Teacher-researcher, Professor in the domain of CO2 management
Center of Georesources and Energy
Jean-Pierre Deflandre is Professor at IFP School and teaches as part of various master's programs since 2008. He is also involved in the research program of the Georesources & Energy business unit of IFP Energies nouvelles. Nowadays he is mainly involved in projects dealing with societal issues related to the energy transition. He is the project leader of the IFP School MOOC on Energy Transition.
In the last ten years, he was in charge of European R&D projects on the geological storage of CO2 (CO2ReMoVe and CO2CARE). He had 40 years of experience in various R&D fields, first involved in laboratory studies for enhanced oil recovery techniques, rock mechanics and fracture mapping. He then worked on the development of permanent donwhole tools and software for the acquisition, processing and interpretation of passive seismic data being involved in geomechanical gas storage surveys since the early 1990s.
He is also lecturer at Centrale-Supélec and Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Paris-Saclay on Carbon Capture and Storage, and at Ecole Centrale d’Electronique (Paris) and SupEnr of Perpignan on the oil & gas upstream chain.