January 24, 2019
Title : Integrated crew pairing and personalized crew assignment problems for pilots and copilots simultaneously
Full Professor Gilbert Laporte has been made a member of the Order of Canada, in recognition of his contributions to the advancement of decision science and the development of new methods in operational research. This is one of our country's highest civilian honours.
The announcement was made on December 27 by Governor General Julie Payette. Professor Laporte will be invited to receive his insignia at a ceremony on a later date. "Created in 1967, the Order honours people whose service shapes our society; whose innovations ignite our imaginations; and whose compassion unites our communities," explains the press release issued to announce the new appointments. "Close to 7,000 people from all sectors of society have been invested into the Order."
The last issue of the Newsletter is now available. Enjoy!
- Spotlights on ... - Handbook of dynamic game theory: a review
- Actions and Interactions - Deep learning for natural language processing
- Collaborations - GERAD day: third edition
- Who are they? - Romanic Pieugueu, Caroline Rocha, Maximilian Schiffer, Sara Séguin
- Postdoctoral fellows - Rinel Foguen Tchuendom, Gonzalo Muñoz, Karim Pérez Martínez, Younes Seyedi
- Where are they now? - Salma Karray, Mirela Stojkovic, Adham Ismail Tammam
Title: Méthodes de décomposition pour la parallélisation du simplexe en nombres entiers
The Polytechnique Montréal administration is proud to be awarding the Order of the White Rose scholarship today to Viviane Aubin, a MSc student under the supervision of Miguel F. Anjos. This $30,000 scholarship created in 2014 is awarded annually to a Canadian woman engineering student who plans to enrol in graduate studies in this field, in Canada or elsewhere in the world.
December 6, 2018
Title: Agrégation d’un grand nombre de petites charges en incluant l’incertitude de la disponibilité des ressources
December 11, 2018
Title: Individual Treatment Effect Estimation for Survival Data
28 novembre 2018
Title: Placement et chainage dynamique de fonctions réseau sur multiples centres de données
December 10, 2018
Title: Three essays on nonparametric prediction intervals and robust variable selection
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, federal Minister of Science and Sport, made the official announcement on November 13, when she revealed the details of the Canada Research Chairs Program. The chair will receive $100,000 in annual funding over a renewable five-year period.
Maximilian Schiffer, an associate member of GERAD, received the best doctoral thesis award during the 2018 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix that took place on November 2018. This award is the oldest and most prestigious honor for doctoral dissertations in the transportation science and logistics area. The award includes a plaque and cash prize.
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.
On October 29th, the 3rd edition of the GERAD Day was held for members and students of GERAD only. For this occasion, five GERAD members made a presentation on their research interests. They were Daniel Aloise and Michel F. Anjos (Polytechnique Montréal), Yang Cai, James Richard Forbes and Christian Genest (McGill University) and Sara Séguin (UQAC). The day attracted more than 80 people.
Thank you all for your participation!
November 15, 2018
Title: On time-varying volatility and financial derivatives
October 25, 2018
Title: Méthodes primales pour résoudre le problème de plus court chemin avec contraintes de ressources
Congratulations to Rémi Galarneau-Vincent, Ph.D. student at HEC Montréal, who has been awarded the Canadian Derivatives Scholarship by the TMX Montréal Exchange. The scholarship is $25 000.
He is directed by professor Geneviève Gauthier of Department of Decision Science from HEC Montréal.