Carnot V008


Research area

Modelling of multilayered structures and composites

3D printing and robotics for construction

Innovative composite structures, modelling and prototypes


Member of the European working group for a Composite Material Eurocode. (Technical Report, Prospect for new guidance in the design of FRP, 2016-01-12, DOI: 10.2788/22306 )

Leader of the project DiXite for Digital Construction Site (

Scientific advisor of Build’In+, technological platform for co-Innovation in digital construction, funded by Ile-de-France (Sesame PIA)

Representative publications

Additive manufacturing of anisotropic concrete: A flow-based pultrusion of continuous fibers in a cementitious matrix, N.Ducoulombier, N., Demont, L., Chateau, C., Bornert, M., Caron, J.-F, Procedia Manufacturing, 47, pp. 1070-1077, 2020,

Adaptation of the geopolymer composite formulation binder to the shaping process, Materials Today Communications, J. Archez, N. Texier-Mandoki, X. Bourbon, J.F. Caron, S. Rossignol, Volume 25, 2020, ISSN 2352-4928, of a Large Composite

Construction of a large composite gridshell structure: A lightweight structure made with pultruded glass fibre reinforced polymer tubes, Du Peloux, L., Tayeb, F., Baverel, O., Caron, J.-F., (2016) Structural Engineering International: Journal of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE), 26 (2), pp. 160-167. DOI:10.2749/101686616X14555428758885,

The LS1 model for delamination propagation in multilayered materials at 0/theta interfaces: Achille Lerpiniere, Jean-François Caron, Alberto Diaz Diaz, Karam Sab., International Journal of Solids and Structures, Elsevier, 2014, 51 (23-24), pp.3973-3986, 2014, DOI:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2014.07.018,

Form-finding of a grid shell in composite materials, Douthe, C., Baverel, O., Caron, J.-F., Journal of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures, 47(150), pp. 53-62, 2006