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 2018 Annual Meeting @ Phoenix, Arizona, November 4-7
At every INFORMS Annual Meeting, ENRE organises 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!
Environment & Sustainability
Zana Cranmer, Bentley University (firstname.lastname@example.org) & Arda Yenipazarli, Georgia Southern University (email@example.com)
Yu Wei, Colorado State University (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Energy I – Electricity
Javad Lavaei, University of California, Berkeley (email@example.com) & Luce Brotcorne, INRIA, France (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Energy II – Energy
Amir Mousavian, Clarkson University (email@example.com) & Felipe Feijoo, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Natural Resources I – Mining
Alexandra Newman, Colorado School of Mines (email@example.com)
Natural Resources II – Petrochemicals
Dimitri Papageorgiou, Exxon-Mobil (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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.
The award winners will be announced during the ENRE Business Meeting at the INFORMS Annual Meeting 2018 in Phoenix.
ENRE Best Student Paper
Committee Chair: Boris Defourny, Lehigh University
ENRE Young Researcher Prize
Committee Chair: Ramteen Sioshansi, Ohio State University
ENRE Best Publication – Energy
Committee Chair: Shmuel Oren, University of California, Berkeley
ENRE Best Publication – Natural Resources
Committee Co-Chairs: Yu Wei, Colorado State University & Mohamad Hejazi, PNNL
ENRE Best Publication – Environment and Sustainability
Committee Chair: Yihsu Chen, University of California Santa Cruz
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, 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!Read the full article at https://www.informs.org/Publications/OR-MS-Tomorrow/Society-Spotlight-ENRE