Premio ICARO - 2008

Dr. Engineer Michel Virlogeux

Formación académica

  • 1967 - Degree from Ecole Polytechnique
  • 1970 - Degree from Ecole nationale des Ponts et Chaussées
  • 1973 - Docteur Ingénieur from the Pierre and Marie Curie University

Experiencia profesional

  • 1970 - 1974 - Works as civil servant in Tunisia
  • 1970 - 1974 - Service d'Etudes Theniques des Routes And Autoroutes (SETRA)
  • 1970 - 1980 - Head of concrete bridge division
  • 1970 - 1987 - Head of th large bridge division, steel and concrete
  • 1994 - 1995 - Consultant of the Ecole National des Ponts et Chaussées
  • 1995 - pres. - Consultant Engineer

Posiciones académicas

  • 1975 - 1993 - Professor of Bridge Design at the Ecole Spéciale des Travaux Publics
  • 1978 - 1994 - Professor of Structural Analysis at the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées
  • 1985 - pres. - Professor of Stability of Concrete Structures at th Centre des Hautes Etudes de la Construction

Premios y honores

  • I.A.B.S.E. Price , 1983
  • Guerite Silver Medal, British Section of the Ingénieurs et Scientifiques de France, 1985
  • Practical Construction Award, A. C. I. (USA), 1992
  • Reed and Malika Medal, Institution of Civil Engineers (UK), 1994
  • George S. Richardson Medal, Engineers Society of Western Pennsylvania (USA), 1995
  • Silver-gilt Medal, Société d´Encouragement au Progrès (France), 1993
  • Vinci de la Construction Medal , Société d´Encouragement pour l´Industrie Nationale, (France) 1994
  • Award of Excellence, Engineering News Record, (USA), 1995
  • Gold Medal, Institution of Structural Engineers (UK), 1997
  • Silver Medal, French Academie d´Architecture, 1997
  • Leadership Award, American Segmental Bridge Institute (USA), 1997
  • Fritz Leonhardt Price, 1999
  • Gustave Magnel Gold Medal, 1999
  • Award of the Italian Prefabrication Industrie (CTE), 2002
  • Turnel Medal, American Concrete Institute (USA), 2003
  • International Award of Merit, I.A.B.S.E., 2003
  • Bridge Design Award, Bridge Engineering Association (USA), 2003
  • Engineer of the Year, French engineering associations, 2004
  • Hills Millenium Award, Institution of Engineering Designers, 2005
  • Gold Medal, Institution of Civil Engineers (UK), 2005

Asociaciones profesionales y comités

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
    • Secretary, Secretary General and Executive Vice-President
  • Féderation Internationale de la Précontrainte
    • President
  • Féderation Internationale du Beton
    • President, Honorary President
  • Comité des Applications de l'Academie des Sciences
    • Member
  • Académie des Technologies
    • Member
  • Institution of Structural Engineers
    • Fellow
  • Indian National Academy of Engineering
    • Fellow

Honores civiles

  • Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Merite, 1989
  • Officier de l'Ordre National du Merite, 2000
  • Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur, 2005