VILMEN Christophe



Infrastructure Manager


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Detailed Activities

1) Instrumentation engineering
Conception – Realization and exploitation of instrumental devices in MRI/MRS environment:
MRI probeheads small animal.
Several cradles for the strictly noninvasive functional investigation of the muscle of rat and mice.
Design of human ergometers (electronics, mechanics) @ 1,5T/ 3T and 7T.
Electronical devices

2) Maintenance
Ensuring device availiability and infracstructure requirements

3) New works
Planning and site follow-up


  • Metabolism
  • Ultra-high field MRI
  • X-Nuclei
  • MRI / MRS probeheads
  • Instrumentation engineering
  • Electronical engineering
  • Skeletal muscle performance

General Information

Scientific collaborations:
– H2020 Project: Institut Fresnel and international consortium MCube integrating 8 international partners, led by AMU, related to the engineering for the application in MRI.
– Carnot Project (STAR Carnot Institute)
For theses 2 projects, conducting experiments for the development of MRI antennas for preclinical aspect and the complete construction of these for clinical applications.


Supervision of students, Master and engineering schools involved in projects:
follow-up and help with the oral defense of the internship report.

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