Sandrine Juster-Lermitte

Civil Engineer

Profile

44 years old

Seniority : 1 year, associate

English

  • Housing and offices
  • Malls
  • Industrial buildings
  • Museum
  • Bridges – major infrastructure
  • Nuclear

ESTP Women Trophy – Prize «Expert Woman » 2019
Member of the standardisation French committees – Eurocode 2 (concrete) and 8 (seismic)
Member of the AFPS council (Earthquake engineering French association)
President of the AFPS Technical comity (2007- 2011)
Lecturer on structural mechanics and earthquake engineering at ESTP Paris
Teaching manager of “Structure” specialization at ESTP

Education

Ph.D. Civil & Earthquake – University of Los Angeles (UCLA)
Majors : civil & earthquake engineering
Minor : geotechnical & mechanical engineering

M.Sc Civil & Earthquake engineering – Los Angeles (UCLA)

Engineering Degree – Civil Engineering Graduate School – ESTP Paris

Non degree program « Leadership & Developing an innovation strategy » – HEC Paris

 

Professional background

ARCADIS
Technical civil & earthquake Director
In charge of the “complex calculations and model” team

CEA – Saclay
Research engineer in structural / earthquake engineering
Co-project manager of an experimental (shaking table) and analytical studies of a 3 stories nuclear buildings subjected to seismic loadings
Organization of two analytical benchmarks

EIFFAGE – Clichy
Project manager – work execution studies

SETEC – Paris
Project engineer – structural engineer

ARCADIS Bouw & Vastgoed – La Haye (Netherland)
Design engineer
1998-2011 – University of California (UCLA) Research Assistant

University of Los Angeles – California (UCLA)
Teatching and research assistant

Key areas of expertise

Building and civil engineering

  • Structural behaviour:
    • Housing and offices
    • Malls
    • Industrial buildings and facilities Classified for Environmental Protection (ICPE)
    • Museum
    • Bridges – Major infrastructure
    • Nuclear facilities
  • Part of the French standardization committee (Eurocode 2 – concrete and Eurocode 8 – seismic)

Expertise

  • General design principles
  • Design according to current and former French regulation
  • Design according to Eurocode and International Building Code
  • Dynamic analysis
  • Non linear analysis
  • Finite element models
  • Nuclear civil engineering
  • Soil structure interaction
  • Fluid structure interaction

Publications

  • Earthquake-resistant construction rules — Design of anchorages in earthquake zones – FD P 06-029 – Dec 2017
  • AFPS 2020  – Recommandations regarding seicmic design in 2020 – Working group in progress – To be published by 2021
  • Recommandation to develop Finite Elements model – AFGC – Working group in progress – To be published by 2019
  • Simplified design rules for small housing buildings – AFPS
  • Design of piles under seismic loadings – AFPS – CT 38
  • Recommandation for the seismic design of non-structural elements – AFPS
  • FD P 06-031 : Eurocode 8 – Design of structures for earthquake resistance – Application of standards NF EN 1998-1 and NF EN 1998-1/NA
  • How to quantify the impact of construction work on existing building under seismic loadings CT 35 – AFPS
  • Design of non structural element under seismic loadings- CT36 – AFPS
  • Seismic detailing for concrete, steel, wooden and  masonry structures according to Eurocode 8 – Presse des Ponts 2011
  • Earthquake mission reports for the AFPS : Tohoku, Japan (2011) – Aquila, Italy (2009) and Kashiwasaki, Japan (2007)
  • 101 words of engineering for all –  Collectif Archibooks