Online teacher

Thierry Petit

Graduate Studies Online
Adjunct Teaching Professor
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Montpellier University, France (“French habilitation”, HDR).

Thierry Petit is a recognized researcher in algorithmic approaches to solving discrete optimization problems (Constraint Programming, Artificial Intelligence and Operations Research). He started his career in ILOG (now IBM). He is experienced in a wide range of techniques and optimization solvers, and applications. Thierry Petit has developed solid programming and problem-solving skills. He brought innovation and respected management style to supervision of research teams, education programs, and students in internship or thesis / post-doctorate programs. He designed and taught computer science and data science courses in French and American universities.

Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 1: No Poverty

SDG 1: No Poverty - End poverty in all its forms everywhere

No Poverty Goal

SDG 2: Zero Hunger

SDG 2: Zero Hunger - End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Zero Hunger Goal

SDG 3: Good Health & Well-Being

SDG 3: Good Health & Well-Being - Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Good Health & Well-Being Goal

SDG 4: Quality Education

SDG 4: Quality Education - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Quality Education Goal

SDG 5: Gender Equality

SDG 5: Gender Equality - Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Gender Equality Goal

SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation - Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Clean Water and Sanitation Goal

SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy - Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Affordable and Clean Energy Goal

SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth - Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Decent Work and Economic Growth Goal

SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure - Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure Goal

SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities

SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities - Reduce inequality within and among countries

Reduced Inequalities Goal

SDG 16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions

SDG 16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions - Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions Goal

SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals

SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals - Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Partnerships for the Goals

Scholarly Work

Thierry Petit, Randy J. Zauhar 2022. A Constraint Programming Approach to Weighted Isomorphic Mapping of Fragment-based Shape Signatures. (2022).

Thierry Petit and Andrew C. Trapp. 2019. Enriching solutions to combinatorial problems via solution engineering. INFORMS Journal of Computing, international journal, Vol. 31, issue 3: 411-632.

Thierry Petit. 2017. On constraint linear decompositions using mathematical variables. Best paper award. IEEE-ICTAI 2017: 123-130.

Nina Narodytska, Thierry Petit, Mohamed Siala, Toby Walsh. 2016. Three generalizations of the FOCUS constraint. Constraints international journal: 495-532.

Thierry Petit, Lolita Petit. 2016. Optimizing Molecular Cloning of Multiple Plasmids. IJCAI 2016: 773-779.

Thierry Petit, Andrew C. Trapp. 2015. Finding Diverse Solutions of High Quality to Constraint Optimization Problems. IJCAI 2015: 260-267.