Sylvain DRAPIER

  • Email sylvain.drapier@mines-stetienne.fr
  • Phone +33 4 77 42 00 79
  • Capacity Enseignant-chercheur
  • Centre Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics and Proceeded of Development (MPE)
  • Site Campus of Saint-Étienne
    158, cours Fauriel, Saint-Étienne
  • Office J3-15
  • Responsibilities and Duties

    * Holder of the Hexcel Chair for OOA Processes Advanced Numerical Modelling
    * Deputy-director IngeLySE research federation – FR CNRS 3411

  • Skills

    Computational mechanics, (bio)composite materials processing

  • Research Topics

    Modelling (bio) composite materials processing through multi-physics multi-scale approaches in HPC framework

  • Teaching Areas

    Structural mechanics, Computational Mechanics, Scale transitions

  • Education

    * 1992 Dual diploma in Mechanics and Computer science, Univ. Paul Verlaine Metz France
    * 1993 Master in Materials-Mechanics-Structures-Processes, Univ. Paul Verlaine Metz France
    * 1996 PhD in Computational Mechanics, Univ. Paul Verlaine Metz France
    * 2002 ‘Habilitation à Diriger les Recherches’, Univ. Jean Monnet Saint-Etienne France

  • Career History

    * 1997 Research Associate – department or Aerospace Engineering, Univ. of Bristol (UK)
    * From 1998 Mines Saint-Etienne (France)
    – 2005 Full time Professor
    – 2007-2016 founder and head of the Mechanics and Materials Processing department
    * 2011-2015 Head of CIMReV research federation FR CNRS 3410

  • Main Publications

    * S. Drapier and M.R. Wisnom. Finite-element investigation of the compressive strength of non-crimp-fabric-based composites. Comp. Sci. Technol., 59(12) :128-1297, 1999.
    * S. Drapier, J.-C. Grandidier, and M. Potier-Ferry. A structural approach of plastic microbuckling in long fibre composites : comparison with theoretical and experimental results. Int. J. Solids Struct., 38 : 3877-3904, 2001.
    * I.Gaied, S. Drapier, and B. Lun. Experimental assessment and analytical 2D predictions of the stocking pressures induced on a model leg by Medical Compressive Stockings J. Biomech., 39 :3017-3025, 2006.
    * P. Celle, S. Drapier, et J-M. Bergheau Numerical modelling of liquid resin infusion into fiber preforms undergoing compaction. Eur. J. Mech./A , 27(4) :647{661, 2008.
    * G. Pacquaut, J. Bruchon, N. Moulin, et S. Drapier Combining a level set method and a mixed stabilized P1/P1 formulation for coupling Stokes-Darcy flows, Int. J. for Num. Meth. in Fluids, 69 :459-480, 2012.
    * D. Pino-Munoz, J. Bruchon, S. Drapier, and F. Valdivieso Sintering at particle scale – an Eulerian computing framework to deal with strong topological and material discontinuities. Arch. of Comput. Meth. in Eng., 21 :141-187, 2014.
    * D. Al Akhrass, J. Bruchon, S. Drapier, and S. Fayolle, Integrating a logarithmic-strain based hyperelastic formulation into a three-field mixed finite element formulation to deal with incompressibility in finite-strain elastoplasticity, Fin. Elem. in Anal. and Des., 86C :61-70, 2014
    * M. Blais, N. Moulin, P.-J. Liotier, and S. Drapier Resin infusion-based processes simulation : coupled Stokes-Darcy flows in orthotropic preforms undergoing finite strain, Int. J. of Mat. Form., 10 :43-54, 2017.
    * M.F. Pucci, P.-J. Liotier, and S. Drapier Tensiometric method to reliably assess wetting properties of single fibers with resins : validation on cellulosic reinforcements for composites. Colloids and Surfaces A, 512 :26-33, 2017.