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Fluid mechanics educator

Dominique Raphael Rajaona, French fluid mechanics educator. Recipient award Association Technique Maritime et Aéronautique, 1982, medal, 1988. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (guest editor Applied Mechanics Revs. 1995), Association Universitaire de Mécanique.

Background

Rajaona, Dominique Raphael was born on October 24, 1947 in Vinaninony Faratsiho, Madagascar.

Education

Degree in mathematics, College St. Michel, Antananarivo, Madagascar, 1966. Student, Ecole Sainte Geneviève, Versailles, France, 1969. Degree in mechanical engineering, Ecole National Superior Mecanique, Nantes, France, 1972.

Doctor Hydrodynamics Engineering, Ecole National Superior Mecanique, Nantes, France, 1978. Doctor of Science in Fluid Mechanics, Ecole National Superior Mecanique, Nantes, France, 1987.

Career

Research engineer, Ecole National Superior Mecanique, 1973-1978; senior research engineer, Ecole National Superior Mecanique, 1978-1987; director research, Ecole National Superior Mecanique, 1987-1992; associate professor, Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers, Nantes, 1982-1992; professor fluid mechanics, U. Le Havre, France, since 1992; educational coordinator, Institute U. de Formation Maîtres, Rouen, France, since 1992. Associate professor French Naval Academy, Brest, France, since 1989. Director research Ecole Centrale Nantes, 1987-1992.

Administrative director Laboratoire de Mécanique des Fluides, Le Havre, 1993. Coordinator laboratories Laboratory de Mécanique des Fluides-Génie Civil and Groupe d'Energétique Mecanique, Le Havre, 1994-1995. Session chairman Society Française d'Acoustique, Toulouse,1994.

Head vibro acoustics and flows group Laboratory de Mecanique, 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor, co-editor: Sediment Transport Mechanisms in Coastal Environments and Rivers, 1995. Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (guest editor Applied Mechanics Revs. 1995), Association Universitaire de Mécanique.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: literature, piano, swimming, travel, tennis.

Connections

Son of Jean de la Croix and Marie Madeleine (Razafinjanahary) R. Married Michèle Marie Germaine, August 4, 1973. Children: Sandrine, Lalaina, Marie, Charlotte.

father:
Jean Rajaona

spouse:
Michèle Marie Germaine

children:
Lalaina Rajaona

Sandrine Rajaona

Marie Rajaona

Charlotte Rajaona