APS Awards and Nominations

APS Awards and Nominations

The Applied Probability Society of INFORMS offers one prize each year, alternating between the Best Publication in Applied Probability Award (in odd numbered years) and the Erlang Prize for Young Applied Probabilists (in even numbered years).

Best Student Paper Prize

Best Publication in Applied Probability Award

The Erlang Prize for Young Applied Probabilists The list of current and past members of the Prize Committee can be found here.

Award Winners
Year
Award
Winners
Affiliation
2015

Best Publication

Citation

Mohsen Bayati
Marc Lelarge
Andrea Montanari 
Stanford University
INRIA
Stanford University
2014

Erlang Prize

Citation

Ramon van Handel Princeton University
2013

Best Publication

Citation

Devavrat Shah
Jinwoo Shin 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2012

Erlang Prize

Citation Dieker
Citation van Leeuwaarden

Ton Dieker
Johan van Leeuwaarden
Georgia Institute of Technology
Technical University Eindhoven
2011

Best Publication

Citation

David Gamarnik
Dmitriy Katz
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
2010

Erlang Prize

Citation Blanchet
Citation Shah

Jose Blanchet
Devavrat Shah
Columbia University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2009

Best Publication

Citation

Jose Blanchet
Jingchen Liu
Peter Glynn
Columbia University
Columbia University
Stanford University
2008

Erlang Prize

Citation

Bert Zwart Center for Mathematics and Computer Science (CWI, the Netherlands)
and Georgia Institute of Technology
2007

Best Publication

Citation

H. Christian Gromoll
Amber L. Puha
Ruth J. Williams
University of Virginia
California State University
UC San Diego
2006

Erlang Prize

Citation

Kavita Ramanan Carnegie Mellon University
2005

Best Publication

Citation

Ayalvadi Ganesh
Neil O’Connell
Damon Wischik
Microsoft Research (Cambridge)
University College Cork
University College London
2004

Erlang Prize

Citation

David Gamarnik IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
2004

Best Publication

Citation

Alexander Stolyar Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
2002

Erlang Prize

Citation

Steven Kou Columbia University
2001

Best Publication

Citation

Edward G. Coffman, Jr.
Anatolii A. Puhalskii
Martin I. Reiman
Columbia University
University of Colorado at Denver
Bell Labs
2000

Erlang Prize

Citation Prabhakar
Citation Tse

Balaji Prabhakar
David Tse
Stanford University
University of California at Berkeley
1999

Best Publication

Citation

Muhammed El-Taha
Shaler Stidham, Jr.
University of Southern Maine
University of North Carolina
1998

Erlang Prize

Citation Chao
Citation Dai

Xiuli Chao
Jim Dai
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology
1997

Best Publication

Citation

Jim Dai Georgia Institute of Technology
1996

Erlang Prize

Citation Bertsimas
Citation Glasserman

Dimitris J. Bertsimas
Paul Glasserman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Columbia University
1995

Best Publication

Citation

Sean Meyn
Richard Tweedie
University of Illinois
Colorado State University
1994

Erlang Prize

Citation

Lawrence M. Wein Massachusetts Institute of Technology