Prof. Fatma Gzara and Gohram Baloch of the Department of Management Sciences recently conducted a study that looked at drone deliveries in the e-retail industry. It found that while demand for this new service is high, a slew of factors, including government regulations, technological limitations and pricing decisions, impact the feasibility of drone deliveries.
Management Sciences professor Lukasz Golab was recently featured in an article by University Affairs. The article provided an overview of data science research programs accros Canadian universities. According to Prof.
In a recent study, Management Sciences professor Lukasz Golab and graduate student Liuyan Chen used artificial intelligence (AI) and found support for the conventional wisdom that taking care of yourself makes you feel good. They built an AI computer model to identify key words in more than 700,000 anonymous online journal entries written by over 67,000 users of a mobile mood-tracking application. They found strong associations between positive moods and getting enough sleep, eating well and exercising.
A group of Management Sciences graduate students recently placed in the top 5 among 60 teams at the 2020 IMB Technology Consulting Competition. The competition, which took place at the Ivey Business School, is the "largest tech focused and student-run case competition in Canada".
The team members were Matthew Konski, Shahzeb Naveed, Zaryab Javaid, and Umer Azam - all enrolled in the Master of Management Sciences program.
A team of management engineering students was one of 4 winners at a recent Velocity Concept pitch competition. Stephanie Mills, Ian Kemp and KaylynLau, all in their third year, are developing CodeGem, an analytics tool powered by machine learning to be built into GitHub’s review process. The team took home a cash prize of $5000.
Jack Forbes, a Management Engineering alumnus, was recently interviewed on his experience working for starts ups, starting one, and eventually being accepted to the Y Combinator, an influential start-up incubator.
A management engineering Capstone Design project that explored the need for pay-and-display parking machines in Toronto took top prize in an international competition. Milan Preet Kaur, a recent management engineering graduate, presented her team’s Capstone project at the 2019 Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) Undergraduate Operations Research Prize Competition, which took place at the
Management Sciences faculty, staff, students and alumni are mourning the passing of Phil Everson, a 2017 graduate of the Management Engineering program. Phil passed away shortly after completing the Army Run in Ottawa on Sunday, September 22, 2019.
INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences) is the largest association in the field of operations research and analytics worldwide, which focuses on "scientific mathematical processes that enable organizations to turn complex challenges into substantial opportunities by transforming data into information, and information into insights that save lives, save money and solve problems".