The INFORMS Optimization Society Prize for Young Researchers was established in 1998 and is awarded annually at the INFORMS Annual Meeting to one or more young researcher(s) for an outstanding paper in optimization that is published in, or submitted to and accepted by, a refereed professional journal within the four calendar years preceding the year of the award. All authors must have earned their most recent degree within the eight calendar years preceding the year of award, or be enrolled in a degree-granting program. The prize serves as an esteemed recognition of promising colleagues who are at the beginning of their academic or industrial career.
The prize includes a cash amount of US $3,000 and a citation certificate. The award winner(s) will be invited to give a fifteen-minute presentation in a special session sponsored by the Optimization Society during the INFORMS annual meeting. The winners will be responsible for all travel expenses associated with the presentation of their paper at the INFORMS meeting. Award winners are also asked to contribute an article about their award-winning work to the Optimization Society newsletter.Prize website: https://connect.informs.org/optimizationsociety/prizes/young-researchers-prize
The author(s) and the work must satisfy the following conditions to be eligible for the prize:
A complete nomination consists of a single PDF file containing:
Nomination packages should be emailed to the chair (email@example.com) of the prize committee by 11:59 pm EDT, June 15, 2021.
The committee members for the 2021 INFORMS Optimization Society Prize for Young Researchers are:
Simge Kucukyavuz (chair), Illya Hicks, George Lan, Alberto Del Pia
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
phone 1 443-757-3500
phone 2 800-4INFORMS (800-446-3676)