Past Poster Session Winners and Abstracts

2020 Poster Competition Winner: Wesley J. Marrero Colón

"Data-Driven Ranges of Near-Optimal Choices for Personalized Hypertension Treatment Plans"

2019 Poster Competition Winner: Benjamin F. Morrow Jr.
"Agent-Based Modeling: Client-Choice Versus Traditional Food Pantries"
2019 Poster Competition Finalist:  Sefakor Fianu
"Nested Markov Decision Process Model for Equitable and Effective Supply Distribution"


*Winners pictured with Lewis Ntaimo, Rueben Proano, and Shannon Harris 

The 2019 poster competition reception was sponsored by Gurobi, The NC State University Fitts Dept. of I&SE, Texas A&M Dept of I&SE, and University of Michigan I&OE Dept.

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