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Jean-Marc Frayret
Ing. (ESB, France), M.Sc. (Université Laval), Ph.D. (Université Laval)

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests

Professor Frayret's primary research interest concern the design of decision support systems dedicated to operations and value creation networks. Professor Frayret also works in the fields of information systems and e-business with a particular emphasis on the collaboration and integration processes of distributed decisions within the context of production networks. This includes the implementation of these processes into agent-based information systems. Professor Frayret research efforts are both theoretical and applied in nature. The forest products industry is the primary industry to which his research findings are applied.

Professor Frayret secondary research interest concerns the theorical and practical aspects of knowledge and technology transfer from academia to industry and the management of innovation.

  • Industry 4.0/smart manufacturing
  • Logistic
  • Operational planning
  • Forest products industry
  • Circular economy
  • Agents system
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 1602 Management information systems
  • 1603 Logistics
  • 1606 Operations management


Recent publications


  • IND4304 : Procurement and distribution (fall 2006 and 2007)
  • IND6208A : Design of just-in-time production systems (winter 2007 and 2008)
  • IND4905 : PRISME, capstone projects with companies (fall 2007 to winter 2019)
  • IND6215 : Distribued production and logistics (winter 2009 to winter 2016)

Supervision at Polytechnique


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