Dr. PIERRE-YVES BARD

Date of Birth: 11/04/1954

POSITION

  • Ingénieur Général des Ponts-et-Chaussées
  • Researcher, LGIT/LCPC (Chargé de mission Risque Sismique au LCPC/MSRGI)
  • Address : LGIT – Maison des Géosciences - BP 53 X - F38041 – Grenoble Cedex
  • Tél: +33 (0)4 76 63 51 72
  • Fax: +33 (0)4 76 63 52 52
  • Email: bard@obs.ujf-grenoble.fr


EDUCATION

  • Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, Engineer, 1976.
  • Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, Paris, Civil Engineer, 1978.
  • Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, Docteur ès Sciences Physiques, 1983.


ACADEMIC HISTORY

  • 1978 - 1984: Doctoral student / researcher, LGIT Grenoble..
  • 1984 – present : Research engineer, LCPC Paris, assigned to LGIT Grenoble (in charge of ativities on seismic risk)
  • 1986 - 1987 : Visiting scientist, Office of Strong Motion Studies, California Division of Mines of Geology, Sacramento (California) (LCPC + NATO fellowship).
  • 2008 – present: In charge of the research program on Natural Risks at ANR ( French National Research Agency, part time 20%)


HONORS/KEYNOTE AND GUEST LECTURES/STATE-OF-THE-ART PRESENTATIONS

  • AFPS award, 1991.
  • Keynote lectures : European Seismological Commission 1998 (Tel Aviv), 2002 (Genoa); Italian Association of Earthquake En,gineering, Potenza-Matera, 2001; Portuguese National Geotechnical Congress, 2006; Spanish Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 2007; ISSSR 2007, Bucharest.
  • State-of-the-Art Presentations : EAEE Vienna, 1994; ESG1998, Yokohama, 1998; SEE3, Tehran, 1999
  • Invited lectures in international conferences : 17 (Istanbul, Caracas, Bratislava, Oxford, Nice, Seeheim, Kyoto, Sapporo, Erice, Trieste, Lisbon, Tunis)
  • Guest lectures in various institutions: 40+


PUBLICATIONS

  • International, peer reviewed journals (ISI WoK) : 71
  • Other journals : 30
  • Book chapters : 13
  • Proceedings : International conferences : 116; National conferences: 50
  • H-factor : 22, Citation index : 1631 (ISI WoK, March 2009)


Selected Recent Publications

  • Bard, P.-Y., and J. Riepl-Thomas, 1999. Wave propagation in complex geological structures and local effects on strong ground motion, Chapter 2 of the book "Wave motion in earthquake engineering", E. Kausel and G.D. Manolis Editors, WIT Press, (Series "Advances in Earthquake Engineering"), ISBN 1-85312-744-2, 1999, p. 38-95.
  • Bard, P.-Y., 1999. Microtremor measurements: a tool for site effect estimation ?, State-of-the-art paper, Second International Symposium on the Effects of Surface Geology on seismic motion, Yokohama, December 1-3, 1998, Irikura, Kudo, Okada & Sasatani, (eds), Balkema 1999, 3, 1251-1279.
  • Bard, P.-Y., J.-L. Chazelas, P. Guéguen, M. Kham, J.-F. Semblat, 2005. Site- City Interaction. Chapter 5 of the book "Assessing And Managing Earthquake Risk [Geo-Scientific And Engineering Knowledge For Earthquake Risk Mitigation: Developments, Tools And Techniques] ", C.S. Oliveira, A. Roca and X. Goula Editors, SPRINGER (new book series on Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering). 530 p., Hardcover ISBN: 1-4020-3524-1, p.91-114.
  • Tsuno, S., E. Chaljub, and P. Y. Bard (2009). Grenoble valley simulation benchmark – comparison of results and main learnings, in ESG 2006, Third Intl. Symposium on the Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion, edited by P.-Y. Bard, et al., Vol. 2, paper SB2, 60 pages, LCPC Editions, in press.
  • Cornou, C., M. Ohrnberger, D. Boore, K. Kudo and P.-Y. Bard, 2009. Derivation of structural models from ambient vibration array recordings: Results from an international blind test, in ESG 2006, Third Intl. Symposium on the Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion, edited by P.-Y. Bard et al., Vol. 2, paper NB1, 92 pages, LCPC Editions, in press


OTHER RELEVANT ACTIVITIES IN LAST FEW YEARS

  • Coordinator of European projects SESAME (2001-2004) and NERIES/JRA4 (2006-2010)
  • Organizer of the ESG2006 symposium (3rd Symposium on the Effects of Surface Geology on seismic ground motion, IASPEI/IAEE, Grenoble, 2006)
  • Vice-chairman of the French Association of Earthquake Engineering (2004-2006, 2008-present)
  • Site effect expert for the Pegasos projects (Reassessment of seismic hazard at Swiss NPPs, 2001-2004 and 2008 – 2011)
  • Chairman of "CEPPRS" (Evaluation Committee for microzonation studies in France, since 2007)
  • Lecturer on seismic hazard / site effects at the International Training course on "Seismology and Seismic hazard Assessment" (GeoForschungZentrum Potsdam + UNESCO), 1993-2008
  • Supervisor of 15 PhD thesis since 2000