Gilles Pijaudier-Cabot

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Gilles Pijaudier-CabotProfessor

  • Executive director, E2S-UPPA
  • Senior member, Institut Universitaire de France
  • Laboratoire des Fluides Complexes et leurs Réservoirs (UMR 5150)
    ISA BTPAllée du Parc MontauryF-64600Anglet, France
  • gilles.pijaudier-cabot @ univ-pau.fr
  • +33 628012689

Education

Qualifications

Previous positions

Honors and awards

Responsabilities

Institutional responsibilities

Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour (UPPA)
  • Executive director of I-Site E2S-UPPA project
  • Director of the Civil Engineering School – ISA BTP (09/2015 – 9/2017).
  • Director of laboratoire des Fluides Complexes et leur Réservoirs, UMR 5150 (CNRS, Total SA, UPPA), 90 persons, (2011 – 2015).
  • Director of the Carnot Institute ISIFoR (Sustainable Engrg. of Fossil Resources), 500 persons (2011 – 2016).
National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)
  • Head of the strategy and prospective (2006 – 2010).
Ecole Centrale de Nantes
  • Deputy director, in charge of research (2002 – 2006).
  • Head of the civil and environmental engineering specialty (2001 – 2003).
  • Director of the research group « Failure and Durability of Structures» ERT 1002, 15 persons (2000 – 2007).
Ministry in charge of Research
  • Scientific advisor to the director of research, in charge of Engrg. Sciences, (2000 – 2001).
  • Deputy director, Physics and Engrg. Sciences Dept., in charge of Engineering Sciences (1998-2000).
  • Director of the national network of laboratories in Civil Engineering (1994 –1998).
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan
  • Head of the civil engineering group at LMT-Cachan – UMR 8535 (ENS Cachan, UPMC, CNRS), 30 persons (1992 – 1999).
  • Vice-President of the French National Assessment Board for research and studies on the management of radioactive waste and materials, appointed on behalf of the French Academy of Sciences since 2013.
  • Editor-in-Chief, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics (since 2013), IF=2.34.
  • Associate editor, Int. J. Mechanics of Time Dependent Materials (since 2010), IF=1.01.
  • Member (elected) of the French National Committee of Scientific Research (2012 – 2016).
  • Chairman of the French National Selection Committee for the young researcher awards (2003 – 2004).
  • Member of the French National Orientation Committee on research in civil engineering (1993 – 1997).
  • Journal of Engineering Mechanics – ASCE: Associate editor (1997 – 1999), international correspondent for Europe (2000 – 2006), IF=1.76.
  • European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering / Revue Française de Génie Civil: Associate editor (1996 – 2004), member of the advisory board since 2005, IF=0.89.
  • Member of the advisory boards of International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics (2001 – 2012), and Mechanics of Cohesive-frictional Materials (1995 – 2000).
  • Guest editor of 6 special issues (Journal of Engrg. Mech. ASCE, Journal of Mat. Engrg ASCE, Int. J. Solids & Struct., Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Eur. J. Env. Civil. Engrg.)
  • Member of ASCE-EMD (now EMI) Committee on Properties of Materials, (since 1989) and Chairman (1997 – 1999).
  • President of Int. Assocation for Creep, Shrinkage and Durability Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures, IA-ConCreep (2003 – 2005).
  • President of Int. Association for Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures, IA-FraMCoS (2016 – 2019).

Commissions of Trust

  • Vice-President of the French National Assessment Board for research and studies on the management of radioactive waste and materials, appointed on behalf of the French Academy of Sciences since 2013.
  • Editor-in-Chief, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics (since 2013), IF=2.34.
  • Associate editor, Int. J. Mechanics of Time Dependent Materials (since 2010), IF=1.01.
  • Member (elected) of the French National Committee of Scientific Research (2012 – 2016).
  • Chairman of the French National Selection Committee for the young researcher awards (2003 – 2004).
  • Member of the French National Orientation Committee on research in civil engineering (1993 – 1997).
  • Journal of Engineering Mechanics – ASCE: Associate editor (1997 – 1999), international correspondent for Europe (2000 – 2006), IF=1.76.
  • European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering / Revue Française de Génie Civil: Associate editor (1996 – 2004), member of the advisory board since 2005, IF=0.89.
  • Member of the advisory boards of International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics (2001 – 2012), and Mechanics of Cohesive-frictional Materials (1995 – 2000).

Membership of Scientific Societies

  • President of Int. Association for Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures, IA-FraMCoS (2016 – 2019).
  • President of Int. Assocation for Creep, Shrinkage and Durability Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures, IA-ConCreep (2003 – 2005).
  • Member of ASCE-EMD (now EMI) Committee on Properties of Materials, (since 1989) and Chairman (1997 – 1999).

Research interests

  • Damage and fracture of cementitious and porous materials
  • Failure analysis and strain localisation, nonlocal modelling, discrete models and size effect
  • Durability mechanics of concrete structures (experimental & computational)
  • Coupled problems in geomechanics (thermo-hydro-mechanics, hydraulic fracturing)

Supervision

29 Ph.D. supervised (1991 – 2016), 12 are assistant or full professors, 8 are research engineers, (CEA, LCPC, CNRS, EDF, Lafarge), 1 post-doc, the other hold positions in the industry.

8 post-doctoral fellows supervised (1991 – 2016)

Publications

Over 4000 citations, h index = 31 (WoS, all databases), 96 refereed papers in international journals (20% over the last 5 years period), editor of 15 books, 78 invited, plenary or keynote lectures at national and international conferences.