Michel Bierlaire

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Full Professor

michel.bierlaire@epfl.ch +41 21 693 25 37 http://transp-or.epfl.ch/personnal.php?Person=BIERLAIRE

Citizenship: Belgium & Switzerland

Birth date: 09.02.1967

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Fields of expertise

Transportation systems analysis 
Travel demand models
Operations Research 
Discrete choice models 
Optimization 


Professional course

Full Professor

Transport and Mobility Laboratory

School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

2012-present

Associate Professor

Transport and Mobility Laboratory, School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

2006-2012

Maître d'enseignement et de recherche

Operations Research Group ROSO

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

1998-2006

Research Associate - Project Manager

Intelligent Transportation Systems Program

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1995-1998

Research Assistant

Transportation Research Group

Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix (University of Namur), Belgium

1988-1995


Education

Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences

Mathematical models for transportation demand analysis

Facultes Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur, Belgium

1996

Publications

Infoscience publications

Teaching & PhD

Teaching

Civil Engineering

PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Electrical Engineering

Doctoral Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Courses

Introduction to transportation systems

The course provides an introduction to the design and analysis of transportation systems for the mobility of people and goods.

Introduction to optimization and operations research

Introduction to major operations research models and optimization algorithms

Mathematical modelling of behavior

1. Introduction and examples 2. Choice theory 3. Binary choice 4. Multinomial choice 5. Specification testing 6. Prediction 7. Nested Logit model 8. Multivariate extreme Value models 9. Sampling 10. Mixed models. 11. Choice models with latent variables. 12. Discrete choice and machine learning

Optimization and simulation

Master state-of-the art methods in optimization with heuristics and simulation. Work involves: - reading the material beforehand - class hours to discuss the material and solve problems - homework

Winter School on Optimization and Operations Research (I)

(Coursebook not yet approved by the section)

Winter School on Optimization and Operations Research (II)

(Coursebook not yet approved by the section)

Chantier urbain : perception, gouvernance, usages

This week ENAC aims to apprehend urban construction sites as key moments in the territorial fabric, in the articulation between urban planning and the effective implementation of a vision for the territory.