On May 4th, Samuel Rosat and Amir Ardestani Jaafari won the 2016 GERAD Best Thesis Competition.
Samuel Rosat for his thesis titled "Méthodes pour favoriser l'intégralité de l'amélioration dans le simplexe en nombres entiers - Application aux rotations d'équipages aériens". He was supervised by François Soumis and Issmail El Hallaoui at Polytechnique Montréal.
Amir Ardestani Jaafari for his thesis titled "Linearized robust counterparts of location and inventory management problems". He was supervised by Erick Delage at HEC Montréal.