Çağrı Koç, a postdoctoral researcher at HEC Montréal since October 2015, has received the 2015 OR Society Doctoral Award from the Operational Research (OR) Society, for his doctoral thesis entitled Heterogeneous Location and Pollution-Routing Problems. The winning thesis was co-directed by professors Ola Jabali, Gilbert Laporte and Tolga Bektas.
The award was presented by Maryse Lassonde, scientific director of the FRQNT, during the FRQNT Journée de la recherche held at École de technologie supérieure.
The Prix d'excellence FRQNT, in the amount of $10,000, recognizes the outstanding contributions of university or college researchers in the areas of natural sciences, mathematics and engineering, their international reputation and the benefits of their research for Québec.
April 26, 2016
Title: Prediction problems using maximum entropy models
April 13, 2017
Title: Valuing financial derivatives under Lévy processes
March 28, 2017
Title: The Canadian oil sector under TIMES for Canada: Production, consumption and transportation
March 30, 2017
Title: Dynamic programming and parallel computing for valuing two-dimensional financial derivatives
March 13, 2017
Title: Three essays on survival forests
Mr. Samuel Rosat receives the Best Thesis Award from the Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering at Polytechnique Montréal, and the Roger-A. Blais Award of $2,000 for his thesis titled: "Méthodes pour favoriser l'intégralité de l'amélioration dans le simplexe en nombres entiers - Application aux rotations d'équipages aériens". The work of Mr. Rosat was supervised by Professors François Soumis and Issmail El Hallaoui from the Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering at Polytechnique Montréal.
Two scholarships of $3500 each respectively will be attributed to:
- Alexandre Dossin, sponsored by Marilène Cherkesly and Guy Desaulniers;
- Jérémy Guérin, sponsored par Dominique Orban.
The GERAD is collaborating with the OR Montreal student chapter and Concordia University to promote operations research to the high school student by proposing a competition that will take place on March 18, 2017, at Concordia University. Registration is free and the competition will be in French and in English. website
February 24, 2017
Title: Two-stage trading game between electricity markets
Here are the winners who will each receive a half-fellowship of $22,500:
- Amir Farshbaf-Geranmayeh, candidate proposed by Georges Zaccour;
- Filippo Malandra, candidate proposed by Brunilde Sansò.
Full Professor Olivier Bahn, Director of the Department of Decision Sciences at HEC Montréal, is part of a research project on metals and the circular economy, funded by the Quebec government.
January 12, 2017
Title: Analyse mathématique, méthode de calcul de la gigue et applications aux réseaux internet