Gilbert Laporte

Gilbert Laporte obtained his Ph.D. in Operations Research at the London School of Economics in 1975. He is professor of Operations Research at HEC Montréal, Canada Research Chair in Distribution Management, adjunct Professor at Molde University College, honorary visiting professor at the University of Liverpool, and distinguished professor at the Eindhoven University of Technology.  Read more



The mission of the Canada Research Chair in Distribution Management is to:
1. carry out and increase research activities in distribution management at HEC;
2. solve problems arising from the distribution management industry and the public sector;
3. create new synergies by initiating multidisciplinary research programs involving faculty from several departments, research centres and chairs, Read more

Scientific program

Programmation scientifique

The scientific program of the Chair focuses on developing innovative methodologies and solving complex problems. The Chair’s research projects can be divided into three categories, depending on the planning level considered: strategic, tactical and operational.  Read more