Miguel F. Anjos, PhD, FCAE
miguel-f.anjos@polymtl.ca

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Current

Postdoctoral Researchers


Doctoral Students

  • Mariana Faria Pires Gama Rocha, Industrial Engineering (since September 2016).

  • Mathieu Tanneau, Engineering Mathematics (since September 2015), co-supervised with Andrea Lodi.
Mr. Tanneau was awarded an Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Full Scholarship to attend the ESA 27th Annual Conference and Expo 2017.

  • Michael David De Souza Dutra, Engineering Mathematics (since September 2015), co-supervised with Sébastien Le Digabel.
Mr. Dutra is supported by a Ciência sem Fronteiras scholarship.

  • Christian Bingane, Engineering Mathematics (since January 2015), co-supervised with Sébastien Le Digabel.

  • Vilmar Jefté Rodrigues de Sousa, Engineering Mathematics (since January 2015), co-supervised with Sébastien Le Digabel.

  • Thibault Barbier, Industrial Engineering (since June 2014)
Mr. Barbier was awarded a BMP Innovation Scholarship jointly by NSERC and FRQNT for 2014-2017 with ExPretio Technologies Inc. as the industrial partner.

  • Jesús Andrés Rodríguez Sarasty, Engineering Mathematics, co-supervised with Guy Desaulniers  (since August 2013)

  • Ahmed Chaouachi, PhD student in Operations Research at University of Montreal, co-supervised with Patrice Marcotte (since September 2012).

  • Juan Alejandro Gómez Herrera, Engineering Mathematics (since May 2012)
Mr. Gómez Herrera was awarded a 2017 Mitacs-Inria Globalink Scholarship for the project Optimal energy management in a smart building with storage.

Masters Students

  • Rachel Stephenson (MSc in Operational Research, University of Edinburgh, 2017)

  • Diego Beas Lagos (MSc in Operational Research, University of Edinburgh, 2017)

  • Émilie Chénier, Energy Engineering (since January 2017)

  • Mathilde K. Bourque, Energy Engineering (since September 2016).

  • Neda Etebari Alamdari, Industrial Engineering (since September 2015), co-supervised with Gilles Savard
Ms. Etebari Alamdari is supported by a BMP Innovation Scholarship for 2015-2017, jointly funded by NSERC and FRQNT with ExPretio Technologies Inc. as industrial partner.

  • Adrien Barbry, Energy Engineering (since September 2015)

Past

Postdoctoral Researchers

  • Zhao Sun (co-supervised with Andrea Lodi, September 2015 - August 2016)
Dr. Sun is now a developer of financial software at Symetrics.

Dr. Fomeni was awarded a 2014 GERAD Postdoctoral Scholarship.  He is now a Research Associate at Lancaster University, U.K.

Dr. Góez was awarded a 2013 GERAD Postdoctoral Scholarship.  He is now Post Doktor (similar to Assistant Professor) at the Norwegian School of
Economics, Norway.

Dr. Gilbert is now at Argonne National Laboratories, U.S.A.

  • James Ostrowski (co-supervised with A. Vannelli, January 2009 - November 2010)  
Dr. Ostrowski is now an Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, U.S.A.

Dr. Engau was awarded the Best Poster Prize at MOPTA 2008, and the Second Poster Prize at the MITACS Conference 2009. He is now an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado-Denver, U.S.A.

Dr. Vera is now an Assistant Professor at Tilburg University, The Netherlands.

Dr. Hatzl is now an Assistant Professor at the Graz University of Technology, Austria.

Dr. Bautista was awarded a MITACS Best Student Paper 2006 Prize for the paper Formulation of Oligopolistic Competition in AC Power Networks: An NLP Approach (co-authored with M.F.Anjos and A. Vannelli). Dr. Bautista is now Director of Market Analysis and Forecasting at the California Independent System Operator.

Dr. Takouda is now an Assistant Professor at Laurentian University, Canada.

Doctoral Students

Thesis title:  Lissage optimal de la charge électrique en présence de sources d’énergies renouvelables via le pilotage de la consommation des chauffe-eau.  Dr. Ismail is now an Operations Research Analyst at GIRO.

Thesis title: Semide finite Programming Approaches and Software Tools for Quadratic Programs with Linear Complementarity Constraints.
Dr. Gillett is now a Merchant Optimization Developer at Shopify.

  • Elspeth Adams (PhD in Engineering Mathematics, Polytechnique Montreal, 2015)
Thesis title: A Novel Approach to Tightening Semidefi nite Relaxations for Certain Combinatorial Problems. This thesis was nominated for the Best Thesis Prize at Polytechnique Montreal, and Dr. Adams was a member of the Polytechnique team that placed second at the MOPTA 2014 Competition. She is now a Business Analyst at EA Games.

  • Bissan Ghaddar (PhD in Management Sciences, University of Waterloo, 2011)
Thesis title: New Conic Optimization Techniques for Solving Binary Polynomial Programming Problems (co-supervised with J.C. Vera).  Dr. Ghaddar was awarded an NSERC CGS for 2009-2011, and Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) for 2007-2008 and 2008-2009.  She was awarded the Fraser Research Prize 2008 for the Best Research Paper by a graduate student in the Department of Management Sciences at the University of Waterloo.  She was also a member of the Waterloo team that won the CORS 2008 SIMUL8 Simulation Competition. She is now an Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo, Canada.

  • Chaomin Luo (PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo, 2008) 
Thesis title: Novel Convex Optimization Techniques for VLSI Floorplanning (co-supervised with A. Vannelli). Dr. Luo was awarded an NSERC Doctoral Scholarship for 2003-2005, and an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) for 2005-2006. He was awarded the SWORD 2007 Best Presentation Award for the talk entitled Large-Scale Fixed-Outline Floorplanning Design Using Convex Optimization Techniques (co-authored with M.F. Anjos and A. Vannelli). He is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Detroit-Mercy.

  • Jose Rafael Avalos Muñoz (PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo, 2008)
Thesis title: Analysis and Application of Optimization Techniques to Power System Security and Electricity Markets (co-supervised with C. Cañizares).  Dr. Avalos Muñoz was supported by a CONACYT Scholarship for 2004-2007.  After graduating, he was hired as an Associate Regional Transmission Engineer at the California Independent System Operator.

  • Andrew Drake (PhD in Operational Research, University of Southampton, 2009)
Thesis title: Approaches for Solving Some Scheduling and Routing Problems (co-supervised with C. Potts).  Dr. Drake was supported by a scholarship from EPSRC.  After graduating, he was hired as a Researcher at the University of Southampton.

Masters Students

  • Nicolas Barris, Industrial Engineering (since January 2014)
Mr. Barris was supported by a Mitacs Internship with Hydro-Quebec as industrial partner.  He is now a Project Manager at Lainco Inc.

  • Xiaoxi Xu (MScA in Applied Mathematics, Polytechnique Montreal, 2013)
After graduating, Ms. Xu was hired as an Analyst by GIRO.

  • Thibault Barbier  (MScA in Applied Mathematics, Polytechnique Montreal, 2013)
Mr. Barbier is working on his PhD at Polytechnique Montreal.

  • Giuseppe Costanzo (MScA in Electrical Engineering, Polytechnique Montreal, 2011)
Dr. Costanzo subsequently completed a PhD at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and is now an R&D Engineer at ETEL S.A.

  • Uwe Truetsch (Diplom Wirtschaftsmathematik, University of Cologne, 2010)
After graduating, Dr. Truetsch completed a PhD at the University of Tilburg, The Netherlands.

  • Jie Hu (MASc in Management Sciences, University of Waterloo, 2011) 
After graduating, Mr. Hu was hired as a Business Analyst by Canadian Tire.

  • Sabrina Bernardi (MMath in Computational Mathematics, University of Waterloo, 2010)
Ms. Bernardi was awarded an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) for 2009-2010.  She received the Best Presentation Prize in Computational Mathematics for 2010.  After graduating, she was hired as a Business Application Analyst by One-Eighty Corp.

  • Elspeth Adams (MASc in Management Sciences, University of Waterloo, 2010)
Ms. Adams was awarded an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) for 2009-2010.  After graduating, she completed a PhD at Polytechnique Montreal under my supervision.

  • Jason Landry (MASc in Management Sciences, University of Waterloo, 2009)
Mr. Landry was awarded an NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship for 2007-2009.  After graduating, he was hired as an Analyst by Concentra (UK).

  • Ginger Yen (MASc in Management Sciences, University of Waterloo, 2008)
Ms. Yen was awarded an Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (OGSST) for May 2007 - August 2008.  After graduating, she was hired as an Analyst by IMS Health.

  • Bryan Leung (MASc in Management Sciences, University of Waterloo, 2008)
Mr. Leung was awarded an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) for 2006-2007.  After graduating, he was hired by Ontario Power Generation Inc.

  • Ibolya Jankovits (MASc in Management Sciences, University of Waterloo, 2007)
Ms. Jankovits was awarded an Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (OGSST) for 2005-2006, and an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) for 2006-2007.  After graduating, she was hired as a System Analyst for Deloitte.

  • Bissan Ghaddar (MASc in Management Sciences, University of Waterloo, 2007).
Ms. Ghaddar was awarded the Annual Clough Memorial Award 2006 and the El-Gabbani Annual Scholarship 2006, both from the Department of Management Sciences at the University of Waterloo, in recognition of superior scholarship. After graduating, she completed her PhD under my supervision.

  • Laksmi W. Suharsono (MSc in Management Science, University of Southampton, 2003)
After graduating, Ms. Suharsono was hired as an SAP Consultant in Indonesia.

  • Nicole Pulici (MSc in Operational Research, University of Southampton, 2003)
After graduating, Ms. Pulici was hired as a Transport Planner for WS Atkins PLC (UK).

  • Jonathan Hall (MSc in Operational Research, University of Southampton, 2003)
After graduating, Mr. Hall was hired as an Operations Research Analyst for Scott Wilson (UK).

Research Internship Students

  • Vilmar Jefté Rodrigues de Sousa (ISIMA, Université Blaise Pascal), co-supervised with Sébastien Le Digabel, April-August 2014
The internship of Mr. de Sousa was supported by a Visiting Undergraduate Trainee Scholarship from GERAD.

  • Tristan Rigaut (ENSTA ParisTech), co-supervised with Michel Gendreau, April-October 2014

  • Quentin Laudereau (Ecole Polytechnique Paris), co-supervised with Guchuan Zhu, April-July 2014

  • Dorien Meijer Cluwen (University of Twente), August-December 2013

  • Monishaa Manickavasagam (University of Calgary), October-December 2013
The internship of Ms. Manickavasagam was supported by a full scholarship from the Fonds de recherche du Quebec -- Nature et technologies (FRQNT).

Undergraduate Researchers

  • Guillaume Baggio Ferla, undergraduate research assistant, October 2016 - April 2017.
Mr. Baggio Ferla was awarded a competitive Unité de participation et d'initiation à la recherche (UPIR) undergraduate research scholarship by Polytechnique Montreal.
  • Frédéric Ebacher, undergraduate research assistant, October 2014-April 2015
Mr. Ebacher was awarded a competitive Unité de participation et d'initiation à la recherche (UPIR) undergraduate research scholarship by Polytechnique Montreal.
  • Mr. Zack Zhu, undergraduate research assistant, January-April 2009
  • Mr. Alan Thai, undergraduate research assistant, January-April 2009
  • Ms. Christie Kong, co-op research student, September-December 2007; undergraduate research assistant, January-August 2008
  • Mr. Rajesh Kumar, undergraduate research assistant, September 2007-April 2008
  • Ms. Felicia Wong, NSERC Undergraduate Summer Research Award (USRA), May-August 2006
  • Mr. Mirue Choi, co-op research student, September-December 2004