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Éric Germain
B.Ing., M.Sc.A. (Poly), M.Sc. (HEC)

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Engineering Education
Affiliation(s)
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 2706 Software engineering

Publications

Recent publications
Journal article
Bouchard St-Amant, P.-A., Brabant, A.-N. & Germain, É. (2020). University Funding Formulas: An Analysis of the Québec Reforms and Incentives. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 50(1), 27 pages. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.7202/1069648ar
Journal article
Germain, É. & Robillard, P.N. (2008). Towards Software Process Patterns: an Empirical Analysis of the Behavior of Student Teams. Information and Software Technology, 50(11), 1088-1097. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infsof.2007.10.018
Thesis
Germain, É. (2004). Analyse comparative de la répartition de l'effort dans le cadre de processus logiciels (Master's Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal).
Journal article
Germain, E. & Robillard, P.N. (2004). Engineering-based processes and agile methodologies for software development: a comparative case study. Journal of Systems and Software, 175(1-2), 17-27. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2004.02.022

Biography

Eric Germain is a Teaching Professor in Computer and Software Engineering at Polytechnique Montréal. Before joining the faculty, he was a Data Scientist within a large strategy and digital transformation consulting firm. During his career, he worked as a project leader in manufacturing setting, and as a consultant in productivity improvement, in scientific research and experimental development experimental, and in software processes. He also worked in university administration, notably as Head of Programs of Study Development and Evaluation at École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS). He held positions as sessional lecturer at Polytechnique Montréal, ÉTS and CeFTI Université de Sherbrooke. He was a board member of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA/ACÉG, 2016-2018) and chaired the Computers chapter of IEEE Montréal (2003-2005). He holds degrees in Industrial Engineering (B.Ing., 1992) and Computer Engineering (M.Sc.A., 2004) from Polytechnique Montréal, as well as in Business Analytics (M.Sc., 2019). He has been a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec’s Disciplinary Council since 2007. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and a Chartered Administrator in Québec.

Teaching

  • LOG1410 Software Analysis and Design

Education

  • M.Sc. Gestion – spécialisation Analytique d’affaires, HEC Montréal, 2019
  • M.Sc.A. – Maîtrise recherche en génie informatique, Polytechnique Montréal, 2004
  • B.Ing. – Génie industriel, Polytechnique Montréal, 1992