Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management, The University of British Columbia
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We would like to welcome four new members of GERAD since December 9, 2021.
Maxime Cohen, Full Professor at McGill University and Holder of the Scale AI Chair in Data Science for Retail
Xiaozhe Wang, Assistant Professor at McGill University
Amir Ardestani-Jaafari, Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia
Alton Russell, he will be Assistant Professor at McGill University in January 2022.
At the scholarship ceremony of the HEC Montréal Offices of the Program Director, on May 24, 2017, Amir Ardestani-Jaafari won the Esdras-Minville Award for this article:
Amir Ardestani-Jaafari, Erick Delage, "The value of flexibility in robust location-transportation problems", Transportation Science, 2017.
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.
Cahiers du GERAD
Linearized robust counterparts of two-stage robust optimization problems with applications in operations management
In this article, we discuss an alternative method for deriving conservative approximation models for two-stage robust optimization problems. The method main...BibTeX reference
Robust optimization of sums of piecewise linear functions with application to inventory problems
Robust optimization is a methodology that has gained a lot of attention in the recent years. This is mainly due to the simplicity of the modeling process and...BibTeX reference
Facility location decisions play a critical role in transportation planning. In fact, it has recently become essential to study how such commitment integrate...BibTeX reference