CV - Pablo A. Lotito

Citizenship : Argentinian - Italian

Research Unit: GRETIA

2, Av.Général Malleret-Joinville
F-94114 ARCUEIL CEDEX - France

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Project : METALAU

Domaine de Voluceau, B.P. 105,
Le Chesnay Cedex, France.

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Ph.D. on Applied Mathematics,
Obtained in November 1999, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Ingeniería y Agrimensura, Universidad Nacional Rosario, Argentina. Domain: Control and Optimization. Thesis: Stabilization of distributed parameter systems. Thesis director: Dr. Roberto L.V. González
Master Degree in Pure Mathematics,
Obtained in March 1994, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Ingeniería y Agrimensura. Universidad Nacional Rosario, Argentina.
Electro-technical baccalaureate,
Obtained in December de 1987, Instituto Politécnico Superior Gral. San Martín, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina.


Other studies


Work experience

INRETS, 2003 -
PostDoc at GRETIA, Génie des Réseaux de Transport et Informatique Avancée ( ), under the direction of Jean-Patrick Lebacque. Research on Tarification Problems using Bilevel Optimization and Varational Analysis.
INRIA, November 2001 - 2003
R&D Engineer, contrat with DTT (Direction de Transports Terrestres, Ministère de l'Equipement, des Transports et du Logement de France), for the development of Multi-Class Traffic Assignment Toolbox with MapInfo Interface. Tarification study for a bus line of CGEA-Connex.
ENPC, March 2001 - November 2001
Ecole Nationale de Ponts et Chaussées, PostDoc scholarship under the direction of Guy Cohen. Subjects: Nonlinear Optimization, algorithms for traffic assignment over huge networks.
INRIA, December 1999 - February 2001
PostDoc Scholarship of the European Community under the direction of Jean-Pierre Quadrat. Subjects: DEVS (discrete event systems), Modeling and Simulation with max-plus Algebras, Microscopic Traffic Simulation with Cellular Automata.
UNR, April 1991 - December 1999
Professor at IPS, courses " Matematica V ", " Diagramación Lógica II " and the training for the Mathematical Olympiads students. Assistant Professor at FCEIA , courses : " Real Analysis " and " Algebra and Analytic Geometry. "


Teaching experience

Maison des Sciences Economiques Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
Professor, cours Traffic modeling and Optimisation.
DEA MMME (Modélisation et Méthodes Mathématiques en Économie).
Ecole Normale Supérieur de Mines de paris
Assistant Professor, cours Integral Calculus.
Civil Engineering, 2004.
Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics de l'Etat
Professor, cours Operations Research Methods.
Civil Engineering, 2004.
Universidad Nacional de Rosario, April 1991 - December 1999
Professor at IPS, courses Matematica V, Diagramación Lógica II and the training for the Mathematical Olympiads students.
Assistant Professor at FCEIA , courses : Real Analysis and Algebra and Analytic Geometry.


Fields of expertise

Control of distributed parameter systems (infinite dimensional). Issues of observability and controlability in the case of finite memory controlers and no damping. Applications to large space structures (LSS).
Linear and non linear optimization. Multiflow problems. Equilibrium problems (variational inequalities) over huge networks, solutions finding algorithms. Modelling and simulation of transport and traffic problems.
Non convex optimisation. MPEC's, mathematical problems with equilibrium constraints. Application to tarification problems.
Discrete event systems. Modelization with exotic algebras. Algebras Max-plus and Min-plus. Analysis of cellular automata.
Software knowledge


Software development

Function of the Max-Plus toolbox of Scilab for simulating the traffic flux in a circular route.
CiudadSim 1.3
a Scilab Traffic Toolbox including a library of algorithms for computing the traffic assignment in a transport network. Freely distributed (as well as Scilab).
an extension of CiudadSim1.3 to the multi-class case.
Network Equillibria
An extension of CiudadSim to include more general problems of net equilibriums (asymmetric or non-separable cases) with application to traffic and other areas. Not yet available.


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