We have seen that the rats were able to transmit the odor information of what could be eaten without risk, there are also bees that communicate with each other the location and amount of flowers to exploit. But beyond this ephemeral transmission of information some animals are able to forge genuine cultural food traditions. Below are explanations of Luc-Alain Giraldeau biologist at UQAM.
Two HEC Montréal students, directed by Professor Geneviève Gauthier, have won 2013 University Partnership awards from the Montréal Exchange.
MPE2013 moves into Mathematics of Planet Earth The successful year-long initiative will continue past 2013.
Bruno Rémillard, Full Professor at the Department of Management Sciences, and GERAD member, received the 2013 Roger Charbonneau Award for the book entitled Statistical Methods for Financial Engineering.
Pierre Hansen, Full Professor at the Department of Management Sciences, holder of the Data Mining Chair and GERAD member, received the 2013 Pierre Laurin Award.
Pléiade Capital is the first initiative in venture capital in Quebec built by students for students. The multidisciplinary team is formed with students from Polytechnique Montréal, HEC Montréal (including Hélène-Sarah Bécotte-Boutin, co-supervised by Gilles Caporossi and Alain Hertz) and the Université de Montréal. The team is under the supervision of Jacques Lemay, a professor of the Department of Finance of HEC Montréal.
Stéphane Alarie Hydro-Québec
Thesis title: Trois essais sur les relations entre les invariants structuraux des graphes et le spectre du Laplacien sans signe
- Derek Wang, Université McGill
- Marie-Christine Costa, ENSTA-Paristech
On November 1st, Saad Serghini Idrissi, co-supervised by Michèle Breton and Javier de Frutos, became the 300th PhD student of HEC Montréal to successfully present his thesis in front of a jury.
Thesis title: Conception de réseaux d'énergie renouvelable
- Stefan Wrzaczek, Vienna University of Technology et University Vienna, Austria
- Charles Figuières, INRA Montpellier, France
- Mabel Tidball, LAMETA, France
- Alain Jean-Marie, LIRMM, Université Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc, Montpellier II, France
Title: Three Essays in Quantitative Marketing Models
- Mabel Tidball, LAMETA
- Alain Jean-Marie, LIRMM, Université Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc, Montpellier II
- Alain Haurie, GERAD, HEC Montréal and Université de Genève
Title: Une approche pour l'évaluation de dérivés financiers de type bermudien
Title: Steam and Water Combined Analysis, Integration, and Efficiency Enhancement in Kraft Pulping Mills
Here are the HEC Montréal students who obtained a scholarship in the competitions held by granting agencies for 2013-2014.
Watch the NSERC video of Professor Roussos Dimitrakopoulos, Department of Mining and Materials Engineering, McGill University.
The MIT firsted launch the massive open online course (MOOC) in 2002. A few years later, others leading universities launched their own MOOC, Coursera (Stanford & al.), EdX (Harvard & MIT) which are today the most important one.
Humans seem to have adapted to a diet quite omnivorous. Which means, to get all the nutrients he needs, he should eat a variety of food: fruits, grains, vegetables, tubers, molluscs, meat and fish. But, this diet isn't without consequences. The evolution would have left us torn between the pleasure of variety and the comfort of the familiar. Is this what we mean by the omnivore's dilemma? Luc-Alain Giraldeau explains this dilemma to the radio broadcast Bien dans son assiette.