Corrine Touati, INRIA, France. She is invited by de Georges Zaccour. Don't miss her presentation on November 22, 2017.
Professor Andrea Lodi, Polytechnique Montréal, received the COAPT 2016 best paper prize for the article "On handling indicator constraints in mixed integer programming", by P. Belotti, P. Bonami, M. Fischetti, A. Lodi, M. Monaci, A. Nogales-Gómez and D. Salvagnin.
During the 15th EUROPT Workshop on Advances in Continuous Optimization held in Montréal on July 12-14, 2017, Professor Miguel F. Anjos received the title of EUROPT Fellow, which is awarded each year to an outstanding researcher in the field. He gave the EUROPT Fellow Lecture as a plenary talk.
On Thursday, November 9, HEC Montréal is launching its first-ever industrial research chair. The NSERC-Prompt Industrial Research Chair in User Experience is being created with the support of the federal and provincial governments and in partnership with D-Box, Deloitte, JDA Software, Mouvement Desjardins, Sobeys and Vidéotron.
Two of the School’s professors will be directing its research work: Pierre-Majorique Léger, Chairholder and Co-Director of the Tech3Lab, and Marc Fredette, Full Professor in the Department of Decision Sciences.
The Chair will receive total funding of $7.6 million over five years, in particular thanks to support from the NSERC and from Prompt, the ICT research and innovation consortium, whose main financial partner is the Quebec Ministère de l’Économie, de la Science et de l’Innovation.
On October 17th, the 2nd 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 Yossiri Adulyasak and Debbie J. Dupuis (HEC Montréal), Marilène Cherkesly (UQÀM), Brunilde Sansò (Polytechnique Montréal) and Nathan Yang (McGill). The day attracted more than fifty people.
Thank you all for your participation!
Professor Debbie J. Dupuis has been elected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA)—an honour that the Association confers on no more than one-third of one percent of its members each year.
This distinction, in recognition of Professor Dupuis’ career excellence, was officially announced at the annual Joint Statistical Meeting in August, in Baltimore.
A scientific paper co-authored by Professor Geneviève Gauthier and her colleagues Professors Diego Amaya, of Wilfrid Laurier University, and Jean-François Bégin, of Simon Fraser University, won the Best Paper Award in the "Best Paper on Derivatives" category at the annual Conference of the Northern Finance Association (NFA) in Halifax last month.
The paper, entitled Extracting Latent States from High Frequency Option Prices, was chosen for its scientific quality, beating out dozens of other entries from around the world.