J. Steinhardt Prize

J. Steinhardt Prize

 J. Steinhardt

The J. Steinhardt Prize is sponsored by the CNA Corporation. The prize is awarded for outstanding contributions to Military Operations Research and is awarded for life work rather than for any particular contribution. The Selection Committee is composed primarily of previous award winners. The award is accompanied by a plaque and a $2,000 honorarium.


Nomination Process

Purpose of the Award

The J. Steinhardt Prize is sponsored by the CNA Corporation. The prize is awarded for outstanding
contributions to Military Operations Research and is awarded for life work rather than for any
particular contribution. The selection Committee is composed of previous award winners. The
award is accompanied by a plaque and a $2,000 honorarium.

Nomination Process

Submission packets should include a letter of justification and supporting documentation and
evidence. Self-nominations are welcome. The deadline for nominations for the 2021
Steinhardt Prize is 1 July 2021 Nomination packets should be submitted to the MAS J.
Steinhardt Prize Chair, Prof. Jeff Kline at jekline@nps.edu by 1 July. If awarded, the J.
Steinhardt Prize will be presented during the MAS Business Meeting at the INFORMS Annual
Meeting.

Criteria

The prize is awarded for outstanding contributions to Military Operations Research and is awarded
for life work rather than for any particular contribution. While there is no specific list of attributes;
they are basically technical expertise, teaching (viewed broadly), and MAS service.
Following is a general outline of data requested for each nomination package.
Steinhardt Award Nomination Data

Part I: Basic Information

Name
Address
Present position
Duties
Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Part II: Contributions and Impacts

SERVICE AND MILITARY OPERATIONS RESEARCH CONTRIBUTIONS
MAS service, INFORMS service, MORS service. Other societies’ service
TEACHING
Formal teaching: courses, grad students
Less formal: tutorials, mentoring, etc.
TECHNICAL Qualifications
Previous awards and honors
Publications (approximate total number and titles of some of them) plus anything else that is
germane

Part III: Citation

1 paragraph ~200 words