Paul Fisette obtained his degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain), Belgium in 1987. From 1990 to 1993, he worked as a researcher in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the UCLouvain, in collaboration with the railway company B.N. Eurorail and obtained a doctoral degree (Docteur en sciences appliquées) from UCLouvain in March 1994. Since 1994, he has been working as research scientist with a fellowship from the Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS, Belgium) and he is developing research in multibody and multiphysics dynamics, symbolic programming (the ROBOTRAN multibody software) applied to railway and road vehicle dynamics, musculoskeletal system biomechanics and keyboard instruments. He is now full professor at the Ecole Polytechnique de Louvain (EPL) at the UCLouvain. He is co-author of a scientific book dedicated to multibody dynamics and symbolic programming, and co-author of more than 160 journal, conference papers and book chapters.