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Samuel Rosat and Amir Ardestani Jaafari win the 2016 GERAD Best Thesis Competition

On May 4th, Samuel Rosat and Amir Ardestani Jaafari won the 2016 GERAD Best Thesis Competition.

Samuel Rosat for his thesis titled "Méthodes pour favoriser l'intégralité de l'amélioration dans le simplexe en nombres entiers - Application aux rotations d'équipages aériens". He was supervised by François Soumis and Issmail El Hallaoui at Polytechnique Montréal.

Amir Ardestani Jaafari for his thesis titled "Linearized robust counterparts of location and inventory management problems". He was supervised by Erick Delage at HEC Montréal.

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Gilbert Laporte receives the 2017 Prix d'excellence FRQNT

The award was presented by Maryse Lassonde, scientific director of the FRQNT, during the FRQNT Journée de la recherche held at École de technologie supérieure.

The Prix d'excellence FRQNT, in the amount of $10,000, recognizes the outstanding contributions of university or college researchers in the areas of natural sciences, mathematics and engineering, their international reputation and the benefits of their research for Québec.