Jean-Lou CHAMEAU

Director – independent
Member of the Appointments and Compensation Committee
Jean-Lou Chameau
Jean-Lou Chameau

Expertise and experience

Born in 1953, Jean-Lou Chameau obtained an engineering diploma at École Nationale Supérieure d'Arts et Métiers in 1976, and then continued his studies at Stanford University, where he graduated with a Master's in civil engineering in 1977, followed by a PhD in seismic engineering in 1980.

Jean-Lou Chameau started his teaching career at Purdue University, where he taught from 1980 to 1991, before joining Georgia Tech as professor and head of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He left this position in 1994 to become Chairman of the international geotechnical engineering company, Golder Associates Inc. He returned to teach at Georgia Tech two years later, where he became dean of the College of Engineering. In 2001, he was promoted to the position of provost, which he occupied up to 2006.

Jean-Lou Chameau is a member of the National Academy of Engineering in the United States and of the Académie des Technologies in France. He has been President of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) (Saudi Arabia) since July 2013.

Jean-Lou Chameau is a member of the National Academy of Engineering in the United States and of the Académie des Technologies in France.

He has been President of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) (Saudi Arabia) since July 2013.

 

Current offices

  • Safran :
    • Director: Safran
  • Non-Group :
    • President: King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) (Saudi Arabia), since July 2013
    • President Emeritus: California Institute of Technology (Caltech) (US), since July 2013
    • Director: MTS Systems Corporation(1) (US) (also a member of the Audit Committee and the Governance and Nominating Committee)
    • Other office: Academic Research Council of Singapore (Singapore)

(1) Listed company