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Andre Cire

Andre Augusto Cire

Andre Augusto Cire

Associate 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 Associate Professor at the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Scarborough, cross-appointed with the Operations Management area at the Rotman School of Management. Andre's research investigates new methodologies to address large-scale, difficult optimization problems arising in organizations, with a focus on discrete optimization, scheduling, social good, and healthcare applications. Andre's research agenda considers formal approaches that incorporate concepts from mathematical programming, dynamic programming, and artificial intelligence to derive actionable insights and computationally efficient techniques. 

Selected Publications - Papers

Research and Teaching Interests

Dynamic Programming, Mathematical Programming, Stochastic Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics

Honors and Awards

  • 2020

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

  • 2019

    Research Excellence Award, Department of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough

  • 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