December 5, 2013
On December 4, HEC Montréal saluted the excellence of faculty members with its 2013 Research and Teaching Awards. A total of 13 awards were presented during the evening, which began with remarks by Professor Emeritus Daniel Racette, followed by a tribute to those professors who have retired in the past year and who were officially granted the title of Honorary Professor. They are: Jean-Charles Chebat* (Marketing), Louise Côté (Accounting), Robert Desormeaux (Marketing), Ruth Dupré* (Applied Economics), Laurent Lapierre* (Management) and Roch Ouellet (Management Sciences).
Congratulations to these new honorary professors and to all the award winners!
Professor Emeritus Daniel Racette and HEC Montréal Director Michel Patry.
Honorary Professor Louise Côté and Michel Patry.
Honorary Professor Robert Desormeaux and Michel Patry.
Michel Patry and Honorary Professor Roch Ouellet.
OVERALL AWARD WINNERS
Contribution to the School’s renown
Teaching – book and innovation
Teaching – cases
This award salutes the remarkable contribution made by a professor to HEC Montréal’s renown, through his or her activities and achievements in the academic, professional and public spheres over the past three years. The 2013 winner is François Colbert, Full Professor (Marketing) and holder of the Carmelle and Rémi Marcoux Chair in Arts Management.
Johanne Brunet, Director of the Department of Marketing, François Colbert and Michel Patry.
The recipient constantly strives to improve his or her teaching performance, to create an environment conducive to students' intellectual development and to instil in them the desire to excel and work hard. The award winner is recognized by his or her peers and students as an exceptional teacher.
Associate or guest professor
The 2013 winner is Johanne Brunet, Associate Professor (Marketing).
Johanne Brunet and Michel Patry.
Assistant or guest professor with career potential
The 2013 winner is Nicolas Vincent, Assistant Professor (Applied Economics), promoted to Associate Professor on June 1, 2013.
Benoit Dostie, Director of the Institute of Applied Economics, Nicolas Vincent and Michel Patry.
Lecturer, full-time faculty lecturer or full-time lecturer
The 2013 winner is Saad Serghini Idrissi, Lecturer (Management Sciences) and Co-ordinator of the Centre d'aide en mathématiques.
Geneviève Gauthier, Director of the Department of Management Sciences, Saad Serghini Idrissi and Michel Patry.
This award recognizes the excellence of scientific and professional publications by an associate professor over the past three years. The 2013 winner is Robert Clark, Associate Professor (Applied Economics).
Benoit Dostie, Robert Boivin, Vice-President, College and University, Chenelière Éducation, Robert Clark and Michel Patry.
This award recognizes the excellence of scientific and professional publications by an assistant professor or guest professor with career potential, over the past three years. The 2013 winner is Ana Ortiz de Guinea Lopez de Arana, Assistant Professor (Information Technologies).
Jacques Robert, Director of the Department of Information Technologies, Ana Ortiz de Guinea Lopez de Arana and Michel Patry.
François-Albert Angers Award
This award recognizes the quality of a textbook written in French by one or more professors, researchers, full-time faculty lecturers or full-time lecturers, and published during the year. To be eligible, the textbook must be intended for use in one or more courses. The 2013 winner is Pascal François, Full Professor (Finance), for Stratégies financières.
Simon Lalancette, Director of the Department of Finance, Pascal François and Michel Patry.
This award recognizes the quality of a book written in a language other than French and published during the year, or one not specifically intended for use in one or more courses, by one or more professors, researchers, full-time faculty lecturers or full-time lecturers. The 2013 winner is Bruno Rémillard,* Full Professor (Management Sciences), for Statistical Methods for Financial Engineering.
Michel Patry and Geneviève Gauthier (accepting the award on behalf of Bruno Rémillard).
This award recognizes the best teaching innovation designed and implemented during the year by one or more professors, researchers, full-time faculty lecturers or full-time lecturers. The 2013 winner is Mai Thi Thanh Thai, Assistant Professor (International Business), for the International Graduate Competition.
Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné, Director of the Department of International Business, Mai Thi Thanh Thai and Michel Patry.
This award recognizes the authors of business cases featuring one or more women managers. The 2013 co-winners are Jacqueline Cardinal, Researcher associated with the Pierre Péladeau Chair in Leadership and researcher, writer and biographer for Gestion, and Laurent Lapierre*, Honorary Professor (Management), for their case entitled Ève-Lyne Biron et Biron Groupe Santé.
Alix Mandron, Director of the Case Centre, Ève-Lyne Biron, Jacqueline Cardinal and Michel Patry.
This award salutes the quality of a case published in the International Journal of Case Studies in Management. Normand Turgeon, Full Professor (Marketing), for his case entitled La coopérative Just us! Coffee Roasters, tied with Florian Lüdeke-Freund, Research Associate and doctoral student at the Centre for Sustainability Management, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg (Germany), and Dimitar Zvezdov, PhD, Research and Teaching Assistant at the same centre in Germany, for their case entitled La fonction de gestionnaire chez BP: prise de décision et responsabilités en haute mer.
Alix Mandron, Normand Turgeon and Michel Patry.
*Absent from the award ceremony