Group for Research in Decision Analysis

Title: Nouvelle approche de maîtrise de processus intégrant les cartes de contrôle multidimensionnelles et les graphes en coordonnées parallèles

Yossiri Adulyasak, Professor at the Department of Logistics and Operations Management at HEC Montréal, received the 2017 New Researcher Award. This HEC Montréal award recognizes the excellence of scientific and professional publications by a career-track assistant professor or guest professor, over the past three years.


Corrine Touati, INRIA, France. She is invited by de Georges Zaccour. Don't miss her presentation on November 22, 2017.

On Thursday, November 9, HEC Montréal is launching its first-ever industrial research chair. The NSERC-Prompt Industrial Research Chair in User Experience is being created with the support of the federal and provincial governments and in partnership with D-Box, Deloitte, JDA Software, Mouvement Desjardins, Sobeys and Vidéotron.

Two of the School’s professors will be directing its research work: Pierre-Majorique Léger, Chairholder and Co-Director of the Tech3Lab, and Marc Fredette, Full Professor in the Department of Decision Sciences.

The Chair will receive total funding of $7.6 million over five years, in particular thanks to support from the NSERC and from Prompt, the ICT research and innovation consortium, whose main financial partner is the Quebec Ministère de l’Économie, de la Science et de l’Innovation.

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

  • Kwassi Joseph Dzahini, Ph.D. student, cosupervised by Sébastien Le Digabel and Michael Kokkolaras;
  • Alice Wu, M.Sc. student, cosupervised by François Soumis and Issmail El Hallaoui.


Kerem Akartunali, University of Strathclyde Glasgow, United Kingdom
Taoufik Bouezmarni, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
Ilaria Brunetti, École Polytechnique, France
Alain Jean-Marie, LIRMM, Université Montpellier 2, France
Mabel Tidball, INRA-LAMETA, Université Montpellier 1, France
Ayoub Insa Corréa, Université de Thiès, Senegal
Agnieszka Wiszniewska-Matyszkiel, Warsaw University, Poland

A scientific paper co-authored by Professor Geneviève Gauthier and her colleagues Professors Diego Amaya, of Wilfrid Laurier University, and Jean-François Bégin, of Simon Fraser University, won the Best Paper Award in the "Best Paper on Derivatives" category at the annual Conference of the Northern Finance Association (NFA) in Halifax last month.

The paper, entitled Extracting Latent States from High Frequency Option Prices, was chosen for its scientific quality, beating out dozens of other entries from around the world.

During the 15th EUROPT Workshop on Advances in Continuous Optimization held in Montréal on July 12-14, 2017, Professor Miguel F. Anjos received the title of EUROPT Fellow, which is awarded each year to an outstanding researcher in the field. He gave the EUROPT Fellow Lecture as a plenary talk.

At the 4th International Conference on Big Data Analysis and Data Mining held in Paris on September 7-8, Pierre Hansen received a certificate of recognition for his phenomenal and worthy Plenary talk on "Two applications of variable neighborhood search in data mining".