ICS Prize

INFORMS Computing Society (ICS) Prize

ICS Prize Announcement: Nominations due June 24, 2022 July 14, 2022

The INFORMS Computing Society (ICS) Prize is an annual award for the best English language paper or group of related papers dealing with the Operations Research/Computer Science interface. The award is accompanied by a certificate and a $1,000 honorarium. The award will be presented at the ICS Business Meeting at the 2022 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, October 16-19, 2022. 


The goals of the prize are:
* To promote the development of high-quality work advancing the state of the art in the operations research/computer science interface;
* To publicize and reward the contributions of those authors/researchers who have advanced the state of the art; and
* To increase the visibility of excellent work in the field.

Conditions for eligibility:
* Published in the open literature;
* Pertinent to the interface of operations research and computer science;
* Written in English.

Nomination process:
The nomination package should consist of a cover letter and a copy of each nominated work. The cover letter should provide the title, author's name, place and date of publication as well as a justification for the nomination. If the nominated papers include multiple authors, then all authors will be considered for the prize, unless justification is provided for the exclusion of some authors. Self-nominations are allowed but discouraged. All nominations and inquiries should be sent electronically to the chair of the committee (rfukasawa@uwaterloo.ca) by 11:59 pm EDT, June 24, 2022 July 14, 2022. All submissions will be acknowledged by the committee chair.  

The 2022 ICS Prize Committee members: 

Jonathan Eckstein (Rutgers)

Ricardo Fukasawa (Waterloo, Canada), Chair

    Ignacio Grossmann (Carnegie Mellon)


    Previous winners are

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    2022 Saeed Ghadimi, Guanghui Lan, and Hongchao Zhang 
    2021 Adolfo R. Escobedo, Erick Moreno-Centeno, Christopher Lourenco, and Timothy Alden Davis 
    2020 Samuel Burer and Renato D. C. Monteiro
    2019 William E. Hart, Carl D. Laird, Jean-Paul Watson, David L. Woodruff, Gabriel A. Hackebeil, Bethany L. Nicholson, and John Siirola
    2018 James V. Burke, Frank E. Curtis, Adrian S. Lewis, and Michael L. Overton
    2017 Shabbir Ahmed, George Nemhauser, and Juan Pablo Vielma
    2016 Iain Dunning, Joey Huchette, and Miles Lubin
    2015 Suvrajeet Sen, Dinakar Gade, Julia Higle, Simge Küçükyavuz, Lewis Ntaimo, and Hanif Sherali
    2014 Jim Ostrowski, Jeff Linderoth, Fabrizio Rossi, and Stefano Smriglio
    2013 John Gunnar Carlsson
    2012 A.A. Ahmadi, A. Olshevsky, P. A. Parrilo, and J. N. Tsitsiklis
    2011 Dorit Hochbaum
    2010 Jesús A. De Loera, Jon Lee, Peter N. Malkin, Susan Margulies, and Shmuel Onn
    2009 Andreas Waechter and Lorenz Biegler
    2008 Robert W. Day and S. Raghavan
    2007 J. Csirik, D. S. Johnson, C. Kenyon, J.B. Orlin, P.W. Shor, and R.R. Weber
    2006 John Drew, Diane L. Evans, Andrew G. Glen, and Lawrence Leemis
    2005 Zhiwei Fu, Bruce L. Golden, Shreevardhan Lele, S. Raghavan, and Edward A. Wasil
    2004 Nikolaos V. Sahinidis and Mohit Tawarmalani
    2003 Ignacio Grossmann
    2002 Pascal Van Hentenryck
    2001 Renato D.C. Monteiro, Yin Zhang
    2000 Janos Pinter
    1999 Yair Censor, Stavros A. Zenios
    1998 Ding-Zhu Du, Frank K. Hwang
    1997 Dmitri P. Bertsekas, John N. Tsitsiklis
    1996 Warren Adams, Hanif Sherali
    1995 John Forrest, Donald Goldfarb
    1994 Fred Glover
    1993 Robert Fourer, David Gay, Brian Kernighan
    1992 Irvin Lustig, Roy Marsten, Nimrod Megiddo, David Shanno
    1991 John Hooker
    1988 Alex Meeraus
    1987 Fred Glover, Darwin Klingman, Marcel Neuts
    1986 Harvey Greenberg