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NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Logistics Management

THE CHAIR - Team

Chairholder

Teodor Gabriel Crainic

Teodor Gabriel Crainic, Ph.D., FRSC
crainic.teodor@uqam.ca
TeodorGabriel.Crainic@cirrelt.ca

Professor of Operations Research, Transportation, and Logistics
NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Logistics Management, ESG UQAM
Director, Intelligent Transportation Systems Laboratory, CIRRELT

Teodor Gabriel Crainic obtained his Ph.D. in Operations Research at the Université de Montréal in 1982. He is Professor of Operations Research, Transportation, and Logistics and the NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Logistics Management at the School of Business Administration of the Université du Québec à Montréal. He is adjunct Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Operations Research of the Université de Montréal and the Department of Economics and Business Administration of the Molde University College, Norway.

He is a member of CIRRELT (he served as Director of the Centre for Research on Transportation from 1991 to 1999) and Director of its Intelligent Transportation Systems Laboratory. His research interests are in network and combinatorial optimization, meta-heuristics, and parallel computation. The main application areas are transportation, logistics, and telecommunications system planning, management, and operations, Intelligent Transportation Systems, and e-commerce.

He authored or coauthored over 130 scientific articles and coauthored STAN, a method and software for strategic planning of multimodal multicommodity transportation systems used by planning institutions in 16 countries. He co-founded TRISTAN (TRienial Symposium on Transportation Analysis) and Odysseus (International Workshop on Freight Transportation and Logistics) series of international meetings. The Université du Québec awarded him the Prize for Excellence in Research in 1993. He received the 2006 Merit Award of the Canadian Operational Research Society. He is a member of the Royal Society of Canada since 2006.

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