About Polytechnique Montreal

Vice-President, Academic Affairs and Student Experience

Pierre Baptiste, ENG., PhD., FULL PROFESOR

Pierre Baptiste, directeur par intérim des affaires académiques et de l’expérience étudiante de Polytechnique MontréalPierre Baptiste is Interim Vice-President, Office of Academic Affairs and Student Experience at Polytechnique Montréal.


Professor Baptiste holds a degree in computer engineering from INSA Lyon (1982), a Ph.D. from the University of Lyon (1985), and a "habilitation à diriger des recherches " from INSA Lyon (1989).

Professor Baptiste began his career as a lecturer at INSA Lyon. Later, he became a professor at the École Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et Microtechnique in Besançon, France. During this period, Pierre Baptiste was in charge of the "scheduling" group of the CNRS, a "productics" expert at the Ministère de l’enseignement supérieur and taught at the DEA of the Faculté des Sciences de Tunis. He was also a visiting professor at KAIST in South Korea for a year.

In 2001, Professor Baptiste joined the Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering at Polytechnique Montreal as a full professor. He was head of the Industrial Engineering Program from 2003 to 2007 and then Department Head from 2007 to 2016. He was Director of Graduate Studies from 2016 to 2019 and then Deputy Director of Training and Research.

Pierre Baptiste is a member of the OIQ and the GERAD and CIRODD groups. Over the years, he has supervised some forty doctoral students, twenty of whom are currently university professors. He has also supervised some thirty master's students at the Polytechnique. He has published over 70 papers in international journals, and presented over 150 papers in international conferences.

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