The Acfas has presented Gilbert Laporte, Full Professor at HEC Montréal, with the Urgel-Archambault award in physics, mathematics, computer science and engineering.
This is the first time that an HEC Montréal professor has received this award, given annually to a researcher to salute the excellence and influence of his or her work and activities.
Acfas President Frédéric Bouchard says that "The Acfas is proud to salute Professor Laporte’s work with the Urgel-Archambault award. His research touches closely on many everyday activities, including the use of health services, parcel home delivery, and more."
See the article published in Le Devoir on October 22, 2016.