The Military and Security Society (MAS) is an application-focused, technical society within the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). MAS welcomes members from around the globe who share a common interest in its goals.
The goals of MAS are to:
- Promote the development and application of ORMS/Analytics methods, techniques, and tools to the solution of problems in the military and security areas.
- Encourage the exchange of information among practitioners and users in the military and security areas.
- Encourage more interest by practitioners and students in the military and security areas.
- Promote the maintenance of high professional standards in the application of ORMS/Analytics methods to the military and security areas.
MAS achieves these goals through a program of meetings, awards, publications, and other activities.