The IFORS VP for ALIO, Horacio Hideki Yanasse, is pleased to announce that the IFORS ELAVIO scholarship has been awarded to Mariano Frutos from Argentina and María Fernanda Salazar from Ecuador. They were selected from applicants who came from different parts of the world i.e. Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, Iran, Mexico, Phillipines and Turkey.
Search for the XIII ELAVIO Summer Institute IFORS Fellow
IFORS is pleased to announce its sponsorship of a participant to join the Summer School organized under the auspices of the Latin American Association of Operations Research Societies Summer School for Young Scholars (ELAVIO). The ELAVIO Summer Institute will be held in El Fuerte (Sinaloa), 60 Km from Los Mochis, in the north- western part of Mexico, from August 9-14, 2009.
Sponsored by ALIO (Latin American Association of Operations Research Societies) and IFORS (International Federation of Operations Research Societies), the School is organized by the Faculty of the Universidad de Occidente, with the cooperation of the Faculties of Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Universidad de Sonora, and Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa.
The School will include mini-courses and tutorials, discussion panels, and conferences on advanced topics of research interest. The participants will have the opportunity of presenting their work. The areas to be covered are (but not limited to): Optimization Multiobjective and Multicriteria, Heuristics and Metaheuristics, Mathematical Programming, Fuzzy Logic, Decision Support Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Simulation, Networks, Logistics.
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IFORS will cover participant’s airfare from his/her country (subject to a maximum limit) while ELAVIO will provide the living expenses during the School.
• Have done work in the field of Optimization Multiobjective and multicriteria, Heuristics and Metaheuristics, Mathematical Programming, Fuzzy Logic, Decision Support Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Simulation, Networks, Logistics;
• Are not more than 35 years old;
• Come from a developing country;
• Can present your unpublished work and answer questions in English;
• Are highly recommended by your adviser in your area of work;
• Can comply with the requirement to report on the outcome of the activity and how it has helped you in your work,
Submit your curriculum vitae and a two-page abstract of the work you intend to present, together with a recommendation by your adviser on or before March 15, 2009 to:
Horacio Hideki Yanasse
IFORS Vice President for ALIO
Telefax No. +55 12 39456375
Phone: +55 12 39456551
Mailing Address: INPE/LAC
Avenida dos Astronautas 1758, CP 515
12245-970 Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Submissions through e-mail are acceptable. The selected applicant will be notified on April 12, 2009 at the latest. Candidates from developing countries have some advantage in the selection.