Université Paris-Est
Ecole des Ponts ParisTech


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  • Since 2013 : PhD Student at Université Paris-Est (advisor : Olivier Baverel) : "Studies on design strategies for complex structures"
  • 2012-2013 : Master of Engineering High Performance Structures, Massachusetts Institute of Technology . Master thesis on the influence of pre-stress on the buckling capacity of elastic grid shells.
  • 2010-2011 : Intern as structural engineer : design of tensile structures. Projects : Coca Cola Beatbox Pavilion, ETFE cushions of the FRAC in dunkerque
  • 2009-2013 : Diplôme d’ingénieur (MSc), Ecole des Ponts ParisTech : specialization in civil and structural engineering
  • 2007-2009 : Student in preparatory class, intensive undergraduate studies in mathematics for the preparation of national competitive exams for french Grandes Ecoles

Research interests

  • Grid shells and resistance through form
  • Computation of structures, optimisation methods
  • Geometry applied to construction
  • Parametric design


  • Influence of the pre-stress on the stability of elastic grid shells, Proceedings of the International Association for Shells and Spatial Structures, (Beyond the Limits of Man, Wroclaw,2013)
  • Post-hardening Behavior of ETFE Foils in Pneumatically Prestressed Membrane Constructions, Proceedings of the International Conference on Textile Composite and Inflatable Structures, (Structural Membranes, Munich, 2013)

Language and computers

  • English : fluent (TOEFL IBT : 110/120, one year spent in the USA)
  • German : fluents (6 months spent in Germany)
  • Italien : intermediate
  • Drawing software : AutoCAD, Rhinoceros, Grasshopper, RhinoPython
  • Computation software : ROBOT, Strand7, ADINA, GSA, Mathematica, Matlab

Other activities

  • Music : bass player in jazz or rock bands
  • Judo (brown belt)

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