We would like to congratulate Ramzi Ben-Abdallah for his prize and the $3000 grant coming along with it for his thesis called "Essays on the Valuation of Derivatives on Long Maturity Treasury Bonds". We would also like to mention that Ramzi was codirected by professors Michèle Breton and Hatem Ben Hameur.
Title: Exact Algorithms for Minimum Sum-of-squares Clustering
We would like to welcome our new GERAD's research group member Raf Jans (HEC Montréal) who joined us on April 17th, 2009.
Congratulations to Professor Marc Fredette for becoming an Associate Professor as of June 1st, 2009!
Le GERAD a vu renouveler sa subvention du Regroupement Stratégique du FQRNT pour les six prochaines années, soit de 2009-2015. Le directeur, Roland Malhamé, souligne l'excellent travail de tous et de toutes ainsi que des contributions des membres impliqués dans cette démarche.
Title: Un simplexe primal amélioré pour des problèmes linéaires dégénérés
Title: Modèle d’affectation pluraliste de passagers dans un réseau de transport en commun
Title: Agrégation dynamique de contraintes pour la construction de blocs mensuels personnalisés dans un contexte d’équité
It is our great pleasure to announce that Gilbert Laporte, CIRRELT reasercher, HEC Montreal professor, GERAD member and holder of the Canada Research Chair in Distribution Management, received the 2009 Gérard-Parizeau prize.
We are pleased to announce the opening of an internal competition for four undergraduate foreign student trainees scholarships (3K 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 Canadian each at the end of an internal competition.
A team of three HEC Montréal professors, of which two members of the GERAD, Jean François Cordeau, Canada Research Chair in Logistics and Transportation, and Gilbert Laporte, Canada Research Chair in Distribution Management, as well as a CIRRELT analyst won the 2009 ROADEF Challenge among 29 teams from 15 countries.
Congratulations to Professor Olivier Bahn for his nomination as the new Pedagogical Director “Energy Asia” at HEC Montréal. He is in charge of the graduate diploma (DESS) in energy management in China as well as various training programs in energy management for managers and executives in Asia.
A new member has joined GERAD’s research group. Indeed, at our last members’ meeting held on December 19, 2008, Adrian Vetta (McGill University) became member.
Michel Gamache will be on June 1st, 2009 a Full Professor at École Polytechnique de Montréal.
Name: Sandrine Paroz
Date: Thursday, December 18, 2008
Venue: École Polytechnique de Montréal, Pavillon principal Room: B-529, Salle vidéoconférence
Marc Fredette, assistant professor at the Department of Management Sciences at HEC Montréal and GERAD member, received the Award for teaching excellence for an assistant professor, in Montréal.
Name: Khadija Dhouib
Date: Friday, December 3, 2008
Venue: École Polytechnique de Montréal, Pavillon principal Room: B-401, Salle multimédia
Mathieu Boudreault, a Ph.D. student directed by Geneviève Gauthier, HEC Montréal and GERAD, received the only bursary under the Girardin-Vaillancourt program of the Desjardins Foundation in the field of economics, finance, administration and management, to allow him to complete his thesis, which he plans to defend in July of next year.
Title: The Two-Level Decomposition Principle Via Dual Central Pricing for Multi-Stage Stochastic Programming