Director of the Doctoral College of l'Université Paris-Saclay
Sylvie Pommier graduated from Ecole Centrale de Lyon (ECL - 1992) and from Ecole Centrale Paris (French Phd 1995). She joined first Ecole Centrale Paris as a faculty member (1995-2003) and then Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan as a Professor in Mechanical Engineering.
From 2009 to 2012 she was the director of the doctoral School of Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan (ENS Cachan). From 2012 to 2014 she was vice-president of ENS Cachan in charge of research and doctoral training. From sept. 2014 she was the project leader of the set-up of the doctoral college of University Paris-Saclay. Since March 2016, she is the director of the doctoral college of University Paris-Saclay.
Sylvie Pommier is a specialist of fracture mechanics and works in the field of defect tolerance design methods in non-linear conditions (inelastic material behaviour, non-isothermal loading conditions, chemo-mechanical coupling, mixed mode crack growth in non-linear conditions, contact mechanics and fretting-fatigue) for nuclear, aerospace and naval applications.