David H. BASSIR is as Professor at the French University of Technology UTBM and also a foreign expert for advances material and structures at GZIIT-Chinese academy of sciences (China). Previously, he was the dean of IUT at the University of Lorraine (France), Consult for Science and Technology at the French Embassy to serve at the Consulate General of France in Guangzhou (China), General Director of Research at the Ecole Speciale des Travaux Publics , du Batiment et de l'Industrie (Paris) and Space Craft engineer at GECI Technology in different space agencies such as Arianespace (France) and Matra Marconi Space (Astrium Group). He joined the Mechanical Department of the UTBM as Associate professor in 2001 and the Chair ? Aerospace Structures ? in 2008 at Technical University of Delft as visiting professor. He holds a Master and a PhD degree in structural optimization from the University of Franche-Comte (France), with the most honorable mention. He has published more than 150 papers in journals, books and conference proceedings, including more than 30 articles in indexed journals. He is the founder of the ASMDO association â€ś Association for Simulation and Multidisciplinary design Optimizationâ€ś and the Int. journal IJSMDO that is published by EDP Sciences. He serves as member of various expert committees in many international organizations and highly estimated scientific societies. Heâ€™s actual scientific research activities are related to Simulation and Modelling of Composite materials either in Macro, Micro or Nano scales, Optimization strategies using gradients, heuristic methods and/or Artificial Neural Networks to solve industrials applications.