Professor of Supply Chain & Logistics, Director of the Physical Internet Chair, MINES-ParisTech

Eric Ballot

Eric Ballot is full professor of supply chain management and industrial engineering at Mines ParisTech – PSL Research University. He is the head professor of the industrial management and supply chain program. He is the past Director of the Centre de Gestion Scientifique and the Physical Internet Chair at Mines ParisTech. He was a visiting scholar at the MIT Sloan School of management in 2007 and a visiting Professor at Hong Kong University since 2015. He graduated from Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan (PhD in 1995). He chairs “Programme National Marchandises en Ville” (French transportation ministry), he is a committee member of several institutions and is an accredited expert by Appeal Court of Paris since 2002. Eric Ballot has been leading many research projects both with the industry Airbus, Renault, Danone, P&G… and with international academic partners such as EPFL, Université Laval… He is also the author of many research papers and books chapters. His research has been recognized at several occasions in conferences and with research prizes (IESM, ILS, PREDIT, EMERALD). He is also a scientific leader of the Physical Internet Initiative in Europe with several projects funded in France and at the European level.