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Starting June 1st, 2019, Mr. Gilles Caporossi will be the new Director of the Department of Decision Sciences of HEC Montréal. He will take charge of Mr. Olivier Bahn’ work which is at this position since June 2016.

On March 27th, the GERAD executive board officially announced Olivier Bahn (HEC Montréal) as director of the GERAD from June 1st, 2019 to April 30th 2023.

Title: Optimisation de boîtes noires à précision variable

Gilbert Laporte is one of the world’s most productive and influential authors in the fields of computer science and electronics, according to the Top 1000 Scientists 2019 ranking.

On April 5th, Ibrahim Chamseddine won the 2018 GERAD Best Thesis Competition for his thesis titled "Utilizing computational design optimization in cancer nanotherapy and biology system principles in air transportation: A successful demonstration of interdisciplinary research". He was supervised by Michael Kokkolaras at McGill University.

Congratulations to François Bellavance for his nomination as Director at the Academic Programs Office at HEC Montréal. This appointment is effective June 1, 2019 for a term of three years and may be renewed.

On March 14, GERAD Students Day was held for the third time. The day attracted more than 45 people.

Thank you all for your participation!

A scholarship of $3500 will be attributed to: • Niels van der Lann, sponsored by James Richard Forbes. Congratulations! Here are the winners who will each receive a half-fellowship of$25,000:

• Chun Peng, candidate proposed by Erick Delage;
• Aleksandr Kazachkov, candidate proposed by Andrea Lodi;
• Seyed Ahmad Mojallal, candidate proposed by Pierre Hansen.

HEC Montréal is pleased to announce a new Chair in Supply Chain Operations Planning, held by Professor Raf Jans. His five-year appointment took effect January 1, 2019, and will continue until December 31, 2023.