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2016-17 Desautels Teaching Awards

Wed, 2017-05-17 12:21

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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Juan Serpa awarded 2017 FRQSC New Academics Grant

Mon, 2017-05-15 13:12

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".

This project will study the effect of supply chain proximity on product quality with data from the auto industry. To this end, we merge four independent data sources, collecting

(i) auto part failure rates,

(ii) upstream component factory locations,

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

Thu, 2017-05-11 11:00

Authors: Mohammad E. Nikoofal, Mehmet Gümüş

Publication: Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Forthcoming

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Thesis Defense Presentation: Hedayat Alibeiki

Tue, 2017-05-30 13:15 - 14:15
Bronfman Building : Room 310, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

 

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

Thu, 2017-04-20 16:07

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

Fri, 2017-03-31 12:20

AuthorsMadani, A., Gallix, B., Pugh, C.M.,  Azagury, D., Bradley, P., Fowler, D., Hannaford, B., Macdonald, S., Miyasaka, K., Nuño, N., Szold, A., Verter, V.Aggarwal, R. 

Publication: Simnovate supplement 

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Binary decision rules for multistage adaptive mixed-integer optimization

Fri, 2017-03-31 12:07

Authors: Bertsimas, D., Georghiou, A. 

Publication: Mathematical Programming 

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Supply-chain tests and solutions for growing Lush handmade cosmetics

Fri, 2017-03-24 11:53

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.

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

Wed, 2017-03-22 11:54

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

Publication: International Journal of Production Economics

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Desautels students uncover the secret to a successful movie

Thu, 2017-03-02 10:52

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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