Log In

Daniel J. M. Schertzer Edit Profile

Engineering educator

Daniel J. M. Schertzer, French engineering educator. Achievements include research in scientific works on multifractals and generalized scale invariance in turbulence, geophysics and environment; research in concepts of universal multifractals, generalized scale invariance and multifractal predictability. Recipient Lorenz Lecturer award, American Geophysical Union, 2008, Silver medal, Paris, 2009.

Background

Schertzer, Daniel J. M. was born on April 6, 1950 in Loire, France.

Education

Ingénieur, Ecole Polytechnic, 1974. Ingénieur, Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, 1976. Habilitation in Mechanics, Paris University, 2002.

Career

Turbulence group head Dynamic Meteorology Center Meteo-France, Paris, 1982—1992. Senior scientist and head, turbulence and nonlinear variability in geophysics National Center for Scientific Research Dynamic Meteorology Laboratory, 1992—1997. Senior scientist and head, multifractal modeling National Center for Scientific Research Laboratory Mechanics Modeling, 1997—2003.

Professor Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, since 2003. Lecturer, turbulence Ecole National de la Météorologie, Paris, Toulouse, 1981—1985, lecturer, mathematics and probabilities, 1980—1982. Associate professor, fluid mechanics Ecole National des Sciences et Techniques Avancées, Paris, 1988—1997.

Associate professor, continuous and fluid mechanics Ecole National des Ponts et Chaussées, Paris, 1989—1993. Visiting professor, physics department McGill University, Montreal, 1985—1986, adjunct professor, physics, 1992—1996. Visiting professor, mathematics department Clemson University, 1998—2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in scientific works on multifractals and generalized scale invariance in turbulence, geophysics and environment. Research in concepts of universal multifractals, generalized scale invariance and multifractal predictability.

Membership

Member of French National Cluster Sustainable City and Mobility (strategic committee co-organizer, executive director since 2009, advisory board since 2002), French National Committee Hydrological Sciences (vice president since 2005), Higher Council Meteorology (France) (hydrology section member since 2007), International Association Hydrological Sciences (president, precipitation working group since 2007, liaison officer since 2002), American Geophysical Union (international award committee since 2010, precipitation committee member since 1998), European Geophysical Society Union (union council member 2005-2009, president 2005-2009, program committee 2003-2009).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, diving, tennis, bicycling.

Connections

Married; 2 children.