The Polytechnique Montréal administration is proud to be awarding the Order of the White Rose scholarship today to Viviane Aubin, a MSc student under the supervision of Miguel F. Anjos. This $30,000 scholarship created in 2014 is awarded annually to a Canadian woman engineering student who plans to enrol in graduate studies in this field, in Canada or elsewhere in the world.
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.