Miguel Anjos, PhD, FCAE, FEUROPT, SMIEEE
Miguel.F.Anjos@ed.ac.uk

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I have supervised students in Southampton, Cologne, Waterloo, Montreal, and Edinburgh; many of them are, with their permission, listed below.

Current

Doctoral Students

  • Ilaria Salerno, University of Edinburgh (since February 2019)

  • Julie Sliwak, Polytechnique Montreal (since August 2018)

  • Éloïse Edom, Polytechnique Montreal (since May 2018)

  • Neda Etebari Alamdari, Polytechnique Montreal (since January 2018)

  • Mathieu Besançon, Polytechnique Montreal (since September 2017)

  • Vinicius Neves Motta, Polytechnique Montreal (since September 2017)

  • Mariana Faria Pires Gama Rocha, Polytechnique Montreal (since September 2016)

  • Mathieu Tanneau, Polytechnique Montreal (since September 2015)
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, Polytechnique Montreal (since September 2015)
Mr Dutra is supported by a Ciência sem Fronteiras scholarship.

Masters Students

  • Louis-Philippe Proulx, Polytechnique Montreal (since January 2019)

  • Viviane Aubin, Polytechnique Montreal (since September 2018)
Ms Aubin is the recipient of the 2018 Order of the White Rose, a $30,000 scholarship awarded annually to a Canadian woman engineering undergraduateShe was also awarded an NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship for 2018-2019, a Trottier Institute Scholarship for 2018-2020, and an FRQNT scholarship for 2019-2020.

  • Florian Pedroli, Polytechnique Montreal (since January 2018)

  • Valérie Provost, Polytechnique Montreal (since January 2018)

  • Marie Pied, Polytechnique Montreal (since January 2018)

  • Neda Etebari Alamdari, Polytechnique Montreal (since September 2015)
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, Polytechnique Montreal (since September 2015)

Past

Doctoral Students

Thesis title:  Application de l'optimisation conique au problème d'écoulement de puissance optimal.  Dr Bingane won first prize in the 2019 CORS Student Paper Competition.

Thesis title: Optimization and Simulation for Behavioural Revenue Management.  Dr Barbier was awarded a BMP Innovation Scholarship jointly by NSERC and FRQNT for 2014-2017 with ExPretio Technologies Inc. as the industrial partner.  He 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.  After graduating, Dr Rodrigues de Sousa pursued 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.

  • Adham Ismail (PhD in Industrial Engineering, Polytechnique Montreal, 2016)
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 Senior Data Scientist 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 Senior 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.  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. 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. He is now an Associate Professor at Mississippi State University.

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

Masters Students

  • Émilie Chénier (MScA in Energy Engineering, Polytechnique Montreal, 2018)
After graduating, Ms Chénier was hired by ENERCON.

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

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

  • 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.

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

Research Internship Students

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

  • Tristan Rigaut (ENSTA ParisTech), April-October 2014

  • Quentin Laudereau (Ecole Polytechnique Paris), 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.
  • Zack Zhu, undergraduate research assistant, January-April 2009
  • Alan Thai, undergraduate research assistant, January-April 2009
  • Christie Kong, co-op research student, September-December 2007; undergraduate research assistant, January-August 2008
  • Rajesh Kumar, undergraduate research assistant, September 2007-April 2008
  • Felicia Wong, NSERC Undergraduate Summer Research Award (USRA), May-August 2006