Basic and applied research on computerized distribution.
Contribute to improvement of transportation operations in Canada, which account for about 15 percent of national expenditures.
Professor Gilbert Laporte was among the winners of this year's Best Paper Awards recently presented by the Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management College of the Production & Operations Management Society (POMS).
Their paper, entitled "Collaborative Prepositioning Network Design for Regional Disaster Response", was co-authored with Professor Marie-Ève Rancourt of HEC Montréal, Professor Burçu Balcik of Ozyegin University, in Turkey, and IVADO postdoctoral researcher Selene Silvestri.
The paper will be published shortly in Production and Operations Management, a scientific journal on the Financial Times list.
Gilbert Laporte, Full Professor at HEC Montréal, is now a foreign members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).
Election to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.
Simon Thevenin – HEC Montréal, Canada
Okan Arslan – HEC Montréal, Canada
Benjamin C. Shelbourne – HEC Montréal, Canada