Xavier Olive research teaching python blog til cli

I am a research scientist, passionate about aviation, maps and data.

My research interests include Data Science, Machine Learning and Decision Science applied to aviation, with a particular focus on optimisation, anomaly and pattern detection. Applications range from air traffic management, operations, predictive maintenance, safety analyses and risk assessment.

Outside office hours, I love to learn new things, especially when it comes to:


2024Program Committee Member for the 14th SESAR Innovation Days
2024 Program Committee Member for the 12th OpenSky Symposium
2024Technical Committee Member for the 2st International Conference for CBM in Aerospace
2024Directeur de recherche, full professor (rang A) equivalent in PhD committees
2024Qualification aux fonctions de professeur des universités (section 27)
2023Habilitation à diriger des recherches, Université de Toulouse 3 Paul Sabatier

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I appreciate a good cup of tea and/or coffee.
My preference goes for siphon coffee brewer and AeroPress.

I enjoy working with vim or VS Code, git, Python, Observable, and OCaml.

I am (now less of) a compulsive language learner
I should be able to get into trouble in 🇪🇸 🇮🇹 🇳🇱 🇵🇹 🇸🇪 🇹🇼 🇭🇰
I can get myself out of trouble in 🇫🇷 🇬🇧 🇩🇪 🇯🇵

I have some kind obsessional disorder with, among other things, maps.

I collect translations of Le Petit Prince.

There is some history between me and planes.