Blondin, Maude Josée

Professeure, Faculté de génie
FAC. GÉNIE Électrique et informatique

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819-821-8000, poste 61306


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Diplômes

(2020) Certificate (Good with words: Writing and editing (Coursera)). University of Michigan.

(2018) Doctorate. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.

(2017) Diploma. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.

(2014) Master's Thesis. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.

(2012) Bachelor's. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.

Expérience académique

(2020) Assistant Professor. Université de Sherbrooke.

(2014) Lecturer - Linear signals and systems. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.

(2013) Teaching assistant - Linear signals and systems. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.

(2013) Teaching assistant - Control linear. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.

(2012) Research Intern- Undergraduate Student Research Awards. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.

(2012) Teaching assistant - Analog circuit. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.

(2011) Teaching assistant - Introduction to electrical engineering. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.

(2010) Research intern. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.

Présentation

Sujets de recherche

Optimization, Control and Operations Research.

Disciplines de recherche

Electrical Engineering and Electronic Engineering.

Mots-clés

Multi-objective optimization, Multiagent systems, Soft Computing techniques.

Langues parlées et écrites

Anglais, Français, Espagnol (castillan)

Prix et distinctions

  • (2020) Postdoctoral scholarship - B3X. Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FRQNT). (Distinction).
  • (2018) Scholarship Grant for publication. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. (Distinction).
  • (2018) Scholarship of excellence for graduate students. Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ). (Prize / Award).
  • (2017) Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). (Distinction).
  • (2017) Scholarship of excellence for Ph.D. students - Electrical Engineering. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. (Distinction).
  • (2016) ACFAS prize - Natural resources. Association francophone pour le savoir - ACFAS. (Distinction).
  • (2016) Doctoral Award - Claudette Mackay-Lassonde. Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation. (Prize / Award).
  • (2016) Merit scholarship for graduate students. Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada. (Prize / Award).
  • (2016) Scholarship of excellence for Ph.D. students - Electrical Engineering. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. (Distinction).
  • (2015) Tête d’affiche. Newspaper Le Nouvelliste. (Honor).
  • (2015) Quebec Mobility Bursary. Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur. (Distinction).
  • (2015) Travel scholarship for publication - Spain and France. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. (Distinction).
  • (2015) Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). (Distinction).
  • (2015) Student Travel Scholarships – ICIT15. Industrial Electronics Society. (Prize / Award).
  • (2015) Scholarship - Fondation C.E.U. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. (Distinction).
  • (2014) Award - Best Master thesis - Natural Sciences and Engineering. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. (Prize / Award).
  • (2014) Bourse de maîtrise en recherche. Fonds de recherche nature et technologies. (Prize / Award).
  • (2014) Doctoral research scholarship –declined. Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FRQNT). (Distinction).
  • (2014) Finalist - Graduate students' personnality - Forces Avenir. Forces Avenir. (Prize / Award).
  • (2014) Mackenzie King Scholarship - declined. Mackenzie King. (Distinction).
  • (2014) NSERC Postgraduate scholarship –declined. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). (Distinction).
  • (2014) Bourse fondation C.E.U. Fondation du C.E.U. (Distinction).
  • (2014) Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal. Lieutenant governor of Quebec. (Honor).
  • (2013) Bourse d'études supérieures du Canada- Alexander-Graham-Bell. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). (Prize / Award).
  • (2013) Bourse d'aide à la diffusion-communication hors Canada (Autriche). Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. (Prize / Award).
  • (2013) Bourse d'aide à la diffusion-communication hors Canada (France). Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. (Prize / Award).
  • (2013) Prix de l'Association des diplômées et diplômés de l'UQTR. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. (Prize / Award).
  • (2013) Bourse d'aide à la diffusion-communication Canada (Saskatchewan). Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. (Prize / Award).
  • (2012) Bourses de recherche de 1er cycle (BRPC). Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). (Distinction).
  • (2012) Syndicat des professeurs et des professeures de l'UQTR. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. (Prize / Award).
  • (2011) Kongsberg Automotive. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. (Prize / Award).
  • (2010) AEUQTR-Association étudiante UQTR. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. (Prize / Award).
  • (2009) Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (François-Vanderbroek). Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. (Prize / Award).
  • (2008) Hydro-Québec (or). Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. (Prize / Award).
  • (2004) Bourse junior élite- participation Championnat Panaméricain. Triathlon Québec. (Prize / Award).
  • 2ième prix au concours d'affiches scientifiques. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. (Distinction).

Financement

Grant. (Awarded). Principal Applicant. Intelligent and distributed multiobjective methods for optimization and control of multiagents/cooperative systems. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Discovery grant. 177500 $ (2021-2026).

Grant. (Awarded). Co-investigator. Étude et développement d'une solution à faible emprunte carbone pour les stations de télécommunication (SAFE TELECOM). Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Alliance. 130435 $ (2021-2023).

Grant. (Awarded). Principal Applicant. Optimization add-on. Mitacs. Accelerate. 135000 $ (2021-2023).

Grant. (Awarded). Principal Applicant. Startup funding. Université du Sherbrooke. Startup funding. 70000 $ (2020-2023).

Fellowship. (Completed). Principal Investigator. Algorithmes évolutifs multiobjectifs pour le contrôle et l'identification des processus nonlinéaires.. Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FRQNT). Bourse postdoctorale - BX3. 110000 $ (2018-2020).

Fellowship. (Completed). Principal Investigator. Bourses de recherche postdoctorale - Algorithmes évolutifs multiobjectifs pour le contrôle de systèmes multiagents.. (2018-2020).

Scholarship. (Declined). Principal Investigator. Bourses de doctorat en recherche-Fond de recherche Nature et Technologies. Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FRQNT). 45000 $ (2014-2017).

Scholarship. (Completed). Principal Investigator. Bourses de maîtrise en recherche- Fond de recherche Nature et Technologique (10 000$ acceptés- 20 000 $ déclinés). Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FRQNT). 30000 $ (2014).

Scholarship. (Completed). Principal Investigator. Bourses d’études supérieures du Canada Alexander Graham Bell-CRSNG. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). 17500 $ (2013).

Scholarship. (Declined). Principal Investigator. Bourse Mackenzie King. Mackenzie-King. 15000 $

Scholarship. (Completed). Principal Investigator. Bourse Suppléments pour études à l'étranger Michael-Smith. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). 6000 $

Fellowship. (Completed). Principal Investigator. Bourse mobilité étudiante. Fondation de l'Université du Québec À Trois-Rivières. 4000 $

Scholarship. (Completed). Principal Investigator. Bourse mobilité étudiante. Fondation de l'Université du Québec À Trois-Rivières. 4000 $

Scholarship. (Declined). Principal Investigator. Bourses d'études supérieures. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). 63000 $

Scholarship. (Completed). Principal Investigator. Bourses d'études supérieures du Canada Vanier. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). 150000 $

Grant. (Under Review). Principal Applicant. Collaborative robotics platform. Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). 205000 $

Publications

Articles de revue

  • Blondin M, Hale M. (2021). A Decentralized Multi-Objective Optimization Algorithm. Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, (Published).
  • Essam H. Houssein, Mohamed A. Mahdy, Maude J. Blondin, Doaa Shebl, Waleed M. Mohamed. (2021). Hybrid Slime Mould Algorithm with Adaptive Guided Differential Evolution Algorithm for Combinatorial and Global Optimization Problems. Expert Systems with Applications, (Published).
  • Houssein EH, Blondin M, Salah K., Emra C., Mohamed WM, Ajith A. (2021). Self-adaptive Equilibrium Optimizer for Solving Global, Combinatorial, Engineering, and Multi-Objective problems. Applied Soft Computing, (Submitted).
  • Mande D, Blondin M, Trovão JP. (2020). Optimization of Fractional Order PI Controller for Bidirectional Quasi Z-Source Inverter Using forElectric Traction System. IET Electrical Systems in Transportation, (Published).
  • Blondin M, Pardalos P. (2019). An holistic optimization approach for inverted cart-pendulum control tuning. Soft Computing, Springer, (Published).
  • Blondin M, Sicard P, Pardalos P. (2019). Controller Tuning Approach with robustness, stability and dynamic criteria for the original AVR System. Transactions of IMACS Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, 163, 168-192. (Published).
  • Blondin M, Trovão JP. (2019). Soft-computing techniques for cruise controller tuning for an off-road electric vehicle. IET Electrical Systems in Transportation, 9(4), (Published).
  • Blondin M*, Sanchis Sáez J, Sicard P, Herrero JM. (2018). New optimal controllertuning method for AVR system using a simplified Ant Colony Optimization with a Nelder-Mead constrained algorithm. Applied Soft Computing, (Published).

Livres

  • Blondin M. (2020). Controller tuning Optimization Methods for multi-constraints and non-linear systems Springer. DOI. (Published).

Chapitres de livre

  • Maude J. Blondin. (2021). PID controller with computational optimization. Encyclopedia of Power Engineering (1-21). Elsevier. (Submitted).
  • Blondin M, Pardalos P, Sanchis Sáez J. (2018). Control Engineering from Classical to Intelligent Control Theory - An overview. Control Engineering from Classical to Intelligent Control Theory - An overview (1-30). Springer. (Published).

Articles de conférence

  • Blondin M, Hale M. (2020). An Algorithm for Multi-Objective Multi-Agent Optimization. American Control Conference. (Published).
  • Harold R Chamorro, Francisco Gonzalez-Longat, Danijel Topic, Maude J Blondin, Vijay K Sood, Wilmar Martinez. (2020). Multi-Objective Approach for Hydro Governors Control Tuning. International Conference on Smart Systems and Technologies (SST). Croatia, 193-198. (Published).
  • Blondin M, Dépature C, Sicard P, Pardalos P. (2018). Metaheuristic Optimization for Backstepping Control and Inversion Based Control for an Electric Vehicle. Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference. (Published).
  • Blondin M, Sicard P, Pardalos P. (2018). The ACO-NM algorithm for controller tuning and rail length consideration for an inverted cart-pendulum. International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion. (Published).
  • Blondin M, Sicard P, Sanchis Sáez J. (2015). Convergence analysis of hybrid ACO/Nelder-Mead tuning method for PID controller structures withanti-windup. Conference on Control and its Applications. (Published).
  • Blondin M, Sicard P. (2015). Statistical convergence analysis of ACO — NM for PID controller tuning. International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT). (Published).
  • Blondin M, Sicard P. (2014). A Hybrid ACO and Nelder-Mead constrained algorithm for controller and anti-windup tuning. Conference on Power Electronics and Applications. (Published).
  • Blondin M, Sicard P. (2013). ACO Based Controller and Anti-Windup Tuning for Motion Systems with Flexible Transmission. Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), 2013 26th Annual IEEE Canadian Conference on, (Published).
  • Blondin M, Sicard P. (2013). Combined ACO Algorithm — Nelder-Mead Simplex Search for Controller and Anti-Windup Tuning for a Motion System with Flexible Transmission. Conference proceeding (IEEE), (Published).
  • Blondin M, Sicard P. (2013). PID controllers and anti-windup systems tuning using ant colony optimization. Conference proceeding (IEEE), (Published).
  • Naderi S, Blondin MJ, Rezaie B. Optimizing an Adaptive Fuzzy Logic Controller of a Three Degree-of-Freedom Helicopter through a Modified PSO Algorithm. World Congress of Global Optimization. (Accepted).

Autres contributions

Cours enseignés

  • Filtrage analogique. (2021-04-06 à 2021-04-17). Niveau : Undergraduate.
  • Principes de dynamique et méthodes numériques. (2021-01-26 à 2021-02-05). Niveau : Undergraduate.
  • Signaux et systèmes linéaires. (2013-09-04 à 2014-12-31). Niveau : Undergraduate.

Activités de collaboration internationale

  • Postdoctoral researcher. (2018-2020). United States. Research on exact methods and soft computing techniques for multi-objective optimization applied to centralized systems and distributed systems - University of Florida.
  • PhD student intern - work with PhD co-advisor Dr. Pardalos. (2016-2018). United States. Designing robustness criteria in global optimization algorithm for the AVR system; Creating parametrization guide for a new optimization algorithm based on Ant Colony Optimization and Nelder-Mead method - University of Florida.
  • Research Intern. (2015-2016). United States. PhD research in John Wen laboratory - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
  • Student and researcher intern. (2015). Spain. Studied the AVR system and its control structures; Analyzed statistically the convergnce of optimization algorithms; Conceived an optimization algorithm for PID controller tuning of an AVR system - Universidad Politecnica de Valencia.

Présentations

  • (2021). Decentralized multiobjective optimization for multiagent systems. Seminar - Fujitsu Co-Creation Research Laboratory - University of Toronto. Toronto, Canada.
  • (2020). An Algorithm for Multi-Objective Multi-Agent Optimization. 2020 American Control Conference. Colorado, United States.
  • (2019). An Algorithm for multi-optimization in a multi-agent context. Assured Autonomy - Kickoff meeting. Gainesville, United States.
  • (2018). Metaheuristic Optimization for Backstepping Control and Inversion Based Control from EMR for an Electric Vehicle. IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference. Chicago, United States.
  • (2018). Réussir ses études universitaires - Successful university studies. Conference GIN1001. Trois-Rivières, Canada.
  • (2018). The ACO-NM algorithm for controller tuning for an inverted cart-pendulum. International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion (SPEEDAM). Amalfi Coast, Italy.
  • (2017). Réussir ses études universitaires - Successful university studies. Conference GIN1001. Trois-Rivières, Canada.
  • (2016). Réussir ses études universitaires - Successful university studies. Conference GIN1001. Trois-Rivières, Canada.
  • (2015). Convergence analysis of hybrid ACO/Nelder-Mead tuning method for PID controller structures with anti-windup. Conference on Control and its Applications. Paris, France.
  • (2015). Réussir ses études universitaires - Successful university studies. Conference GIN1001. Trois-Rivières, Canada.
  • (2015). Statistical convergence analysis of ACO—NM for PID controller tuning. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT). Sevilla, Spain.
  • (2014). A Hybrid ACO and Nelder-Mead constrained algorithm for controller and anti-windup tuning. 16th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications. Lille, France.
  • (2014). A Metaheuristic approach for Controller and Anti-Windup Tuning of a Motion System with Flexible Transmission: ACO Algorithm vs Genetic Algorithm. 11th International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Electrical Machines, Converters and Systems (ELECTRIMACS ). Valencia, Spain.
  • (2014). Méthode hybride d'optimisation par algorithmes de colonie de fourmis et de Nelder-Mead pour la syntonisation de correcteurs avec contraintes multiples avec saturation. 82e Congrès ACFAS. Canada.
  • (2014). Réussir ses études universitaires - Successful university studies. Conference GIN1001. Trois-Rivières, Canada.
  • (2013). ACO Based Controller and Anti-Windup Tuning for Motion Systems with Flexible Transmission. CCECE'13, Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering. Régina, Canada.
  • (2013). Combined ACO Algorithm — Nelder-Mead Simplex Search for Controller and Anti-Windup Tuning for a Motion System with Flexible Transmission. IECON'13, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. Vienne, Austria.
  • (2013). Des colonies de fourmis au fourmis artificielles. Concours d'affiches scientifiques. Trois-Rivières, Canada.
  • (2013). Optimal synthesis of cascaded loop controllers with saturation using Ant Colony Optimization. Summer School EMR'13 "Energetic Macroscopic Representation". Lille, France.
  • (2013). PID controllers and anti-windup systems tuning using ant colony optimization. EPE'13 ECCE Europe 15th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications. Lille, France.