| Our teacher-researchers


Jean-Michel TORRENTI

Director of Research Holder of an engineering degree from ENTPE (National School of Public Works of the State), a master's degree in public management and technical master's degree from the National School of Bridges and Roads, he obtained the accreditation to leading the research of the University of Marne la Vallée in 1995. Researcher of the University Gustave Eiffel, director of the PN FastCarb and president of the CS of the AUGC, his scientific work is mainly oriented on mechanical behavior and durability concretes. Jean-Michel Torrenti has recognized experience in the fields of research and teaching. He takes over the management of the ESITC Paris Research Laboratory in January 2022


Sabrina PERLO Research-Teaching Director

Holder of a Doctorate in Geotechnics from the École des Ponts ParisTech, Sabrina Perlo is also a graduate in advanced studies (DEA) from the École Nationale Supérieure de Cachan (ENS) in research in Advanced Materials and Engineering of structures and envelopes. A geotechnical engineer in charge of steering and drafting technical guides for CEREMA, she joined ESITC Paris in 2018 to develop research partnerships and training through research for the school's students and apprentices


Svetlana VUJOVIC Teacher-researcher in water treatment and pollution

Holder of a PhD in Sustainable Development and Environment, Ms. Svetlana Vujovic also holds an MSc in Environmental Engineering and a BSc in Biology/Ecology and Environmental Protection from the University of Novi Sad ( Serbia). Assistant professor at the Faculty of Technical Sciences, Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering of the University of Novi Sad (Serbia) and postdoctoral research associate attached to the Molecular Chemistry Laboratory of the Ecole Polytechnique, she joins the team of teacher-researchers at ESITC Paris in September 2019

| Research theme : Study of pollution with water as a vector of pollutants


Thouraya SALEM Teacher - Researcher in Materials

Engineer by training in chemical-process engineering graduated from the National School of Engineers of Gabès (Tunisia) and Doctor in process and product engineering graduated from the University of Lorraine. Ms. Thouraya Salem was ATER at Paris-Est Créteil University (UPEC) and at the Center for Studies and Research in Thermal, Environment and Systems (CERTES – EA 3481). A teacher at the polytechnic school of the University of Lorraine (formerly the School of Engineering Sciences and Technologies of Nancy) and at the departments of Physical Measurements and Chemistry of the IUT of Créteil-Vitry, she joined the teacher-researchers from ESITC Paris in September 2019

| Research theme : The development of cementitious eco-materials


Philippe PAVIS d'ESCURAC - Teacher - Researcher in Mathematics

Holder of a doctorate in mathematics obtained at the University of Haute-Alsace (UHA) in Mulhouse, Philippe Pavis d'Escurac is also an engineer who graduated from the Ecole Supérieure des Techniques Aéronautiques et de Construction Automobile (ESTACA). After having been a ATER at the UHA, he joined the ESITC Paris teacher-researcher team within the LASSI platform in August 2020

| Research theme : the use of mathematics for data management and dynamics of structures and soil-structure interaction

Christina KHALIL – Assistant Professor in Civil and Geotechnical Engineering 

Holder of a Doctorate in Civil Engineering from CentraleSupélec, Université Paris-Saclay, Christina Khalil also holds an MSc in Geo-mechanics: water structures and reservoirs from the same university and an engineering degree in civil engineering from the University of Notre Dame (Lebanon). Christina Khalila worked on topics related to geotechnics, seismology and numerical simulations in engineering. She joined the ESITC Paris teacher-researcher team within the LASSI platform in April 2021

| Research topic : Soil dynamics, structures and soil-structure dynamic interactions and wave propagation.