Thirteen GERAD professors appear in a ranking of research citations created in May 2020 and published on the Mendeley website, a search tool belonging to Elsevier, the Dutch scientific publisher.
Here are the winners who will each receive a half-fellowship of $30,000:
- Aldair Alvarez Diaz, candidate proposed by Jean-François Cordeau and Raf Jans;
- Azadeh Maroufmashat, candidate proposed by Olivier Bahn and Peter Caines;
- Alfredo Daniel Moreno Arteaga, candidate proposed by Marilème Ckerkesly.
Two scholarships of $10 000 each respectively will be attributed to:
- Romina Hassani, cosupervised by Peter E. Caines and Aditya Mahajan;
- Thiago Pereira, cosupervised by Daniel Aloise and Andrea Lodi.
Title: Linear Consensus Algorithms Structural Properties and Connections with Markov Chains
Aditya Mahajan, McGill University
Mojtaba Nourian, McGill University
Charalambos D. Charalambous, University of Cyprus
McGill University's Professor Peter Caines has been the prestigious Henrick Bode lecturer at the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control in Shanghai, China, December 2009. This choice is in recognition of his distinguished contributions to Systems Science and Engineering. He has presented his work with Roland Malhamé and their common Ph.D. student Minyi Huang, now Professor at the Mathematics and Statistics Department of Carleton University.
The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics honorific designation is conferred on members distinguished for their outstanding contributions to the fields of applied mathematics and computational science.
Peter Caines is widely recognized for his contributions to the theory of stochastic system identification, is the coauthor of work on the adaptive control of deterministic and stochastic systems which was recognized as a seminal contribution to control theory in the twentieth century and is the author of a standard text on stochastic systems.