Profesor Esteban Lopez from Universidad de Holguín (Cuba) was visiting our group (November 2018). Prof. Lopez has shared his knowledge in transportation with the students of the subject Operations Research in two lectures. On the research part, we have worked on the extension of a previous work about the operational planning of sugar cane harvest (A decision support system to manage the supply chain of sugar cane).
The paper entitled "Discrete event simulation of a pigmeat packing plant" has received the Best Paper Award in the 14th International Multidisciplinary Modelling and Simulation Multiconference I3M2017 . The paper was coauthored by members of the Alba25 group (Lluís Miquel Plà-Aragonés, Adela Pagès-Bernaus, Eva Novoa-Tufet and Jordi Mateo-Fornés) and by members of the hosting company (P. Terrafeta, D. Mendiroiz, L. Pérez-Cánova and S. López-Nogales).