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Félicien Bonnefoy

Current position

Assistant professor of Hydrodynamics
Centrale Nantes
Ocean Waves and Wave Energy Conversion group


Nonlinearity in water-wave propagation

Wave-structure interaction with application to floating wind turbine


  • 2006-2008 : Post-Doc, Centrale Nantes with P. Ferrant
  • 2005-2006 : Post-Doc, Oxford University, with R. Eatock-Taylor et P.H. Taylor


  • 2005 : PhD at Centrale Nantes, LMF, Experimental and numerical modelling of complex sea states with P. Ferrant
  • 2001 : Master Fluid Dynamic and Transfert, Centrale Nantes
  • 1999 : Bachelor in Matter Sciences, ENSL

François Copie    Pierre Suret   

Journal articles3 documents

  • Félicien Bonnefoy, Alexey Tikan, François Copie, Pierre Suret, Guillaume Ducrozet, et al.. From modulational instability to focusing dam breaks in water waves. Physical Review Fluids, American Physical Society, 2020, 5, pp.034802. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevFluids.5.034802⟩. ⟨hal-02418759⟩
  • Guillaume Michel, Félicien Bonnefoy, Guillaume Ducrozet, Gaurav Prabhudesai, Annette Cazaubiel, et al.. Emergence of Peregrine solitons in integrable turbulence of deep water gravity waves. Physical Review Fluids, American Physical Society, 2020, 5, pp.082801(R). ⟨10.1103/PhysRevFluids.5.082801⟩. ⟨hal-02914100⟩
  • Pierre Suret, Alexey Tikan, Félicien Bonnefoy, François Copie, Guillaume Ducrozet, et al.. Nonlinear Spectral Synthesis of Soliton Gas in Deep-Water Surface Gravity Waves. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2020, 125 (26), ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.125.264101⟩. ⟨hal-03099411⟩