettebghor. Compressed Sensing Applied to Modeshapes Reconstruction. Proceedings of Proceedings of the 30th IMAC, A Conference on Structural Dynamics p.1-8 2012 [DOI] [OATAO]
[ACT30]S. Foucaud, G. Michon, J. Morlier and Y. Gourinat. Harmonic Response of the Organ of Corti. Proceedings of 11th International Mechanics of Hearing, Williamstown 2011 [OATAO]
[ACT31]P. Selva, O. Cherrier, V. Budinger, F. Lachaud and J. Morlier. Smart EMI monitoring of thin composite structures. Proceedings of 16th International Conference on composite Structures (ICCS16), Porto, Portugal 2011
[ACT32]A. Shahdin, J. Morlier, G. Michon, L. Mezeix, C. Bouvet and Y. Gourinat. Application of Modal Analysis for Evaluation of the Impact Resistance of Aerospace Sandwich Materials. Proceedings of 29th IMAC, A Conference on Structural Dynamics, Jacksonville USA p.171-177 2011 [DOI] [OATAO]
[ACT33]A. Jihnaoui, L. Mevel and J. Morlier. A CUSUM test with sliding reference for ground resonance monitoring. Proceedings of The 6th International Workshop on Advanced Smart materials and Smart Structures Technology 2011
[ACT34]J. Morlier. A pedagogical image processing tool to understand structural dynamics. Proceedings of Proceedings of the 28th IMAC, A Conference on Structural Dynamics p.1215-1224 2011 [DOI] [OATAO]
[ACT35]D. Bettebghor, M. Samuelides, S. Grihon, N. Bartoli and J. Morlier. Approche en paramètres de stratification pour l’optimisation biniveau de structures de fuselage composite. Proceedings of CSMA 10e colloque national en calcul des structures 2011 [HAL] [OATAO]
[ACT36]P. Selva, J. Morlier and Y. Gourinat. A Matlab/Simulink model of the inner ear angular accelerometers sensors. Proceedings of ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference & Computers Information in Engineering Conference, San Diego 2009 [OATAO]
[ACT37]A. Shahdin, J. Morlier and Y. Gourinat. Significance of Low Energy Impact Damage on Modal Parameters of Composite Beams by Design of Experiments. Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Modern Practice in Stress & Vibration Analysis, Cambridge, UK 2009 [OATAO]
[ACT38]A. Shahdin, L. Mezeix, C. Bouvet, J. Morlier and Y. Gourinat. Static & Dynamic Testing of Glass Fiber Entangled Sandwich Beams : A Comparison with Honeycomb & Foam Sandwich Beams. Proceedings of International Conference on Composite Structures /15, Porto 2009 [OATAO]
[ACT39]J. Morlier, B. Chermain and Y. Gourinat. Original Statistical Approach for the Reliability in Modal Parameters Estimation. Proceedings of IMAC-XXVII Conference on Structural Dynamics, Orlando 2009 [OATAO]
[ACT40]M. Samuelides, D. Bettebghor, S. Grihon, A. Merval and J. Morlier. Modèles réduits en optimisation multiniveau de structures aéronautiques. Proceedings of CSMA 2009 [OATAO]

Communication sans actes dans un congrès international ou national

[COM1]J. Mas Colomer, N. Bartoli, T. Lefebvre, S. Dubreil, P. Schmollgruber, J.R.R. Martins and J. Morlier. Static and Dynamic Aeroelastic Scaling of the CRM Wing via Multidisciplinary Optimization. WCSMO12 12th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimisation 5 - 9 June 2017, Braunschweig, Germany 2017
[COM2]M. Bouhlel, N. Bartoli, J. Morlier and A. Ostmane. SURROGATE MODELS FOR OPTIMIZATION IN HIGH DIMENSION USING A MIXED PLS/KRIGING METHOD. opti2014, 1st International Conference on Engineering and Applied Sciences Optimization, Kos, Greece 2014

Communication par poster dans un congrès international ou national

[AFF1]A. Chiplunkar, E. Rachelson, M. Colombo and J. Morlier. Identification of Physical Parameters Using Gaussian Process Change-Point Kernels. SIAM Conference on uncertainty propagation 2016
[AFF2]A. Shahdin, L. Mezeix, J. Morlier, Y. Gourinat and C. Bouvet. Diagnosis of the Fabrication Process of Sandwich Structures with Fiber Network Core with the help of Vibration Testing. 2nd ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on the Mechanical Response of Composites, London 2009

Thèse de Doctorat ou HdR

[TH1]J. Morlier. Approche système pour la surveillance vibratoire et le dimensionnement de structures. Habilitation à diriger des recherches, Université Paul Sabatier. 2012



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