June 27, 2019
Professor Gilbert Laporte has been made a Fellow of VeRoLog (Vehicle Routing and Logistics Optimization), a European research group. The distinction was presented at the latest VeRoLog conference, in Seville, on June 4.
Professor Laporte is only the third researcher in the world to be named a Fellow of this group, after Paolo Toth and Bruce Golden. He was honoured in recognition of his contributions throughout his professional career.
VeRoLog Fellows have made fundamental and sustained contributions to vehicle routing and logistics optimization and have influenced the field through their writings, teaching, service, and nurturing of younger professionals.
VeRoLog is the second-largest working group of the EURO association, founded to promote operational research throughout Europe.
Gilbert Laporte in brief
A prolific and influential author
Teacher and mentor