Professor Rousseau is a professor in the department of Mathématiques et Génie Induistriel at École Polytechnique de Montréal, one of the most globally recognized academic institutions for operations research. Rousseau is among the most respected optimization experts in Canada.
Rousseau’s professional accolades include winning the Canadian OR Society (CORS) Practice Prize in 2017 and 2018; CORS Best Student Papers (supervisor) in 2014 and 2017; and the CORS Healthcare Best Student Paper (supervisor) in 2017. He currently holds a Canada Research Chair (2016-2023), and has held grants from Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Nature et les Technologies (FQRNT); Mitacs; NSERC Discovery, CRD, and VCO programs; and private institutions including MedTeq and FPInnovations.
As of 2019, he has published 71 journal articles and 31 conference proceedings. Additionally, Rousseau has supervised 28 PhD students, 28 thesis Master’s students, and 19 postdoctoral fellows. In terms of service, Rousseau has been the Vice President of CORS (2016) and received the CORS Service Award in 2017. He has helped organize numerous conferences, most notably chairing ICCR 2019 and INFORMS/CORS 2015.