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administrator , earth and environment scientist

Marc Henri Rene Darras, French earth and environment scientist, administrator. Achievements include first overall study of a large thermal plume at sea (measurements, numerical simulation); application of directional sea states to coastal structures design; development of integrated physical and economics studies in the field of environment. Served with French Marines, 1976-1977. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Background

Darras, Marc Henri Rene was born on September 17, 1952 in Paris. Son of Paul and Denise (Herr) Darras.

Education

Degree in engineering, Ecole Central Paris, 1975. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976. Doctorat, University Fourier, Grenoble, France, 1996.

Career

Research engineer, Electricite de France, Chatou, France, 1977-1989; branch director, Principia Rural Delivery, Vernon, France, 1989-1990; head engineering management control, Electricite de France, Paris, 1990-1994; section head research division, Gaz de France, La Plaine St. Denis, since 1994. Professor Ecole National de Science et Techniques Avancees, Paris, 1978-1981.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first overall study of a large thermal plume at sea (measurements, numerical simulation). Application of directional sea states to coastal structures design. Development of integrated physical and economics studies in the field of environment.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served with French Marines, 1976-1977. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Connections

Married Marie Françoise Conté. Children: Isabelle, Arnaud, Guillaume.

father:
Paul Darras

mother:
Denise (Herr) Darras

spouse:
Marie Françoise Conté

children:
Guillaume Darras

Arnaud Darras

Isabelle Darras