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Professor Vedat Verter elected Board Member of POMS

Professor Vedat Verter has been elected as a Board Member of Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) for a two-year term starting January 2016. With more than 2,000 members, POMS is a premier international professional organization that brings together the POM scholars and professionals from around the world. Its flagship journal Production and Operations Management is on the Financial Times 45 and Business Week 20 lists. Read more about POMS.

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Published on : 09 Feb 2016

A bi-objective model for the used oil location-routing problem

Authors: Zhao, J. and Verter, V. Publication: Computers & Operations Research

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Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Supply chain design for unlocking the value of remanufacturing under uncertainty

Authors: Chen, W., Kucukyazici, B., Verter, V., Jesús Sáenz, M. Publication: European Journal of Operational Research Abstract: 

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Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Maximal Accessibility Network Design in the Public Sector

Authors: Aboolian, R., Berman, O. and Vedat Verter Publication: Transportation Science Abstract: 

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Published on : 01 May 2015

An eye for efficiency

A new strategy leads to the improvement of cataract surgery 

Published on : 25 Feb 2015

Double and triple threats: When an extra degree pays off

Sam Sadeghi’s career seems to be on a trajectory that only goes up. The electrical engineer has been working full-time in his field since graduating with a bachelor’s degree from Ryerson University in 2004. He continued to work full-time while pursuing a master’s in power electronics, which he earned from Ryerson in 2008. The only time he didn’t work was when he took a four-month leave in 2009 to take core courses for his master’s in business administration at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Published on : 25 Sep 2014

CTV Montreal: Are freight trains a risk?

McGill Prof Vedat Verter discusses a new train safety report. Watch full video: CTV Montreal

Published on : 28 Aug 2014

"Matching Patient and Physician Preferences in Designing a Primary Care Facility Network," Journal of the Operational Research Society

Authors: Güneş, Evrim Didem; Yaman, Hande; Çekyay, Bora; Verter, Vedat Publication: Journal of the Operational Research Society, April 2014 Abstract: 

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Published on : 03 Apr 2014

Making Decisions about Activity-Based Financing in Health Care: Payment Mechanisms and Policy Goals

Authors: Strumpf, Erin; Faraj, Samer; Verter, Vedat Abstract: 

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Published on : 07 Mar 2014

CHQR NEWS TALK 770

Professor Vedat Verter was interviewed by Angela Kokott, host of Calgary Today – CHQR NEWS TALK 770 radio. The interview focused on the protective directive issued by Transport Minister Lisa Raitt requiring rail companies to inform municipalities about the volume and type of hazardous materials being shipped through their jurisdiction. Listen to full interview (choose November 20, 5:00 PM, 47:00): CHQR 770, November 20, 2013

Published on : 21 Nov 2013

Crude Oil Shipments from the US to Canada

Professor Vedat Verter talks to CHQR News Talk 770 Radio about crude oil shipments from the US to Canada. Listen to full interview (select August 12, 2013 - 10:00 am, scroll to minute 35:00): CHQR News Talk 770 Radio, August 12, 2013

Published on : 14 Aug 2013

Transport des marchandises dangereuses - Le silence radioactif d'Ottawa

La catastrophe de Lac-Mégantic a ravivé les inquiétudes liées au projet canado-américain de transport d'uranium sous forme liquide. Devant les craintes soulevées, le gouvernement Harper réplique que l'entente vise à " réduire la menace que pose le terrorisme international". Mais il ne dit mot des conséquences possibles, un silence radioactif qui ne rassure pas les experts, étant donné les carences de Transports Canada en matière de transport des marchandises dangereuses.

Published on : 14 Aug 2013

Emergency Directives for Rail: Is It Enough?

Professor Vedat Verter analyzes the latest instructions from Transport Canada. Watch full interview: CTV News, July 30, 2013

Published on : 02 Aug 2013

"Product Reuse in Innovative Industries," Production and Operations Management

Authors: Galbreth, Michael; Boyaci, Tamer; Verter, Vedat Publication: Production and Operations Management, 2013 Abstract:

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Published on : 02 Aug 2013

Professor Vedat Verter awarded CFI Grant

Professor Vedat Verter was awarded the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Leaders Opportunity Fund grant in the amount of $ 146,583 for his project titled “Real Time Location Systems: An Opportunity for Improving Operational Decisions in Acute Care.” With a matching cash contribution from the Quebec government as well as in-kind contributions from vendors, the total project budget amounts to $366,456.

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Published on : 06 Jun 2013