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Marie-Ève Rancourt saluted for her innovative and inspiring research

AACSB 2019 Innovations That Inspire Challenge

April 9, 2019

Research by Professor Marie-Ève Rancourt was selected by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) as one of the winning initiatives in the 2019 Innovations That Inspire Challenge.

The Association launched the competition to identify new and inspiring research approaches that create value added.

The AACSB is an association for the accreditation and promotion of business schools, and HEC Montréal is one of the 836 institutions worldwide to hold AACSB International certification.

Professor Rancourt’s work focuses on developing specific solutions to complex optimization problems, particularly to address humanitarian crises, and have concrete spinoff.

These solutions were recently successfully applied in three parts of the world facing natural disasters:

About Marie-Ève Rancourt

Marie-Ève Rancourt holds a PhD in Administration from HEC Montréal. She has been an Associate Professor with the Department of Logistics and Operations Management since 2016. She is also a member of the Interuniversity Research Centre on Enterprise Networks, Logistics and Transportation.

Visit the research site for more information on Professor Rancourt’s work.

Marie-Ève Rancourt presenting her research project to respond to the drinking water crisis in Nepal.