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ESPOSITO VINZI Vincenzo

Department : Information Systems, Decision Sciences and Statistics
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Campus de Cergy

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Biography

Vincenzo Esposito Vinzi is the Dean and President of ESSEC Business School since January 2018.

Born in 1970, he was a professor of statistics at the University of Naples Federico II in Italy and has been a visiting professor and lecturer at several universities and research centers throughout Europe, the United States and Asia.

He holds a Doctorate in Computational Statistics from the University of Naples Federico II as well as a Master’s in Business and Economics from the same institution. In 2007 he joined ESSEC as a professor of statistics and was elected Dean of Faculty in December 2011.

As the Dean of Academic Affairs, and consequently a member of ESSEC's Executive Committee, he was responsible for the management and development of the faculty. Recognized internationally for his expertise,  Vincenzo Esposito Vinzi is the author of approximately 80 scientific articles, and subsequently over 7,000 citations, published in international journals on topics ranging from Big Data to Business Analytics.  Between 2012 and 2015, Vincenzo Esposito Vinzi served as President of the International Society of Business and Industrial Statistics (ISBIS). 

Diplomas

  • 1997 : Ph.D. in Computational Statistics (Università di Napoli Federico II, Italy )
  • 1993 : Master's degree in Management and Economics (Università di Napoli Federico II, Italy )

Career

    Full-time academic appointments

    • 2010 - Present : Professor (ESSEC Business School, France)
    • 2008 - 2012 : Visiting Professor (Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy)
    • 2007 - 2010 : Associate Professor (ESSEC Business School, France)
    • 1997 - 2007 : Associate Professor of Statistics (Università di Napoli Federico II, Italy)
    • 2007 : Visiting Professor (HEC Paris, France)
    • 2001 : Visiting Professor (Université Toulouse 3 Paul Sabatier, France)
    • 2000 : Visiting Professor (Charles University, Czechia)

Grants

  • 1998 : Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Università di Napoli Federico II, Italy)

Awards

  • 2014 : Honorable Mention 8th International Conference on Partial Least Squares and Related Methods, for the article "Quantile PLS Path Modeling" (with C. Davino).
  • 2012 : Literati Network Award for Excellence 2012: Highly Commended Award, for the article “Modeling a Causality Network for Tourism Development: An Empirical Analysis,” Journal of Modelling in Management (co-authored with Guy Assaker)
  • 2010 : Most cited paper (2005-2010) published in “Computational Statistics and Data Analysis”: PLS Generalised Linear Regression, Elsevier
  • 2010 : Top Cited Article 2005-2010 Award. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis : PLS Path Modeling, Elsevier
  • 2005 : Winner of the "Pierre Vernimmen-BNP Paris Teaching Awards" 2005 at the HEC School of Management for the quality of the pedagogical relationships with students (MBA and Doctoral programmes), the teaching method, the mastery of the taught subjects, the innovative features of the course and the quality of the used teaching tools (HEC Paris, France)
  • 2001 : Decorated with the ISOSS (Islamic Society of Statistical Sciences) Award in recognition of his contribution to the development of statistical sciences (Islamic countries society for statistical sciences (ISOSS), Pakistan)
  • 2001 : Honoured in the "Pierre Vernimmen-BNP Paris" Teaching Awards 2001 at the HEC School of Management (HEC Paris, France)

Journal articles

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Book chapters

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Conference Proceedings

Presentations at an Academic or Professional conference

Prefaces of a journal

Working Papers

Press article, video or other popular media

Teaching

  • 2015 "Composite-based Path Modeling for Multi-Bock Data Analysis", Research Seminar ( Università degli Studi di Cagliari Italy)
  • 2014 "Component-based Path Modeling", Tutorial for specialized audience at the 7th International Conference of the ERCIM Working Group on Computational and Methodological Statistics"Component-based Path Modeling", Tutoriel pour une audience expérimentée à la 7ème Conférence Internationale du ERCIM Working Group on Computational and Methodological Statistics ( European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM) France)
  • 2012 "A 3-day Course on PLS Path Modeling: Basic Concepts and Foundations, Advances and Applications". Training course for Researchers and Executives ( Association for Information Systems (AIS) United States of America)
  • 2012 "PLS Path Modeling and PLS Regression", Pre-Conference PLS 2012 Doctoral Workshop ( The Sensometric Society United States of America)
  • 2011 "PLS Predictive Path Models with applications to Customer Satisfaction Measurement and Sensory Data Analysis", ISBIS Sardegna International Statistics Summer School ( Università degli Studi di Cagliari Italy)
  • 2011 "Statistical Soft Modeling for Measuring Customer Satisfaction via Composite Indicators", Post-graduate course ( Università degli Studi di Cagliari Italy)
  • 2010 "PLS Path Modeling with XLSTAT-PLSPM", Pre-Conference Sensometrics'10 Workshop ( The Sensometric Society Netherlands)
  • 2009 "A 3-day Course on PLS Path Modeling: Basic Concepts and Foundations, Advances and Applications". Training course for Researchers and Executives ( Addinsoft France)
  • 2009 "A Joint Partial Least Squares Component-based Approach to Structural Equation Modeling and Multi-block Data Analysis" - Institut de Recherche Mathématique Avancée, Université de Strasbourg ( University Strasbourg I France)
  • 2009 "PLS Path Modeling: A Comprehensive Course" ( Lillehammer University College Norway)
  • 2009 "PLS Path Modeling: Methodological Foundations, Recent Developments and Software Applications" - Tutorial at the 6th International Conference on Partial Least Squares and Related Methods ( Peking University China)
  • 2009 “A Comprehensive PLS-based Environment to Structural Equation Modeling” ( Conservatoire National des Arts & Métiers (CNAM) France)
  • 2009 “Component-based Structural Equation Models: the PLS Path Modelling Approach” ( Sorbonne Université France)
  • 2009 “PLS Path Modeling for Consumer Analysis: estimation algorithm, assessment tools and applications with XLSTAT-PLSPM software” Summer School of the Italian Statistical Society (SIS) on PLS Methods for Structured Data Tables in Consumer Analysis ( Università di Macerata Italy)
  • 2009 “The PLS Path Modeling approach to Structural Equation Modeling: Methodological Foundations, Recent Decelopments and Software Applications” Tutorial at the 11th Conference of the International Federation of Classification Societies (IFCS) ( International Federation of Classification Societies (IFCS) Germany)
  • 2008 "A Comprehensive PLS Environment to Structural Equation Modeling" ( Università di Napoli Federico II Italy)
  • 2008 "Detection and Assessment of Local Models in PLS Path Modeling" ( Università di Napoli Federico II Italy)
  • 2008 "Model assessment and multi-group comparison in PLS Path Modeling: methodological foundations and the XLSTAT-PLSPM software" ( Università di Napoli Federico II Italy)
  • 2008 “Component-based Structural Equation Models” – Journées d'Etudes en Statistique (JES) of the Société Française de Statistique (SFdS) ( Société Française de Statistique (SFdS) France)
  • 2008 - 2010 : “Factor Analysis and Classification” – Training course for the EUROSTAT (Statistical Office of the European Union) junior and senior executives ( Eurostat Luxembourg)
  • 2008 “Introduction to Categorical Data Analysis: Chi-square test of independence for cross-tabs, binary correspondence analysis for the association between two categorical variables, multiple correspondence analysis for the analysis of survey data” – Training course for the EUROSTAT (Statistical Office of the European Union) junior and senior executives ( Eurostat Luxembourg)
  • 2008 “Local Model in Component-based SEM” – Journées d'Etudes en Statistique (JES) of the Société Française de Statistique (SFdS) ( Société Française de Statistique (SFdS) France)
  • 2008 “Path Analysis, Confirmatory Factor Analysis and Structural Equation Modelling” ( Sorbonne Université France)
  • 2008 - 2010 : “Regression and Analysis of Variance” – Training course for the EUROSTAT (Statistical Office of the European Union) junior and senior executives ( Eurostat Luxembourg)
  • 2008 “Statistical Modelling for Measuring Customer Satisfaction” ( Università degli Studi di Cagliari Italy)
  • 2007 “PLS (Partial Least Squares) Path Modeling” – 11th Course in the ECAS (European Courses in Advanced Statistics) Program on the theme: “Structural Equation Models” ( Université Grenoble Alpes France)
  • 2007 “PLS Path Modeling for Causal Networks: Recent Contributions with Applications to Customer Satisfaction Surveys and Sensory Data Analysis”– Research Seminar – Marketing Department at the HEC School of Management, ( HEC Paris France)
  • 2007 “Recent Contributions to PLS (Partial Least Squares) Regression and Path Modeling for the Analysis of Dependence Relationships, Causal Networks and Multiple Tables”– Research Seminar ( HEC Paris France)
  • 2005 “The Classical (ML) and the Partial Least Squares Approaches to Study Causality Relationships by Structural Equation Modeling”– Quantitative Finance Seminar ( Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Germany)
  • 2005 “The Classical Approach (SEM-ML) to the Study of Causality by Modeling Structural Relationships between Latent Variables”– Statistics Workshop of the Société Française de Statistique “Modèles structurels et applications” ( Société Française de Statistique (SFdS) France)
  • 2005 “The PLS approach to the analysis of latent variables: regression techniques (PLS1, PLS2), analysis of disjoint matrices (L-PLS, U-PLS)and multiblock analysis by means of causal networks (PLS-PM, Domino PLS)” – Course on “Sensory Evaluation of Food Products: test planning and data analysis” Italian Society of Sensory Sciences ( Italian Sensory Sciences Society (SISS) Italy)
  • 2004 A Modeling Approach for measuring Customer Satisfaction – Statistics course at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Macerata ( Università di Macerata Italy)
  • 2004 PLS Model Evaluation and Comparisons with LISREL – PLS Summer School, Technical University of Berlin ( Technische Universität Berlin Germany)
  • 2004 Use of PLS Graph for the European Customer Satisfaction Index – PLS Summer School, Technical University of Berlin ( Technische Universität Berlin Germany)
  • 2003 Latent Variables Soft Modeling (PLS) – series of lectures at the IASC-IFCS Joint International Summer School on Classification and Data Mining in Business, Industry and Applied Research: Methodological and Computational Issues ( International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC) Portugal)
  • 2003 PLS (Partial Least Squares) Path Modeling: Methodological Innovations, the use of PLS-SPAD software and applications to the Customer Satisfaction Index – (with Y.M. Chatelin) Tutorial at the PLS and Related Methods – Focus on Customers Conference (Lisbon, September, 16th 2003). ( International Conference on Partial Least Squares and Related Methods Portugal)
  • 2003 PLS (Partial Least Squares) methods: from regression to structural equations models – Master in Quantitative Methods for Social Research and Market Analysis , Department of Mathematics and Statistics ( Università di Napoli Federico II Italy)
  • 2003 The LISREL and the PLS approach to Structural Equation Modeling – series of seminars at the Doctorate in Statistics and the Doctorate in Informatics of the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya ( Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Spain)
  • 2001 Explanatory Analyses – module of the course on Multidimensional Data Analysis for the Master in Marketing of the LUISS Management University ( Luiss University Italy)
  • 2001 LISREL and PLS Path Modeling – series of lectures at the IASC-IASS Joint International Summer School on Knowledge Discovery & Large Surveys Design and Analysis ( International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC) Italy)
  • 2001 - 2006 : “PLS Methods: from regression to structural equation models” – course for the Master in Quantitative Methods for the Social Research and the Market Analysis of the University of Naples “Federico II” ( Università di Napoli Federico II Italy)
  • 2000 Analysts of Scenarios on International Markets (post-graduate course). Statistics module ( Università di Napoli Federico II Italy)
  • 2000 The analysis of complex systems in Epidemiology and Biomedicine – course in the Post-Graduate School on Biostatistics for Clinical and Epidemiological Research by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Naples Federico II ( Università di Napoli Federico II Italy)
  • 1999 Multivariate Statistical Analyses for Total Quality Measurement – series of lectures at the V International Summer School in Computational Statistics organised by IASC on the theme: 3rd Millenium Challenge for Industrial Statistics ( International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC) Greece)
  • 1998 Experts of Tourism Marketing (post-graduate course). Statistics module ( Università di Napoli Federico II Italy)
  • 1998 Experts of Typical Food Products Marketing (post-graduate course). Statistics module ( Università di Napoli Federico II Italy)
  • 1997 Experts in Quality Management for Small Enterprises (post-graduate course). Statistics module ( Università di Napoli Federico II Italy)
  • 1997 Market Analysts: Methodologies and Experiences supporting Small Enterprises (post-graduate course). Statistics module ( Università di Napoli Federico II Italy)
  • 1997 Statistics for Business and Management - course at the Master in Economy and Management for the Small Enterprises by the Faculty of Economics of the University of Naples Federico II ( Università di Napoli Federico II Italy)

Professional activities

    Consulting

  • 2001 - Present : ADDINSOFT, Statistical Software Company, Paris, France
  • 2007 - Present : ALTADIS, Fleury-Les-Aubrais, France
  • 2011 CATALYZ Research, Paris, France
  • 2009 - 2011 : CIRAD (Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement), France
  • 2011 L'OREAL Recherche, Chevilly-La-Rue, France
  • 2010 Bio Springer (The World of Yeast Products), France
  • 2008 - 2010 : EUROSTAT (Statistical Office of the European Commission), Luxembourg
  • 2010 STREAM LINE, Paris, France
  • 2009 GPF - Allaxia SpA (Market Research Company), Milan, Italie
  • 2009 TERRITOIRES SITES & CITES, Paris, France
  • 2008 INRETS (Institut National de Recherche sur les Transports et leur Sécurité), France
  • 2005 Administration of the Lombardia Region (Milan, Italy)
  • 2004 AACST, Office of Tourism of the Island of Capri and the Province of Naples
  • 1997 - 2000 : ASSEFOR (Association of the Chambers of Commerce for the training and assistance to the small and medium enterprises, Italy)
  • 1997 - 2000 : CCIAA (Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Arts and Handicraft of Naples, Italy)
  • 1997 - 2000 : CESVITEC (Center for the Promotion and the Technological Development of Small and Medium Enterprises in Southern Italy, Naples, Italy)

Research activities

    Editorial Board Membership

  • 2009 - 2017 : Advances in Data Analysis and Classification
  • 2007 - 2017 : Computational Statistics
  • 2007 - 2017 : Computational Statistics and Data Analysis
  • 2011 - 2013 : Statistical Methods and Applications
  • 2009 Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry
  • 2007 - 2009 : La Revue de MODULAD
  • Organization of a conference or a seminar

  • 2014 Co-Chair (with G. Saporta) of the 8th International Conference on PLS and Related Methods, France
  • 2010 Member of the National Organizing Committee for the 19th COMPSTAT (Computational Statistics) Symposium organized by the IASC (International Association for Statistical Computing) in Paris, France
  • 2010 Organiser of the Fourth Workshop in the ESSEC-SUPELEC Research Workshop Series on "PLS Developments": PLS and Related Methods for cutting-edge Research in Experimental Sciences: Methodological Advances, France
  • 2009 Organiser of the Third Workshop in the ESSEC-HEC Research Workshop Series on "PLS Developments": PLS Path Modeling and other Component-based Approaches to Causal Networks and Multi-block Data Structures: Methodological Contributions and Applications with a focus on Marketing and the Management of Information Systems, France
  • 2009 Organizer of an invited paper meeting on "Capturing Unobserved Heterogeneity in Latent Variable Modelling" at the 57th Session of the International Statistical Institute, Afrique du Sud
  • 2008 Organiser of an Invited Paper Meeting session at COMPSTAT 2008 (Porto) on the theme: "Models for Latent Class Detection"., Portugal
  • 2008 Organiser of an Invited Paper Meeting session at GfKl 2008 on the theme: "PLS Path Modeling".
  • 2008 Organiser of the Second Workshop in the ESSEC-HEC Research WorkshopSeries on "PLS Developments": Structural Equation Models, PLs PathModeling and Multi-block Techniques in Sensory and Consumer Analysis -Methods, Applications and Software", France
  • 2007 Organiser of the First Workshop in the ESSEC-HEC Research Workshop Series on "PLS Developments": PLS Path Modeling in presence of a GroupStructure: Multi-Group Analysis and Latent Class Detection - Methods, Applications and Software", France
  • 2007 Organizer and Chair of a specialized topic meeting at the 56th Session of theISI on the theme of "Latent Class Analysis and Classification Issues" (Lisbon), Portugal
  • 2006 Member of the Organising Committee for COMPSTAT'06 - 17th Symposium of IASC on Computational Statistics (Rome, August 2006), Italie
  • 2006 Member of the Organising Committee for the IFCS'06 Conference: Data Science and Classification (Ljubljana, Slovenia, 25-29 July 2006)., Slovénie
  • 2005 Co-organiser (with C. Lauro) of the PLS track sessions for the 3rd World Conference of IASC on the theme of: Computational Statistics and Data Analysis (Cyprus, October 2005), Chypre
  • 2005 Co-organiser (with C. Lauro) of two Specialised Sessions on: "PLS Path Modeling, PLS Regression and Classification: New Methods and Applications" for the GfKl'05 Meeting of the Gesellschaft für Klassifikation, Allemagne
  • 2005 Organiser of an Invited Paper Meeting on: "The PLS (Partial Least Squares) Approach in Data Analysis: new methods with validation and computational issues" for ISI'05 Conference (Sydney, April 2005)., Australie
  • 2004 Organiser and Chairman of the Workshop on: "PLS Methods for Sensory Analysis" at the "European Conference on Sensory Science of Food and Beverages" (Florence, September 2004)., Italie
  • 2004 Organiser and chairman of an IASC Invited Session at the IFCS'04 (International Federation of Classification Societies) Conference, États-Unis
  • 2004 Organiser and chairman of an invited session on the theme: "PLS Tools forRegression and Structural Modelling of Complex High Dimensional Data" at the COMPSTAT'04 Conference (Prague, August 2004)., République tchèque
  • 2003 National Organising Committee Member for the Intermediate SIS Conference on the theme: "Multivariate Statistical Analysis for Social Sciences, Economics, Natural Sciences and Technology", Italie
  • 2003 Organisateur d'une "invited session" spécialisée sur le thème “PLS Structural Equation Modelling and Customer Satisfaction: Recent Advances in Methods and Applications” at the 13th International Meeting of the Psychometric Society (IMPS203) and 68th Annual American Meeting of the Psychometric Society (Chia Laguna), Italie
  • 2001 Chief organiser (with S. Balbi) of the International Summer School of IASC (International Association for Statistical Computing) on the theme:"Knowledge Discovery & Large Surveys Design and Analysis" (Anacapri, 20-30 June 2001)., Italie
  • 2001 Co-organiser (with Carlo Lauro, Michel Tenenhaus and Alain Morineau) and Scientific Secretary of the 2nd International Symposium on PLS and Related Methods (Anacapri, 1-3 October 2001)., Italie
  • Function in an academic association

  • 2002 - Present : Member of the Research Academy "Center for the Analysis of Complex Data" of the BeiHang University of Beijing
  • 2013 - 2015 : Vice-President of the International Society of Business and Industrial Statistics (ISBIS), a section of the International Statistical Institute (ISI)
  • 2009 - 2013 : Elected Council Member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI)
  • 2003 - 2007 : Chairman-elect of the European Board of Directors of the International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC), a section of the International Statistical Institute (ISI)
  • Member of an academic association

  • 2000 - Present : ISI (International Statistical Institute) - Elected Member
  • 2007 - Present : Member of AMS (The Academy of Marketing Science)
  • 1998 - Present : Member of ASA (American Statistical Association)
  • 1998 - Present : Member of CLADAG - SIS Group of the IFCS (International Federation of Classification Societies)
  • 2000 - Present : Member of CSNA (The Classification Society of North America)
  • 2000 - Present : Member of ENBIS (European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics)
  • 1993 - Present : Member of IASC (International Association for Statistical Computing)
  • 2006 - Present : Member of ISBIS (The International Society for Business and Industrial Statistics)
  • 2002 - Present : Member of SFDS (Société Française de Statistique) et SFC (Société Française de Classification)
  • 1996 - Present : Member of SIS (Italian Statistical Society)
  • Other academic activity

  • 2011 Chair of the Jury for the ISI Mahalanobis Award given at the ISI World Statistics Congress (Dublin)
  • 2001 - 2004 : Scientific responsible for the national research unit of the EUROSTATProject "European Satisfaction Index System - ESIS" for the methodological development, implementation and use of PLS Path Modeling in the domain of Customer Satisfaction Measurement (2001-2004)
  • 2001 - 2003 : Member of the national research unit of the EUROSTAT Project "ASSO" (2001-2003) for the development of an Analysis System of Symbolic Official Data
  • 2001 - 2003 : Member of the national research unit of the EUROSTAT Project "ERMIS" (2001-2003) aimed at Electronic Commerce Measuring with Intelligent Agency
  • 2001 - 2003 : Member of the national research unit of the EUROSTAT Project "VITAMIN-S" (2001-2003) for the development of a Visual Data Mining System
  • 1998 - 2000 : Manager of the national research unit of the ESPRIT European Project "System for Automatic Seasonal Adjustment and Forecasting of Time Series - TESS"
  • 1998 - 2000 : Member of the national research unit of the ESPRIT European Project "ISO-3D" (1998-2000) for the methodological development and the implementation of a system aimed at the interpretation of symbolic objects in 3D representations
  • Participation in scientific commissions or reviewer for a conference

  • 2013 Member of the Scientific Progrm Committee of the European Conference on Data Analysis jointly organized by the German Classification Society (GfKl), Luxembourg
  • 2010 Member of the Scientific Program Committee of the ERCIM'10 (3rd International Conference on Computing & Statistics (Senate House in London, 10-12 December 2010)., Royaume-Uni
  • 2009 Co-Chair of the Scientific Program Committee of the 6th International Symposium on PLS and Related Methods (PLS'09, Beijing), Chine
  • 2009 Co-Chair of the Scientific Program Committee of the ISBIS (International Society for Business and Industrial Statistics) Regional Meeting 2009 on Quantitative Methods for Banking and Finance, Environment, Services for SMEs, Transport and Tourism (Cagliari, Italy, 30 May - 3 June 2009), Italie
  • 2008 Consultative Member of the Scientific Programme Committee for the 18th Association for Statistical Computing (IASC, Porto, 24-29 August 2008), Portugal
  • 2008 Member of the International Scientific Committee for IASC 2008 - Joint Meeting of the 4th World Conference of the IASC and 6th Conference of the Asian Regional Section of the IASC on Computational Statistics & Data Analysis (Yokohama, 5-8 December 2008)., Japon
  • 2008 Member of the Scientific Program Committee for GfKl 2008 - 32nd Annual Conference of the German Classification Society on "Advances in Data Analysis, Data Handling, and Business Intelligence", Allemagne
  • 2008 Member of the Scientific Program Committee for the CLADAG 2008, Joint Scientific Meeting of the Classification and Data Analysis Group of the Italian Statistical Society and Societé Francophone de Classification (Capua (CE)), Italie
  • 2008 Member of the Scientific Program Committee for the HDM-2008, International Conference on Multivariate Statistical Modeling and High Dimensional Data Mining (Kayseri (Caesarea), Turkey, 19-23 June 2008)., Turquie
  • 2007 Chair of the IASC (International Association for Statistical Computing) Programme Committee for the 56th ISI (International Statistical Institute) Conference, Portugal
  • 2007 Member of the International Scientific Committee for PLS'07, 5th International Symposium on PLS and Related Methods - Causalities explored by indirect observations (Oslo, September 2007)., Finlande
  • 2007 Membre du comité scientifique : CLADAG School sur le thème “Multivariate Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Clustered Data” (Bologne), Italie
  • 2006 Co-Chairman of the Steering and Organising Committees for the IASC-INTERFACE-IFCS International Workshop on "Knowledge Extraction and Modeling" - KNEMO'06, Italie
  • 2005 Member of the Programme Committee for the scientific sessions organised by IASC at the 55th ISI, Australie
  • 2005 Member of the Steering Committee for PLS'05, 4th International Symposium on PLS and Related Methods - Focus on Marketing, Espagne
  • 2004 Scientific Programme Committee Member of the SAS Campus 2004 Conference (Florence, May 2004). Programme Committee Member for the, États-Unis
  • 2003 Co-chairman of the Third International Symposium on PLS and Related Methods - Focus on Customers (PLS'03, Lisbon, 15-17 September 2003)., Portugal
  • 2003 Programme Committee Member for the organisation of the IASC-IFCS Summer School on the theme: "Data Mining and Classification for Business and Industry: methods, computational issues and applications", Portugal
  • 1998 Scientific Secretary of the "III International Conference on New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics" jointly organised by EUROSTAT, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Naples and ISTAT (Italian National Statistical Institute) - (Sorrento, November 4th-6th), Italie
  • 1997 Member of the National and Organising Committee and Scientific Secretary of the "VIII International Symposium on Applied Stochastic Models and Data Analysis" (Anacapri, June 11th-14th, 1997)., Italie

Theses

  • 2016 : COLICEV Anatoli (ESSEC Business School), Thesis co-director, First placement: Assistant Professor - Universita Bocconi Marketing dpt
  • 2014 : ZARGOUSH Abdolmanaf (ESSEC Business School), Thesis director, First placement: Assistant professor of Health Policy and Management - McMaster University.
  • 2010 : DE GIOVANNI Pietro (ESSEC Business School), Thesis jury member
  • 2010 : ASSAKER Guy (ESSEC Business School), Thesis director, First placement: Associate Professor - Lebanese American University
  • 2009 : SANCHEZ TRUJILLO Gaston (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya ), Thesis referee
  • 2008 : TRINCHERA Laura (Università di Napoli Federico II), Thesis director
  • 2007 : JAKOBOWICZ Emmanuel (Conservatoire National des Arts & Métiers (CNAM)), Thesis referee