Alain Tabbagh received his PhD degree from ‘Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC)’ in Paris in 1971 and his ‘thèse d’état’ in 1977 for his research work in geophysical prospecting for archaeology.
Since 1972 he has been teacher-researcher at this university, where he was elected professor of applied geophysics in 1988. He has been director of the ‘Centre de Recherches Géophysiques de Garchy’ of the CNRS and director of the UMR7619 ‘Sisyphe’ (UPMC/ CNRS/ EPHE/ ENSMP).
His main areas of interest are electrical and E.M. methods, potential methods and subsurface geothermics.
Emeritus Professor at UMPC since 2012, he is a member of SEG, EAGE, ISAP and IUSS.