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
Title: Three Essays on Sustainable Forest Management
Michael Ferris, University of Wisconsin, USA
Michèle Breton, Geneviève Gauthier and Georges Zaccour, Department of Management Sciences, HEC Montréal, will be in sabbatical leave from June 1, 2012 to May 31, 2013. Futhermore, Raf Jans, Department of Logistics and Operations Management, HEC Montréal, will be in sabbatical leave from July 1st to December 31, 2012 and from July 1st to December 31, 2013.
Atsushi Takizawa, Department of Architecture and Architectural Engineering, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Engineering
The GERAD team is pleased to congratulate the following nominations:
Title: Trois essais en méthodes numériques appliquées à la finance
This award recognizes research conducted over the past three years by an assistant professor or replacement or an assistant researcher. The 2011 winner is Erick Delage.
Dear students, Following the elections of November 11, 2011, here are your new representatives:
- Ekaterina V. Shevkoplyas, St. Petersburg State University
- Fabien Prieur, LAMETA-INRA, Université Montpellier I
- Antonio Capone, Politecnico di Milano
- Mabel Tidball, LAMETA
- Jean-Marie Alain, LIRMM, Université Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc, Montpellier II
- Henry Wolkowicz, Department of Combinatorics and Optimization University of Waterloo
- Agnieszka Wiszniewska-Matyszkiel, Institute of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Warsaw University
Coralia Cartis, School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
The Canada Research Chair in Logistics and Transportation, hold by Professor Jean-François Cordeau, will continue its activities over the next five years through the renewal of its grant, which amounts to $ 500 000, by the Chairs Canada Research Program.
We want to congratulate Dominique Orban, an associate professor with the Department of Mathematical and Industrial Engineering at École Polytechnique de Montréal, who has received the award for the best article of 2010 from Computational Management Science journal, for his article entitled "DrAmpl: a meta solver for optimization problem analysis".