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Maha Ben Ali
ing., M.Sc. (ENIT, Tunisie), M.Sc. (Université Laval), Ph.D. (Université Laval)
Student research project(s)

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Simulation and control of production and logistic systems,
  • Demand management approaches,
  • Joint pricing and operational decisions in manufacturing,  
  • Industrial applications of data valorization
  • Integrated decision systems,
  • Forest industry.
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 1601 Operations research and management science
  • 1606 Operations management
  • 2717 Modelling and simulation studies


Recent publications


IND3304 - Simulation of production systems

IND8375 – Logistic networks

IND6224A - Freight distribution 

IND6209 – Layout and material handling


  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, National Engineering School of Tunis
  • M.Sc. in Industrial Systems Engineering, National Engineering School of Tunis
  • M.Sc./Ph.D. in mechanical engineering (concentration industrial engineering), Université Laval

Supervision at Polytechnique


Other achievements

Best paper - CIGI-QUALITA-MOSIM 2023

David Martell Student Paper Prize in Forestry - CORS 2018

Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship – Doctoral award (NSERC)

Doctoral scholarship (FRQNT)

Fast-tracking scholarship