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Andre Cire

Andre Augusto Cire

Andre Augusto Cire

Assistant Professor of Operations Management , Department of Management at University of Toronto Scarborough and Rotman School of Management


PhD, Operations Research, Carnegie Mellon University, 2014
MSc, Operations Research, Carnegie Mellon University, 2010
MSc, Computer Science, University of Campinas, 2009




Andre Augusto Cire is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Management at University of Toronto Scarborough, cross-appointed with the Operations Management area at Rotman School of Management. His main research interests include discrete optimization, mathematical programming, constraint programming, and practical applications of scheduling and routing. Andre's recent work focuses on hybrid methods that exploit the interface between operations management and computer science for the purpose of developing computationally efficient methods for hard and large-scale optimization problems. 

Selected Publications - Papers

Honors and Awards

  • 2015

    NSERC Discovery Grant, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

  • 2016

    Connaught Research Award, University of Toronto

  • 2016

    Doctoral Dissertation Award, Association for Constraint Programming

  • 2015

    Gerald L. Thompson Doctoral Dissertation Award in Management Science, Carnegie Mellon University

  • 2014

    UTSC Research Competitiveness Fund, University of Toronto Scarborough

  • 2014

    2014 INFORMS Computing Society Student Paper Award, INFORMS Computing Society

  • 2011

    Egon Balas Award, Carnegie Mellon University

  • 2008

    Best Paper Award, Applications Track, The 14th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming

  • 2009

    Latin American Master's Thesis Contest in Informatics, Second Place, Latin American Center for Informatics Studies

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