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Pro-rector Grazia Speranza awarded Honorary Degree from the University of Freiburg

On Friday November 15 2019, during the opening ceremony of the Academic Year, the University of Freiburg in Switzerland conferred the honorary degree to Prof. Grazia Speranza, Pro-Vice Canchellor of the University of Brescia.

The honorary degree represents a very important recognition for Speranza’s research activity. She is Lecturer of Operations Research and President of IFORS (International Federation of Operational Research Societies), former President of EURO (Association of European Operational Research Societies) and of TLS (Transportation Science and Logistics Society). Author of over 200 scientific articles published in international journals and volumes, editorial manager of many scientific journals, speaker and member of the scientific committees of the most important international conferences in the sector, Professor Speranza is recognized nationally and internationally as one of the most authoritative female scientists in the field of applied sciences. Since 2016 she is one of the hundred best Italian experts on «Stem» (acronym of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), selected from the online database 100esperte.it, promoted by the Pavia Observatory and the GiULiA Journalist Association.

The honorary doctorates of the University of Freiburg include Juan Carlos Re di Spagna, Mario Botta and Roberto Saviano.

Friday, November 15, 2019