Transport and Mobility Laboratory
INFORMS Best Paper Award
The paper “A Two-Stage Route Optimization Algorithm for Light Aircraft Transport Systems”, by Sharif Azadeh, S., Bierlaire, M., and Maknoon, Y., published in Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies in 2019, has won the 2019 Minority Issues Best Paper Competition organized by INFORMS, the leading international association for Operations Research and Analytics professionals.
Dr Yuki Oyama appointed Assistant Professor
Dr. Yuki Oyama has been appointed a project assistant professor at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo, Japan. He will join the group in October 2019.
New approach to energy strategy accounts for uncertainty
EPFL scientists have developed a model that can help policymakers factor in uncertainty when they map out their energy strategies. Today such strategies are based largely on forecasts of fuelprices, technology costs and energy demand. However, these forecasts are often incorrect and can lead to flawed decisions.