Michel GREDIAC

Professor

Université Blaise Pascal

Institut Pascal, Campus de Clermont-Ferrand les Cézeaux, CS 20265, 63175 AUBIERE CEDEX

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Photomechanics: development and use of full-field measurement techniques to characterize materials and structures, identification strategies from full-field measurements

PUBLICATIONS

see http://www.researcherid.com/rid/H-7100-2013

brief resume + list of publications (pdf file)

EDUCATION

1993: « Habilitation » in Mechanical Engineering, University of St-Etienne, France

1989: PhD, Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne & Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France

1984: « Agrégation » in Mechanical Engineering

1983 : « Diplôme d’Etudes Applofondies en Génie Mécanique» (master degree in mechanical engineering), Université Paris 6 Pierre et Marie Curie & Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers, Paris, France.

1983: « Diplôme d’Ingénieur » (engineer diploma and master), Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers, Paris, France.

POSITIONS HELD

1997-date: Full professor, Blaise Pascal University, Clermont-Ferrand, France

1994-1997: Senior research professor ("Maître de recherche"), Ecole des Mines de St-Etienne, France

1991-1994: Assistant professor, University of St-Etienne, France

1988-1991: Lecturer, Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de St-Etienne, France

1985-1988: Teaching Assistant, Ecole des Mines de St-Etienne, France

AWARDS

2018: Fellow award, Society for Experimental Mechanics, USA, cited for visionary experimental mechanics developments based on full-field measurements and inverse identification

2016: Best Strain paper Fylde prize, British Society for Strain Measurement, UK

2015: Lazan award, for outstanding original technical contributions to experimental mechanics, Society for Experimental Mechanics, USA

2011: Hetényi award for outstanding research publication, Society for Experimental Mechanics, USA

2010: Theocaris award for outstanding contributions in the field of optical methods for experimental mechanics, European Society for Experimental Mechanics

1993: Daniel Valentin young investigator award, Association pour les Matériaux Composites, France

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

continuum mechanics/mechanics of deformable solids, beam theory, mechanics of composite materials and structures, experimental mechanics (undergraduate and graduate courses and tutorials)

SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS

Supervision or co-supervision of 26 graduated PhD Students

ORGANISATION OF CONFERENCES

Photomechanics 2011, Brussels, Belgium

Photomechanics 2008, Loughborough, UK

Photomechanics 2006, Clermont-Ferrand, France

MEMBERSHIPS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

Association Française de Mécanique/French Society of Mechanical Engineering (AFM), France

British Society for Strain Measurement, UK

Society for Experimental Mechanics, USA

EDITORIAL WORK

Associate editor of Experimental Mechanics, Springer (2010-)

Member of the editorial board of Strain, an International Journal for Experimental Mechanics, Wiley (2008-)

Co-editor of three special issues in Strain, an International Journal for Experimental Mechanics: 43(3), 2007 and n°46(1), 2010 and in Experimental Mechanics: 51(4), 2011