Harvey J. Greenberg Research Award

The ICS Harvey J. Greenberg Research Award honors research excellence in the field of computation and operations research applications, especially those in emerging application fields. Honored research would focus on contributions that exhibit the promise of making a significant impact in the scope of OR/MS/Analytics practice. A submission for this award consists of a single accepted-or-appearing research paper and a summary statement. The award will honor the most outstanding contribution that exhibits the promise of making a significant impact through computation in the scope of OR/MS/Analytics practice.

2020 Harvey J Greenberg Research Award

Winners: Danial Davarnia and Willem-Jan van Hoeve for their paper "Outer Approximation for Integer Nonlinear Programs via Decision Diagrams," forthcoming in Mathematical Programming Series A.

Committee: Dorit Hochbaum (chair), Pascal van Hentenryck, Karla Hoffman




POLICY
The award honors research excellence in the field of computation and operations research applications, especially those in emerging application fields. Honored research would focus on contributions that exhibit the promise of making a significant impact in the scope of OR/MS/Analytics practice.

PROCEDURES
 
Important Dates
Submissions are due by June 15 of the current award year.
 
Eligibility
At least one author on a submitted paper must be an INFORMS member. Individuals who won the ICS Prize within two years of the submission date, or who are chosen to win the ICS Prize in the current award year, are also ineligible for the award.

Submission Process
A submission for this award consists of (1) a single research paper and (2) a summary statement prepared for the award committee. The paper must have been accepted for publication at the time of submission in a refereed journal, book, or conference proceeding. If published, the paper must have appeared in the literature in the year of the award or in the two calendar years preceding the award year. The summary statement must be a brief (no more than 200 words) statement summarizing the innovation and impact of the submitted paper.

Judging Criteria
Most outstanding contribution that exhibits the promise of making a significant impact through computation in the scope of OR/MS/Analytics practice.
 
Award
$1000 for the winning paper

This award is supported in part by:

Drs. William and Carol Pierskalla Endowment

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