Computational Mechanics Meeting

23 September 2019

EDF R&D is thrilled to invite all code_aster and salome_meca users to a Computational Mechanics day-event on the 18th of October at EDF Lab Paris-Saclay.

This event is being held in order to celebrate the 30th anniversary of code_aster and will be under the high patronage of Sébastien Candel, president of the EDF’s scientific board.

Registation is mandantory at :

The presentations will be held in French, but profesional french-to-english translators will be present for non-native french speakers.

The program is as follows :

13h30 - 13h40 : Welcome & Introduction by Jean-Paul Chabard (Scientific Director of EDF Research & Development, Professor at Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées)

13h40 - 14h00 : Presentation of the "Mechanics White Book" by Sébastien Candel, (Member of the French Academy of Sciences, Professor emeritus at CentraleSupélec)

14h00 - 14h45 : Research and the future of simulation / modelling mechanics by Pierre Ladevèze (Professor at ENS Paris-Saclay)

14h45 - 15h15 : Needs and assessments of mechanics in the nuclear energy industry by François Waeckel (Managing Director at EDF DPN-UNIE)

15h15 - 16h00 : Break with a poster session

16h00 - 16h20 : Needs and assessments of mechanics in hydro energy industry by Jean-Daniel Mattei (Deputy Director at EDF Hydro)

16h20 - 16h50 : EDF’s scientific challenges in mechanics by Mickaël Abbas and Eric Lorentz (Expert & Expert Senior at EDF R&D)

16h50 - 17h20 : Industrial testimony with forwardlooking emphasis by Frédéric Feyel (Head of Modelisation & Simulation Department at SAFRAN R&T)

17h20 - 17h30 : Conclusion by Bernard Salha (CTO and Head of EDF Research & Development)

17h30 : Cocktail