Elena Parilina – Saint Petersburg State University, Russia
Two scholarships of $10 000 each respectively will be attributed to:
- Samuel Goyette, M.Sc. student, cosupervised by Jean-Pierre Dussault and Dominique Orban;
- Marie Pied, M.Sc. student, cosupervised by Miguel Anjos and Roland Malhamé.
June 15, 2018
Title: Modèles quadratiques et décomposition parallèle pour l'optimisation sans dérivées
June 19, 2018
Title: Optimal decentralized load frequency control for power system: A mean-field team approach
A new phase in the 10 Together campaign to promote the universities in Greater Montreal, an urban art installation entitled "The Roaming Classroom," was unveiled on May 25 at the Mount Royal lookout. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Montréal Mayor Valérie Plante, along with representatives of the 10 universities involved in the campaign. ...
Laurence Haguenauer, Consul General of France in Québec presented the badge of Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques to Gilles Savard, general director of the Institute for data valorization (IVADO).
With this decoration, the French government wanted to recognize his brilliant career in the field of mathematics and operational research as well as his invaluable contribution to the cooperation between France and Quebec.
Maximilian Schiffer, an associate member of GERAD, received the best doctoral thesis award from the German Operations Research Society (GOR). His thesis entitled "Logistics Networks with Intermediate Stops, Innovative Design and Green Solutions", was defended in August 2017 at RWTH Aachen. It was directed by Michael Schneider and Gilbert Laporte.
Two students of Polytechnique Montréal, Alexis Montoison (supervised by Dominique Orban) and Pierre-Yves Bouchet (supervised by Charles Audet), won the first prize in the individual category at the 9th Competitive Mathematical Game. These games, organized by the French Federation of Mathematical Games (FFJM) and the Society of Mathematical Calculation SA (SCM), are to solve a social problem.
Georges Zaccour, Full Professor at HEC Montréal, will be a plenary speaker at the World Conference on Natural Resource Modeling (WCNRM) that will take place from June 9 to 13 at Guangzhou, China.
June 1, 2018
Title: Solving optimal portfolio choice problems with predictable returns by dynamic programming methods
Professor James Forbes was recently named as a William Dawson Scholar. Professor Forbes joins a select group of early-career professors at McGill University who have demonstrated particular promise. More specifically, "The William Dawson Scholar award recognizes a scholar developing into an outstanding and original researcher of world-class caliber who is poised to become a leader in his or her field, similar to that of a CRC Tier II chair holder."
May 11, 2018
Title: Amélioration des précisions immédiates du vent et de la production éolienne
On May 7th, Charles Gauvin won the 2017 GERAD Best Thesis Competition for his thesis titled "Méthodes d'optimisation robuste pour le problème de gestion de réservoirs". He was supervised by Michel Gendreau from Polytechnique Montréal and Erick Delage from HEC Montréal.
Title: Global Optimization of the Maximum K-Cut Problem
Title: Opportunisme et ordonnancement en optimisation sans-dérivées
The last issue of the Newsletter is now available. Enjoy!
- Spotlights on ... - Pushing blackbox and derivative-free optimization into the mainstream
- Impact papers - Extracting latent states from high-frequency options prices
- Collaborations - MILA: Artificial intelligence for good
- Actions and Interactions - 2018 thematic year: Smart cities
- Who are they? - Mehiddin Al-Baali
- Postdoctoral fellows - Amine Amrouss, Margarida Carvalho, Amir Farshbaf-Geranmayeh, Patrick Munroe
- Where are they now? - Ramla Jarrar, Goran Stojkovic, Marnie Vodounou