About Us

Located in Toulouse France, Top Modal offers studies, expertise, training and software tools in the field of structural dynamics since 2003. The goal of Top Modal is to provide solutions and know-how to the engineer so that he may solve his problems in the most efficient manner. As a small specialized company, Top Modal enjoys working in a close partnership with its customers – whether universities, engineering firms or industrial companies – spanning the aerospace, automotive, and marine fields

Top Modal is headed by Dr. Nicolas Roy, an expert in structural dynamics, optimization and robust design with over 30 years of industrial experience. With a M.S. from Caltech and Ph.D. from Penn State University, Dr. Roy worked at Lockheed Martin (Sunnyvale, CA) , ONERA (Toulouse) and Intespace (Toulouse) before founding Top Modal in 2003. Dr. Roy is also an instructor and lecturer at several universities and training centers in Europe and Asia, as well as co-author of the book Structural Dynamics in Industry available in English and French.