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Matthieu LAURAS (Eng., Ph.D., HDR.)

Full-Professor in Supply Chain Management

- Update on March 2020 -


Personal contact details:

11 Ter Chemin du Gô

81000 Albi


(+33)6 13 16 40 07


Professional contact details:

IMT Mines Albi (Engineering School)

Industrial Engineering Center

81000 Albi


(+33)5 63 49 32 16


My research works develop contributions to support networks’ stakeholders to better make their decisions in a disrupted environment. Two main domains are studied: Commercial and Humanitarian Supply Chains.



2005 – …

Full Professor at IMT Mines Albi (French “Grande Ecole”):

·       Deputy-Head of the Industrial Engineering Center

·       Director of the MSc Supply Chain And LEan management (SCALE)

·       Director of the Chair on “Agile Supply Chain” with Pierre Fabre

·       Scientific Head of the Joint Research Labs AGIRE and SCAN

·       Director of the IOMEGA research platform

·       Member of the SIReNInternational Associated Laboratory


Main Skills:

Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Disaster / Emergency / Crisis Management, Humanitarian Logistics Business Process Management, Decision Support Systems, Operational Research, Performance Measurement Systems, Interoperability, Data Sciences…

2009 – …

Co-founder and Scientific Consultant at AGILEA (consulting and training company in Supply Chain Management, 30 employees, 3,5 M€ sales (2018).

2001 – 2005

Supply Chain Project Manager at Pierre Fabre Company (France and abroad).







Accreditation to Supervise Research Degree (HDR) – University of Toulouse INPT

Decision Support Systems for Efficient and Agile Collaborative Organizations: Application to Disaster Management and Supply Chain Management


Professional certificates:

CPIM Part 1 from ASCM (ex. Basics of Supply Chain Management from APICS)

Demand Driven Planner (DDI)





Spanish-Basic proficiency


PhD Degree in Industrial Systems – University of Toulouse INPT

Diagnosis and Performance Assessment Methods for SCM


Research Master Degree in Industrial Systems – University of Toulouse INPT

Business Process Modeling Techniques for Supply Chain Management

1997 - 2001

Engineer Master Degree – IMT Mines Albi (French “Grande Ecole”)

Industrial Engineering and Supply Chain Management

Teaching Activities


Founder and director of the MSc SCALE (Supply Chain And LEan management) (2015 - …):

·       International Degree (100 % taught in English) in partnership with Toulouse Business School

·       Accredited by both “Conférence des Grandes Ecoles” and French Ministry of Education

·       Lectures: Introduction to MSc, Introduction to Supply Chain Management, Marketing Logistics, Conferences & Visits, and Master Theses Supervision...

IMT Mines Albi (2005 – …)  ~ 120h / year (Master):

·       Lectures: Business Process Management, Supply Chain Management, Material Management, Project Management, Business Creation, Data Analysis, Operational Research & Optimization, Information Systems…

·       Supervision tasks: Internships (~ 5 / year) and Industrial Projects (~ 4 / year)

Toulouse Business School (2009 – …)  ~ 60h / year (Master, Executive Master and Advanced Master):

·       Lectures: Business Process Management, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Marketing Logistics, Project Management, Enterprise Resources Planning software…

·       Supervision tasks: Master Thesis (~ 10 / year)

Industrial Trainings (2009 – …)  ~20h / year:

·       Audience: Liebherr Aerospace, Pierre Fabre, CHU Toulouse, Fédération Hospitalière de France, Service Départemental d’Incendie et de Secours…

·       Topics: Supply Chain Management, Business Process Management, Lean Management…

Director of Mines Albi Industrial Engineering Teaching Department (2006 – 2010).


Research Activities



·       Supervisor and Co-Supervisor of 19 PhD Students: 11 defended and 8 in progress, since 2005

·       Co-Supervisor of 5 Post-Doctoral Researchers and 5 Research Masters


International Associated Laboratory:

·       Co-instigator and professor at theSentient Immersive Response Networks Lab” - SIReN Lab (2019 - …), International Associated Laboratory between Georgia Tech (USA) and IMT (France).


Research Projects:

·       Director of the Industrial Chair on “Agile Supply Chain” with Pierre Fabre company (2016 - …)

·       Scientific Head of the public-private research lab on “AGIle and REsilient systems” (AGIRE)with AGILEA (2017 – 2022)

·       Scientific Head of the public-private research lab on “Numerical and Agile Collaborative Systems” (SCAN)with SCALIAN (2019 – 2024)

·       Participation to 15 national (11) and international (4) funded research projects (3 EU, 4 ANR, 2 FUI, 2 GRAINE, 1 PREDIT, 1 CARNOT, 1 AURORA). Participation to ~ 2 research project submissions per year.



·       32 academic journal and book chapter publications:

-        19 WoS indexed: JOM, DSS, IJPDLM, IJCIM, PPC, ANOR (in Press), OR Spectrum, IJPM, ISF, Disasters, EAAI…

-        10 WoS non-indexed: IJLSM, IJBPM, IJOSCM, SCFIJ, IJPPM, JESA (x3), RFGI (x2)

-        3 book chapters

·       115 communications in international conferences with edited proceedings.

·       h-index: 8 (Thomson Reuters WoS) and 17 (Google Scholar). i10 index: 32 (Google Scholar). [October 2019]




Scientific Standing:

·       Research Fellow at Physical Internet Center, Georgia Tech (USA).

·       Research Fellow at School of Economics and Management, Beijing Jiaotong University (China).

·       Affiliate Professor at Toulouse Business School, University of Toulouse (France).

·       Academic association member: IEEE, IFIP, ISCRAM World, Interop-VLab, IODE, GDR MACS…

·       Regular reviewer for international journals: IJPE, EAAI, EJOR, PPC, IJPR, DSS, IJDRR, CII, C&IE, SIMPAT…

·       Guest-editor for a Special Issue in Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IF: 2,5).

·       Invited keynotes for International Conferences / Workshops: IISE’19, CIIO’18, HLDSC’18.

·       International Editorial Board member of the Journal of Applied Research in Engineering & Technology.

·       Workshop or track organizer in several international conferences: DEST, MOSIM, Pro-VE, ILS, ISCRAM…

·       Scientific board member of several international conferences: MOSIM, I-ESA, ISCRAM, DEST, Pro-VE…

·       Co-organizer of international conferences: I-ESA’14, Pro-VE’15 and ISCRAM’17

·       Awarded of French “Order of Academic Palms”


French Research Accreditations:

·       Industrial Engineering (CNU Section #61): Full Professor (2014), Associate Professor (2005 and 2009)

·       Management Sciences (CNU Section #6): Associate Professor (2009)




·       Artistic activities: theater director, theater actor, and stage manager during festivals.

·       Sports: badminton, running, table tennis, volley-ball.

·       Journeys: everywhere, every time!


Nicolas Daclin   

Reports1 document

  • Nicolas Daclin, Vincent Chapurlat, Matthieu Lauras, Chihab Hanachi. An Anticipative Effects-Based Approach (AEBA) for analyzing collaborative crisis management process. 2008. ⟨hal-00839862⟩