Bio

Education

[2010] Apt to a position of assistant professor (condensed matter and material division).
[2009] PhD thesis in solid-state physics, University: Paris-SUD 11
Laboratory: The Section of Physical Metallurgy (SRMP), French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), Saclay, France
[2006] Master of science in solid-state physics (equivalent Master’s degree)
National Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology (INSTN), Saclay, France
[2005] Mechanical engineering school (equivalent Master’s degree in engineering)
University of Technology of Compiègne (UTC), France.

Professional experience

Research

[September 2013 – currently] CNRS Researcher
Laboratory: PMMH, CNRS/ESPCI/Paris 6/Paris 7, Paris, France.

[June 2012 – September 2013] Postdoctoral student
Subject: Atomic-scale flow defect in metallic glasses
Supervisor: M. Falk
Laboratory: Dep. of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA.

[April 2010 – April 2012] Postdoctoral student
Subject: Crack front propagation in heterogeneous brittle materials
Supervisors: D. Vandembroucq, V. Lazarus
Laboratory: PMMH, CNRS/ESPCI/Paris 6/Paris 7, Paris, France.

[September 2006 – December 2009] Thesis
Subject: Atomic scale study of the solid solution hardening in faced centered-cubic-binary alloys
Supervisor: L. Proville
Laboratory: The Section of Physical Metallurgy (SRMP), Saclay, France.

[March 2006 – September 2006] While I was taking my Master’s degree I took an internship
Subject: Gliding statistics of a screw dislocation in random solid solution by atomistic simulations
Supervisor: L. Proville
Laboratory: The Section of Physical Metallurgy (SRMP), Saclay, France.

[September 2004 – February 2005] Engineer internship
Subject: Study of the crack opening displacement in a hardened cement paste
Supervisor: M.-N. De Noirefontaine
Laboratory: the French national center for scientific research (CNRS-MCMC), Thiais, France.

[March 2004 – September 2004] Engineer internship
Subject: Study of the relationships between the micro-structure and the mechanical properties of high purity polycrystalline cobalt
Supervisor: E. Hug
Laboratory: Roberval, University of Technology of Compiègne, France.

Teaching and supervision

[2007-2008] Teaching
Lecturer at the National Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology (INSTN). I gave a course during two years which is on syllabus of the Master’s degree in solid-state physics.

[September 2008-December 2008] Internship supervision
I supervised a student who worked on the Thermal activation of the crossing of a solute atom by a dislocation when he was taking is Master’s degree.
Supervised student: J. Tchoufag currently in PhD (supervisor J. Magnaudet) at IMFT, France.

[2010] Teachings
Assistant at the Faculty of Biomedical des Saints-Peres Paris Descartes: First Year Studies of Health.
Physical bases of transport and equilibrium: fluid mechanics, transport of particles, electrostatic.

[September 2011 – January 2012] Internship supervision
I supervised a student who worked on the Crack front shape in finite size samples due to anticlastic effect when he was taking is Master’s degree.
Supervised student: G. Vallat, University of Technology of Compiègne (UTC), France.

[2012] Participation to the program of research in education for the Johns Hopkins University: Interviews of student solving individual exercises (18h of interviews).

[2012-2013] Teacher assistant for undergraduate students at the Johns Hopkins University: Thermodynamic, biomaterial structure and computational modules.

Languages

English, Spanish, French (mother tongue)

Rewards

2010: Prix Jacques Dalla Torre rewarded by the French Society for Metallurgy and Materials (SF2M)