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PAYEUR Jean-Baptiste

PhD Student
Geotechnical Engineer
Tel : +33(0) 1 64 15 35 39
Fax : +33(0) 1 64 15 35 62
Office B111


  • 2012- 2015 :
    • PhD in Geotechnical Engineering, geotechnical group (CERMES), Navier Laboratory, École des Ponts ParisTech, Université Paris-Est, France
    • Subject : Numerical modelling of the long term behavior of Mechanical Stabilized Earth under High Speed Train loading.
    • Supervisors : Alain Corfdir (Navier), Emmanuel Bourgeois (IFSTTAR)
    • This thesis is financed by the French Ministry of Ecology, Development & Durable Installations
  • 2012 : Civil Engineer graduation (ITPE) with the grade Very Good
  • 2011-2012 : Second year of the MSc in Civil Engineering at Graz Technical University (Austria), specialty Geotechnical Engineering under the supervision of Pr. H. Schweiger
  • summer 2011 : Internship in the geotechnical laboratory of UC Denver (USA) under the supervision of Pr. J.T.H. Wu
  • 2009-2011 :Civil Engineer student at ENTPE, University of Lyon (France)

Research interests

  • Soil dynamics
    • MSE embankment behavior under dynamic loads

  • Numerical modelling
    • Dynamic analysis of Finite Element Models
    • Modelling of reinforced soils

  • Reinforced soils
    • Analytical developements in GRS-MSE structures
    • Numerical modeling of MSE structures


  • Teaching assistant at ESIEE Engineering School in Mechanics (first year of BSc)
  • Teaching assistant at ESIEE Engineering School in Electromagnetic Physics and Waves Optics (second year of BSc)
  • Supervision of a MSc-student internship (master of Geotechnical Engineering, ENPC - École Centrale Paris)

Other interests

  • President of the PhD students association of Ecole des Ponts Paristech

List of publications