INFORMS Open Forum

Subject: 2017 Pierskalla Award Finalists

1.  2017 Pierskalla Award Finalists

Posted 10-16-2017 22:01
Dear INFORMS attendees,

We are pleased to announce this year's finalists for the Pierskalla competition:
  • Wenqi Hu, Carri W. Chan, José R. Zubizarreta, and Gabriel J. Escobar, "An Examination of Early Transfers to the ICU Based on a Physiologic Risk Score"
  • Sze-chuan Suen, Margaret L. Brandeau, and Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert, "Optimal Timing of Drug Sensitivity Testing for Patients on First-line Tuberculosis Treatment"
  • Saša Zorc, Stephen E. Chick, and Sameer Hasija, "Outcomes-based Reimbursement Policies for Chronic Care Pathways"
  • Hrayer Aprahamian, Douglas R. Bish, and Ebru K. Bish, "Optimal Risk-based Group Testing in Public Health Screening"
  • Anil Aswani, Philip Kaminsky, Yonatan Mintz, Yoshimi Fukuoka, and Elena Flowers, "Non-Stationary Bandits with Habituation and Recovery Dynamics"
We invite you to attend their talks at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Houston in Session SB 05, 11:00AM, on Sunday, October 22. The winners will be revealed at the HAS business meeting in GBCC – 320C, Level 3 at 6:15PM on Monday, October 23.

Thank you,

Hamsa Bastani and Mohsen Bayati
Pierskalla Committee Chairs


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and Electrical Engineering (by courtesy)
Stanford University
Graduate School of Business
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