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Announcing the 2017 INFORMS Fellows

  • 1.  Announcing the 2017 INFORMS Fellows

    Posted 09-22-2017 09:52

    Members of INFORMS,

    It is my pleasure to announce the new INFORMS Fellows, Class of 2017.

    The Fellow Award is reserved for distinguished individuals who have demonstrated outstanding and exceptional accomplishments in operations research and the management sciences. Their service to the profession and to INFORMS is truly remarkable.

    Congratulations to:

    Shabbir Ahmed
    Georgia Institute of Technology

    For exceptional contributions to stochastic and discrete optimization, dedicated service to the optimization community, and outstanding mentorship of future scholars.

    Jeffrey M. Alden
    General Motors

    For advancing the application of operations research at General Motors through broad and high-impact contributions to manufacturing, engineering, and the development of advanced analytics problem solving tools.

    Jeffrey D. Camm
    Wake Forest University

    For outstanding contributions to the teaching of OR/MS, for outstanding advocacy and contributions to the practice of OR/MS, for excellent leadership in academia as an advocate for OR/MS and analytics, and for long-standing distinguished service to INFORMS and the profession.

    James Cochran
    University of Alabama

    For outstanding contributions to Operations Research education around the world and for service to the profession.

    Shane G. Henderson
    Cornell University

    For contributions in simulation, simulation-optimization methodology, and applied probability, in OR practice in emergency services logistics with broad impact, for distinguished professional service, and outstanding education contributions.

    David Morton
    Northwestern University

    For outstanding research in stochastic optimization, contributions to OR practice, and for serving as a mentor and leader in the field.

    Andy Philpott
    University of Auckland

    For contributions to formulation and implementation of optimization models for efficient operations of electric power systems and markets, and for exemplary service as educator and leader in the INFORMS community.

    R. Ravi
    Carnegie Mellon University

    For contributions to the understanding of algorithms in combinatorial optimization, their application in business and technology, and for educational innovation in operations research.

    Edwin Romeijn
    Georgia Institute of Technology

    For outstanding contributions in research to optimization, supply chain management, and healthcare, education, academic leadership, and service to INFORMS and the profession.

    Andrzej Ruszczynski
    Rutgers University

    For outstanding contributions to stochastic optimization theory and practice including innovative representations of risk and novel computational methods.

    Susan Sanchez
    Naval Postgraduate School

    For advancing the defense community's use of data farming, sustained research contributions to the design and analysis of large-scale simulation experiments, and distinguished service to INFORMS and the simulation profession.

    Jing-Sheng Jeannette Song
    Duke University

    For deep, sustained research contributions to the fields of inventory theory and supply-chain management.

    Mark S. Squillante
    Mathematical Sciences Department, IBM Research

    For fundamental contributions to the theory and practice of applied probability and stochastic optimization and control.


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    Brian Denton
    Professor
    University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor MI
    2016 INFORMS President-Elect
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