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Thierry Marchal

Industry Director for Healthcare Solutions, Ansys

Thierry deploys engineering simulation in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. He evangelizes in the healthcare community about the value brought by engineering simulation to maximize patient safety, reduce time to market, streamline the regulatory approval process, boost productivity, accelerate innovation and ensure product integrity.


  • Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Université Catholique de Louvain

Professional Credentials: Thierry is Secretary General of the Avicenna Alliance, a member of the eHealth stakeholder group and a European Commission Member of the EMA  stakeholder group.

Joined Ansys: January 1991

Articles by This Author

Ansys Contributes to Simulation Sustainability Success at COP27

Ansys representatives will be on hand at the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27) in the Microsoft booth from November 7-11.

When Science and Simulation Amplify the Amazing Exploits of Elite Cyclists

Ansys is proud to be one of many collaborating companies to make a modest contribution to Team Jumbo-Visma’s amazing success through the simulation work of Professor Bert Blocken.

What Have We Learned to Prevent Closing Stadiums Because of COVID?

See how Professor Bert Blocken’s team at TU Eindhoven and KU Leuven have modeled a full stadium and simulated its complex airflow pattern using Ansys Fluent for computational fluid dynamics and the cloud.

Ansys Minerva Streamlines Credibility Assessment for Healthcare in silico Testing

Learn how to document and implement credibility requirements in simulation-based medical device testing with SPDM software from Ansys.

Tackling Challenges in the NFL with Simulation

With an increasing number of concussions among players in the National Football League (NFL) and a growing concern to prevent head injuries, the organization launched the NFL Helmet Challenge to create helmets better equipped to sustain impact from varying angles.

Copper Kills Germs - So Start Designing with It

Copper kills germs and is being discussed as a priority material in a post COVID-19 world. So, learn how to design with it.

Simulations Show How to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19

How engineers are using simulations to save the world and battle COVID-19.

Will Digital Twins Improve Healthcare for Their Real-World Counterparts?

Healthcare industry leaders and FDA authorities suggest that digital twins help to accelerate medical innovation and regulatory approval.

3 Milestones on Our Way to the Medical Digital Twin: Ansys Leads the Charge

There are 3 major on-going initiatives paving the way to the medical digital twin likely to reach key milestones in the foreseeable future.

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