Date of Birth: May 25th, 1980

Nationality: French

Degree: Ph.D.

Status: Research Engineer



1998 Bachelor degree at the high school of L’oisellerie - Angoulême (France)

2002 Licence degree in Earth Sciences at the University of La Rochelle (France) - 2nd rank

2005 Master degree in Earth Sciences at the University of Rennes 1 (France) - 1st rank

2008 Ph.D. in Earth Sciences (Structural Geology) at the University of Rennes 1

- Title: Strain localization in the sub-continental mantle: Origin through the study of the Ronda massif (Spain) and implications for the strength of the lithosphere.

Professional experience

Since 2019 Research Engineer in Lithosphere Rheology at the Institut des Sciences de la Terre d'Orléans (ISTO, France)

2012-2018 Postdoctoral research associate in Experimental Rock Deformation at the University of Orléans (France)

- Development of a new lab dedicated to the Griggs-type apparatus

2010-2012 Postdoctoral research associate in Structural and Experimental Geology at the ETH-Zürich (Switzerland)

- Fieldwork (Ronda peridotite) and deformation experiments using the Griggs apparatus

2009-2010 Postdoctoral research associate in Experimental Geology at Brown University, Providence R.I. (USA)

- Deformation experiments using the Griggs-type apparatus

2005-2008 In the framework of my Ph.D. thesis:

- Fieldwork (two months) in Spain (Ronda peridotites)

- microprobe analyses - Brest (France) and Granada (Spain)

- Scanning Electronic Microscope (SEM) imagery - Granada (Spain)

- Electron BackScattered Diffraction (EBSD) analyses- Montpellier (France)

- Teaching of cartography and structural geology in Licence degree (64 hours/year)

2005 In the framework of my Master thesis:

- EBSD analyses at the University of Montpellier (France)

- optical microscopy

2003 Training course in applied research at the LCPC (laboratoire Central des Ponts et chaussées) - Nantes (France).

- SEM observations

2002 Training course in Geological cartography focusing on the Granite of La Roche sur Yon (Vendée) - funded by the BRGM - Orléans (France)