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Jean François Semblat

Jean-François Semblat

Head of mechanics and energy department at ENSTA Paris (IP Paris)

Jean-François Semblat’s research focuses on the propagation of seismic waves in geological layers during major earthquakes. Using numerical simulation methods, he studies their amplification, attenuation, liquefaction, and dynamic soil-structure interaction. He is a member of the scientific council of the French association for earthquake engineering, a professor at ENSTA-Paris, and the head of the Mechanics and Energy department at the Institut Polytechnique in Paris.