Dominique Feillet works as a Professor of Operations Research at Mines Saint-Etienne. He received an engineering degree in Computer Sciences from ENSIMAG (Grenoble, France) and holds a phD in Industrial Engineering from Ecole Centrale Paris (France). He joined Mines Saint-Etienne in 2008, where he is head of the Department on Manufacturing Sciences and Logistics since 2013. He entered the LIMOS laboratory, attached to the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), in 2014 and is heading the research team on Decision-making tools for Production and Logistics since 2015.
His primary research interest concerns the development of relevant discrete optimization models and methods with regards to new practices in transportation and distribution. He is particularly interested in vehicle routing optimization, but has also been involved in several collaborative projects with railway or shipping industries.
His research has resulted in more than 50 publications in first-rank journals like Transportation Science, EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics, EJOR, Networks or Computers & OR. He was finalist of the VEROLOG Solver challenge in 2014 and winner of the Scientific Prize of the EURO/ROADEF challenge in 2016. He is associate editor of EJTL and member of the advisory board of Computers & OR. He is a former secretary of the French Operations Research association (ROADEF). He has been involved in the organization of several national and international events as ROADEF’2003, NOW’2006, ROADEF’2010 or Odysseus 2015. He was invited several times in summer schools to give talks on vehicle routing or column generation.