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Geneviève Gauthier

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.

PhD student Gabrielle Trudeau has just received a major scholarship for her research into energy commodities. The $25,000 scholarship is awarded annually by the Montréal TMX exchange to a doctoral student conducting innovative research into derivatives.

Michèle Breton, Geneviève Gauthier and Georges Zaccour, Department of Management Sciences, HEC Montréal, will be in sabbatical leave from June 1, 2012 to May 31, 2013. Futhermore, Raf Jans, Department of Logistics and Operations Management, HEC Montréal, will be in sabbatical leave from July 1st to December 31, 2012 and from July 1st to December 31, 2013.

Othmane Rachid Tahri, un récent diplômé de la M. Sc. (ingénierie financière), est lauréat de la bourse CFA Montréal 2010, d'une valeur de 4 000 $. Ce prix récompense le meilleur mémoire de maîtrise de l'année dans ce domaine.

Mathieu Boudreault, a Ph.D. student directed by Geneviève Gauthier, HEC Montréal and GERAD, received the only bursary under the Girardin-Vaillancourt program of the Desjardins Foundation in the field of economics, finance, administration and management, to allow him to complete his thesis, which he plans to defend in July of next year.