The Covid-19 pandemic is a major worldwide challenge that will ultimately have an impact on our lives for many years to come.
Like many higher education institutes around the world, the Arts et Métiers community is contributing their time and expertise to combat the outbreak.
From the design and manufacture of personal protective equipment to the development of respiratory valves, the Arts et Métiers community is supporting health care staff in hospitals, nursing homes as well as in public services.
Among many of the initiatives, Prof Gilles Regnier, member of the PIMM laboratory in the Paris campus, has designed and mass manufactured injected headband faceshields. On May 5th, more than 9000 faceshields have already been distributed to health care staff.
In the following article, Prof Regnier presents the design and production and discusses how the faceshield can be improved.
While companies are severely affected by the consequences of Covid-19, the Arts et Métiers community is mobilizing to help 1,500 SMEs and VSEs to restart their activity.
Professor Francisco Chinesta, professor at Arts et Métiers and director of ESI’s scientific department, was awarded the silver medal of the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) during a ceremony on Thursday November 21, 2019 at the Arts and Culture.
A world leader in consulting and digital transformation, CapGemini partners with Arts and Métiers and Dassault Systems to train its employees in PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) tools to prepare them for Industry 4.0.
On October 24th 2019, Arts et Métiers and Tongji University organised an international seminar at Tongji University to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the signature of a Cooperation Framework Agreement and a Master-level Double Diploma Program Agreement between the two institutions.
The Alumni Association of Arts et Métiers, in partnership with the school Arts et Métiers Institute of Technology, organized a world-class conference on the theme “Industry 4.0, Paradigm shift” in Shanghai in October 2019.
Prof Laurent Champaney, President Arts et Métiers met with Peng Gang, Vice President of Tsinghua University during a recent visit to China.
The 3rd workshop of the AM² Transatlantic partnership, jointly led by Texas A&M Engineering (TEES) and Arts et Métiers was held in Texas A&M University Campus, College Station, Texas, during Oct 16-18 2019, in presence of Mr Alexis Andres, Consul General of France in Houston. The workshop brought together industry partners of the AM² partnership, several members of the academia, the scientific counsellor at the French Consulate in Houston as well as the leaders of the AM² partnership initiative from TEES & Arts et Métiers.
More than 1000 students will be participating this year at the 45th annual « inter gadzarts » student athletic union. which will take place in Aix en Provence from May 30 to June 2, 2019.
During a visit organised by the French Mexican University House in Toulouse, Arts et Métiers welcomed a delegation from the University of Nuevo León, the University Counsellor at the Mexican Embassy in Paris as well as a representative from the French Mexican University house on the 20th February 2019.
The Chalon-sur-Saône Institute, also called « Image Institute », is a major actor in the digital transition of companies in the region. Partnerships with industry and the region will be reinforced thanks to the renovation of an historic old mill which will house the Virtual Reality Innovation Pole.