For their visiting period in Delft, A.M. Bernardelli and S. Milanesi won a TAILOR grant. TAILOR is a vibrant network whose task is to connect all the best European AI labs and we could not be more excited to be a part of it. #WeAreTAILOR

Second place at AIMMS-MOPTA Optimization Modeling Competition 2022

We were tasked to develop an efficient and implementable optimization model with a user interface. The goal was to find the best solutions for surgery scheduling in flexible operating rooms under uncertainty. A.M. Bernardelli, L. Bonasera, E. Vercesi, advised by D. Duma, won the second place.

"premio etic" 2022: first award for district 2050

The competition aimed at rewarding the best master's and doctoral thesis that focus on the topic of digital ethics. The awarded thesis, by S. Milanesi, concerns the study of causal relationships between new positives and the human and health costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. The conclusions drawn are a useful tool for policy makers to gain an informed view of the pandemic phenomenon: here's the publication (in Italian). The prize was bestowed by Rotary International and AICA.

distinguished paper award at cpaior 2020

S. Gualandi, L.-M. Rousseau, and P.-Y. Bouchet won the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Integration of Artificial Intelligence and Operations Research techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimization Problems (CPAIOR), 2020. The awarded paper is entitled Primal Heuristics for Wasserstein Barycenters.