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.
August 31, 2018
Title: Comparaison des approches DDMRP et EOQ : modélisation et simulation d’un cas d’étude
August 29, 2018
Title: Affinement de modèles substituts en optimisation de boîte noire et en optimisation sans dérivées
August 20, 2018
Title: Optimisation et simulation pour le problème de disponibilité de l’offre sous comportement d’achat
August 21, 2018
Title: Reformulation du problème d’estimation des paramètres d’un réseau électrique
Georges Zaccour, a Professor in the Department of Management Sciences, is one of 2 winners of the 2018 Isaacs Award from the International Society of Dynamic Games (ISDG). This distinction was presented jointly to Professor Zaccour and Professor Andrzej Nowak, of Poland, at the biannual ISDG symposium in Grenoble, France.
August 22, 2018
Title: La méthode des résidus conjugués pour calculer les directions en optimisation continue
August 17, 2018
Title: Mixed-Integer Programming Approaches for Generator Maintenance Scheduling in Hydropower Systems
Congradulations to Margarida Carvalho who received the 2018 EURO Doctoral Dissertation Award for her thesis "Computation of equilibria on integer programming games". She was co-supervied by Professor Andrea Lodi from Polytechnique Montréal.
The purpose of the prize is to distinguish an outstanding doctoral dissertation in OR defended in the countries having an OR society that is a member of EURO.
Claudio Contardo, Université du Québec à Montréal, from June 1st, 2018 to May 31, 2019.
Pierre Hansen, HEC Montréal, from June 1st, 2018 to May 31, 2019
Michael Kokkolaras, McGill University, from September 1st, 2018 to August 31, 2019.
Jérôme Le Ny, Polytechnique Montréal, from August 13, 2018 to August 12, 2019.
Roland P. Malhamé, Polytechnique Montréal, from September 1st, 2018 to August 31, 2019.
Elena Parilina – Saint Petersburg State University, Russia