Christophe Bailly

Acoustics research group at the Fluid Mechanics and Acoustics Laboratory (LMFA UMR 509)
École Centrale de Lyon


Christophe Bailly is a Professor of Fluid Mechanics and Acoustics at the Ecole Centrale de Lyon in France and is currently head of the Fluid Mechanics and Acoustics Laboratory (LMFA, UMR 5509). He graduated from Centrale Lyon (1990), received his PhD in Aeroacoustics from the Ecole Centrale Paris (1994) and worked one year at the CNES. He served as a lecturer at the Ecole Centrale Paris (1995-2006) and at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Techniques Avancées (2001-2020). He is also a former member of the Institut Universitaire de France (2007). His research activities lie in the area of turbulence, aeroacoustics and sound propagation. He is co-author with Geneviève Comte-Bellot of one textbook in turbulence (2nd version in English), has authored or co-authored more than 120 Papers in refereed Journals and co-supervised over 30 PhD. He is the recipient of the Yves Rocard Prize from the French Acoustical Society (1996), of the Alexandre Joannidès Prize from the Academy of Sciences (Paris, 2001), of the medal of the Air & Space Academy (Toulouse, 2016) and of the 2020 CEAS Aeroacoustics Award. He is currently an Associate Editor of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, and serves as an Advisory-Editor for Flow, Turbulence and Combustion.