Gilles MOREL Enseignant-chercheur

| GU - Génie Urbain | AVENUES - Modélisation multi-échelle des systèmes urbains

I am working on the smart building and the smart city, the application of data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and more generally information and communication technology to urban systems: transport, energy, water, buildings ...

Compétences clés

smart city smart building machine learning artificial intelligence IoT Time series Python

Current position at the University of Technology of Compiègne - Alliance Sorbonne Universités (France) - Since 2008
  • Professor assistant in the Urban Engineering department

  • Member of the research team AVENUES.

  • From 2013 to 2019: Director of the Urban Engineering department

Previous position at the French ministry of sustainable development:
  • 2002 – 2008: in charge of research projects on risk and crisis management – In charge of the development and distribution of the OSIRIS platform for collectivities

  • 1995 – 2002: research activity on knowledge and software engineering applied to flood management – Consultant for the ministry of Environment

  • 1989 – 1995: in charge of the development of expert-systems in civil engineering (acoustics, dikes design, geotechnics)


  • Administrator of the European Commission(2006)

  • PhD in computer science of the University of Technology of Compiègne(UTC), with congratulations of the jury (2002).

  • State Civil Engineer – Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics de l’Etat (1988).

  • Machine learning and AI for the smart city and the smart building

  • Management of intercultural and multidisciplinary innovative projects for urban and territory issues

  • Knowledge management, software engineering, decision support tools

  • Risk and crisis management

  • Port and coastal cities

TEACHING ACTIVITY at UTC and Sorbonne Universités
  • In charge of the lecture « Components of technical urban systems » (SU01)

  • Coordinator of the international program “Engineer 3I” with Brazil (Industry, Innovation, Interculturality)

  • In charge of the development of international students projects

  • In charge of student projects in the field knowledge management (IA03)

Gilles Morel


Dr. Eng. Gilles Morel

Tél : +33 6 65 78 82 63