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Moncef Chioua
Ph.D. (Polytechnique Montréal), DEA (INPL), D. Ing. (ESSTIN- INPL),

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Process Data Analysis
  • Machine Learning
  • Process Diagnosis 
  • Real-time optimization
  • Control Systems
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Petrochemistry
  • Power Generation
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 2509 Control systems
  • 2510 Adaptive, learning and evolutionary systems
  • 2715 Optimization
  • 2717 Modelling and simulation studies
  • 3004 Applied statistics


Recent publications
Journal article
Amihai, I., Kotriwala, A., Pareschi, D., Chioua, M. & Gitzel, R. (2021). Using Learned Health Indicators and Deep Sequence Models to Predict Industrial Machine Health. Engineering Proceedings, 5(1), 9 pages. Retrieved from
Journal article
Giuntoli, M., Biagini, V. & Chioua, M. (2020). Artificial intelligence and optimization: a way to speed up the security constraint optimal power flow [Künstliche Intelligenz und Optimierung: ein Weg zur Beschleunigung des optimalen Lastflusses unter Sicherheits-Rahmenbedingungen]. Automatisierungstechnik, 68(12), 1035-1043. Retrieved from
Journal article
Lucke, M., Stief, A., Chioua, M., Ottewill, J.R. & Thornhill, N.F. (2020). Fault detection and identification combining process measurements and statistical alarms. Control Engineering Practice, 94, 12 pages. Retrieved from
Journal article
Schmid, J., Teichert, K., Chioua, M., Schindler, T. & Bortz, M. (2020). Industry-Driven Rapid Prototyping for Comparing Nonlinear Control Schemes in Pyomo. Chemie Ingenieur Tecknik, 92(12), 2016-2027. Retrieved from


Moncef Chioua is an Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at Polytechnique Montréal. His research focuses on process data analysis with applications in industrial processes monitoring and process operators support systems.

Prof. Chioua was a member of the process data analysis and optimization research group at ABB Corporate Research Center in Ladenburg, Germany between 2008 and 2020. He was a member of the process control research group at PAPRICAN, Pointe- Claire (now FP- Innovations) from 2003 to 2004.

Prof. Chioua holds a PhD. from Polytechnique Montréal, an engineering degree from the École Supérieure des Sciences et Technologies de l'Ingénieur de Nancy (ESSTIN) and a Diplôme d'Études Approfondies (DEA) from the National Polytechnic Institute of Lorraine (INPL).


  • Diplôme d'ingénieur - spécialisation automatique des procédés continus (E.S.S.T.I.N)
  • DEA - Control Systems and Digital Signal Processing (INPL)
  • Ph.D. - Chemical Engineering (Polytechnique Montréal)

News about Moncef Chioua

NEWS | June 22, 2021
Discovery grants: Polytechnique Montréal obtains nearly $3,9 million for research programs | Read