Meetings

Previous Meetings

Following is a brief synopsis of the meetings held since the chapter reactivation in January 2010.

May 4, 2017Dr. Dan Reaume, Director, Advanced Analytics, The Dow Chemical Company, presented 25 Years of Operations Research - A Career Retrospective at Oakland University, Rochester Hills, MI.

Feb 14, 2017Dr. Pascal Van Hentenryck, Seth Bonder Collegiate Professor, University of Michigan, presented Branch and Price and Check for Vehicle Routing with Location Constraints at LLamasoft, Ann Arbor, MI.

May 14, 2016 -  The pdf 3rd Annual INFORMS Southeast Michigan Symposium was hosted by Oakland University, Rochester Hills, MI.

February 11, 2016 - Dr. Seth Guikema, Associate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, presented "Natural Hazards Modeling: From Storm Impacts to the Evolution of Regional Vulnerability Over Time" at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

November 9, 2015- Dr. Jyrki Wallenius, Professor of Management Science, Aalto University, presented "Voting Advice Application: A Novel Approach" at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. This was a joint event with COIN-MSU.

September 18, 2015 - Data in the D, a Quicken Loans/Title Source Big Data Conference co-organized with the INFORMS SE MI Chapter, was hosted by Quicken Loans in Detroit.

December 3, 2014 - Dr. Joyce Lee, Professor of Pediatrics and Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, presented  pdf Making for Health: A Model For Patient-Centered Participatory Design at TechShop Detroit, Allen Park, MI. The meeting was sponsored by Ford Motor Company.

October 3, 2014 -   pdf The 2nd Annual INFORMS Southeast Michigan Symposium sponsored by LLamasoft and the MSU Supply Chain Management Department, was hosted by Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

August 6, 2014 - Dr. Robert Bordley, Fellow, Booz Allen Hamilton, presented pdf Addressing a Nobel Laureate's Challenge to Modeling and Simulation at the Columbia Center, Troy, MI.

March 25, 2014 - Dr. Brian Denton, Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, presented pdf Operations Research in Medicine: Past, Present and Future at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

November 8, 2013 - The 1st Annual INFORMS Southeast Michigan Symposium was hosted by Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

October 29, 2013 - Dr. Michael Cavaretta, Technical Leader of Predictive Analytics / Data Science, Ford Motor Company, presented "The Business Case for Big Data" at the Ford Research and Innovation Center, Dearborn, MI.

June 17, 2010 - Sean Devine, VP of Pricing and Engineering, Con-way Freight, presented "Why Isn't OR Leveraged by Corporations and Groups that Really Need It? What is the Secret to Creating OR Leverage" at Con-way Freight, Ann Arbor, MI.

April 28, 2010 - Dr. Erica Klampfl, Strategy and Sustainability Analytics, Ford Motor Company, presented "OR at Ford" at the Ford Research and Innovation Center, Dearborn, MI.

February 23, 2010 - Dr. Mark S. Daskin, Department Chair, Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, presented "Perspectives on Operations Research and Health Care" at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.