At the ceremony of recognition of length of service which was held at HEC Montreal on May 25, Michèle Breton was honored for her 35 loyal years at the university.
Supervised by Alain Hertz, Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering, 12 students participated at the third contest of Mathematical Games and they won the first place ahead of 27 other teams. These games, organized by the Fédération Française des Jeux Mathématiques and the Société de Calcul Mathématique SA, are to solve a social problem.
Title: Développement d’un modèle cinétique pour l’étude des flux métaboliques de cellules de plante
Title: Optimization of Algorithms with the Opal Framework
Jean Bigeon, Directeur de recherche CNRS, Laboratoire G-SCOP(Grenoble-INP)
Paolo Caravani, University of L'Aquila, Italy
Congratulations to Frédéric Godin, Ph.D. student under the supervision of Geneviève Gauthier, who just received a Lieutenant-Governor's Youth Medal.
Aditya Mahajan, Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University
Gilbert Laporte, a Full Professor with the Department of Management Sciences, is Canada’s third most influential researcher in the field of business, according to HiBAR, the Hirsch-Index Benchmarking of Academic Research. The first Canadian version of the index was recently published in The Globe and Mail.
Title: Data mining for commerce problems: global optimization of clusterwise regression and neural networks applied to electronic negotiations
Marina Epelman, Industrial and Operations Engineering department, University of Michigan
The Université de Moncton saluted the remarkable career of Professor Debbie J. Dupuis (Management Sciences) by awarding her “Le Prisme” on February 27. The award is presented every year to a Science Faculty graduate or student who has distinguished himself or herself in the sciences.
Xiao-Wen Chang, School of Computer Science, McGill University
The INFORMS Simulation Society was pleased to recognize Pierre L'Ecuyer with its Distinguished Service Award during the opening ceremonies of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, held in Phoenix, Arizona on December 11, 2011.
Andreas Grothey, University of Edinburgh
- Oleksandr Romanko, McMaster University
- Richard Caron, Windsor University
The Canadian Transportation Research Forum (CTRF) has presented the 2010-2011 Jim Davey Award for the best doctoral paper by a student in Canada to Assistant Professor Julie Paquette (PhD 2010), for her article entitled “Mesure de la qualité de service et développement d’un outil d’aide à la décision multicritère en transport adapté : le cas de la ville de Longueuil.” The article summarizes her thesis, co-directed by Jean-François Cordeau and Gilbert Laporte.
Marco Cuturi, Kyoto University
Julio C. Góez Lehigh University, USA