Claudia D'Ambrosio is a research scientist (chargé de recherche) at CNRS affiliated at LIX, Ecole Polytechnique (France). She holds a Computer Science Engineering Master Degree and a PhD in Operations Research from University of Bologna (Italy). Her research speciality is mixed integer nonlinear programming. During her whole carrier, she was involved both in theoretical and applied research projects, with a particular interest in energy optimization. She was awarder the EURO Doctoral Dissertation Award for her PhD thesis supervised by Professor Andrea Lodi and the 2nd award "Prix Robert Faure" (3 candidates are awarded every 3 years) granted by ROADEF society.