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2024 INFORMS JFIG Paper Competition: 4th Call for Papers

  • 1.  2024 INFORMS JFIG Paper Competition: 4th Call for Papers

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    The Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) of INFORMS invites submissions to the 2024 INFORMS JFIG Paper Competition. The goals of the paper competition are to encourage research among junior faculty and to increase the visibility of research conducted by junior faculty within the fields of operations research and management science.

    The JFIG Award Committee will judge the submissions and select up to six finalists. The papers submitted for the competition will be evaluated based on the importance of the topic, appropriateness of the research approach, and the significance of research contribution. All submissions should be made electronically (as PDF files) to For more information on the application process, please see the attached Call for Papers. The submission deadline for the 2024 JFIG Paper Competition is June 15, 2024, 11:59pm (Pacific Time).

    Co-Chairs of the Paper Competition Committee:

    • Marina Epelman, Professor and Associate Chair of Graduate Studies, Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan.
    • Melvyn Sim, Professor and Provost's Chair, Department of Analytics & Operations, NUS Business School.

    Albert S. Berahas
    Assistant Professor
    University of Michigan