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Matthieu Blanc

Directeur du laboratoire Centrifugeuses Géotechniques Chercheur HDR

CFR / GERS - Département Géotechnique, environnement, risques naturels et sciences de la Terre

CG - Centrifugeuses Géotechniques

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Matthieu Blanc

Directeur du laboratoire Centrifugeuses Géotechniques Chercheur HDR

Head of the Geotechnical Centrifuges lab. Reseacher

CFR / GERS - Département Géotechnique, environnement, risques naturels et sciences de la Terre

CG - Centrifugeuses Géotechniques

Matthieu Blanc a obtenu son diplôme d'ingénieur en génie civil en 2007, diplôme délivré par l'ENTPE / Université de Lyon.

Il a obtenu son doctorat en géotechnique, délivré par l'ENTPE / Université de Lyon en 2011 pour des recherches sur les effets des rotations des axes de contraintes principales dans les sables.

Depuis 2011, il a rejoint l'Université Gustave Eiffel - Campus de Nantes (anciennement IFSTTAR et LCPC) pour travailler sur la modélisation physique en tant que chercheur dans l'équipe Centrifugeuse Géotechnique.

Les recherches actuelles de Matthieu Blanc explorent les thèmes liés à la modélisation physique en géotechnique, notamment avec la centrifugeuse géotechnique. Il travaille principalement sur les interactions sol-structure sous chargement complexe, comme le renforcement des sols, les fondations profondes et superficielles. Les applications récentes sont orientées vers les fondations et les systèmes d'ancrage des énergies marines renouvelables. Le défi permanent pour chacun de ces sujets est d'observer et de comprendre les phénomènes, et aussi d'obtenir des données expérimentales appropriées à comparer aux modèles numériques ou théoriques.

Auteur d'une vingtaine de publications dans des revues, il a reçu en 2018 le prix Jean Kérisel récompensant le jeune ingénieur/chercheur en géotechnique servi par la Société française de mécanique des sols.

En 2021, il prend la direction du laboratoire de Centrifugeuses Géotechniques (CG) du département GERS.

Matthieu Blanc obtained his Engineering Degree in Civil Engineering in 2007, a diploma delivered by ENTPE/Lyon University.

He received his PhD in Geotechnical Engineering, delivered by ENTPE/Lyon University in 2011 for research on the effects of the principal stress axes rotations in sand.

From 2011, he moved to the Gustave Eiffel University - Nantes Campus (formerly IFSTTAR, formerly LCPC) to work on physical modelling as a researcher in the Geotechnical Centrifuge team.

Matthieu Blanc’s current research explores themes concerned with physical modelling in geotechnics, particularly with the geotechnical centrifuge. He is working mainly on soil-structure interactions under complex loading, such as soil reinforcement, deep and shallow foundations. Recent applications are orientated towards Renewable Marine Energy foundation and anchoring systems. The ongoing challenge for each of these topics is to observe and understand the phenomena, and also to obtain appropriate experimental data to be compared to numerical or theoretical models.

Author of 16 publications in journals, he received in 2018 the Jean Kérisel prize rewarding young geotechnical engineer/researcher served by the French Soil Mechanics Society.

In 2021, he took the lead of the Geotechnical Centrifuge Laboratory. 

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Articles de revues

MAATOUK, Semaan, BLANC, Matthieu, THOREL, Luc, 2021, Impact driving of monopiles in centrifuge: effect on the lateral response in sand, International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, ICE Publishing Ltd, 14 p, DOI: 10.1680/jphmg.21.00035

https://doi.org/10.1680/jphmg.21.00035

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LI, Zhongsen, BLANC, Matthieu, THOREL, Luc, 2021, Effects of embedding depth and load eccentricity on lateral response of offshore monopiles in dense sand: A centrifuge study, Géotechnique, ICE Publishing Ltd, 37 p, DOI: 10.1680/jgeot.21.00200

https://doi.org/10.1680/jgeot.21.00200

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LI, Zhong-Sen, BLANC, Matthieu, THOREL, Luc, 2020, Using FBGS to estimate the horizontal response of a monopile in a geotechnical centrifuge, International journal of physical modelling in geotechnics, 20, 3, ICE Publishing Ltd, pp. 164-174, DOI: 10.1680/jphmg.19.00022

https://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jphmg.19.00022
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/toc/jphmg/current

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ALMEIDA, Marcio, DA FAGUNDES, Diego, BLANC, Matthieu, THOREL, Luc, 2019, Geosynthetic-reinforced pile-embankments: numerical, analytical and centrifuge modelling, Geosynthetics International, 27, 3, ICE Publishing Ltd, pp. 301-314, DOI: 10.1680/jgein.19.00011

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EL HAFFAR, Ismat, THOREL, Luc, BLANC, Matthieu, 2019, Impact of pile roughness on shaft resistance in sand, Proceedings of the institution of civil engineers : geotechnical engineering, ICE Publishing Ltd, 11p, DOI: 10.1680/jgeen.18.00135

https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgeen.18.00135

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GIROUT, Romain, BLANC, Matthieu, THOREL, Luc, DIAS, Daniel, 2018, Geosynthetic reinforcement of pile-supported embankments, Geosynthetics international, 25, 1, ICE Publishing Ltd, pp.37-49, DOI: 10.1680/jgein.17.00032

https://doi.org/10.1680/jgein.17.00032
https://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/toc/jgein/current

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EL HAFFAR, Ismat, BLANC, Matthieu, THOREL, Luc, 2017, Impact of pile installation method on the axial capacity in sand, Géotechnique Letters, 7, 3, ICE Publishing Ltd, pp. 1-6, DOI: 10.1680/jgele.17.00036

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgele.17.00036

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DA FAGUNDES, Diego, de ALMEIDA, Marcio de Souza Soares, THOREL, Luc, BLANC, Matthieu, 2017, Load transfer mechanism and deformation of reinforced piled embankments, Geotextiles and geomembranes, 45, 2, Elsevier, pp.1-10, DOI: 10.1016/j.geotexmem.2016.11.002

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266114416301157

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ISORNA, Rocio, BLANC, Matthieu, THOREL, Luc, KOTRONIS, Panagiotis, DANO, Christophe, PHILIPPE, Maxime, 2017, Axial behaviour of jacket piles for offshore wind turbines, International journal on physical modelling in geotechnics, 169, 4, ICE Publishing Ltd, pp.1-17, DOI: 10.1680/jphmg.15.00044

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/10.1680/jphmg.15.00044

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GIROUT, Romain, BLANC, Matthieu, THOREL, Luc, DA FAGUNDES, Diego, de ALMEIDA, Marcio de Souza Soares, 2016, Arching and deformation in a piled embankment: centrifuge tests compared to analytical calculations, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 142, 12, American Society of Civil Engineers - ASCE, 10, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001557

http://ascelibrary.org/doi/10.1061/%28ASCE%29GT.1943-5606.0001557

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BLANC, Matthieu, THOREL, Luc, 2016, Effects of cyclic axial loading sequences on piles in sand, Géotechnique Letters, 6, 2, ICE Publishing Ltd, pp.163-167, DOI: 10.1680/jgele.15.00155

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/10.1680/jgele.15.00155

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DA FAGUNDES, Diego, GIROUT, Romain, de ALMEIDA, Marcio de Souza Soares, BLANC, Matthieu, THOREL, Luc, 2015, Behaviour of piled embankments without reinforcement , Geotechnical Engineering, 168, 6, INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS, pp.514-525, DOI: 10.1680/geng.14.00155

http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgeen.14.00155

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GIROUT, Romain, BLANC, Matthieu, DIAS, Daniel, THOREL, Luc, 2014, Numerical analysis of a geosynthetic-reinforced piled load transfer platform - Validation on centrifuge test, Geotextiles and geomembranes, 42, 5, ELSEVIER, pp.525-539, DOI: 10.1016/j.geotexmem.2014.07.012

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266114414000727

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DI BENEDETTO, Hervé, BLANC, Matthieu, TIOUAJNI, Samir, EZAOUI, Alan, 2014, Elastoplastic model with loading memory surfaces (LMS) for monotonic and cyclic behaviour of geomaterials, International journal for numerical and analytical methods in geomechanics, 38, 14, WILEY, pp.1477-1502, DOI: 10.1002/nag.2265

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/nag.2265/abstract
http:/dx.doi.org/10.1002/nag.2265

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BLANC, Matthieu, THOREL, Luc, GIROUT, Romain, ALMEIDA, Marcio, 2014, Geosynthetic reinforcement of a granular load transfer platform above rigid inclusions: comparison between centrifuge testing and analytical modelling, Geosynthetics international, 1, 21, INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS, pp.37-52, DOI: 10.1680/gein.13.00033

http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/gein.13.00033
http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/content/serial/gein

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BLANC, Matthieu ; RAULT, Gérard ; THOREL, Luc ; ALMEIDA, Marcio , 2013 , Centrifuge investigation of load transfer mechanisms in a granular mattress above a rigid inclusions network , Geotextiles and Geomembranes , 36 , ELSEVIER , p92-105 , DOI: 10.1016/j.geotexmem.2012.12.001

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geotexmem.2012.12.001

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