ENRE Student Best Paper Award

ENRE Student Best Paper Award

This award is given annually to the best paper dealing with energy, environmental, or natural resource issues by a student author who is presenting at the INFORMS Annual Meeting, as judged by a panel of the Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment Section. Award finalists will present their submitted papers in the award session at the INFORMS Annual Meeting. 

Nomination and deadlines

More information on nomination procedure, deadlines and the selection committee of each ENRE award click here.


Winner: Heraldo Rozas

Publication: "Condition-based maintenance for wind farms using distributionally robust chance constrained program".

Award committee: Frauke Liers (chair), Hanane Dagdougui, Roger Z. Ríos-Mercado, Antonio Frangioni, Lars Schewe.

Dirk Lauinger
Award committee: Feng Qiu (chair), Yury Dvorkin, Sonja Wogrin, Yiling Zhang, Ying Zhang, Chaoyue Zhao.


Winner: Jacob Mays (student), David Morton and Richard O’Neill
Manuscript: "Asymmetric Risk and Fuel Neutrality in Capacity Markets ".


Winner: Beste Basciftci, Student at H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Manuscript: "Stochastic optimization of maintenance and operations schedules under unexpected failures".  IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 33(6), 6755 - 6765, 2018.

Committee Chair: Boris Defourny, Lehigh University

Winners from previous years

Click here for a full list of past recipients of the Student Best Paper Award...