Group for Research in Decision Analysis

Maximilian Schiffer, an associate member of GERAD, received the best doctoral thesis award during the 2018 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix that took place on November 2018. This award is the oldest and most prestigious honor for doctoral dissertations in the transportation science and logistics area. The award includes a plaque and cash prize.

His thesis entitled "Logistics Networks with Intermediate Stops, Innovative Design and Green Solutions", was defended in August 2017 at RWTH Aachen. It was directed by Michael Schneider and Gilbert Laporte.

We would like to welcome a new member at GERAD since September 2018, Sara Séguin, Assistant Professor at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi.

Georges Zaccour, a Professor in the Department of Management Sciences, is one of 2 winners of the 2018 Isaacs Award from the International Society of Dynamic Games (ISDG). This distinction was presented jointly to Professor Zaccour and Professor Andrzej Nowak, of Poland, at the biannual ISDG symposium in Grenoble, France.

Two scholarships of $10 000 each respectively will be attributed to:

  • Samuel Goyette, M.Sc. student, cosupervised by Jean-Pierre Dussault and Dominique Orban;
  • Marie Pied, M.Sc. student, cosupervised by Miguel Anjos and Roland Malhamé.