Dear INFORMS Members,It is with great pleasure that I present the 2018 INFORMS Fellows inductees. Their contributions enhance our organization and our profession! Please join me in congratulating them today.-Nick
Andrew P. Armacost
U.S Air Force Academy
For sustained contributions to the application of operations research to military and transportation planning and for significant leadership in operations research education.
Vicki M. Bier
University of Wisconsin-Madison
For her intellectual leadership in decision and risk analysis and for her long-standing contributions to the INFORMS Decision Analysis Society.
Robert M. Freund
Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management
For sustained contributions to O.R. education and mathematical optimization.
Garud N. Iyengar
For exceptional research, ranging from theory to practice in areas from robust optimization to data science, and for outstanding contributions to education, management, and service.
R. John Milne
David D. Reh School of Business at Clarkson University
For exceptional practice of operations research, extensive service to INFORMS, and outstanding research in planning, scheduling, and supply chain management.
Jonathan H. Owen, CAP
Chief Scientist for Operations Research and Advanced Analytics
Director of Operations Research, GM Global R&D
For his contributions to and leadership in applied operations research and advanced analytics practice, and sustained service to the O.R. and management sciences profession.
Roland George Dwight Richardson University Professor
Division of Applied MathematicsBrown University
For her fundamental contributions to the theory of stochastic processes, stochastic networks and associated fluid and diffusion approximations, including Skorokhod problems and measure-valued processes.
Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Programs
Regents Prof. and Watson/ConocoPhillips Chairs of Mgmt. Sc. & Info Systems
Watson Graduate School at Spears School of Business/Oklahoma State University
For exemplary research and educational contributions in decision support systems and analytics/data science at the operations research/computer science interface and for outstanding service to INFORMS, especially the INFORMS Computing Society.
Zuo-Jun (Max) Shen
Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research & Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
For research contributions to supply chain management specifically inventory management and facility location, and to the education of exceptional graduate students.
Martin Shubik (1926-2018)
Formerly at Yale University
For outstanding and fundamental operations research contributions to game theory (including cooperative and experimental games); defense analysis; and the theory of money and financial institutions.
Jayashankar M. Swaminathan
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
For path-breaking research on novel operations management models and their implementation at commercial and non-profit organizations, and distinguished leadership and service contributions to the INFORMS community.
Luk N. Van Wassenhove
Henry Ford Professor of Manufacturing, Technology and Operations Management Area, INSEAD
For outstanding contributions in research and education in operations management, and leadership in the fields of closed loop supply chains and humanitarian logistics.
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