The Farkas Prize of the INFORMS Optimization Society was established in 2006 and is awarded annually at the INFORMS Fall National Meeting to a mid-career researcher for outstanding contributions to the field of optimization, over the course of their career. Such contributions could include papers (published or submitted and accepted), books, monographs, and software. The awardee will be within 25 years of their terminal degree as of January 1 of the year of the award. The prize serves as an esteemed recognition of colleagues in the middle of their career.
The award includes a cash amount of $3,000 and a citation certificate. The award winner(s) will be invited to give a twenty-five minute presentation at the INFORMS National 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/farkas-prize
The nomination/application must satisfy the following conditions:
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 Farkas Prize are:Dorit Hochbaum (chair), Jesus De Loera, Sven Leyffer, Katya Scheinberg.
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