Vincent de VILLE de GOYET


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Vincent de Ville de Goyet holds a civil engineering degree (1979) and a doctorate in applied sciences (1988) from the University of Liège.

Between 1979 and 1989, he held a research post at the University of Liège as an FNRS research fellow, then as a research engineer.

He joined Bureau greisch in 1989 as head of the R&D and Special Studies Divisions. He was a Director of Greisch Ingénierie from 1991 to 2017, and, from 2003 to 2021, has been a Director of Bureau d’Etudes Greisch and Greisch Coordination et Etudes. From 2015 to 2021 he was Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Alongside his roles at Bureau Greisch, Vincent de Ville de Goyet has continued his direct involvement in teaching and research. He is a lecturer at the University of Liège and at CHEC in Paris. He has served on numerous doctoral thesis panels and scientific committees and has led many research projects. He is also a member of several international commissions and has won prizes for his contributions in scientific and technical fields (AFGC, APK, Belgian Royal Academy, IStructE,…).

In collaboration with the University of Liège, he has developed a non-linear software program based on the fine elements method (FINELG). This software, which is constantly being improved, grew out of various doctoral theses and research programmes.

Author and co-author of numerous publications in French and English, Vincent de Ville de Goyet is a speaker at both national and international conferences and seminars. He has made numerous presentations on topics including the Millau Viaduct (FR), Liège-Guillemins TGV Station, the structure of the new Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Lille (FR) and the design of the Third Bosphorus Bridge (TR), not to mention many other subjects such as the finite elements method, calculations for the design of metal structures and the effects of wind and earthquake on structures.

In the reorganisation of Bureau Greisch in 2016, Vincent de Ville de Goyet became Scientific Director, including R&D, a role he had held for a number of years within the Group. Since 2021, he continues to develop his activities within the Greisch office on behalf of VdVdG-consult srl.