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Engineering educator

Jacques Garnier, French engineering educator. Named 1st Coulomb lecturer, GeoEng2000 International Conference on Geotechnical & Geological Engineering, 2001; recipient Best Paper award, 2000. Member of French Soil Mechanics Society (technical committee 1993—2002, board directors since 2002).

Background

Garnier, Jacques was born on August 19, 1946 in Liré, France. Son of Gilbert and Jeanne Garnier.

Education

Doctor, University Grenoble, 1973. Habilitation, Ecole Doctorale de Nantes, 2001.

Career

Geotechnical engineer Laboratoire Régional des Ponts & Chaussées de Nancy, Nancy, France, 1974—1979, Fondasol, Metz, 1979—1983. Head of geotechnical centrifuge group Laboratoire Central des Ponts & Chaussées, Nantes, 1983—1998, head site investigation & soil mechanics division, since 1998. Researcher Laboratoire Central des Ponts & Chaussées (LCPC), Nantes, since 1983.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: International Jour. Phys. Modelling in Geotechnics.

Membership

Member of French Soil Mechanics Society (technical committee 1993—2002, board directors since 2002).

Connections

Married Martine Pasquier, November 11, 1952. Children: Amelie, Jean, Pierre.

father:
Gilbert Garnier

mother:
Jeanne Garnier

spouse:
Martine Pasquier

children:
Amelie Garnier

Pierre Garnier

Jean Garnier