Dissertation Award

Dissertation Award

The INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Dissertation Prize is awarded for the best doctoral dissertation in the field of pricing and revenue management written in English. The following criteria will be used in judging candidate dissertations:

  • Fundamental contribution and originality of the ideas or methods.
  • Practical importance or applicability in solving important real problems.
  • Clarity and excellence of the exposition.

Eligible doctoral dissertations are those of which the dissertation defense took place between June 1, 2015, and May 31, 2017, inclusive. The dissertation should contain the date of the defense, or a letter of nomination from a dissertation supervisor should state the date of the defense. To be considered, a dissertation must be nominated by the dissertation supervisor(s) by August 11, 2017. 

Whom to contact

2017 Dissertation Award Committee Chair:
Georgia Perakis
Professor of Operations Research and Operations Management
MIT Sloan
30 Memorial Dr, Cambridge, MA 02142
Email: georgiap@mit.edu

Committee members: Rene Caldentey (Chicago Booth) and Ilan Lobel (NYU Stern)

Past Winners

2016

Maxime Cohen (NYU)
Advisor: Georgia Perakis (MIT)