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Walid Jomaa
M.Sc.A., Ph.D.

Phone: (514) 340-4711 Ext. 5955 Fax: (514) 340-4086 Room: A-412.4
Primary sphere of excellence in research
Industry of the Future and Digital Society

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Smart Manufacturing Processes and Systemes
  • Humain-Machine Cooperation
  • Robotic Manufacturing Workcells
  • Monitoring and Control of CNC Machines-Tools
  • Advanced Manufacturing Processes
  • Metal Additive Manufacturing
  • Integrated Materials-Processes Modeling
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 1604 Manufacturing
  • 1702 Advanced manufacturing
  • 2107 Modelling, simulation and finite element methods
  • 2108 Aerospace, aeronautical and automotive engineering


Recent publications


Dr. Jomaa is Assistant Professor of the Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering. He joined Polytechnique Montreal in August 2021. He has also been an associate professor at the École de technologie supérieure, Montreal (Canada) since June 2020. Before joining Polytechnique Montreal, Dr. Jomaa worked as a researcher in the Department of Metal Part Manufacturing at the Centre technologique en aérospatiale, St-Hubert, Quebec (Canada) where he contributed to setting-up several R&D programs and projects related to Smart Manufacturing, Advanced Machining processes, Special Processes, and 3D Printing of Aerospace Components. From 2015 to 2017, He completed his postdoctoral fellowship in Integrated Materials and Processes Modelling of Aeronautical Components at the Faculty of Science and Engineering - Université Laval (Canada).


  • IND2105 – Machining manufacturing processes
  • IND2902 – Internal project: production start-up file
  • IND8206 - Systèmes d'assemblage/désassemblage intelligents


  • Ph.D. degree from the École de technologie supérieure, University of Quebec (Canada)

Supervision at Polytechnique


  • Ph.D. (2)

    • Colombathanthri, Anuradha . Reconfigurable Digital Twin with Need-Based Self-Adjusting Safety Feature for Human-Cobot Cooperation in a Complex Manufacturing Workcell.
    • El Arrouch, Taha. Finite Elements - based Digital Twin for Optimizing the Machining of Flexible Aircraft Components.
  • Master (thesis) (2)

    • Maiss, Jamil. Digital Twin for the Monitoring and Optimisation of Critical Aircraft Components.
    • El Kassouf, Georges. Development of an Intelligent Cutting Tool for the Connected Factory.