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Habilitation à diriger des recherches, Université Paris 6, Paris, France

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, USA

Ingénieur Civil des Ponts et Chaussées, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, Paris, France

Doctoral Supervision:

12 /98
Blaise Bourdin, currently Professor, L.S.U., Baton Rouge, USA.
Jean-François Babadjian, currently Professor, Université Paris 11, Orsay, France


04/02 Prix Thématique Paul Doistau-Emile Blutet, French Academy of Sciences (jointly with J.-J. Marigo).

Editorial Board:

Annales Institut Henri Poincaré, Analyse Non Linéaire
Applied Mathematics Research Express (defunct)
Mathematics and Mechanics of Complex Systems


co-PI: NSF Grant DMS-1615839 “Collaborative Research: Fracture in Soft Organic Solids -The Variational View”.

Professional Experience:

since 09/14
Visiting Professor, Courant Institute, New York University, New York

10/11 - 09/16
Membre Senior, Institut Universitaire de France, Paris.

09/94 - now
Professor, Department of Mathematics, Université Paris-Nord, Villetaneuse.

09/93 - 05/94
Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh

10/83 - 10/92
Research Scientist, Mathematics Division, Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussées, Paris

09/90 - 06/91
Senior Research Scientist, Courant Institute, New York University, New York

Invited stays since 2013:                                                                                         
03/13 Technische Universität Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany
04/13 SISSA, Trieste, Italy
10/13  University North Texas, Denton, USA
11/13   Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
11/14   University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University,USA 
11/14  Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA
05/15 SISSA, Trieste, Italy
12/15  Stanford University, USA
04/16 Purdue University, USA
10/16  Università di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
04/17 University of Texas at Austin, USA
12/17  Herriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
04/19 Louisianna State University, Baton Rouge, USA
06/19 Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

Seminars given since 2014:

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences (colloquium), New York  
University of Pittsburgh (colloquium), Pennsylvania
Worcester Polytechnic University, Massachusetts

Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions), France
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Stanford University, California

Purdue University (colloquium + seminar), Indiana
University of Connecticut, Connecticut,
Università di Pavia, Italy

University of Texas at Austin, Texas
Heriot-Watt University, UK

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York

Louisiana State University (student colloquium), Baton Rouge
Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions et Laboratoire Jean Le Rond d'Alembert), France
Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

Plenary Conferences since 2010:

GAMM 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany

ICIAM 2011, Vancouver, Canada   

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