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• 1.  CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR 2018 IMPACT PRIZE

Posted 04-09-2018 14:15

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR 2018 IMPACT PRIZE

The Impact Prize, awarded once every two years, is intended to recognize widespread impact in the practice of operations research. It may be awarded to an individual or a single set of collaborators. The award may be given for the original research (if these ideas have been widely adopted), and/or for special efforts required to bring the research to a practical form (e.g., implementation as a software package or the communication of a body of research through writings, teaching, and consulting). The important criterion is breadth of use in practice and relevance to operations research. The technical assessment of the quality of the work is considered secondary to the degree to which it has been widely adopted. Initial nominations are due by April 30, 2018.

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Susan M. Sanchez
Professor, Operations Research Department
Co-Director, SEED Center for Data Farming