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Call for the 2019 MCDM Junior Researcher Best Paper Award

  • 1.  Call for the 2019 MCDM Junior Researcher Best Paper Award

    Posted 01-04-2019 05:00

    The MCDM Section of INFORMS is pleased to invite nominations for its 2019 MCDM Junior Researcher Best Paper Award. The goal of the award is to recognize outstanding papers in the field of multicriteria decision making written by a junior researcher or a team of junior researchers.

    A candidate or a team of candidates eligible for the Award must satisfy the following conditions:

    1. A candidate must be the single author or the leading coauthor of an article. A team of candidates must consist of the leading coauthors of an article.
    2. The article must be written in the English language and published electronically in a peer-reviewed journal within the period between the 1stof January 2016 and the 1st of January 2019.
    3. All candidates must be within seven years of their Ph.D. graduation by the 1st of January 2019.
    4. All candidates must be members of the MCDM Section of INFORMS.

    The nominations for the award shall be submitted by email to Margaret Wiecek by the 1st of February 2019.  For more information about the nomination package and the selection processes, please visit

    Finalists will present their work in an MCDM Award Session at the 2019 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Seattle and the winner will be announced during the Section's business meeting. The award is accompanied by a $500 honorarium for the first prize and an honorable mention for the second and third prize.

    Serpil Sayin
    MCDM Section