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2016-17 Desautels Teaching Awards

Congratulations to Professor Juan Serpa and Professor Sujata Madan who have been selected as the recipients of the 2016-17 Desautels Faculty Teaching Award for Undergraduate and Graduate teaching, respectively. 

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Published: 17 May 2017

Juan Serpa awarded 2017 FRQSC New Academics Grant

Juan Serpa, Assistant Professor in Operations Management was recently awarded a 2017 FRQSC New Academics Grant for his project "Estimation de la relation entre la qualité du produit et la proximité de la chaîne d'approvisement".

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Published: 15 May 2017

Quality at the Source or at the End? Managing Supplier Quality Under Information Asymmetry

Authors: Mohammad E. Nikoofal, Mehmet Gümüş

Publication: Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Forthcoming

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Published: 11 May 2017

Restructuring the resident training system for improving the equity of access to primary care

Authors: Anna Graber-Naidich, Michael W. Cartera, Vedat Verter

Publication: European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 258, Issue 3, 1 May 2017, Pages 1143–1155

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Published: 20 Apr 2017

Evaluating the role of simulation in healthcare innovation: recommendations of the Simnovate Medical Technologies Domain Group

Authors: Madani, A., Gallix, B., Pugh, C.M.,  Azagury, D., Bradley, P., Fowler, D., Hannaford, B., Macdonald, S...

Published: 31 Mar 2017

Binary decision rules for multistage adaptive mixed-integer optimization

Authors: Bertsimas, D., Georghiou, A. 

Publication: Mathematical Programming 

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Published: 31 Mar 2017

Supply-chain tests and solutions for growing Lush handmade cosmetics

Lush’s North American factories in Vancouver and Etobicoke are putting out bath bombs at a frenetic pace to keep up with the demands of the rapidly-growing company — and the extremely short turnaround that a preservative-free product line entails. But as the company and the wider organic and Fairtrade industries grow, they put increased strain on suppliers and growers....

Published: 24 Mar 2017

Facility Location and Capacity Acquisition under Carbon Tax and Emissions Limits: To Centralize or To Decentralize?

Authors: Turken, N.,  Carrillo, J., Verter, V.

Publication: International Journal of Production Economics

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Published: 22 Mar 2017

Desautels students uncover the secret to a successful movie

A team of Desautels undergraduate researchers from a business statistics class taught by Assistant Professor Juan Camilo Serpa examined data from online film sites like IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes, plus box-office sales, to come up with a picture of just what it is that makes a movie successful. The team studied elements like star power, ratings and budget to determine the most influential factor.

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Published: 2 Mar 2017

Group Selling, Product Durability, and Consumer Behavior

Authors: He, Y., Ray, S., Yin, S.

Publications: Production and Operations Management

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Published: 30 Jan 2017

Pourquoi les manufacturiers doivent augmenter leur productivité de 5 % par année

«C’est extrêmement ambitieux, il faut en être conscient. Electricity symbols ks2 Mais je pose la question : avons-nous le choix ?» demande le patron des MEQ dans un entretien avec Les Affaires.

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

Business schools heed the call for more data-literate graduates

Deloitte Analytics and other companies have been pushing Canadian universities for years to produce more data-literate graduates to fill their talent needs. Their efforts appear to be paying off, with business schools ramping up their offerings in data analytics. [...]

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

Three Indo-Canadians are Honorees at Royal Society of Canada

Three Indo-Canadians have been named Honorees in the prestigious Royal Society of Canada (RSC). All three are academics teaching and conducting research in various disciplines at McGill University in Montreal.

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Published: 24 Nov 2016

Robust optimal control with adjustable uncertainty sets

Authors: Xiaojing Zhanga, X., Kamgarpoura, M., Georghiou, A., and Lygeros, J.

Publication: Automatica

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Published: 18 Nov 2016

Congratulations to Professor Vedat Verter on receiving a CIHR/SSHRC Healthy and Productive Work Partnership Development Grant

Congratulations to Professor Vedat Verter (Co-investigator) on receiving a CIHR/SSHRC Healthy and Productive Work Partnership Development Grant for, Strengths-Based Nursing Management and Leadership Training with Innovative Story-sharing. This program is very competitive; of the 20 grants awarded, McGill University was granted one.

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Published: 16 Sep 2016

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