Michel C. Desmarais

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Michel Desmarais, 1993

Contact information

  • Professor, Department of Computer Engineering,
    Ecole polytechnique Montreal
  • Office: M4111 (Pavillon Lassonde, building 2 on map)
  • Mailing address: C.P. 6079, succ. Centre-Ville, Montréal Québec, Canada, H3C 3A7
  • Phone: 514-340-4711 x3914
  • Fax: 514-340-3240
  • E-mail: michel.desmarais @ polymtl. ca
  • Web site: www.professeurs.polymtl.ca/michel.desmarais/desmarais_michel_c.html (this page)

Short Bio

Michel Desmarais is professor at the Computer and Software Engineering Department of Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal. He worked in the fields of Learning environments, Human-Computer Interactions, and Artificial Intelligence. After his Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of Montreal, he spent ten years at the Montreal Computer Research Institute (CRIM) where as scientific lead of a research team. He later held different management and R&D positions in a private firm specialized in the development of Web applications. At Polytechique Montreal since 2002, he conducts reasearch mainly in the domain of knowledge modeling for learning environments. He is editor of the Journal of Educational Data Mining since 2013 and is highly involved in the Educational Data Mining and User Modeling communities.

Research interest

Publications

Courses

Students

Current

Graduated

Ph.D. M.Sc.A. M.Ing. Interns and exchange students

Work experience

2002 -    Ecole Polytechnique Montréal
Computer and Software Engineering
Full Professor (2013- )
Associate professor (2006-2013 )
Adjunct professor (2002-2006)
2003    École Centrale de Lyon Invited lecturer
2005, 2010    Université de Lorraine Invited lecturer
1998 - 2002    MVM Inc. Director
Personalization & Data Mining Application Development
1989 - 1998 Computer Research Institute of Montreal (CRIM) Lead researcher
Human-Computer Interfaces and Computerized Learning Environments
1986 - 1989 Université de Montréal Research assistant
Département de communication
1984 - 1985 Stanford University / Xerox PARC Research assistant
Department of Psychology / Intelligent Systems Lab.

Education

1990    Ph.D. Université de Montréal
Psychology
1984 M.Sc. Université de Montréal
Communications
1982 B.Sc. Université de Montréal
Psychology

Professional activities

Administrative duties

Journal Editor

Journal Associate Editor

Journal Editorial Board

Reviewer (since 2010)

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Conferences

General co-chair

Steering Committee

Program Committee Co-chair

Other co-chair positions

Program Committee Member and reviewer (since 2010)

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Funding agencies project assessments (since 2010)

Organizations

Selected Invited talks