We are proud to announce that Michel Perrier, Professor from École Polytechnique, has been nominated Chairman of the Chemical Engineering Department. Congratulations Michel!
McGill University's Professor Peter Caines has been the prestigious Henrick Bode lecturer at the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control in Shanghai, China, December 2009. This choice is in recognition of his distinguished contributions to Systems Science and Engineering. He has presented his work with Roland Malhamé and their common Ph.D. student Minyi Huang, now Professor at the Mathematics and Statistics Department of Carleton University.
We are pleased to announce the opening of an internal competition for four undergraduate foreign student trainees scholarships of $3000 each. Candidate proposals must be presented together with letters of support and candidate CV's, by one or more members of GERAD.
During the 2009-2010 fiscal exercise, GERAD will offer two half post doctoral research fellowships of $17000 each at the end of an internal competition.
Already recognized by numerous awards and honors, outstanding scientific contributions of Professor Gilbert Laporte area of production management and operations is illustrated vividly by a recent study.
We sincerely congratulate Charles Audet, Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematical and Industrial Engineering at École Polytechnique de Montréal, for is promotion as Full Professor since June 2009.
Title: Problème de transport avec contraintes d’horaires
Title: Intégration de la planification des opérations et de la gestion du revenu pour le transport ferroviaire de marchandise
On October 18th GERAD’s soccer team, GCC, ended the regular season with a victory 7-3 against Super Seven, their big rivals of the previous season. With this last victory GCC ended in first position of the league with a perfect score of five victories in the five games of the regular season.
Title: Conception d’un plan de production minière avec rétroaction
Title: Préaffectation des tâches aux employés effectuant des tâches non-interruptibles et des activités interruptibles
Diane Riopel, professor at École Polytechnique, GERAD member as well as co-founder and co-holder of the Marianne-Mareschal Chair promoting engineering to women, was Louis Lemieux's guest, this past November 7, at the RDI matin week-end show. She spoke of the Journées du Savoir and did the Saturday's press review.
Michèle Breton, member of GERAD and a Full Professor with the Department of Management Sciences, has been elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and will be welcomed into this select group at the induction and awards ceremony on November 28.
The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics honorific designation is conferred on members distinguished for their outstanding contributions to the fields of applied mathematics and computational science.
We would like to welcome 2 new members of the GERAD since October 9, 2009. Fabrice Mehmet, Permanent Professor at UQAM as well as Mehmet Gumus, Assistant Professor at McGill University.
Professor Gilbert Laporte has received the Robert Herman Lifetime Achievement Award in Transportation Science. The award presentation took place last October 12, at the annual congress of INFORMS, in San Diego.
Professor Michel Perrier has received the 2009 D.G. Fisher Award of the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering. The award presentation took place last August 25, at the 8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, in Montreal.
Title: Affectation des types d'avions aux vols avec contraintes de maintenance
Title: A fractional programming approach for choice-based network revenue management