Jean Salençon#


Jean Salençon
Email:jean.salencon 'at' m4x.org
Membership Number:4412
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:jsalencon
Elected:2009
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Present and Previous Positions
  • Since 2016 Senior Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study, City University of Hong Kong
  • 2014 - 2016 Visiting Distinguished Professor, City University of Hong Kong
  • 2011 - 2014 Chair Professor-at-large, City University, Hong Kong
  • 2009 - 2010 President of the Académie des sciences
  • 2008 - 2015 Member of the International Advisory Board of the UANL (Monterrey, Mexico)
  • 2004 - 2012 Rector of the CISM (Udine, Italy)
  • 2000 - 2004 Member of the Bureau IUTAM
  • 1982 - 2005 Professor in Mechanics at the École polytechnique, Palaiseau, France
  • 1980-1985 Head of the Department of Mechanical and material sciences, École nationale des ponts et chaussées, Paris, France
  • 1977 - 1998 Professor, École nationale des ponts et chaussées, Paris, France

Fields of Scholarship
  • Structure analysis
  • Continuum mechanics
  • Yield design theory
  • Yield design methods in the case of anisotropic soils
  • Composite materials and reinforced earth structures
  • Probabilistic approach of the yield design theory
  • Ultimate limit state design
  • Soil mechanics
  • Stability analysis of earthworks
  • Yield design methods in the case of anisotropic soils
  • Shallow foundations under inclined and eccentric or seismic loads

Honours and Awards
  • 2016 Member-at-Large of IUTAM’s General Assembly
  • 2013 Honorary Member of the Hungarian Academy of Science (Hungary)
  • 2013 Honorary Member of the EUROMECH Society
  • 2012 Foreign Member of the Academia das Ciências de Lisboa (Portugal)
  • 2012 Corresponding member of the Académie des sciences et lettres de Montpellier (France)
  • 2007 Member (Emeritus) of the Académie des technologies (France)
  • 1991 Foreign Member of the Istituto Lombardo (Milan, Italy)
  • 1990 Trevithick Prize, awarded by the Institution of Civil Engineers (London), 1990
  • 1988 Member of the Académie des sciences (France)
  • 1978 Montyon Prize, awarded by the Académie des sciences, (Paris), 1978

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