Group for Research in Decision Analysis

Erick Delage inducted into the Royal Society of Canada

Professor Erick Delage has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the RSC, respectively. He is joining the College, which represents the emerging generation of scholarly leadership in Canada, in recognition of his remarkable achievements in operational research.


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A project finalist for the ADRIQ award

The collaboration project with Ericsson, which focuses on the quality of experience of connected object applications in smart cities, was selected as a finalist for the 2020 ADRIQ Prize.

Among its achievements there is a large scale multi-level simulator of 4G/5G infrastructure built at GERAD with public data from the cities of Montréal, Ottawa and Toronto which is available to the public at

End-date predictions for Covid-19!

Mehmet Gumus, Associate Professor at McGill University, created a web app for Covid-19 Analytics so that it calculates the expected end-date for COVID-19 for each country on a real-time basis. The expected end-date for each country is calculated based on the weekly geometric average of daily growth rates. At every hour, he receives new information and update his end-date prediction accordingly. Also, he calculates the expected end-date only for the countries whose new cases are trending down.

Here is the link for the updated website: