Louise Travé-Massuyès holds a position of Directeur de Recherche at Laboratoire d'Analyse et d'Architecture des Systèmes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (LAAS-CNRS,, Toulouse, France, head of the Diagnosis and Supervisory Control Team ( from 1994 to 2015. She   graduated   in control  engineering  from  the  Institut  National  des Sciences  Appliquées  (INSA),  Toulouse,  France,  in 1982 and received  the  Ph.D.  degree  from  INSA in 1984. Her research interests are in dynamic systems supervision with special focus on qualitative, model-based methods and data mining. She has been particularly active in bridging the AI and Control Engineering Diagnosis fields.

She is one of the coordinators of the Maintenance & Diagnosis Strategic Field within the French Aerospace Valley World Competitiveness Cluster, and serves as the contact evaluator for the French Research Funding Agency. She serves in the Editorial Board of the Artificial Intelligence Journal. She is member of the IFAC Safeprocess Technical Committee.