Bruno Sudret
Institute of Structural Engineering
Chair of Risk, Safety and Uncertainty Quantification
ETH Zurich - HIL E22.3
Wolfgang-Pauli-Strasse 15
CH-8093 Zurich
Switzerland

email : sudret[at]ibk.baug.ethz(dot)ch

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Habilitation à diriger des recherches
(habilitation thesis)

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Ph.D thesis - V. Dubourg

 


Biography

Teaching - Students

Publications


Research Interests

·         Uncertainty quantification in engineering

·         Risk analysis

·         Finite Element Reliability Methods

·         Time-variant Reliability

·         Stochastic Finite Element methods and polynomial chaos expansions

·         Advanced meta-models (kriging, support vector regression)

·         Bayesian reassessment of existing structures

·         Reliability-based design optimization / robust design

·         Probabilistic fatigue assessment

 

Degrees

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2010

Qualification to full professorship by the Conseil National des Universités (National University Council), 60th Section (Mechanical and Civil Engineering)

2007

Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, Laboratoire de Mécanique et Ingénieries
Habilitation à diriger des recherches (defense : October 12, 2007)

1996 - 1999

Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées. Ph.D thesis in Civil Engineering.

1995 - 1996

Technical University of Munich. Master's thesis

1993 - 1995

Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées. Master of Science.

1990 - 1993

Ecole Polytechnique. Master of Science - Admitted to the Corps des Ponts et Chaussées.

Professional Experience

Since Aug. 2012

Professor of Risk, Safety and Uncertainty Quantification, Institut of Structural Engineering, ETH Zurich

2011-2012

Senior researcher (Directeur de recherche), Laboratoire Navier (Ecole des Ponts ParisTech / IFSTTAR / CNRS)

2008 - 2011

Director of Research and Strategy, Phimeca Engineering

2001 - 2008

Research Engineer, Electricité de France (EDF), R&D division

2000

Post-doctoral Fellow, University of California at Berkeley
Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering

1996-1999

Ph. D Candidate, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées

1994-1995

Civil Engineer, ISL Bureau d'Ingénieurs-Conseils

Awards and Honors

2000

Best Ph.D thesis of Year 1999, Fondation de l’ENPC.

2003

SMIRT Junior Award, IASMIRT (International Association for Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology)

2005

Jean Mandel Prize (Association Française de Mécanique)

2004-

Member of the Advisory Council of IFED (International Forum on Engineering Decision Making)

2004-

Member of the Joint Committee on Structural Safety (European group of experts in Structural Reliability)

2005-

Member of the  WG 7.5 on Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems, International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)

2007-

Member of the Internal Civil Engineering Risk and Reliability Association (CERRA) board of directors

 

Keynote and Invited Lectures

2011

2010

·         Approches probabilistes pour le traitement des incertitudes en simulation numérique, Keynote lecture, Séminaire NAFEMS sur les “méthodes avancées de simulation numérique : des idées aux outils”, Paris, June 2nd, 2010.

·         Méta-modèles pour le calcul de probabilités d’événements rares, Workshop du projet ANR Opus “Propagation d’incertitudes, estimation de quantiles rares et de très faibles probabilités de défaillance”, Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, June 29th, 2010.

·         Approches bayésiennes pour les problèmes inverses probabilistes, Séminaire de l’Institut pour la Maîtrise des Risques “Incertitudes et problèmes inverses : défis méthodologiques et applications”, Laboratoire National d’Essais, Paris, September 23rd, 2010.

·         Uncertainty engineering in computational physics – a review with application to dosimetry, IEEE Workshop on “Present challenges in computational electromagnetics: complexity, management, multi-scales, multi-physics, uncertainty management, statistics”, Saint-Malo, December 3rd, 2010.

 

2009

·         Traitement des incertitudes en mécanique - Applications en fatigue, Journée de l’Association Aéronautique et Astronautique de France (3AF), ONERA Châtillon, April 1st, 2009.

·         Adaptive sparse polynomial chaos expansions - Theory and applications to structural reliability, Séminaire Méc@Proba (Commission de l’Association Française de Mécanique), Institut Français de Mécanique Avancée, Clermont-Ferrand, June 4th, 2009.

·         Adaptive sparse polynomial chaos expansions - Theory and applications to sensitivity analysis, Séminaire du Laboratoire Jean Kuntzmann (Mathématiques appliquées et informatique), Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, June 10th, 2009.

·         Chaos polynomial creux adaptatif : applications en analyse de sensibilité, Séminaire de l’unité Mathématiques et Informatique Appliquées, INRA, Jouy-en-Josas, October 5th, 2009.

·         Uncertainty quantification and sensitivity analysis in engineering, Workshop on "Uncertainty propagation through models used in engineering science", Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Métiers, Lille, November 12th, 2009.

·         Advanced methods for FE-reliability analysis Adaptive polynomial chaos expansions, Worshop on Semiprobabilistic Finite Element Method calculations, Joint Committee on Structural Safety, Delft, December 2nd, 2009.

2008

·         Surfaces de réponse stochastiques par chaos polynomial - Application à la fiabilité des structures, séminaire invité par le projet national APPLET, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan (February 8th, 2008).

·         Méthodes spectrales non intrusives pour la propagation d’incertitudes - Applications en fiabilité des structures, séminaire invité par le GdR Mascot NUM (http://www.gdr-mascotnum.fr/),CEA Cadarache, March 14th, 2008.

·         Fiabilité des structures pour les problèmes dépendant du temps, Cours invité à l’occasion des Journées Nationales de Fiabilité, Nantes, March 27th, 2008.

·         Méthodes spectrales non intrusives pour la propagation d’incertitudes, présentation invitée à l’occasion de la conférence CEM’08 (Compatibilité électromagnétique), Paris, May 22nd, 2008.

·         Méthodes probabilistes pour le traitement des incertitudes dans les modèles de simulation, INRA, Avignon, June 9th, 2008.

 

2003-2007

·         Surfaces de réponse et éléments finis stochastiques pour la fiabilité des structures, Institut de Maîtrise des Risques, Paris (16 Octobre 2007)

·         Propagation d'incertitudes par éléments finis stochastiques – Méthodes intrusives et non intrusives, Institut de Recherche en Génie Civil et Mécanique, Université de Nantes (8 Mars 2007)

·         Mécanique probabiliste et fiabilité des structures, Centre des Matériaux P.M. Fourt, Ecole des Mines de Paris (21 Novembre 2005)

·         Approches non intrusives des éléments finis stochastiques, CSMA, Ecole Centrale de Paris (19 Janvier 2005)

·         Eléments finis stochastiques : approches Galerkin et non intrusives, Séminaire EDF R&D/SINETICS, Clamart (25 Novembre 2004)

·         Fiabilité des Structures et Mécanique Probabiliste – Théorie et Applications, Académie des Technologies, Paris (4 Décembre 2003)

·         Eléments finis stochastiques : historique et nouvelles perspectives, Université Technologique de Compiègne, Compiègne (26 Septembre 2003)

·         Eléments finis stochastiques : historique et nouvelles perspectives, 16ème Congrès Français de Mécanique, Nice (4 Septembre 2003)

Teaching and students

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    Courses

·         Uncertainty quantification in mechanics, Ecole des Ponts ParisTech

·         Structural mechanics, Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, Assistant of Pr Philippe Bisch

·         Probabilistic mechanics and structural reliability, Ecole Supérieure d'Ingénieurs Léonard de Vinci

    Ph.D Students

·         Hung Xuan Dang, Uncertainty quantification for multi-scale problems – identification of stress random fields in polycristalline aggregates simulation, 2009-

·         Yann Caniou, Global sensitivity analysis for imbricated and multi-scale models, 2009-

·         Vincent Dubourg, Adaptive surrogate models for reliability analysis and reliability-based design optimization, 2008- 2011(co-supervised by Dr. Jean-Marc Bourinet / IFMA)

·         Géraud Blatman, Adaptive stochastic finite element methods and metamodels for uncertainty propagation, 2006-2009

·         Frédéric Perrin, Prise en compte des données expérimentales dans les modèles probabilistes pour la prévision de la durée de vie des structures, 2004-2008

                (co-supervised by Pr M. Lemaire, LaMI, Institut Français de Mécanique Avancée)

·         Marc Berveiller, Eléments finis stochastiques - Analyse de sensibilité, analyse de fiabilité, 2002-2005

·         Zakoua Guédé, Approche probabiliste de la durée de vie des structures soumises à la fatigue thermique, 2001-2005

·         Céline Andrieu-Renaud, Fiabilité mécanique des structures soumises à des phénomènes physiques dépendant du temps, 2000-2002

    MS Students

·         Vincent Piquard, Computation of fragility curves using polynomial chaos expansions (2010)

·         Hung Xuan Dang, Identification of Gaussian random fields by kriging (2009)

·         Géraud Blatman, Méthodes non intrusives pour les analyses de sensibilité en modélisation probabiliste (2006)

·         Thomas Sgarbi, Couplages mécano-probabiliste pour des problèmes statiques ou dépendant du temps (2003)

·         Imane Cherradi, Méthodes de quadrature pour la fiabilité des structures (2002)

·         Marc Berveiller, Etude mécano-fiabiliste de la réparation par revêtement des enceintes de confinement (2002)

·         Sonia Blayac, Utilisation des réseaux de neurones pour la maintenance des tuyauteries de centrale nucléaire (2001)

·         Sébastien Dron, Etude fiabiliste d'un aéro-réfrigérant avec prise en compte de la corrosion des armatures (2001)

·         Stephen Lenz, Modélisation multiphasique de matériaux renforcés (1998)

   

 

Publications

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Journal papers


Conference papers


Reports  and thesis


Book chapters

[1] Duprat, F., Schoefs, F. and Sudret, B. (2011). Surfaces de réponse physiques et polynomiales. Fiabilité des ouvrages, Traité "Mécanique et Ingénierie des Matériaux", chapter 7 (J. Baroth, F. Schoefs, and D. Breysse (Eds)), pp. 165–193. Editions Hermès.

[2] Sudret, B., Blatman, G. and Berveiller, M. (2011). Surfaces de réponse par chaos polynomial. Fiabilité des ouvrages, Traité "Mécanique et Ingénierie des Matériaux", chapter 8 (J. Baroth, F. Schoefs, and D. Breysse (Eds)), pp. 195–217. Editions Hermès.

[3] Sudret, B. (2011). Approches probabilistes de la fiabilité dans le temps. Fiabilité des ouvrages, Traité "Mécanique et Ingénierie des Matériaux", chapter 10 (J. Baroth, F. Schoefs, and D. Breysse (Eds)), pp. 237–256. Editions Hermès.

[4] Sudret, B. and Perrin, F. (2011). Actualisation de la fiabilité par le retour d’expérience. Fiabilité des ouvrages, Traité "Mécanique et Ingénierie des Matériaux", chapter 12 (J. Baroth, F. Schoefs, and D. Breysse (Eds)), pp. 275–295. Editions Hermès.

[5] Sudret, B. (2011). Probabilistic design of structures submitted to fatigue, Fatigue of materials and structures, chapter 5 (C. Bathias and A. Pineau (Eds)), pp. 223–263. Wiley & Sons.

[6] Sudret, B. (2008). Approche probabiliste du dimensionnement à la fatigue des structures. Fatigue des matériaux et des structures, Traité "Mécanique et Ingénierie des Matériaux", volume 3, chapter 5 (C. Bathias and A.-G. Pineau (Eds)), pp. 257–297. Editions Hermès.

[7] Sudret, B. and Berveiller, M. (2007). Stochastic finite element methods in geotechnical engineering, Reliability-based design in geotechnical engineering: computations and applications, chapter 7 (K.K Phoon (Ed.)), pp. 260–297. Taylor and Francis.


Refereed international journal papers  

[1] Caniou, Y. and Sudret, B. (2011). Distribution-based global sensitivity analysis using polynomial chaos expansions. Reliab. Eng. Sys. Safety. Submitted for publication.

[2] Dubourg, V., Deheeger, F. and Sudret, B. (2011). Metamodel-based importance sampling for the estimation of rare event probabilities. Prob. Eng. Mech. Submitted for publication.

[3] Dubourg, V., Sudret, B. and Bourinet, J.-M. (2011). Reliability-based design optimization using kriging and subset simulation. Struct. Multidisc. Optim. Accepted for publication.

[4] Berveiller, M., Le Pape, Y., Sudret, B. and Perrin, F. (2011). Updating the long-term creep strains in concrete containment vessels by using Markov chain Monte Carlo simulation and polynomial chaos expansions. Struct. Infrastruct. Eng, 7. In press.

[5] Blatman, G. and Sudret, B. (2011). Adaptive sparse polynomial chaos expansion based on Least Angle Regression. J. Comput. Phys., 230, pp. 2345–2367.

[6] Blatman, G. and Sudret, B. (2010). Efficient computation of global sensitivity indices using sparse polynomial chaos expansions. Reliab. Eng. Sys. Safety, 95, pp. 1216–1229.

[7] Blatman, G. and Sudret, B. (2010). Use of sparse polynomial chaos expansions in adaptive stochastic finite element analysis. Prob. Eng. Mech., 25, pp. 183–197.

[8] Sudret, B. (2008). Analytical derivation of the outcrossing rate in time-variant reliability problems. Struct. Infrastruct. Eng, 4(5), pp. 353–362.

[9] Sudret, B. (2008). Probabilistic models for the extent of damage in degrading reinforced concrete structures. Reliab. Eng. Sys. Safety, 93, pp. 410–422.

[10] Sudret, B. (2008). Global sensitivity analysis using polynomial chaos expansions. Reliab. Eng. Sys. Safety, 93, pp. 964–979.

[11] Gaignaire, R., Clénet, S., Moreau, O. and Sudret, B. (2008). Current calculation in electrokinetics using a spectral stochastic finite element method. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 44(6), pp.754–757.

[12] Guédé, Z., Sudret, B. and Lemaire, M. (2007). Life-time reliability based assessment of structures submitted to thermal fatigue. Int. J. Fatigue, 29(7), pp. 1359–1373.

[13] Gaignaire, R., Clénet, S., Sudret, B. and Moreau, O. (2007). 3-D spectral stochastic finite element method in electromagnetism. IEEE Trans. Electromagnetism, 43(4), pp. 1209–1212.

[14] Sudret, B., Defaux, G. and Pendola, M. (2007). Stochastic evaluation of the damage length in RC beams submitted to corrosion of reinforcing steel. Civ. Eng. Envir. Sys., 24(2), pp. 165–178.

[15] Sudret, B., Berveiller, M. and Lemaire, M. (2006). A stochastic finite element procedure for moment and reliability analysis. Eur. J. Comput. Mech., 15(7-8), pp. 825–866.

[16] Berveiller, M., Sudret, B. and Lemaire, M. (2006). Stochastic finite elements: a non intrusive approach by regression. Eur. J. Comput. Mech., 15(1-3), pp. 81–92.

[17] Sudret, B., Defaux, G. and Pendola, M. (2005). Time-variant finite element reliability analysis – Application to the durability of cooling towers. Structural Safety, 27, pp. 93–112.

[18] Sudret, B. and Guédé, Z. (2005). Probabilistic assessment of thermal fatigue in nuclear components. Nuc. Eng. Des., 235, pp. 1819–1835.

[19] Andrieu-Renaud, C., Sudret, B. and Lemaire, M. (2004). The PHI2 method: a way to compute time-variant reliability. Reliab. Eng. Sys. Safety, 84, pp. 75–86.

[20] Sudret, B. and Der Kiureghian, A. (2002). Comparison of finite element reliability methods. Prob. Eng. Mech., 17, pp. 337–348.

[21] Sudret, B. and de Buhan, P. (2001). Multiphase model for reinforced geomaterials – Application to piled raft foundations and rock-bolted tunnels. Int. J. Num. Anal. Meth. Geomech., 25, pp. 155–182.

[22] de Buhan, P. and Sudret, B. (2000). Micropolar multiphase model for materials reinforced by linear inclusions. Eur. J. Mech. A/Solids, 19(6), pp. 669–687.

[23] de Buhan, P. and Sudret, B. (1999). A two-phase elastoplastic model for unidirectionally-reinforced materials and its numerical implementation. Eur. J. Mech. A/Solids, 18(6), pp. 995–1012.

[24] Sudret, B., Maghous, S., de Buhan, P. and Bernaud, D. (1998). Elastoplastic analysis of inclusion reinforced structures. Metals and materials, 4(3), pp. 252–255.

[25] Lieb, M. and Sudret, B. (1998). A fast algorithm for soil dynamics calculations by wavelet decomposition. Arch. App. Mech., 68, pp. 147–157.

 

Refereed national journal papers  

[1] Blatman, G. and Sudret, B. (2008). Sparse polynomial chaos expansions and adaptive stochastic finite elements using a regression approach. Comptes Rendus Mécanique, 336(6), pp. 518–523.

[2] Blatman, G., Sudret, B. and Berveiller, M. (2007). Quasi-random numbers in stochastic finite element analysis. Mécanique & Industries, 8, pp. 289–297.

[3] Defaux, G., Pendola, M. and Sudret, B. (2006). Using spatial reliability in the probabilistic study of concrete structures: the example of a reinforced concrete beam subjected to carbonatation inducing corrosion. J. Physique IV, 136, pp. 243–256. V. L’Hostis, F. Foct and D. Féron, Eds.

[4] Petre-Lazar, I., Sudret, B., Foct, F., Granger, L. and Dechaux, L. (2006). Service life estimation of the secondary containment with respect to rebar corrosion. J. Physique IV, 136, pp. 201–212. V. L’Hostis, F. Foct and D. Féron, Eds.

[5] Sudret, B., Berveiller, M. and Lemaire, M. (2004). A stochastic finite element method in linear mechanics. Comptes Rendus Mécanique, 332, pp. 531–537.

[6] Garnier, D., Sudret, B., Bourgeois, E. and Semblat, J.-F. (2003). Ouvrages renforcés : approche par superposition de milieux continus et traitement numérique. Revue Française de Géotechnique, 102, pp. 43–52.

[7] Bourgeois, E., Garnier, D., Semblat, J.-F., Sudret, B. and Al Hallak, R. (2001). Un modèle homogénéisé pour le boulonnage du front de taille des tunnels : simulation d’essais en centrifugeuse. Revue Française de Génie Civil, 5(1), pp. 8–38.

[8] de Buhan, P. and Sudret, B. (2000). Un modèle de comportement macroscopique des matériaux renforcés par inclusions linéaires, avec prise en compte des effets de flexion. C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 328(Série IIb), pp. 555–560.

[9] Sudret, B. and de Buhan, P. (1999). Modélisation multiphasique de matériaux renforcés par inclusions linéaires. C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 327(Série IIb), pp. 7–12.

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International Conference Papers
 [1] Blatman, G. and Sudret, B. (2011). Principal component analysis and Least Angle Regression in spectral stochastic finite element analysis. In M. Faber (Ed.), Proc. 11th Int. Conf. on Applications of Stat. and Prob. in Civil Engineering (ICASP11), Zurich, Switzerland.

[2] Caniou, Y. and Sudret, B. (2011). Distribution-based global sensitivity analysis in case of correlated input parameters using polynomial chaos expansions. In M. Faber (Ed.), Proc. 11th Int. Conf. onApplications of Stat. and Prob. in Civil Engineering (ICASP11), Zurich, Switzerland.

[3] Dang, H. X., Sudret, B. and Berveiller, B. (2011). Benchmark of random fields simulation methods and links with identification methods. In M. Faber (Ed.), Proc. 11th Int. Conf. on Applications of Stat. and Prob. in Civil Engineering (ICASP11), Zurich, Switzerland.

[4] Dubourg, V., Bourinet, J.-M., Sudret, B. and Cazuguel, M. (2011). Reliability-based design optimization of an imperfect submarine pressure hull. In M. Faber (Ed.), Proc. 11th Int. Conf. On Applications of Stat. and Prob. in Civil Engineering (ICASP11), Zurich, Switzerland.

[5] Dubourg, V., Deheeger, F. and Sudret, B. (2011). An alternative to substitution for metamodelbasedreliability analysis. In M. Faber (Ed.), Proc. 11th Int. Conf. on Applications of Stat. and Prob. in Civil Engineering (ICASP11), Zurich, Switzerland.

[6] Perrin, G., Funfschilling, C. and Sudret, B. (2011). Propagation of variability in railway dynamics simulations. In M. Faber (Ed.), Proc. 11th Int. Conf. on Applications of Stat. and Prob. in Civil Engineering (ICASP11), Zurich, Switzerland.

[7] Blatman, G. and Sudret, B. (2010). An adaptive algorithm based on Least Angle Regression for uncertainty propagation and sensitivity analysis. In Proc. 4th European Congress on Computational Mechanics (ECCM4), Paris, France.

[8] Blatman, G., Sudret, B. and Deheeger, F. (2010). A comparison of three metamodel-based methods for global sensitivity analysis: GP modelling, HDMR and LAR-gPC. In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, Proc. 6th Int. Conf. Sensitivity Anal. Model Output (SAMO’2010), Milan, Italy, volume 2 (6), pp. 7613–7614.

[9] Caniou, Y. and Sudret, B. (2010). Distribution-based global sensitivity analysis using polynomial chaos expansions. In Proc. 4th European Congress on Computational Mechanics (ECCM4), Paris, France.

[10] Caniou, Y. and Sudret, B. (2010). Distribution-based global sensitivity analysis using polynomial chaos expansions. In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, Proc. 6th Int. Conf. Sensitivity Anal. Model Output (SAMO’2010), Milan, Italy, volume 2 (6), pp. 7625–7626.

[11] Dubourg, V., Bourinet, J.-M. and Sudret, B. (2010). A hierarchical surrogate-based strategy for reliability-based design optimization. In D. Straub (Ed.), Proc. 15th IFIP WG7.5 Conference on Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems, Munich, Germany, pp. 53–60. Taylor & Francis.

[12] Blatman, G. and Sudret, B. (2010). Reliability analysis of a pressurized water reactor vessel using sparse polynomial chaos expansions. In D. Straub (Ed.), Proc. 15th IFIP WG7.5 Conference on Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems, Munich, Germany, pp. 9–16. Taylor & Francis.

[13] Dubourg, V., Bourinet, J.-M. and Sudret, B. (2010). Reliability based design optimization using hierarchical Gaussian processes surrogates . In Proc. 4th European Congress on Computational Mechanics (ECCM4), Paris, France.

[14] Dutka-Malen, I., Lebrun, R., Saassouh, B. and Sudret, B. (2009). Implementation of a polynomial chaos toolbox in Open Turns with test-case application. In H. Furuta, D. Frangopol and M. Shinozuka (Eds.), Proc. 10th Int. Conf. Struct. Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR’2009), Osaka, Japan.

[15] Blatman, G. and Sudret, B. (2009). Anisotropic parcimonious polynomial chaos expansions based on the sparsity-of-effects principle. In H. Furuta, D. Frangopol and M. Shinozuka (Eds.), Proc. 10th Int. Conf. Struct. Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR’2009), Osaka, Japan.

[16] Sudret, B. and Blatman, G. (2009). Use of sparse polynomial chaos expansions in global sensitivity analysis. In Proc. 27th European Meeting of Statisticians (EMS’09), Toulouse.

[17] Sudret, B., Yalamas, T., Noret, E. and Willaume, P. (2009). Sensitivity analysis of nested multiphysics models using polynomial chaos expansions. In H. Furuta, D. Frangopol and M. Shinozuka (Eds.), Proc. 10th Int. Conf. Struct. Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR’2009), Osaka, Japan.

[18] Gaignaire, R., Clénet, S., Moreau, O., Guyomarch, F. and Sudret, B. (2008). Speeding up in SSFEM computation using Kronecker tensor products. In Proc. 13th Biennial IEEE Conf. on Electromagnetic Field Computation (CEFC’2008), Athens, Greece.

[19] Sudret, B., Perrin, F. and Pendola, M. (2008). Maximum likelihood estimation and polynomial chaos expansions in stochastic inverse problems. In B. Schrefler and U. Perego (Eds.), Proc. 8th World Cong. Comput. Mech. (WCCM8) and 5th Eur. Congress Comput. Meth. Appl. Sci. Eng. (ECCOMAS 2008), Venice, Italy.

[20] Blatman, G. and Sudret, B. (2008). Adaptive sparse polynomial chaos expansions using a sequential experimental design. In B. Schrefler and U. Perego (Eds.), Proc. 8th World Cong. Comput. Mech. (WCCM8) and 5th Eur. Congress Comput. Meth. Appl. Sci. Eng. (ECCOMAS 2008), Venice, Italy.

[21] Perrin, F., Sudret, B. and Pendola, M. (2008). Use of polynomial chaos expansions in stochastic inverse problems. In Proc. 4th Int. ASRANet Colloquium, Athens, Greece. [22] Blatman, G. and Sudret, B. (2008). Adaptive sparse polynomial chaos expansions - application to structural reliability. In Proc. 4th Int. ASRANet Colloquium, Athens, Greece. [23] Saassouh, B., Sudret, B. and Blatman, G. (2008). Uncertainty analysis based on polynomial chaos expansions using Open TURNS. In Proc. 35th ESReDA Seminar, Marseille.

[24] Sudret, B., Blatman, G. and Berveiller, M. (2007). Quasi random numbers in stochastic finite element analysis – Application to global sensitivity analysis. In J. Kanda, T. Takada and H. Furuta (Eds.), Proc. 10th Int. Conf. on Applications of Stat. and Prob. in Civil Engineering (ICASP10),Tokyo, Japan.

[25] Perrin, F., Sudret, B., Pendola, M. and de Rocquigny, E. (2007). Comparison of Markov chain Monte-Carlo simulation and a FORM-based approach for Bayesian updating of mechanical models.In J. Kanda, T. Takada and H. Furuta (Eds.), Proc. 10th Int. Conf. on Applications of Stat. and Prob. in Civil Engineering (ICASP10), Tokyo, Japan.

[26] Berveiller, M., Le Pape, Y., Sudret, B. and Perrin, F. (2007). Bayesian updating of the long-term creep deformations in concrete containment vessels using a non intrusive method. In J. Kanda, T. Takada and H. Furuta (Eds.), Proc. 10th Int. Conf. on Applications of Stat. and Prob. in Civil Engineering (ICASP10), Tokyo, Japan.

[27] Berveiller, M., Le Pape, Y. and Sudret, B. (2007). Sensitivity analysis of the drying model on the delayed strain of concrete in containment vessels with a non intrusive method. In J. Kanda, T. Takada and H. Furuta (Eds.), Proc. 10th Int. Conf. on Applications of Stat. and Prob. in Civil Engineering (ICASP10), Tokyo, Japan.

[28] Andrianov, G., Burriel, S., Cambier, S., Dutfoy, A., Dutka-Malen, I., de Rocquigny, E., Sudret, B.,Benjamin, P., Lebrun, R., Mangeant, F. and Pendola, M. (2007). Open TURNS, an open source initiative to Treat Uncertainties, Risks’N Statistics in a structured industrial approach. In Proc. ESREL’2007 Safety and Reliability Conference, Stavenger, Norway.

[29] Perrin, F., Sudret, B., Curtit, F., Stéphan, J.-M. and Pendola, M. (2007). Efficient Bayesian updating of structural fatigue design curve using experimental thermal fatigue data. In Proc. Fatigue Design 2007, Senlis, France.

[30] Perrin, F., Pendola, M. and Sudret, B. (2007). The various kinds of uncertainties in fatigue assessment of structures. In Proc. Fatigue Design 2007, Senlis, France.

[31] Yameogo, A., Sudret, B. and Cambier, S. (2007). Uncertainties in the no lift-off criterion used in fuel rod assessment. In Trans. 19th Int. Conf. on Struct. Mech. In Reactor Tech. (SMiRT 19),Vancouver, Canada.

[32] Gaignaire, R., Clénet, S., Moreau, O. and Sudret, B. (2007). Current calculation using a spectral stochastic finite element method applied to an electrokinetic problem. In Proc. 16th Int. Conf. Comput. Electromagnetic Fields (COMPUMAG2007), Aachen, Germany.

[33] Gaignaire, R., Clénet, S., Sudret, B. and Moreau, O. (2006). 3D spectral stochastic finite element method in electromagnetism. In Proc. 20th Conf. on Electromagnetic Field Computation (CEFC 2006), Miami, Florida, USA.

[34] Petre-Lazar, I., Sudret, B., Foct, F., Granger, L. and Dechaux, L. (2006). Service life estimation of the secondary containment with respect to rebars corrosion. In Proc. NucPerf 2006 "Corrosion and long term performance of concrete in NPP and waste facilities", Cadarache, France.

[35] Defaux, G., Pendola, M. and Sudret, B. (2006). Using spatial reliability in the probabilistic study of concrete structures: the example of a RC beam subjected to carbonation inducing corrosion. In Proc. NucPerf 2006 "Corrosion and long term performance of concrete in NPP and waste facilities", Cadarache, France.

[36] Sudret, B., Perrin, F., Berveiller, M. and Pendola, M. (2006). Bayesian updating of the long-term creep deformations in concrete containment vessels. In Proc. 3rd Int. ASRANet Colloquium, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

[37] Sudret, B., Defaux, G. and Pendola, M. (2006). Introducing spatial variability in the lifetime assessment of a concrete beam submitted to rebars corrosion. In Proc. 2nd Int. Forum on Engineering Decision Making (IFED), Lake Louise, Canada.

[38] Sudret, B. (2006). Global sensitivity analysis using polynomial chaos expansions. In P. Spanos and G. Deodatis (Eds.), Proc. 5th Int. Conf. on Comp. Stoch. Mech (CSM5), Rhodos, Greece.

[39] Gaignaire, R., Clénet, S., Moreau, O. and Sudret, B. (2006). Influence of the order of input expansions in the spectral stochastic finite element method. In Proc. 7th International Symposium on Electric and Magnetic Fields (EMF2006), Aussois, France.

[40] Berveiller, M., Sudret, B. and Lemaire, M. (2005). Non linear non intrusive stochastic finite element method – Application to a fracture mechanics problem. In G. Augusti, G. Schuëller and M. Ciampoli (Eds.), Proc. 9th Int. Conf. Struct. Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR’2005), Roma, Italy. Millpress, Rotterdam.

[41] Sudret, B. (2005). Analytical derivation of the outcrossing rate in time-variant reliability problems. In J. Sorensen and D. Frangopol (Eds.), Proc. 12th IFIP WG7.5 Conference on Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems, Aalborg, Danemark, pp. 125–133. Taylor & Francis.

[42] Berveiller, M., Sudret, B. and Lemaire, M. (2005). Structural reliability using non-intrusive stochastic finite elements. In J. Sorensen and D. Frangopol (Eds.), Proc. 12th IFIP WG7.5 Conference on Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems, Aalborg, Danemark. Taylor & Francis.

[43] Sudret, B. (2005). Probabilistic framework for the assessment of structures submitted to thermal fatigue. In Trans. 18th Int. Conf. on Struct. Mech. in Reactor Tech. (SMiRT 18), Beijing, China.

[44] Guédé, Z., Sudret, B. and Lemaire, M. (2005). Life-time reliability-based assessment of structures submitted to random thermal loading. In Proc. Fatigue Design 2005, Senlis, France.

[45] Perrin, F., Sudret, B., Pendola, M. and Lemaire, M. (2005). Comparison of two statistical treatments of fatigue test data. In Proc. Fatigue Design 2005, Senlis, France.

[46] Berveiller, M., Sudret, B. and Lemaire, M. (2004). Presentation of two methods for computing the response coefficients in stochastic finite element analysis. In Proc. 9th ASCE Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, Albuquerque, USA.

[47] Sudret, B., Defaux, G. and Pendola, M. (2004). Finite element reliability analysis of cooling towers submitted to degradation. In Proc. 2nd Int. ASRANet Colloquium, Barcelona, Spain.

[48] Berveiller, M., Sudret, B. and Lemaire, M. (2004). Comparison of methods for computing the response coefficients in stochastic finite element analysis. In Proc. 2nd Int. ASRANet Colloquium, Barcelona, Spain.

[49] Missoum, S., Benchaabane, S. and Sudret, B. (2004). Handling bifurcations in the optimal design of transient dynamic problems. In Proc. 45th AIAA/ASME/ASCE Conf. on Structures, Dynamics and Materials, Palm Springs, California, USA. Paper #2035.

[50] Sudret, B., Berveiller, M. and Heinfling, G. (2003). Reliability of the repairing of double wall containment vessels in the context of leak tightness assessment. In Trans. 17th Int. Conf. on Struct. Mech. in Reactor Tech. (SMiRT 17), Prague, Czech Republic. Paper M-264.

[51] Sudret, B., Guédé, Z., Hornet, P., Stéphan, J.-M. and Lemaire, M. (2003). Probabilistic assessment of fatigue life including statistical uncertainties in the S-N curve. In Trans. 17th Int. Conf. on Struct. Mech. in Reactor Tech. (SMiRT 17), Prague, Czech Republic. Paper M-232.

[52] Sudret, B. and Heinfling, G. (2003). Methodology for the reliability evaluation of containment vessels repair through the coupling of finite elements and probabilistic analyses. In Proc. 2nd Int. Workshop on Aging Management of Concrete Structures, Paris, France.

[53] Sudret, B. and Cherradi, I. (2003). Quadrature method for finite element reliability analysis. In A. Der Kiureghian, S. Madanat and J. Pestana (Eds.), Proc. 9th Int. Conf. on Applications of Stat. and Prob. in Civil Engineering (ICASP9), San Francisco, USA. Millpress, Rotterdam.

[54] Andrieu, C., Lemaire, M. and Sudret, B. (2003). Time-variant reliability using the PHI2 method: principles and validation by Monte Carlo simulation. In A. Der Kiureghian, S. Madanat and J. Pestana (Eds.), Proc. 9th Int. Conf. on Applications of Stat. and Prob. in Civil Engineering (ICASP9), San Francisco, USA, pp. 27–34. Millpress, Rotterdam.

[55] Sudret, B., Berveiller, M. and Lemaire, M. (2003). Application of a stochastic finite element procedure to reliability analysis. In M. Maes and L. Huyse (Eds.), Proc 11th IFIP WG7.5 Conference on Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems, Banff, Canada, pp. 319–327. Balkema, Rotterdam.

[56] Sudret, B., Guédé, Z. and Lemaire, M. (2003). Probabilistic framework for fatigue analysis. In M. Maes and L. Huyse (Eds.), Proc. 11th IFIP WG7.5 Conference on Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems, Banff, Canada, pp. 251–257. Balkema, Rotterdam.

[57] Sudret, B., Dron, S. and Pendola, M. (2002). Time-variant reliability analysis of cooling towers including corrosion of steel in reinforced concrete. In Proc. μ13 – ESREL’2002 Safety and Reliability Conf., Lyon, France, pp. 571–575.

[58] Andrieu, C., Lemaire, M. and Sudret, B. (2002). The PHI2 method: a way to assess time-variant reliability using classical reliability tools. In Proc. μ13 – ESREL’2002 Safety and Reliability Conf., Lyon, France, pp. 472–475.

[59] Sudret, B. and Pendola, M. (2002). Reliability analysis of cooling towers: influence of rebars corrosion on failure. In Proc. 10th Int. Conf. on Nucl. Eng. (ICONE10), Washington, USA, pp. 571–575. Paper #22136.

[60] Sudret, B., Defaux, G., Andrieu, C. and Lemaire, M. (2002). Comparison of methods for computing the probability of failure in time-variant reliability using the outcrossing approach. In P. Spanos and G. Deodatis (Eds.), Proc. 4th Int. Conf. on Comput. Stoch. Mech (CSM4), Corfu, Greece.

[61] Sudret, B. (2002). Comparison of the spectral stochastic finite element method with the perturbation method for second moment analysis. In Proc. 1st Int. ASRANet Colloquium, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

[62] Garnier, D., Sudret, B., Bourgeois, E. and Semblat, J.-F. (2001). Analyse d’ouvrages renforcés par une approche de modèle multiphasique. In Proc. 15th Int. Congress Soil Mech. Geotech. Eng. (ICSMGE), Istanbul, Turkey.

[63] Bourgeois, E., Semblat, J.-F., Garnier, D. and Sudret, B. (2001). Multiphase model for the 2D and 3D numerical analysis of pile foundations. In Proc. 10th Conf. of the Int. Assoc. Comput. Meth. Adv. Geomech. (IACMAG), Tucson, Arizona, USA. Balkema, Rotterdam.

[64] Sudret, B. and de Buhan, P. (2000). Multiphase model for piled raft foundations: the Messeturm case history. In Proc. Eur. Congress Comput. Meth. Applied Sci. Eng. (ECCOMAS’2000), Barcelona, Spain.

[65] Sudret, B., Lenz, S. and de Buhan, P. (1999). A multiphase constitutive model for inclusion-reinforced materials: theory and numerical implementation. In Proc. 1st Eur. Conf. Comput. Mech. (ECCM’99), Munich, Germany.

[66] Sudret, B. and de Buhan, P. (1999). Reinforced geomaterials: computational model and applications. In R. Picu and E. Krempl (Eds.), Proc. 4th Int. Conf. on Constitutive Laws for Engineering Materials (CLEM’99), Troy, USA, pp. 339–342.

[67] Sudret, B. and de Buhan, P. (1998). Multiphase model of reinforced materials. In Proc. 2nd Int. Ph.D Symposium in Civil Engineering, Budapest, Hungary, pp. 516–523.

 

National Conference Papers

[1] Yalamas, T., Moine, S., Lussou, P. and Sudret, B. (2010). Evaluation fiabiliste et approche réglementaire. In Proc. 6e Journées Fiabilité des Matériaux et des Structures, Toulouse.

[2] Blatman, G. and Sudret, B. (2010). Chaos polynomial creux et adaptatif basé sur la procédure Least Angle Regression – application à l’analyse d’intégrité d’une cuve de réacteur de centrale nucléaire. In Proc. 6e Journées Fiabilité des Matériaux et des Structures, Toulouse.

[3] Blatman, G. and Sudret, B. (2009). Chaos polynomial creux basé sur la technique de least angle regression. In Proc. 19e Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM19), Marseille.

[4] Blatman, G. and Sudret, B. (2009). Eléments finis stochastiques non intrusifs à partir de développements par chaos polynomiaux creux et adaptatifs. In Proc. 9e Colloque National en Calcul des Structures, Giens.

[5] Dubourg, V., Bourinet, J.-M. and Sudret, B. (2009). Analyse fiabiliste du flambage des coques avec prise en compte du caractère aléatoire et de la variabilité spatiale des défauts de forme et d’épaisseur,et des propriétés matériaux. In Proc. 19e Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM19), Marseille.

[6] Blatman, G. and Sudret, B. (2009). Efficient global sensitivity analysis of computer simulation models using an adaptive least angle regression scheme. In 41e Journées Françaises de Statistique, Bordeaux.

[7] Yalamas, T., Pendola, M. and Sudret, B. (2009). Traitement des incertitudes avec le logiciel PhimecaSoft. In Proc. 9e Colloque National en Calcul des Structures, Giens.

[8] Perrin, F., Pendola, M. and Sudret, B. (2008). Experimental data integration for the lifetime assessment of structures submitted to thermal fatigue loadings. In Proc. 16ème Congrès de Maîtrise des Risques et de Sûreté de Fonctionnement (lm16).

[9] Blatman, G. and Sudret, B. (2008). Développements par chaos polynomiaux creux et adaptatifs – application à l’analyse de fiabilité. In Proc. 5e Journées Fiabilité des Matériaux et des Structures, Nantes.

[10] Berveiller, M., Le Pape, Y., Sudret, B. and Perrin, F. (2008). Méthode MCMC pour l’actualisation bayésienne des déformations différées du béton d’une enceinte de confinement modélisée par éléments finis stochastiques non intrusifs. In Proc. 5e Journées Fiabilité des Matériaux et des Structures, Nantes.

[11] Perrin, F., Sudret, B., Blatman, G. and Pendola, M. (2007). Use of polynomial chaos expansion and maximum likelihood estimation for probabilistic inverse problems. In Proc. 18e Congrès Français de Mécanique, (CFM’2007), Grenoble.

[12] Perrin, F., Sudret, B. and Pendola, M. (2007). Bayesian updating of mechanical models – Application in fracture mechanics. In Proc. 18e Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM’2007), Grenoble.

[13] Blatman, G., Sudret, B. and Berveiller, M. (2007). Quasi random numbers in stochastic finite element analysis – Application to reliability analysis. In Proc. 18e Congrès Français de Mécanique, (CFM’2007), Grenoble.

[14] Perrin, F. and Sudret, B. (2007). Actualisation de modèles paramétriques – Application sur un modèle de propagation de fissure. In Colloque MECAMAT, Aussois, pp. 361–364.

[15] Gaignaire, R., Moreau, O., Sudret, B. and Clénet, S. (2006). Propagation d’incertitudes en électromagnétisme statique par chaos polynomial et résolution non intrusive. In Proc. 5e Conf. Eur. sur les Méthodes Numériques en Electromagnétisme (NUMELEC’2006), Lille.

[16] Berveiller, M., Sudret, B. and Lemaire, M. (2005). Construction de la réponse paramétrique déterministe d’un système mécanique par éléments finis stochastiques. In Proc. 7e Colloque National en Calcul des Structures, Giens.

[17] Berveiller, M., Sudret, B. and Lemaire, M. (2005). Eléments finis stochastiques non linéaires en mécanique de la rupture. In Proc. 17e Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM17), Troyes. Paper #159.

[18] Sudret, B. (2005). Des éléments finis stochastiques spectraux aux surfaces de réponses stochastiques : une approche unifiée. In Proc. 17e Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM17), Troyes. Paper #864.

[19] Sudret, B. (2004). Cadre d’analyse probabiliste global des tuyauteries en fatigue thermique. In Proc. 23e Journées de Printemps – Commission Fatigue, "Méthodes fiabilistes en fatigue pour conception et essais", Paris.

[20] Guédé, Z., Sudret, B. and Lemaire, M. (2004). Analyse fiabiliste en fatigue thermique. In Proc. 23e Journées de Printemps – Commission Fatigue, "Méthodes fiabilistes en fatigue pour conception et essais", Paris.

[21] Raphael, W., Seif El Dine, B., Mohamed, A., Sudret, B. and Calgaro, J.-A. (2004). Correction bayésienne et étude fiabiliste des modèles de calcul du fluage du béton. In Proc. lμ14, Bourges.

[22] Sudret, B., Berveiller, M. and Lemaire, M. (2003). Eléments finis stochastiques spectraux : nouvelles perspectives. In Proc. 16e Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM16), Nice.

[23] Andrieu, C., Lemaire, M. and Sudret, B. (2003). La méthode PHI2 ou comment prendre en compte la dépendance du temps dans une analyse en fiabilité mécanique. In Proc. 6e Colloque National en Calcul des Structures, Giens.

[24] Dridi, W., Sudret, B. and Lassabatère, T. (2002). Experimental and numerical analysis of transport in a containment vessel. In Proc. 2nd Biot Conference, Grenoble, France.

[25] Sudret, B. (2001). Eléments finis stochastiques spectraux et fiabilité. In Proc. 15e Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM15), Nancy.

[26] de Buhan, P. and Sudret, B. (1999). Micropolar continuum description of materials reinforced by linear inclusions. In Proc. Conf. to the memory of Pr. J.-P. Boehler, "Mechanics of heterogeneous materials", Grenoble.

[27] de Buhan, P. and Sudret, B. (1999). Un modèle biphasique de matériau renforcé par inclusions linéaires. In Proc. 14e Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM14), Toulouse.

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Reports and thesis

·         Sudret, B. (1999) Modélisation multiphasique des ouvrages renforcés par inclusions. Thèse de doctorat de l'ENPC (364 pages).

·         Sudret, B., Der Kiureghian, A.(2000), Stochastic Finite Elements and Reliability – A state-of-the-art report, Report n° UCB/SEMM-2000/08 (173 pages).

·         Sudret, B. (2007), Uncertainty propagation and sensitivity analysis in mechanical models - Contributions to structural reliability and stochastic spectral methods.
Habilitation à diriger des recherches, Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand (252 pages).

·         Various reports produced under EDF R&D copyright.



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