Welcome to the University of Pittsburgh's INFORMS chapter website! We are based at the Industrial Engineering Department at Pitt's Swanson School of Engineering. Our goals are to:  

1) Prepare our graduate students for academia and industry,

2) Host talks from top researchers in the field of Operations Research and manufacturing,

3) Host events to explore beautiful Pittsburgh and the USA with our students.

Please visit this page regularly for updates on the latest events!

News & Events

  • PITT INFORMS November Events!!

    1.      INFORMS Board Game Night - November 1st 
    INFORMS will host a game night Wedneasay, November 1st from 5:00-7:00 in BEH 1047 to allow members to socialize and relax after the INFORMS Conference. Food will be provided. Feel free to bring your own board games! RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/informs-board-game-night-tickets-38997704183.


    2.      CPLEX Tutorial - November 8th 
    Colin, our resident CPLEX expert, will lead a 2 hour workshop to help you learn CPLEX basics. For more details, RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cplex-tutorial-tickets-38997191650.


    3.      JMP and GUROBI Tutorial - November 15th

    Wei and Hamdy, our GUROBI experts, will lead a 2 hour workshop to help you learn GUROBI, Julia, and Python. For more details RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gurobi-tutorial-tickets-38997215722.



    4.      INFORMS Speaker Luncheon - November 16th

    Join INFORMS and welcome seminar speaker Tasha Inniss to our department at an informal luncheon. For more details RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/informs-speaker-luncheon-tickets-38998213707.


    5.      INFORMS Friendsgiving - November 19th 
    Celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday with INFORMS. For more details RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/informs-thanksgiving-tickets-39297940197.
  • INFORMS 2017 Practice Presentations

    PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT!!! The INFORMS Conference is coming up and  you INFORMS Student Chapter would like to provide all student members* the opportunity to practice their talk in front of fellow PhD and Master’s Students.

    Date:Wednesday, October 18th from 5:00 – 7:00
    Location:BEH 1047

    RSVP:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/informs-practice-presentations-tickets-38947228208

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