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Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) Business Meeting: October 26th, 5:15 - 6:15 pm PST

  • 1.  Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) Business Meeting: October 26th, 5:15 - 6:15 pm PST

    Posted 10-16-2021 10:19
    Dear Colleagues,

    Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) board cordially invites you to virtually attend JFIG's business meeting scheduled on 26th October (5:15 - 6:15 pm PST) during INFORMS Annual Meeting. The agenda of the meeting will be as follows:
    • Review of JFIG Activities and Plans for FY2021-22
    • Financial and Membership Status
    • Results of the 2021 JFIG Paper Competition
    • Plans for Activities in FY2022-23
    • Open Discussion
    As many of you may know, JFIG was founded in 2001 with the mission to create a forum to increase junior faculty interaction with each other, with senior faculty, and with industry, and to provide opportunities for networking and collaborative research. So, please join us in celebrating 20 years of JFIG via Zoom link: (Meeting ID: 978 9101 9616). See you at INFORMS!

    We would like to thank JFIG members and the following sponsors for supporting/funding JFIG activities for this fiscal year:
    1. Virginia Tech (Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering)
    2. University of Arizona (Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering)
    3. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering)
    4. University of Toronto (Operations Management & Statistics Area, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto)

    Cheers from JFIG Officers,
    Manish Bansal - President
    Ruiwei Jiang - VP/President-Elect
    Peter Zhang - Secretary
    Ruomeng Cui - Treasurer
    Stanley Lim - Media Coordinator

    Manish Bansal
    Assistant Professor
    Virginia Tech.
    Blacksburg VA