Arts et Métiers ParisTech, Mechanical and Industrial Engineer, 1988
Paris XIII University, Master thesis in Mechanics of Materials,1989
Arts et Métiers ParisTech, phD thesis Mechanics of Materials, 1992
Lille I University, Habilitation thesis in Mechanical Engineering, 2002
Lecturer, Arts et Métiers ParisTech, Aix-en-Provence, 1992-2004
Professor, Arts et Métiers ParisTech, Aix-en-Provence, 2004-
Director of MSMP Lab., Arts et Métiers ParisTech, 2013-
Aeras of interest:
Residual Stress Analysis: Fundamental research on origin, stability and consequences of macroscopic and microscopic residual stresses in engineering materials. Development of measuring techniques and strategies. X-ray, synchrotron and neutron diffraction techniques. Analysis of stress, texture and microstructure.
Analysis of properties resulting from manufacturing processes: Mechanical (shot peening,…), thermal thermomechanical and thermochemical (nitriding,…) surface treatments. Laser and FSW welding. Analysis of near surface properties and gradients, foundry.
Behavior of Engineering Materials: Creep. Thermo-mechanical fatigue. Correlation between materials microstructures and fatigue properties. Analysis of the fatigue damage process. Liquid metal embrittlement (Rehbinger Effect).