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Quentin Cappart
ing., B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium)

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Combinatorial optimization
  • Reinforcement learning
  • Constraint programming
  • Search algorithms
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Operations research
  • Machine learning
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 1601 Operations research and management science
  • 2713 Algorithms
  • 2715 Optimization
  • 2800 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (Computer Vision, use 2603)
  • 2960 Mathematical modelling


Recent publications


Quentin Cappart is an assistant professor at the Department of Computer and Software Engineering of Polytechnique Montréal. He obtained a B.Sc. in engineering (2012), a M.Sc. in computer engineering (2014), a M.Sc. in management (2018), and a Ph.D. (2017) at the Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium). After his Ph.D, he joined Polytechnique Montréal and CIRRELT as a postdoctoral fellow from 2018 to 2020. During these two years, he was also a research intern at ElementAI and worked in the integration of machine learning and operations research.

Link(s) of interest


  • INF8175: Artificial intelligence - methods and algorithms
  • INF6102: Local search and metaheuristics


  • Bachelor in engineering, Université catholique de Louvain
  • Master in computer engineering, Université catholique de Louvain
  • Master in management, Université catholique de Louvain
  • Ph.D. in engineering sciences, Université catholique de Louvain

Supervision at Polytechnique