Christian Tenaud

CNRS Senior Researcher

CNRS Senoir Reseracher

Laboratoire EM2C, CentraleSupélec

christian.tenaud [at] centralesupelec.fr

tel: +33.1.75.31.64.23

Research interests:

  • High resolution shock capturing schemes for unsteady compressible flow calculations;
  • Adaptive Multuresolition method for mesh refinement;
  • Modeling of Turbulent flows: RANS, LES, DNS;
  • Data analysis: modal decompositions and low order dynamical systems;
  • Numerical methods accounting for complex (non linear) thermodynamics.

Education:

  • 2005 Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches in Mechanics, Pierre et Marie Curie University, Paris VI, France. 
  • 1988 Doctorat (PhD Thesis) in Mechanics at École Nationale Supérieure de l´Aéronautique et de l´Espace (ENSAÉ), Toulouse, France.
  • 1984 DEA (Master) in Mechanics at École Nationale Supérieure de l´Aéronautique et de l´Espace (ENSAÉ), Toulouse, France.
  • 1983 Engineer in Mechanics at the Institut des Sciences AppliquÉes, Toulouse, France. 

 

Scientific coordination and research management:

  • Deputy Director of LIMSI (from 07/2013 to 12/2019)
  • Head of Mechanics-Energetics Department at LIMSI (from 09/2012 to
  • 12/2019);
  • Head of the “Unsteady Aerodynamics: Turbulence and Control” group at LIMSI
  • (2000-2012);
  • Head of the scientific project «CALINS» of the Non-thematic French Research National Agency (ANR) (2006—2008), dealing with the generation of unsteady boundary conditions for Large-Eddy Simulations and zonal hybrid methods (URANS/LES);
  • Member of the French National Council for Mechanics (Conseil National Français de Mécanique);
  • Scientific Secretary (from 2002 to 2007) of the ERCOFTAC France-West Pilot Center;
  • Coordinator (from 2001 to 2015) of Spring Schools for Computational Fluid Dynamics, organized with the support of the French-German Research Group on CFD.