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Current Employment (from 2006)

Assistant Professor in Geodynamics and Tectonic (Maître de conférence), ISTEP, LPP team, Paris

Professional Skills

Previous job (appart from feeding jobs)

July 2005 - August 2006

Post doctoral fellow Sismolab, GPS, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA

October 2004 - June 2005

ATER (short term teaching position) Laboratoire de Tectonique, UPMC,Paris


October 2001 - October. 2004

Ph.D study realised at IFP and covering the following subjects:
  1. Modelling:
    • Formulation and implementation of a 3D thermo-mechanical finite element code.
    • Dynamic modelling of the reactivation of inherited mechanical heterogeneity during extension
    • Fault mechanics, plastic strain localisation, fracturing
  2. Structural Geology: Structural Evolution of the Gulf of Corinth, its relationship with the back arc geodynamics
Thesis supervisors: Prof. E. Burov (UPMC), Dr. I. Moretti (IFP)

September 2000 - June 2001

MSc "Quantitative methods and modelisation of sedimentary basins" (DEA MQMBS (IFP, ParisVI, ParisVII, ENSMP, MNHN)) ;
Research subject : Structural Evolution of the Gulf of Corinth, its relation with the back arc geodynamics;
Supervisors: Prof. E. Burov (UPMC), Dr. I. Moretti (IFP).

September 1996 - June 2000

Equivalent of 2nd university degree "Maitrse de Gologie" (UPMC)
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Teaching experience


Research Visits and Special Training Courses

  • Month Visit at Caltech (Gurnis/Saleeby) 2004, 2007, 2008, 2010
  • FEM course - August-October 2003, PGP, University of Oslo, Norway
  • 2 Months visit at ETHz (Tackley) 2011