Jean-Louis Briaud, Ph.D., P.E.

Briaud, Jean-Louis

Research Engineer
Program Manager

Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental - CE/TTI, Room 709C
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Texas A&M University System
3135 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3135
ph. (979) 845-3795 Ext. 53795 · fax (979) 845-6554
jbriaud@civil.tamu.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Geotechnical Engineering, University of Ottawa, 1979.
  • M.S., Geotechnical Engineering, University of New Brunswick, 1974.
  • Diploma, Civil Engineering, Ecole Speciale Des Travaux Publics (E.S.T.P.), 1972.

Experience

  • Research Engineer, Construction, Geotechnical and Structures Division, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Present.
  • Program Manager, Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Present.
  • Professor, Texas Transportation Institute.
  • Engineer, Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussees, France, 1988 - May 1988.
  • Halliburton Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1982 - January 1985.
  • Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1982 - January 1985.
  • Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1978 - January 1982.
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Ottawa, 1976 - January 1978.
  • Lecturer, University of New Brunswick, 1974 - January 1976.
  • Teaching Assistant, University of New Brunswick, 1972 - January 1974.

Professional Registration

Registered Professional Engineer in Texas, Registration No. 48690.

Certified Radar Evaluation Officer, U.S. Air Force, 1976.

Affiliations

  • Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
  • Member, Transportation Research Board (TRB), Scour Research Subcommittee, 1997 - Present.
  • Member, International Committee on Ground Property Characterization form In-situ Testing, 1994 - Present.
  • Chair, SETTLEMENT '94, ASCE Specialty Conference, Organizing Committee, 1994.
  • Member, Residential Structures on Expansive Soils, National Committee, 1993 - Present.
  • Chair, Transportation Research Board (TRB), Subcommittee on Shallow Foundations, Committee on Foundations of Bridges and other Structures, National Committee, 1990 - 1996.
  • Member, American Society of Foundation Engineers, 1990 - Present.
  • Chair, Committee on Shallow Foundations, 1990 - 1994.
  • Member, International Committee on Pressuremeters and Dilatometers, 1990 - 1994.
  • Control Group Member, Shallow Foundations, National Committee, 1986 - 1988.
  • Chair, Second International Symposium on the Pressuremeter, Texas A&M University, Organization Committee, 1986.
  • Control Group Member, Deep Foundations, National Committee, 1986 - 1995.
  • Member, American Society for Testing and Materials, 1985 - 1992.
  • Member, Transportation Research Board (TRB), Foundation of Bridges and other Structures, National Committee, 1984 - 1996.
  • Chair, Pressure Testing, National Committee, 1983 - 1991.
  • Director, Brazos Branch, 1983 - 1985.
  • Chair, Continuing Education, Texas Section, 1983 - 1984.
  • Member, Marine Geotechnics, National Committee, 1983 - 1991.
  • Chair, Geotechnical Engineering Division, Texas Section, 1982 - 1983.
  • President, Brazos Branch, 1982 - 1983.
  • Member, Shallow Foundations, National Committee, 1982 - 1986.
  • Member, Deep Foundations, National Committee, 1982 - 1986.
  • Vice Chair, Geotechnical Engineering Division, Texas Section, 1981 - 1982.
  • Vice President, Brazos Branch, 1981 - 1982.
  • Member, Deep Foundations, National Committee, 1981 - 1991.
  • Member, Sampling and Related Field Testing, National Committee, 1981 - 1991.
  • Member, Hogentogler Award Committee, 1981 - 1985.
  • Chair, ISSMGE-TC33 Scour of Foundations, International Committee, 1980 - Present.
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Geotechnical Engineering Division, Texas Division, 1980 - 1981.
  • Chair, International Society of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Technical Committee on Scour of Foundations, 1978 - Present.

Honors & Awards

Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 1995.

Citation for One of the 14 Best Papers in Geotechnical Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 1994.

Citation for One of the Ten Most Published Authors in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 1994.

Zachry Award for Excellence in Teaching, Texas A&M University, 1993.

1992 Cross Canada Lecturer, Canadian Geotechnical Society, 1992.

International Who's Who of Intellectuals, 1993.

TEES Fellow Award for Significant Contributions in Engineering Research, Texas A&M University, 1990.

Best Paper of Session Award, American Society of Civil Engineers, Texas Section, 1988.

TEES Fellow Award for Significant Contributions in Engineering Research, Texas A&M University, 1988.

The 1987 Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 1987.

Special Service Award, American Society for Testing and Materials, 1987.

Halliburton Award of Excellence, Texas A&M University, 1985.

Citation for One of the Ten Best Papers in Geotechnical Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 1986.

Hogentogler Award for Best Paper of the Year in Geotechnical Engineering, American Society for Testing and Materials, 1981.

TTI/Trinity Senior Researcher Award, Texas Transportation Institute, 1998.

Selected Publications

X. Liu, F. Ashraf, K.B. Strom, K. Wang, J. Briaud, H. Sharif, S. Bin-Shafique. Assessment of the Effects of Regional Channel Stability and Sediment Transport on Roadway Hydraulic Structures: Final Report. 0-6724-1. University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX. June 2014.

J. Briaud, A.M. Montalvo Bartolomei. Observation Method to Predict Meander Migration and Vertical Degradation of Rivers. 0-6724-2. Texas A&M Transportation Institute, College Station, TX. May 2014.

J. Briaud, Z. Medina-Cetina, S. Hurlebaus, M. Everett, S.E. Tucker, N. Yousefpour, R. Arjwech. Unknown Foundation Determination for Scour. 0-6604-1. Texas Transportation Institute, College Station, TX. April 2012.

J. Briaud, S. Hurlebaus, K. Chang, C. Yao, H. Sharma, O.Y. Yu, C. Darby, B.E. Hunt, G.R. Price. Realtime Monitoring of Scour Events Using Remote Monitoring Technology. 0-6060-S. Texas Transportation Institute, College Station, TX. 2011.

J. Briaud, Z. Medina-Cetina, S. Hurlebaus, M. Everett, S.E. Tucker, N. Yousefpour, R. Arjwech. Unknown Foundation Determination for Scour. 0-6604-S. Texas Transportation Institute, College Station, TX. 2011.

R.P. Bligh, J. Briaud, A. Abu-Odeh, K. Kim, D.O. Saez Barrios. Design Guidelines for TL-3 Through TL-5 Roadside Barrier Systems Placed on Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Retaining Wall. 478130-2. Texas Transportation Institute, Houston, TX. August 2011.

J. Briaud, S. Hurlebaus, K. Chang, C. Yao, H. Sharma, O.Y. Yu, C. Darby, B.E. Hunt. Realtime Monitoring of Bridge Scour Using Remote Monitoring Technology. 0-6060-1. Texas Transportation Institute, College Station, TX. February 2011.