The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, federal Minister of Science and Sport, made the official announcement on November 13, when she revealed the details of the Canada Research Chairs Program. The chair will receive $100,000 in annual funding over a renewable five-year period.
Maximilian Schiffer, an associate member of GERAD, received the best doctoral thesis award during the 2018 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix that took place on November 2018. This award is the oldest and most prestigious honor for doctoral dissertations in the transportation science and logistics area. The award includes a plaque and cash prize.
His thesis entitled "Logistics Networks with Intermediate Stops, Innovative Design and Green Solutions", was defended in August 2017 at RWTH Aachen. It was directed by Michael Schneider and Gilbert Laporte.
On October 29th, the 3rd edition of the GERAD Day was held for members and students of GERAD only. For this occasion, five GERAD members made a presentation on their research interests. They were Daniel Aloise and Michel F. Anjos (Polytechnique Montréal), Yang Cai, James Richard Forbes and Christian Genest (McGill University) and Sara Séguin (UQAC). The day attracted more than 80 people.
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Congratulations to Rémi Galarneau-Vincent, Ph.D. student at HEC Montréal, who has been awarded the Canadian Derivatives Scholarship by the TMX Montréal Exchange. The scholarship is $25 000.
He is directed by professor Geneviève Gauthier of Department of Decision Science from HEC Montréal.