Jean-Michel Torrenti is Professor at Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and a researcher at Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussées (LCPC) in Paris. He works on coupled behavior of concrete such as concrete at early age and durability of concrete structures. His research concerns large structures like bridges, nuclear containment and radioactive waste storage facilities.

Gilles Pijaudier-Cabot is Professor of Civil Engineering at Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour. His research interests cover quasi-brittle materials, concrete mechanics, computational failure models and durability mechanics.

Jean-Marie Reynouard is Professor in Civil Engineering at “Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon, France”. He is well known in the field of computational modeling of concrete structures, concrete modeling and coupling, and transient problems in porous media.