The mission of the Canada Research Chair in decision making under uncertainty is to develop numerical methods that can either provide decision support or act autonomously in the context of decision-making problems where uncertainty plays a key role.
Here are the winners who will each receive a half-fellowship of $30,000:
- Utsav Sadana, candidate proposed by Mehmet Gumus and Erick Delage;
- Shanshan Wang, candidate proposed by Leandro Coelho and Erick Delage;
- Lingxiao Wu, candidate proposed by Jean-François Cordeau and Yossiri Adulyasak.
Professor Erick Delage has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the RSC, respectively. He is joining the College, which represents the emerging generation of scholarly leadership in Canada, in recognition of his remarkable achievements in operational research.
At the scholarship ceremony of the HEC Montréal Offices of the Program Director, on May 24, 2017, Amir Ardestani-Jaafari won the Esdras-Minville Award for this article:
Amir Ardestani-Jaafari, Erick Delage, "The value of flexibility in robust location-transportation problems", Transportation Science, 2017.
Wenjie Huang – GERAD, School of Data Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Shanshan Wang – HEC Montréal
Aurélie Thiele – SMU - Lyle School of Engineering