Group for Research in Decision Analysis
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A GERAD member past away

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Edouard Wagneur.
Thank you for reading the email below from Jean-Jacques Loiseau.

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Winners of the 4th GERAD students day

Best Presentation Award
Charles Cossette, "The Basics of Multi-Robot Formation Control"

2nd Best Presentation Award (ex aequo)
Narges Sereshti, "Epidemic Models and Coronavirus"
Rosemarie Santa González, "Humanitarian Relief with Mobile Clinics"


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COVID-19: Our current operations maintained remotely

In the context of the measures put in place to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19, our team will be teleworking as of Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notice.

The face-to-face research activities are suspended until May 3 inclusive. Our offices will be closed. We invite members to conduct their meetings online or by phone whenever possible.

We ask you to respect the Québec public health governmental directives ( as well as those of your university.

We therefore remain available and continue our ongoing operations. Adjustments to upcoming training and events, if any, will be communicated.

Thank you for your collaboration.

Consult the latest directives:
HEC Montréal:
Université de Montréal:

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2020 Optimization Days cancelled

To all participants of Optimization Days 2020,

GERAD and the Optimization Days organizing committee take the evolution of the Coronavirus epidemic very seriously and follow closely the directives of the governments of Québec and Canada regarding travel and social events restrictions.

With the health and well-being of all in mind, it is with regret that we decided to cancel Optimization Days 2020.

We hope everyone stays healthy and we look forward to welcoming you to Montreal for Optimization Days 2021.

The Optimization Days 2020 organizing committee

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GERAD Newsletter - Fall edition 2019

The last issue of the Newsletter is now available. Enjoy!
* Spotlights on ... - GERAD’s new director: Olivier Bahn
* Collaborations - Numerical optimization in Julia with the JuliaSmoothOptimizers framework
* Impact papers - Tight-and-cheap conic relaxation for the AC optimal power flow problem
* Where are they now? - R. Montagné, É. Prescott-Gagnon, O. Rubel
* Postdoctoral fellows - M. Diago Martínez, M. Gasse, S. A. Mojallal, J. A. Rodríguez
* Who are they? - J. Jalbert, W. Qi