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Researcher in applied mathematics

Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée et Université Côte d'Azur
Projet-team : COFFEE
E-mail : laurent.monasse@inria.fr
Address in Sophia Antipolis :
    Bureau G49, bâtiment Galois
    Inria Sophia Antipolis – Méditerranée
    2004, route des Lucioles – BP93
    06902 Sophia Antipolis Cedex
Address in Nice :
    Bureau 620
    Laboratoire J. A. Dieudonné
    Université Nice Sophia Antipolis
    Parc Valrose
    06108 Nice

Research themes:

  • Discrete Elements, numerical time integration and links with mimetic schemes (collaboration with Christian Mariotti, Alexandre Ern and Jérôme Bonelle, PhD student Frédéric Marazzato)
  • Fluid-structure interaction (ANR JCJC PRECIS, collaboration with Christian Mariotti, Christian Tenaud, Virginie Daru, PhD students Maria Adela Puscas and Nadine Dirani)
  • Application of Riemannian geometry in structure mechanics (collaboration with Laurent Hauswirth, Olivier Baverel, Arthur Lebée, PhD student Yannick Masson, postdoc Hussein Nassar)
  • Geometrical shock dynamics (collaboration with Nicolas Lardjane, PhD student Julien Ridoux)
  • Thermo-hydro-mechanical models in porous media with discontinuities (international associate team HDTHM)
  • Growth of mycelium network (collaboration with Yves D'Angelo, Rémi Catellier, Florence Chapeland-Leclerc, Gwenael Ruprich-Robert, Eric Herbert, Adelaïde Olivier, Hervé Lalucque, Cristiano Ricci, Amandine Veber)

  • Brief curriculum vitae:

    2017 - present  Researcher, project-team COFFEE, Inria Sophia Antipolis and Université Nice Sophia-Antipolis
    2012 - 2017  Researcher, CERMICS, Ecole des Ponts ParisTech.
    2011 - 2012  Post-doc position in Prof. Charbel Farhat's group in Stanford, Aero/Astro department.
    2008 - 2011  PhD thesis, CERMICS, Ecole des Ponts ParisTech (manuscript)
                          Analysis of a Discrete Element Method for structure dynamics and coupling with a compressible fluid flow method.
                          Advisors: Serge Piperno, Virginie Daru

    Detailed CV (pdf format)



    C. Mariotti and L. Monasse, From general mechanics to discontinuity: Unified approach to elasticity, Presses des Ponts, 2011.


    1. L. Monasse and C. Mariotti, An energy-preserving Discrete Element Method for elastodynamics, ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis 46, pp. 1527-1553, 2012, published version

    2. L. Monasse, V. Daru, C. Mariotti, S. Piperno, C. Tenaud, A conservative coupling algorithm between a compressible flow and a rigid body using an Embedded Boundary method, Journal of Computational Physics 231, pp. 2977-2994, 2012, final version

    3. L. Monasse, R. Monneau, Gradient entropy estimate and convergence of a semi-explicit scheme for diagonal hyperbolic systems, SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis 52:6, pp. 2792-2814, 2014, published version

    4. M. A. Puscas, L. Monasse, A three-dimensional conservative coupling method between an inviscid compressible flow and a moving rigid solid body, SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing 37, pp. 884-909, 2015, accepted version

    5. M. A. Puscas, L. Monasse, A. Ern, C. Tenaud, C. Mariotti, V. Daru, A time semi-implicit scheme for the energy-balanced coupling of a shocked fluid flow with a deformable structure, Journal of Computational Physics 296, pp. 241-262, 2015, final version

    6. M. A. Puscas, L. Monasse, A. Ern, C. Tenaud, C. Mariotti, A conservative embedded boundary method for an inviscid compressible flow coupled with a fragmenting structure, International Journal for Numerical methods in Engineering 103(13), pp. 970-995, 2015, preprint

    7. Y. Masson, L. Monasse, Existence of global Chebyshev nets on surfaces of absolute Gaussian curvature less than 2π, Journal of Geometry 108(1), pp. 25-32, 2017, doi:10.1007/s00022-016-0319-1, preprint

    8. T. Jourdan, G. Stoltz, F. Legoll, L. Monasse, An accurate scheme to solve cluster dynamics equations using a Fokker-Planck approach, Computer Physics Communications 207, pp. 170-178, 2016, preprint.

    9. H. Nassar, A. Lebée, L. Monasse, Curvature, metric and parametrization of origami tessellations: Theory and application to the eggbox pattern, Proceedings of the Royal Society A 473, 2017, doi:10.1098/rspa.2016.0705, preprint.

    10. J. Ridoux, N. Lardjane, L. Monasse, F. Coulouvrat, Comparison of Geometrical Shock Dynamics and Kinematic models for shock wave propagation, Shock Waves 28(2), pp. 401-416, 2018, preprint.

    11. J. Ridoux, N. Lardjane, L. Monasse, F. Coulouvrat, Beyond the limitation of geometrical shock dynamics for diffraction over wedges, Shock Waves, to appear, 2019, pre-print.

    12. F. Marazzato, A. Ern, C. Mariotti, L. Monasse, An explicit pseudo-energy conserving time-integration scheme for Hamiltonian dynamics , Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 347, pp. 906-927, 2019, pre-print.


    1. T. Goudon, L. Monasse, Fokker-Planck approach of Ostwald ripening: simulation of a modified Lifschitz-Slyozov-Wagner system with a diffusive correction, preprint, 2019.

    Simulation codes:

    • Mka3D: simulation code for an elastic solid using discrete elements (academic version of CeaMka3d©, developed at CEA by Christian Mariotti and Ludovic Aubry).
    • CELIA3D: simulation code for fluid-structure interaction between a compressible fluid and a deformable structure using immersed boundaries, developed with Adela Puscas.