Yann Hello

Research Ingineer, GeoAzur (University of Nice)

Current address:
GeoAzur,
Observatoire Océanologique de Villefranche,
2 quai de la Darse,
06230 Villefranche sur mer,
France.
Telephone: +33.4.93.76.38.85
Fax: +33.4.93.76.37.66
Citizenship:  French

Education
1976   MSc, Higher National Diploma in Electronics, Créteil Univesity

Languages
French, English, Spanish

Employment
1980-1989 Electronic Engineer, IRD
1989-1998 Geophysics Chartered Engineer 2nd Class, IRD
1998-1999 Geophysics Chartered Engineer 1nd Class, IRD
1999-2004 Geophysics Research Engineer 2nd Class, IRD
2004-2009 Geophysics Research Engineer 1nd Class, IRD
2010-present Geophysics Research Engineer Excellence Class, IRD Geoazur

Professional Activity
1978-1980 Electronic engineer at the External Geophysics Laboratory of St.Maurs, 16 month in Antarctica, in Dumont D'Urville French Base.
1980-1981 In charge of the Cornell University Seimological Land station in New Hebrides (Vanuatu).
1981-1983 Marine Geophysics in Nouméa (New caledonia- SW Pacific).
1983-1987 Construction of the first OBS Pool - Ocean Bottom Seismometer.
1987-1992 In charge of the OBS pool for the Laboratoire de Géodynamique Marine de Villefranche sur mer.
1992-1995 Research Engineer at The University of Texas Institute for Geophysics, Austin.
1995-1995 Sabbatical Year - Circum Antartica and Patagonia on a sailing boat.
1992-1995 Sabbatical Year - Circum Antartica and Patagonia on a sailing boat.
1995-Present In charge of the Research and developpment for Marine instrumentation at Geoazur.
Field Experience
1984 OBS Seismic refraction experiment (ROBIN84) - Mississippi Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico
1986 OBS Seismic refraction experiment (EVA13) - New hebrides Subduction Zone SW-Pacific
1990 OBS Seismic refraction experiment (EQUAREF) - Transform Margin Ivory Coast - Ghana Deep Structure
1991 OBS Seismic refraction experiment (KEOBS) - Kerguelen Volcanic plateau
1992 OBS Seismic refraction experiment (BARBADOS) - Barbados 3D survey
1993 OBS Seismic refraction experiment (REUSSIS) - Volcanic Island Indian-Ocean
1993 OBS Seismic refraction experiment (MAMBO) - East PAcific Ridge
1996 OBS Seismic refraction experiment (VESUVE 3D) - Vesuve - Volcanic Islands Mediterranean sea
1997 OBS Seismic refraction experiment/Seismology (SEISGRECE) - Subduction Mediterranean sea
1998 OBS Seismic refraction experiment/Seismology (SUBLIME) - Ecuadorian Margin
1998 OBS Seismic refraction experiment (COPIAPO) - Chilean Margin
1999 OBS Seismic refraction experiment/Seismology (ANDINAUT) - North Chilean Margin
1999 OBS Seismic refraction experiment/Seismology (PAGANINI) - Cocos and Carnegie
2000 OBS Seismic refraction experiment (BRANSFIELD) - Shetland Trench Antarctic Peninsula Margin
2000 OBS Seismic refraction experiment/Seismology (SISTEUR) - Ecuadorian and south Colombian coasts Carnegie ridge
2001 OBS Seismic refraction experiment/Seismology (SALIERI) - Ecuadorian Margin
2001 OBS Seismic refraction experiment/Seismology (SISMANTILLE1) - Subduction Antilles
2003 Post seismic experiment (BOUMERDIES) - Mediterranean sea
2005 OBS Seismic refraction experiment/Seismology (ESMERALDA) - Ecuadorian Margin
2005-2009 OBS Seismic Monitoring (SISMER) - Antilles Subduction Zone
2010 Post seismic experiment (HAITI) - Caribean and Norh American Plate

Other
1993-2003 member of IRD Scientific Commission 1 "Sciences physiques et chimiques de l'environnement planétaire"
2002 Deck Committe for Pourquoi Pas Research Vessel construction.
2002-Present Reviewer for Cirmed-Essac sea campaign proposal.
2002-Present Member of Antares Collaboration.
2003-2008 Member of the Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) scientific committee
2003-Present Member of the IRD Expert commmission College 4.
2004-Present Reviewer of the French OBS National Pool committee.
2006 Laboratory Committe for Atalante Research Vessel transformation.
2006-2010 Member of Esonet - European Sea Floor Observatory Network.
2008-Present Member of the Observatoire de la cote d'Azur Joint Technical committee.
2009-Present Member of IRD Joint Administrative committee.

Last updated: Dec 2010.