Oleksandr Romanko has been awarded a MITACS Elevate Post-Doctoral Fellowship to be held at McMaster University and Algorithmics Inc. He is among six researchers at McMaster who received funding through the Government of Canada's new Elevate program with MITACS Inc. Oleksandr works along with Antoine Deza at McMaster and Quantitative Research Group at Algorithmics Inc. on projects related to optimization in finance and risk management. Oleksandr Romanko was profiled in The Hamilton Spectator article on July 31, 2010. The postdoctoral program is highlighted at McMaster daily news, Faculty of Engineering and the Department of Computing and Software.