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Full Professor Gilbert Laporte has been proclaimed the world’s most productive and influential author in operations research and management science by Omega – The International Journal of Management Science.
His 299 publications and 7,486 citations in specialized journals in these two fields earned him his first place in this ranking drawn up in co-operation with the Web of Science (WoS) database.
The award was presented by Maryse Lassonde, scientific director of the FRQNT, during the FRQNT Journée de la recherche held at École de technologie supérieure.
The Prix d'excellence FRQNT, in the amount of $10,000, recognizes the outstanding contributions of university or college researchers in the areas of natural sciences, mathematics and engineering, their international reputation and the benefits of their research for Québec.
Çağrı Koç, a postdoctoral researcher at HEC Montréal since October 2015, has received the 2015 OR Society Doctoral Award from the Operational Research (OR) Society, for his doctoral thesis entitled Heterogeneous Location and Pollution-Routing Problems. The winning thesis was co-directed by professors Ola Jabali, Gilbert Laporte and Tolga Bektas.
Gilbert Laporte – Department of Decision Sciences, HEC Montréal, Canada
Benjamin C. Shelbourne – HEC Montréal, Canada
Cagri Koç – HEC Montréal, Canada