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

Phone: (514) 340-4711 Ext. 7429 Fax: (514) 340-4159 Room: A-677.2
Primary sphere of excellence in research
Modeling and Artificial Intelligence
Secondary sphere(s) of excellence in research
Energy, Water and, Resources Industry of the Future and Digital Society
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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
Schmidt, B., Amihai, I., Chioua, M., Kotriwala, A. M., Hollender, M., Janka, D., Lenders, F., Schlake, J. C., Kloepper, B., & Abukwaik, H. (2023). Method and apparatus for monitoring machine learning models. [Procédé et appareils de surveillance de modèle d'apprentissage automatique]. (Patent Application no. EP4127846).


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)

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