Simon Baechler

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Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration

forensic science
Position(s) : Teaching Manager

Ecole des Sciences criminelles
Quartier UNIL-Sorge
Bâtiment Amphipôle
Office : 275
CH-1015 Lausanne
Téléphone : 021 692 46 10



Criminal analysis
False identity documents
Forensic sciences
Scientific police
Crime scene investigation
Forensic imaging

Scientific distinctions and prizes

Banque Cantonale Vaudoise Award 2015

Awarded for the excellence of the PhD thesis entitled "Des faux documents d'identité au renseignement forensique : développement d'une approche systématique et transversale du traitement de la donnée forensique à des fins de renseignement criminel" (2015).
"From false identity documents to forensic intelligence: Development of a systematic and transversal approach to process forensic data in support of crime intelligence" (2015).
Recipient : Simon Baechler

NIFS Best Paper Award 2014

"Highly Commended in the Best Paper in a Refereed Journal" awarded by the Australian and New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency, National Institute of Forensic Science (ANZPAA NIFS) for the article : Morelato M., Baechler S., Ribaux O., Beavis A., Tahtouh M., Kirkbride P., Roux C., Margot P. Forensic intelligence framework. Part I: Induction of a transversal model by comparing illicit drugs and false identity documents monitoring. Forensic Science International, 2014, 236, 181-190.
Recipient : Marie Morelato, Simon Baechler, Olivier Ribaux, Alison Beavis, Mark Tahtouh, Paul Kirkbride, Claude Roux, Pierre Margot

Best Oral Presentation 2014 : Document Examination 2014

Awarded for the oral presentation "The systematic processing of forensic science data to provide crime intelligence: the example of false identity documents", 22nd Symposium of the Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society (ANZFSS), 31 August-5 September, Adelaide (Australie).
Recipient : Simon Baechler

2nd place in the "Student research paper competition" of the journal Forensic Science Policy and Management 2012

Awarded for the article "Toward a novel forensic intelligence model: systematic profiling of false identity documents".
Recipient : Simon Baechler
Olivier Ribaux
Pierre Margot

EDEWG-ENFSI young scientist financial grant 2010

1000 Euros financial grant awarded by the Steering Committee of the European Document Experts Working Group (EDEWG) of the European Network of Forensic Science Institutes (ENFSI) to present the research work conducted by a young scientist at an EDEWG conference.

Awarded for the presentation of the doctoral project at the 6th EDEWG Conference in Dubrovnik, 21 to 24/09/2010.
Recipient : Simon Baechler

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