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On April 5th, Ibrahim Chamseddine won the 2018 GERAD Best Thesis Competition for his thesis titled "Utilizing computational design optimization in cancer nanotherapy and biology system principles in air transportation: A successful demonstration of interdisciplinary research". He was supervised by Michael Kokkolaras at McGill University.

On March 14, GERAD Students Day was held for the third time. The day attracted more than 45 people.

Thank you all for your participation!

Two scholarships of $10 000 each respectively will be attributed to:

  • Tayeb Mhamedi, M.Sc. student, cosupervised by Marilène Cherkesly and Guy Desaulniers;
  • Raihan Seraj, Ph.D. student, cosupervised by Jérôme Le Ny and Aditya Mahajan.

Congratulations!

Full Professor Gilbert Laporte has been made a member of the Order of Canada, in recognition of his contributions to the advancement of decision science and the development of new methods in operational research. This is one of our country's highest civilian honours.

The announcement was made on December 27 by Governor General Julie Payette. Professor Laporte will be invited to receive his insignia at a ceremony on a later date. "Created in 1967, the Order honours people whose service shapes our society; whose innovations ignite our imaginations; and whose compassion unites our communities," explains the press release issued to announce the new appointments. "Close to 7,000 people from all sectors of society have been invested into the Order."

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The last issue of the Newsletter is now available. Enjoy!

  • Spotlights on ... - Handbook of dynamic game theory: a review
  • Actions and Interactions - Deep learning for natural language processing
  • Collaborations - GERAD day: third edition
  • Who are they? - Romanic Pieugueu, Caroline Rocha, Maximilian Schiffer, Sara Séguin
  • Postdoctoral fellows - Rinel Foguen Tchuendom, Gonzalo Muñoz, Karim Pérez Martínez, Younes Seyedi
  • Where are they now? - Salma Karray, Mirela Stojkovic, Adham Ismail Tammam