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".
Title: Data Mining for Commerce Problems
Title: Application du Principe de Maximum d’Entropie dans la prédiction des évènements récurrents dans le cas des processus de Poisson
Congratulations to Erik Frenette, directed by Olivier Bahn, which obtained a research grant of $ 4,500 from the NSERC to fund his summer internship.
Congratulations to Laetitia Wong, directed by Michèle Breton, which obtained a research grant of $ 4,500 from the NSERC to fund his summer internship.
Professor François Soumis received from IBM a grant of $ 40 000.
During the annual conference of the Association québécoise de pédagogie collégiale (AQPC), Alain Hertz was honored on June 8 at the Minister's Awards ceremony for the creation of his pedagogical work L'Agrapheur - Intrigues policières à saveur mathématique.
Title: Optimisation stochastique d'horaires de personnel
The 2011 Journées de la finance mathématique, organized by the Institut de finance mathématique de Montréal (IFM2), rewarded the three best MSc theses of 2010. Mourad El-Hila, of HEC Montréal, took first place. His thesis, entitled Estimation et calibrage du processus GARCH : une étude empirique, was directed by Michèle Breton and Lars Stentoft (Finance).
Title: Multivariate Trees and Random Forests for Mixed Outcomes
Gerardo Berbeglia has won the 2010 Mercure Award for the best doctoral dissertation. His dissertation, entitled Complexity Analyses and Algorithms for Pickup and Delivery Problems, was co-directed by Jean-François Cordeau, Full Professor with the Department of Logistics and Operations Management and holder of the Canada Research Chair in Logistics and Transportation, and Gilbert Laporte, Full Professor with the Department of Management Sciences and holder of the Canada Research Chair in Distribution Management.