Two scholarships of $10 000 each respectively will be attributed to:
- Samuel Goyette, M.Sc. student, cosupervised by Jean-Pierre Dussault and Dominique Orban;
- Marie Pied, M.Sc. student, cosupervised by Miguel Anjos and Roland Malhamé.
Miguel F. Anjos, Professor at Polytechnique Montréal, has been elevated to the grade of IEEE Senior member. IEEE Senior Membership is an honor bestowed only to those who have made significant contributions to the profession.
Pierre Hansen, HEC Montréal, from June 1st, 2018 to May 31, 2019
Claudio Contardo, Université du Québec à Montréal, from June 1st, 2018 to May 31, 2019.
Michael Kokkolaras, McGill University, from September 1st, 2018 to August 31, 2019.
Jérôme Le Ny, Polytechnique Montréal, from August 13, 2018 to August 12, 2019.
A new phase in the 10 Together campaign to promote the universities in Greater Montreal, an urban art installation entitled "The Roaming Classroom," was unveiled on May 25 at the Mount Royal lookout. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Montréal Mayor Valérie Plante, along with representatives of the 10 universities involved in the campaign. ...
Laurence Haguenauer, Consul General of France in Québec presented the badge of Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques to Gilles Savard, general director of the Institute for data valorization (IVADO).
With this decoration, the French government wanted to recognize his brilliant career in the field of mathematics and operational research as well as his invaluable contribution to the cooperation between France and Quebec.
Maximilian Schiffer, an associate member of GERAD, received the best doctoral thesis award from the German Operations Research Society (GOR). 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.
Two students of Polytechnique Montréal, Alexis Montoison (supervised by Dominique Orban) and Pierre-Yves Bouchet (supervised by Charles Audet), won the first prize in the individual category at the 9th Competitive Mathematical Game. These games, organized by the French Federation of Mathematical Games (FFJM) and the Society of Mathematical Calculation SA (SCM), are to solve a social problem.