Maurice Queyranne is a Professor in Sauder School of Business at University of British Columbia. He received his Ph.D. in Operations Research from the University of Grenoble, France. His current research interests are in the areas of Management Science, Production and Operations Management and Combinatorial Optimization. He has published more than 80 papers in journals on operations research, mathematical programming and related areas. He has been awarded the 2016 EURO Gold Medal, Europe’s highest distinction within the field of Operations Research (OR).