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Dear TSL members and friends! Do you know people who might be suitable for the TSL Dissertation Award or the Stella Dafermos Mid-Career Award? Please don't forget to apply by next Thursday (June 30th) for the Dissertation Award and by next Friday (July 1st) for the Mid-Career Award! We are looking forward to many great applications!
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Dear TSL Members and Friends! Next week Friday (June 3rd), Hamsa Balakrishnan will give a presentation on "The promise and the challenge of advanced air mobility" in the TSL Webinar. We hope to see many of you there! You can sign up for the seminar here: Registration Link As always, you can find more information about Hamsa's talk, as well as our speaker series, here: Webinars
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The Stella Dafermos Achievement Award in Transportation Science Call for Nominations The Stella Dafermos Award in Transportation Science will be awarded for the first time in 2022. It is an annual award with a $750 honorarium. The award announcement will be made at the TSL Business Meeting at the Fall INFORMS Annual Meeting in Indianapolis. The Stella Dafermos Achievement Award in Transportation Science is awarded by the INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics Society (TSL) to a mid-career scholar who has made fundamental scientific contributions to transportation science and logistics. To be eligible for the award, an individual must be ...
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TSL Dissertation Prize 2022: Call for Nominations Nominations are invited for the year Dissertation Prize Competition sponsored by the INFORMS Society on Transportation Science & Logistics. This award is the oldest and most prestigious honor for doctoral dissertations in the transportation science and logistics area. The award is accompanied by a $500 honorarium for the winner. In addition, the winner and the recipient of an honorable mention (if any) each receives a plaque announcing the award. The following criteria will be used in judging candidate dissertations. Fundamental contribution and originality of the ideas or methods. Practical importance ...
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Nominations are invited for the year Dissertation Prize Competition sponsored by the INFORMS Society on Transportation Science & Logistics. This award is the oldest and most prestigious honor for doctoral dissertations in the transportation science and logistics area. The award is accompanied by a $500 honorarium for the winner. In addition, the winner and the recipient of an honorable mention (if any) each receives an 8x10 plaque announcing the award. 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 ...
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TSL Dissertation Prize 2022: Call for Nominations Nominations are invited for the year Dissertation Prize Competition sponsored by the INFORMS Society on Transportation Science & Logistics. This award is the oldest and most prestigious honor for doctoral dissertations in the transportation science and logistics area. The award is accompanied by a $500 honorarium for the winner. In addition, the winner and the recipient of an honorable mention (if any) each receives an 8x10 plaque announcing the award. The following criteria will be used in judging candidate dissertations. Fundamental contribution and originality of the ideas or methods. Practical ...
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As part of our TSL webinar, we are hosting a panel discussion on warehouse software. Among others, we will address the following questions: What is the current state of Warehouse Management Systems, Warehouse Execution Platforms, and specialized warehouse software in practice? What type of information could a researcher assume would be available as an input to a warehouse algorithm? What general knowledge or technology gap areas exist in making advances in such software? The webinar will be held on March 17th, 2022 at 10 AM EST (attention: the US is already in summertime, while Europe is still in wintertime in that week!). For more info, please look here: ...
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Dear TSL members, I wish you a happy and healthy new year. I am looking forward to being your TSL President of 2022! First, my huge thanks go to our former president Mike Hewitt and all the former and current board members and all individuals engaged in TSL. Thank you for keeping our society alive and interactive when physical interaction is often complicated. I promise to keep TSL as interactive, effective, and valuable as possible with all of you in the coming year. There are good reasons to look forward to our society’s activities in the upcoming year. Mike Hewitt agreed to keep the monthly TSL webinars running, supported by our special interest groups. ...
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VeRoLog Doctoral Dissertation Prize VeRoLog DDP 2022 Announcement The VeRoLog Doctoral Dissertation Prize (VeRoLog DDP) is issued by the EURO working group on Vehicle Routing and Logistics optimization (VeRoLog) and is awarded at each VeRoLog annual conference. The purpose of the prize is to distinguish an outstanding PhD thesis on Operational Research methods applied to Vehicle Routing and Logistics Optimization. It will be awarded at the VeRoLog 2022 conference (Hamburg, June 13-15, 2022). Eligibility of applications The VeRoLog DDP 2022 jury will only consider PhD theses in Operational Research defended between 1 January 2020 and 31 December ...
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Many scholars believe that a traditional degree is an outdated form of qualification. Universities have had to adjust to the digital age, but curating courses to stay current with new developments in technology has proven to be difficult. Many industries have seen and experienced the gap in the academic market, which gave rise to online web courses. Instead of doing a four-year degree, online web courses can offer you the necessary qualifications and skills. Here are some of the other benefits of access to online courses. Flexible hours Studying is expensive, especially when you follow the traditional route. Online courses offer much more flexibility ...
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Wider geographical coverage for mobile is essential for the customers to have the best experience with the brand. Apart from quality display and content that is tailored towards the target audience, there is a need for the mobile app to be able to identify and estimate the real geographical location of the internet-connected device. It will help in matching the customer requirements with the products and services offered in that geographical area. Below are the best steps in Geolocalizing your mobile app for a wider reach. Customize the mobile app After analyzing the data from the right international markets, you need to evaluate the design of the ...
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ESSEC Business School opens an Assistant Professor Position (tenure-track) in Operations Research for the Paris-Cergy campus, starting from September 2022 (deadline for application: January 8, 2022) Applicants should have a strong research focus and interests in Optimization and Operations Research, with a PhD or doctorate in related fields (OR, computer science, mathematics, economics). They should also demonstrate high leadership and autonomy in research and teaching, with publications in high-quality journals in Operations Research. Salary is competitive with the European Business Schools environment. The Professor will join the Information Systems, ...
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Dear TSL friends, this year's last TSL event will be a workshop on "E-Commerce in an Emerging World", held virtually in December. If you are interested in participating in the workshop, please register until Nov 15th. You can find all details here: https://conference.iima.ac.in/tsl2021/index.php We are looking forward to "virtually meeting" all of you!
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Slow connection and unable to access a service or app for a few minutes or even hours are common. Most of us have the experience of trying to log in to a bank or hospital page and experiencing slow or interrupted connections. A study states the costs of such unexpected IT downtimes can range from $5,600 per minute, causing a significant loss for the concerned company. Data loss and process interruption Website or App downtime caused due to ransomware attacks can lead to data loss and service disruption, which hinders the smooth functioning of the company. Hackers can stall any website during peak hours and demand ransomware to allow access back to the ...
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