Fred Roberts Awarded Honorary Doctorate at University of Paris-Dauphine

Dr. Fred Roberts and other Dauphine officials
[June, 2013]  On June 27, 2013, Fred S. Roberts, Director Emeritus of DIMACS and Director of the Command, Control and Interoperability Center for Advanced Data Analysis (CCICADA), was awarded the title and insignia of Honorary Doctor or ‘Docteur Honoris Causa’ at the University of Paris-Dauphine.  The Honorary Doctorate Award Ceremony took place at the historic Dauphine campus, located at the Porte Dauphine in central Paris. Also honored was Joseph E. Stiglitz, Professor of Economics at Columbia University and winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in economics.  The University of Paris-Dauphine is an internationally recognized institution specializing in organization and decision sciences.
Roberts was honored for his professional and scientific achievements, which are characterized by a wide-ranging interdisciplinary vision, as well as for the relationship that he helped forge between DIMACS and the LAMSADE Center. LAMSADE (the Laboratory for Analysis and Modeling of Decision Support Systems) was established in 1974 as a joint laboratory of the University of Paris-Dauphine and CNRS specializing in the decision sciences. DIMACS and LAMSADE have collaborated on a variety of activities and have organized many joint events during their partnership of more than 10 years, including the 2010-2013 DIMACS Special Focus on Algorithmic Decision Theory, jointly organized by Roberts and LAMSADE director, Professor Alexis Tsoukias.

Pictured (left to right) are University President Laurant Batch, Professor Stiglitz, Professor Roberts and University Professor Alexis Tsoukias who introduced the honorees.
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