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

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Current

Doctoral Students

  • Julie Sliwak, Engineering Mathematics (since August 2018), co-supervised with Lucas Létocart


  • Neda Etebari Alamdari, Engineering Mathematics (since January 2018), co-supervised with Gilles Savard 

  • Mathieu Besançon, Engineering Mathematics (since September 2017), co-supervised with Luce Brotcorne  

  • Vinicius Neves Motta, Engineering Mathematics (since September 2017), co-supervised with Michel Gendreau  

  • 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 a highly competitive Merit Scholarship for Foreign Students (PBEEE) by the FRQNT for 2018-2021 and 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.

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

Masters Students

  • Viviane Aubin, Energy Engineering (since September 2018)

  • 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

Doctoral Students

Thesis title: Optimisation et simulation pour le problème de disponibilité de l'offre sous comportement d'achat.  Dr. Barbier was awarded a BMP Innovation Scholarship jointly by NSERC and FRQNT for 2014-2017 with ExPretio Technologies Inc. as the industrial partner.  Dr. Barbier is now a Senior Scientist at ExPretio Technologies Inc.

Thesis title: Mixed-Integer Programming Approaches for Generator Maintenance Scheduling in Hydropower Systems.  Dr. Rodríguez Sarasty was awarded a Mitacs Accelerate Internship for 2016-2017, in partnership with Rio Tinto.  He is pursuing postdoctoral research at HEC Montreal.  

Thesis title: Global Optimization of the Max-k-Cut Problem.  Dr. Rodrigues de Sousa is pursuing postdoctoral research at Polytechnique Montreal.

Thesis title: User-oriented demand response for smart buildings. Dr.  Gómez Herrera is now a research associate at Polytechnique Montreal.

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 Technical Lead (Operations Research) at Kronos Inc.

Thesis title: Semide finite Programming Approaches and Software Tools for Quadratic Programs with Linear Complementarity Constraints.
Dr. Gillett is now a Data 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 Electronic Arts.

  • 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 of Management Science at the Ivey Business School.

  • 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 now 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

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

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

  • Nicolas Barris (MScA in Industrial Engineering, Polytechnique Montreal, 2015)
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)
Dr. Barbier is now a Senior Scientist at ExPretio Technologies Inc.

  • 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