Professor at ENSTA-Paris.
Head of the Department of Mechanics and Energetics (IP-Paris).
Deputy Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department (UME/ENSTA).
Researcher at the Institute of Mechanical Sciences and Industrial Applications (UMR IMSIA).
Research and education activities
Fields of expertise: seismology, seismic wave propagation, computational mechanics (FEM/BEM), soil dynamics, dynamic soil-structure interaction, structural dynamics.
Teaching: Structural mechanics, Structural dynamics, Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, Master of Mechanics (coordinator), MOOC Fundamentals of Waves and Vibrations, MOOC From Seismology to Earthquake Engineering (new 2022!).
Committees: International Society for Soil Mechanics (TC203), French Association for Earthquake Engineering (AFPS), Comité Français de Mécanique des Sols (CFMS).
Awards & distinctions
Shamsher Prakash Research Award in Geotechnical Engineering (2009).
Award from the Europ. Assoc. of Geoscientists & Eng. (2005).
Award from the Int. Assoc. Computer Meth. & Advances in Geomech. (2005).
Special award from the French Association for Earthquake Engineering (1999).