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10 Mar 2020

Congratulations to Mehdi Mahnam for receiving the Best Theoretical Dissertation Award in 2020 from the Iranian Institute of Industrial Engineering!

Posted ByAnnik Bernatchez

Mehdi Mahnam, who finished his Ph.D. in industrial engineering under the supervision of professors Michel Gendreau, Louis-Martin Rousseau, and Nadia Lahrichi this summer, won the Iranian Institute of Industrial Engineering’s (IIIE) Best Theoretical Dissertation Award for his doctoral dissertation, titled “Column Generation-Based Techniques for Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT) Treatment Planning.”

IIIE presented Mehdi with this award at the 16th International Industrial Engineering conference in Tehran. The IIIE Best Dissertation Award was established to recognize the promising young investigator who authored the best Ph.D. theses of the year in the field of industrial engineering in two categories of theory and practice.