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[Reminder] 2022 George Nicholson Student Paper Competition (Submission Deadline: June 2)

  • 1.  [Reminder] 2022 George Nicholson Student Paper Competition (Submission Deadline: June 2)

    Posted 05-16-2022 16:38
    2022 George Nicholson Student Paper Competition
    Deadline: June 2, 2022

    The George Nicholson competition is held each year to identify and honor outstanding papers in the field of operations research and the management sciences written by a student. Papers, including title, abstract, bibliography, appendices, figures, etc., must not exceed 25 pages and are submitted and reviewed blind.  Up to six finalists are invited to present at the INFORMS Annual Meeting to be held this October in Indianapolis, Indiana (USA). 


    Eligibility for applicants:
    • The entrant must have been a student on or after June 1 of the previous year (2021);
    • The paper must present original research results (a summary of multiple papers is not eligible);
    • The research must have been conducted while the entrant was a student;
    • One or more advisors may appear as co-authors of a paper, but the student's contributions must make up the majority of the paper. The advisor (or nominator) must explicitly comment upon and specify in a letter the percentage of contribution of the student;
      • in defining the problem and initiating the research that resulted in the paper;
      • in conducting the research itself that resulted in the paper;
      • in writing the paper.
    • An entrant can submit at most one paper to the competition, and the same paper cannot be submitted by multiple entrants. An entrant may appear as a co-author on another paper(s) submitted to the competition, as long as the other paper(s) is submitted by a different entrant(s);
    • The paper must not have won a prize (1st-2nd) in a previous Nicholson Competition.
    For more information about the application process, please click here.

    Paper Competition Committee: 
    Shipra Agrawal, Alessandro Arlotto, Itai Ashlagi, Anil Aswani, Santiago Balseiro, Hamsa Bastani, Mohsen Bayati, Anton Braverman, Rachel Cummings, Frank E. Curtis, Antoine Desir, Jing Dong (Co-Chair), Kimon Drakopoulos, Dmitriy Drusvyatskiy, Andres Gomez Escobar, Yuri Faenza, Xuefeng Gao, Rui Gao, Paul Grigas (Co-Chair), Oktay Gunluk, Vishal Gupta, Tim Huh, Alexandre Jacquillat, Yashodhan Kanoria, N. Bora Keskin, Henry Lam, George Lan, Qihang Lin, Hongyao Ma, Siva Theja Maguluri, Vahideh Manshadi, Mihalis Markakis, Sebastien Martin, Karthyek Murthy, Viswanath Nagarajan, Daniel Russo, Siqian Shen, Pengyi Shi, Aaron Sidford, Mika Sumida, Andy Sun, Mohit Tawarmalani, Madeleine Udell, Bart Paul Gerard Van Parys, Zhaoran Wang, Weina Wang, He Wang, Yehua Wei, Wolfram Wiesemann, Weijun Xie, Linwei Xin, Jiaming Xu, Christina Lee Yu, Zeyu Zheng, Spyros Zoumpoulis