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Military and Security Society Award Opportunities

  • 1.  Military and Security Society Award Opportunities

    Posted 25 days ago

    The Military and Security Society (MAS) sponsors three awards that are great opportunities for students, academics, and practitioners:

    • Bonder Scholarship for Applied Operations Research in Military and Security Applications - promotes the development and application of process modeling and operations research (OR) analyses to defense-related applications, including military and national security issues. Contact Dr. Nathan Bastian,
    • Koopman Prize - recognizes the best published paper on military operations research topics directly related to MAS goals. Contact Dr. Matthew J. Robbins,
    • Steinhardt Prize - awarded for outstanding contributions to Military Operations Research and is awarded for life work rather than for any particular contribution. Contact Dr. Richard F Deckro,

    I know there is a lot of great work going on in the MAS focus area – the Council and awards committee wants to know about it!  Please consider nominating those in your network, and even consider nominating yourself.  Graduate students working in security – please definitely consider nominating yourself – we cannot learn about our next generation of researchers without learning about what you're working on!

    Please feel free to contact the awards committee or myself if you have any questions.  The deadline for nominations for all of these awards is June 30.  Thanks!  

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