Jean-Frédéric Gerbeau

Deputy CEO for Science (Directeur Général délégué à la Science), Inria, since 2018.
Senior researcher (Directeur de Recherche), Inria, since 2005.
Part-time professor (Professeur chargé de cours), Ecole Polytechnique, since 2016.

Scientific interests

  • Mathematical modeling, Numerical Analysis of Partial Differential Equations, Scientific computing
  • Interaction data / simulation, model reduction
  • Modeling and simulation of the cardiovascular system (fluid-structure interaction, hemodynamics, cardiac electrophysiology)
  • Modeling and simulation in magnetohydrodynamics of liquid metals and free surface flows


Editorial activities


  • Alcan Prize 2010 (with T. Lelièvre), awarded by the French Academy of Sciences.
  • Pierre Faurre Prize 2008, awarded by the French Academy of Sciences.
  • CS Prize 2002 in Scientific computing (with C. Le Bris and T. Lelièvre), awarded by Communications & Systems (ex-CISI Prize)


  • Address:
    Jean-Frédéric Gerbeau
    Bureau C209
    Inria – Rocquencourt
    78153 Le Chesnay, Cedex
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