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Pierre Bénard
PhD Student @ CORIA

Office: INSA/Ma.B.RC.11
Tel: +33 (0)2 32 95 98 18

Lab Address

Avenue de l'Université - BP 12
76801 Saint Etienne du Rouvray
Tel: +33 (0)2 32 95 36 00
Fax: +33 (0)2 32 91 04 85


Title : Simulation and optimization of a centimetric combustor

Supervisors : Yves D'Angelo and Vincent Moureau at CORIA

Research topics
- Study of the reactive flow in a centimetric burner thanks to DNS/LES computations
- Development of numerical tools (thickening flame model, mesh adaptation, load balancing) in the massively parallel solver YALES2

Teaching activities
- Teaching assistant at INSA Rouen in 2012 - 2013 (Mecanics)

Industrial collaborations
- Technical consulting for GDTech France : Support for the usage of the LES solver YALES2. 3D reactive simulations of aeronautical combustors

- Benard, P., Moureau, V., Lartigue, G. & D'Angelo Y. (2014) LES Modelling of Mesocombustion Chambers with Arrhenius Complex Chemistry. 19th AFMC, Melbourne, Australia.
- Benard, P., Moureau, V., Lartigue, G. & D'Angelo Y. (2014) Large-Eddy Simulation of a mesocombustion chamber with finite rate chemistry. ERCOFTAC ETMM 10. Marbella, Spain.
- Benard, P., Moureau, V., D’Angelo, Y., Lartigue, G. & Cuif-Sjostrand, M. (2013) LES/DNS modelling of mesocombustion chambers with Arrhenius complex chemistry. SIAM 14th ICNC. San Antonio, USA.
- Benard, P., Moureau, V., Lartigue, G. & D'Angelo Y. (2013) Large Eddy Simulation of a meso-scale combustion chamber. ECM 2013. Lund, Sweden.


  • 2012-today : PhD thesis, CORIA, France
  • 2011-2008 : M.S. Energétique et Propulsion, INSA de Rouen, France
  • 2006-2008 : DUT Mesures Physiques, IUT de Caen, Université de Caen, France