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The Section on Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment (ENRE) is organized to:
  • promote the development and application of operations research / management science methods, techniques, and tools to the solution of problems relating to energy, natural resources and/or the environment,
  • encourage the exchange of information among practitioners and users in energy, natural resources, and environmental applications areas, and
  • promote the maintenance of high professional standards in the application of operations research/management science to problem areas in energy, natural resources, and/or the environment.

INFORMS 2020 Annual Meeting @ National Harbor, MD, November 8-11

Cluster Sessions
At every INFORMS Annual Meeting, ENRE organizes and sponsors a number of streams, listed below. Please get in touch with the chairs if you want to contribute a session or talk on a relevant subject at the next INFORMS meeting in 2020!

Environment & Sustainability
Zana  Cranmer, (acranmer@bentley.edu
Destenie Nock,  (dnock@andrew.cmu.edu)

Natural Resources
Jordi Garcia-Gonzalo (j.garcia@ctfc.es)

Energy I – Electricity

Energy II – Energy
 Jalal Kazempoor (seykaz@elektro.dtu.dk)

Energy III - Climate
Benjamin D. Leibowicz (bleibowicz@utexas.edu)

Oil/Gas/Mining
Dimitri Papageorgiou (dimitri.j.papageorgiou@exxonmobil.com
Talayeh Razzaghi (
talayeh.razzaghi@ou.edu)

We would like to express our gratitude towards these dedicated researchers & professionals for providing this important service to our community!


Best Paper Awards
Every year, ENRE awards a number of prizes to recognise outstanding academic contributions in the field of Operations Research & Management Science with applications in energy, natural resources and the environment. Nomination procedures and further details will be announced via the ENRE newsletter and mailing list.

ENRE Student Best Paper 
Committee Chair: Krystel Castillo (Krystel.Castillo@utsa.edu

ENRE Early-Career Best Paper 
Committee Chair: Luce Brotcorne  (Luce.Brotcorne@inria.fr)

ENRE Best Publication – Energy
Committee Co-Chairs:  Golbon Zakeri (g.zakeri@auckland.ac.nz) and Javad Lavaei (lavaei@berkeley.edu)

ENRE Best Publication – Natural Resources
Committee Co-Chairs: Tingju Zhu (tingjuzhu@intl.zju.edu.cn) and Amir Mousavian (smousavi@clarkson.edu)

ENRE Best Publication – Environment and Sustainability
Committee Chair:  Gokce Palak (gpalak@su.edu)


More information and past winners
We would like to congratulate the winners of the Awards in previous years! Read more...

"Society Spotlight" featuring ENRE in OR/MS Tomorrow, the INFORMS Student Magazine
OR-MS-Tomorrow-logo_cardlarge.pngOR/MS Tomorrow, the INFORMS Student Magazine, just published an issue on "Operation Research & Management in Energy and Environment". They feature a "Society Spotlight" article on ENRE laying on the mission and history of our section - and emphasising our commitment to provide an open and welcoming platform for students at the intersection of OR/MS, energy, and the environment!

Our Community

Leadership & Officers

Hayri Önal

President

Miguel F. Anjos

President-elect

Sandra Ekşioğlu

Secretary-Treasurer

Diwas Paudel

Communications & Outreach


Antonio Conejo

Past-President

Sauleh Siddiqui

Past Secretary-Treasurer

Daniel Huppmann

Vignesh Subramanian

Kevin Melendez

Past Communications & Outreach


Read here for more info and contact details...

JOBS OF INTEREST TO ENRE

  • , Inficon Category: Engineering Req Number: SENIO01898 Job Type: Full-Time Location: East Syracuse, NY, United States Description Overview As Senior Electrical Engineer at INFICON, you will be responsible for analyzing, designing, developing and testing all aspects of complex analog and mixed-signal circuits used in our products. Experience with advanced concepts, practices and procedures within Electrical Engineering will be required. As an individual, we are looking for you to be a highly motivated leader with a wide degree of creativity and the ability to work on multiple projects with exciting and unique tasks in a fast-paced, Agile environment. Collaboration will be key when solving these difficult tasks. You will also be responsible for engineering support of current products. Job Duties: Develop analog, RF and mixed-signal circuit designs for custom products Ability to lead various FMEA analysis on new and existing designs. Ability to layout critical analog, RF, and mixed-signal circuits and work with PCB designers. Ability to create test plans to verify product requirements Ability to support a team with diverse skills and talents during all phases of design, construction, testing, repair and upgrade of existing equipment and operations support Must have excellent analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skill High energy, extremely organized and persistent, with drive and determination to achieve goals. Ability to work in a highly dynamic, iterative, fast-paced work environment, and able to adjust quickly as needed. Ability to build effective internal relationships with colleagues; work both inter-departmentally and cross-functionally as needed for project assignments Familiar with electronics test equipment, scopes, spectrum analyzers and multi-meters etc. Coach and mentor less experienced engineers Education and Background: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering 10+ years of experience as an Electrical Engineer Experience with Analog Design and with Microcontrollers Experience with circuit design: RF, analog, amplifiers, D/C, A/C, microcontrollers Experience with simulation tools PSPICE and/or LTSPICE tool Experience Experience with hardware design for Electromagnetic Interference (EMI/EMC) requirements, procedures, and EMI mitigation design practices. Experience with leading failure analysis techniques (FMEA) Experience in CAD and Cadence is desirable, with the ability to create schematics and layout. Experience with bench and system-level integration/debug/troubleshooting experience. Capable of constructing and testing electrical assemblies Must be a team player with good communication and organizational skills Experience with Agile development methods Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) PI125937259 Open/Negotiable
  • Golden, Colorado, Aligned with the Colorado School of Mines (Mines) emphasis on Earth, Energy and Environment, the institution is focused on addressing major societal challenges at the intersection of its traditionally strong disciplinary tracks. To strengthen these efforts, Mines has initiated a search to recruit highly talented interdisciplinary faculty. We invite applications from candidates with expertise in broad disciplinary areas associated with the fields of Computational Science and Data Analytics. Candidates who have demonstrated the potential for conducting high impact research and teaching are highly desired. The successful candidates will be placed in various departments across campus where they best fit for teaching and research synergies, and joint appointments will be considered as appropriate. Specific interests for this cluster include positions in: Computational Mathematics and Data Science Methods with particular interest in algorithm analysis and development, high performance computing, and applications to scientific and engineering modeling as well as statistical and machine learning and data analysis. Business Analytics with particular interest in Business/Data Analytics, Management Science, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, or a closely related data-analytics discipline to develop and support the quantitative business programs on campus. Applied Data Science and Machine Learning with particular interest in data science, data analytics, geostatistics, machine learning and other artificial intelligence techniques to address earth and environmental science problems of societal relevance. Computational Hydrology with particular interest in surface water hydrology, groundwater hydrology, hydrogeophysics, “big data” hydrology, or large-scale modeling of hydrologic systems. More details about the positions can be found HERE . Anticipated home departments include, but are not limited to Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Economics and Business, Geology and Geological Engineering, Geophysics, Mining Engineering, and Petroleum Engineering. For further information, please contact the search chair, Prof. Kamini Singha at ksingha@mines.edu . Minimum Qualification: Ph.D. in a related discipline from an accredited program by the time the appointment begins. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Commitment to excellence in teaching and curriculum development at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Assistant Professor candidates must possess academic, research lab and/or industry experience and accomplishments in a related field. Associate and Full Professor candidates should have similar credentials as Assistant Professor candidates as well as national distinction and a substantial record in research, teaching and/or service. In addition, Full Professor candidates should have an established international reputation. Preferred Qualification: Successful record of teaching and research obtained via academic research, college-level teaching and/or industry or national lab experience. Commitment to diversity, inclusion and accessibility. Demonstrated success in securing externally funded grants and contracts for those applying at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Demonstrated record of research publications in archival journals and conference proceedings. PI126381693
  • Lawrence , Kansas, The University of Kansas, School of Business invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track business analytics position at the assistant professor level.  This position starts in Fall 2021.  Salary and support are competitive.  Candidates should have completed, or anticipate completion of, their Ph.D. by August 2021; have strong potential to publish in top tier journals in business analytics, data science, information systems, or information management; and have potential for effective teaching in the area of business analytics.  Candidates' special interests should be outlined in the research statement required as part of the application package. Such areas could include, but are not limited to: the application of data analytics or information management to contemporary business problems, business intelligence, decision support systems, cloud computing, data visualization/graphics, data mining, information systems, machine learning, multivariate and/or Bayesian statistics, computer simulation and modeling, Big Data analytics, scripting languages or programming frameworks (e.g. R, SAS, SQL, Python, Hadoop, Java, MatLab), data management platforms (SAP, Oracle, etc.), analytics tools (Spotfire, Tableau, Oracle Data Visualization, Pentaho, etc.), engagement with the business community on digital innovation, data analysis, or providing insights and solutions in the application fields of health care, energy, fraud detection, finance, retailing, or insurance. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of under-represented groups in higher education. The University of Kansas, School of Business has been educating students and creating business leaders since 1924. In May 2016, the school moved into the $70.5 million, 166,500-square-foot Capitol Federal Hall . The main campus is located in Lawrence, Kansas, 45 minutes west of Kansas City. For information about the University of Kansas, School of Business and living in Lawrence, see http://business.ku.edu/ and https://www.ku.edu/about-lawrence . To apply go to https://employment.ku.edu/academic/18167BR . A complete online application will include a: (1) letter of application describing experience and accomplishments, (2) record of productivity in teaching, research and service as noted in CV, (3) research statement and supplemental materials, (e.g., publications), and (4) teaching statement and supplemental materials (e.g., teaching portfolio, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations). Letters of recommendation will be requested from selected applicants as the search process moves beyond the initial screening round.  First review of applicants will begin on December 26, 2020 and will continue until position(s) filled.  University of Kansas is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status.
  • Springfield, Illinois, We are looking for a motivated and experienced engineer with preference given to candidates who have an interest in structural engineering to join our team. We are talented, trustworthy and skilled people who are passionate about what we do and enjoy providing personalized attention to our clients. Responsibilities Provide structural engineering design services. Perform specific and limited portions of broader assignments/projects. Apply standard practices and techniques in specific situations, adjust and correlate data, recognize discrepancies in results and follow standard office procedures. Work directly with clients and project managers to deliver the highest quality possible, on time and on budget. Work in a team environment and learn from fellow staff engineers, project engineers, environmental scientists and project managers. Draft reports, prepare plans, assist with specifications and make preliminary selections of equipment. Work with clients to obtain data or share information. Build and develop leadership skills that build autonomy. Qualifications Bachelor's in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering from an accredited institution. 2+ years of work experience in Structural Design of steel and concrete structures Licensed SE Knowledge of construction methods, materials and code requirements Professional experience in developing design/construction plans Familiar with structural engineering software Strong communication skills. Strong analytical and organizational skills. Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines. Ability to work independently and in a team. Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Benefits Competitive salary, paid time off and holidays. Short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D and 401(k) provided. Medical, dental, vision, prescription, supplemental life insurance, AD&D, critical illness and accident coverage available. You will have plenty of opportunities to grow professionally at our progressive, fast-paced and flexible firm in an awesome work environment. Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa, We are looking for a motivated and experienced civil engineer with preference given to candidates who have an interest in municipal engineering, water or wastewater treatment to join our team. We are talented, trustworthy and skilled people who are passionate about what we do and enjoy providing personalized attention to our clients. Responsibilities Provide civil, municipal, water and wastewater engineering design services. Perform specific and limited portions of broader assignments/projects. Apply standard practices and techniques in specific situations, adjust and correlate data, recognize discrepancies in results and follow standard office procedures. Work directly with clients and project managers to deliver the highest quality possible, on time and on budget. Work in a team environment and learn from fellow staff engineers, project engineers, environmental scientists and project managers. Draft reports, prepare plans, assist with specifications and make preliminary selections of equipment. Work with clients to obtain data or share information. Build and develop leadership skills that build autonomy. Qualifications Bachelor's degree in civil engineering. Experience is preferred, but recent graduates with internship experience will be considered. Strong communication skills. Strong analytical and organizational skills. Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Benefits Opportunities for professional growth at our progressive, fast-paced firm. Competitive salary, paid time off and holidays. Short-term disability, long-term disability, life AD&D and 401(k) provided. Medical, dental, vision, prescription, supplemental life, AD&D, critical illness and accident coverage available. You will have plenty of opportunities to grow professionally at our progressive, fast-paced and flexible firm in an awesome work environment. Equal Opportunity Employer Keywords: AutoCAD, Civil, Client, Construction, Design, Detail, Energy, Engineering, Environment, Groundwater, Infrastructure, PE, Project, Site, Stormwater, Technical, Problem-Solve   For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://fehrgraham.aaimtrack.com/jobs/492061-185828.html