Professor of Geophysics at the Université Côte d'Azur (France), Geoazur Laboratory, « Earthquake » Team - @ :  - Tel : 04 83 61 86 57 - Office 232 in Building 4.

Professional experience

• 2020-now : Co-director of the EUR SPECTRUM (https://spectrum.univ-cotedazur.fr), a graduate school and research of the Université Côte d'Azur

• 2017-2019 : Deputy-director of the Geoazur laboratory (https://geoazur.oca.eu/en/home-geoazur)

• 2015-now : Full Professor at the Université Côte d'Azur (France) (https://univ-cotedazur.eu)

• 2013-2015 : Scientist at the CNRS (Temporary transfer from University to CNRS)

• 2014 : Accreditation to supervise research (HDR, France)

• 2007-2015 : Associate Professor at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (France)

• 2013-2014 and 2016 : Visiting Scientist in the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences (GPS) of the California Institute of Technology (CALTECH, Pasadena, US) (1.5 yr) (https://www.gps.caltech.edu)

• 2010-2016 : Head of the Research Master's Degree (M2R) in Earth Sciences

• 2007-2009 : Visiting scientist at the Academia Sinica (Taïwan) (2 periods of 15 days)

• 2007-2021 : Associated Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Earth and Environmental Sciences (LBNL, US) (https://eesa.lbl.gov)

Education

• 2005-2007 : Post-doc at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL, US) (DOE Fellowship)

• 2002-2005 : PhD thesis at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (France) and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (US)

• 1999-2002 : Master degree at the University of Franche-Comté (France)

Awards

• 2021 : Conférence Jean Mandel 2021 of the French Committee of Rock Mechanics

• 2020 : Palmes Académiques

• 2016 : Fellow of the Young Academy of Europe

• 2015 : Fellow of the Institut Universitaire de France (IUF)

• 2013 and 2014 : American Rock Mechanics Research Award

• 2012-2014 : Medalist of the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis

• 2012 : Prize-winner of the French Academy of Sciences (Louis Gentil-Jacques Bourcard Prize)

• 2010, 2014 and 2020 : Scientific Excellence Fellowship from the French Ministry of Education and Research

• 2007 : Finalist of the Rocha Medal Award

• 2005 : Jean Goguel Award

Research interests

• Role of fluids in fault and earthquake mechanics

• Injection-induced seismicity and aseismic slip

• Evolution of fault physical properties

• Fractured rock hydromechanics; Coupled deformation and fluid flow