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Call for Nominations: 2021 MAS J.Steinhardt Prize

  • 1.  Call for Nominations: 2021 MAS J.Steinhardt Prize

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    Call for 2021 J. Steinhardt Prize Nominations

    Purpose of the Award
    The J. Steinhardt Prize is sponsored by the CNA Corporation. The prize is awarded for outstanding contributions to Military Operations Research and is awarded for life work rather than for any particular contribution. The selection Committee is composed of previous award winners. The award is accompanied by a plaque and a $2,000 honorarium.

    Nomination Process
    Submission packets should include a letter of justification and supporting documentation and evidence. Self nominations are welcome. The deadline for nominations for the 2021 Steinhardt Prize is 1 July 2021. Nomination packets should be submitted to the MAS J. Steinhardt Prize Chair, Prof. Jeff Kline at jekline@nps.edu by 1 July. If awarded, the J. Steinhardt Prize will be presented during the MAS Business Meeting at the INFORMS Annual Meeting.

    Criteria
    The prize is awarded for outstanding contributions to Military Operations Research and is awarded for life work rather than for any particular contribution. While there is no specific list of attributes; they are basically technical expertise, teaching (viewed broadly), and MAS service.

    Following is a general outline of data requested for each nomination package.
    Steinhardt Award Nomination Data Part I: Name Address Date and place of birth Present position Duties
    Part II: Contributions and Impacts SERVICE AND MILITARY OPERATIONS RESEARCH CONTRIBUTIONS, MAS service, INFORMS service, MORS service, Other societies' service
    TEACHING - Formal teaching: courses, grad students; Less formal: tutorials, mentoring, etc.
    TECHNICAL - Qualifications, Previous awards and honors, Publications (approximate total number and titles of some of them) plus anything else that is germane
    Part III: Citation 1 paragraph ~200 words

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    Natalie Scala
    Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director
    MAS Past-President
    Towson University
    Towson MD
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