The ENRE Best Publication Awards are given annually to the best refereed journal articles in the areas of interest of ENRE. The objective of the award is to recognize the contributions of ENRE members to the respective research areas. Nominated publications will be judged by separate committees for each area with respect to impact and originality. The winner will be announced during the ENRE Business Meeting at the INFORMS Annual Meeting.
2019 Best Publication – Energy
Winners: Burak Kocuk, Santanu S. Dey, and X. Andy Sun
Manuscript: "Strong SOCP Relaxations for the Optimal Power Flow Problem", Operations Research, 64 (2016), pp. 1176-1196, DOI:10.1287/opre.2016.1489.
2019 Best Publication – Natural Resources
Winners: Harrison B. Zeff, Jonathan D. Herman, Patrick M. Reed, and Gregory W. Characklis
Manuscript: "Cooperative Drought Adaptation: Integrating Infrastructure Development, Conservation, and Water Transfers into Adaptive Policy Pathways", Water Resources Research, 52(2016), pp.7327–7346, DOI:10.1002/2016WR018771
Authors: Hadi Karimi, Sandra Duni Ekşioğlu, and Amin Khademi
Manuscript: Analyzing Tax Incentives for Producing Renewable Energy by Biomass Cofiring, IISE Transactions, 50(2018), pp. 332-344, DOI: 10.1080/24725854.2017.1401755
2019 Best Publication – Environment and Sustainability
Winners: Dmytro Matsypura, Oleg A. Prokopyev, Aizat Zahar.
Manuscript: Wildfire Fuel Management: Network-Based Models and Optimization of Prescribed Burning, European Journal of Operational Research, 264 (2018), pp. 774–796.
1. Authors: Saed Alizamir, Francis de Véricourt, Peng Sun.
Manuscript: Efficient Feed-In-Tariff Policies for Renewable Energy Technologies, by Operations Research, 64(2016), pp. 52–66
2. Authors: Maxime C. Cohen, Ruben Lobel, Georgia Perakis.
Manuscript: The Impact of Demand Uncertainty on Consumer Subsidies for Green Technology Adoption, Management Science, 62(2016), pp. 1235–1258
Last year recipients
2018 Best Publication – Energy
Winners: Goran Vojvodic, Ahmad I. Jarrah and David P. Morton
Manuscript: "Forward thresholds for operation of pumped-storage stations in the real-time energy market", European Journal of Operational Research, 254 (1): 253-268, 2016.
Honorary mention: Timo Lohmann and Steffen Rebennack.
Manuscript: "Tailored Benders decomposition for a long-term power expansion model with short-term demand response". Management Science, 63(6):2027-2048, 2017.
Committee Chair: Shmuel Oren, UC Berkeley
2018 Best Publication – Natural Resources
Winners: Tingju Zhu, Guilherme Fernandes Marques, and Jay R. Lund
Manuscript: "Hydroeconomic optimization of integrated water management and transfers under stochastic surface water supply", Water Resources Research, 51, 3568–3587, 2015.
Committee Chairs: Yu Wei, Colorado State University; Mohamad Hejazi, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
2018 Best Publication – Environment and Sustainability
Winners: Shouqiang Wang, Peng Sun, and Francis de Véricourt
Manuscript: "Inducing environmental disclosures: A dynamic mechanism design approach", Operations Research: 64(2) 371-389, 2016.
Committee Chair: Yihsu Chen, University of California Santa Cruz
Winners from previous years
For a full list of past recipients of the Best Publication Award in the field of Energy, Natural Resources and Environment and Sustainability...
Nomination and deadlines
More information on nomination procedure, deadlines and the selection committee of each ENRE award will be sent out via the ENRE newsletter and mailing list a few months prior to the INFORMS Annual Meeting submission deadline.