Junior Researcher Best Paper Award

Award Winners


Lucia Roselli, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil

Article: Roselli, L.R.P., de Almeida, A.T. (2023). The use of the success-based decision rule to support the holistic evaluation process in FITradeoff. International Transactions in Operations Research, 30, 1299-1319


Mohammad Ghaderi, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain

Article: Mohammad Ghaderi, Miłosz Kadziński (2021): Incorporating uncovered structural patterns in value functions construction. Omega 99: 102203.


Eduarda Asfora Frej,  Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil

Article: Frej, Eduarda Asfora; Ekel, P.; de Almeida, A.T. (2020) A benefit-to-cost ratio based approach for portfolio selection under multiple criteria with incomplete preference information, Information Sciences 545: 487-498.


M Gabriela Sava,  Clemson University, Clemson, SC, U.S.A.

Article:  Sava, M. Gabriela, Luis G. Vargas, Jerrold H. May, and James G. Dolan. "An analysis of the sensitivity and stability of patients’ preferences can lead to more appropriate medical decisions. Annals of Operations Research, 293, no. 2 (2020): 863-901


Miłosz Kadziński, Poznań University of Technology, Poznan, Poland.

Article: Ciomek, K., Kadziński, M., & Tervonen, T. (2017). Heuristics for prioritizing pair-wise elicitation questions with additive multi-attribute value models. Omega71, 27-45.


Gökhan Kirlik, University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, MD, U.S.A.
Article: Kirlik, G., Sayın, S. (2018). "Bilevel programming for generating discrete representations in multiobjective optimization," Mathematical Programming, 169,  585-604.

Other Finalists


Elif Haktanir; Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey

Article: Haktanır, E., Kahraman, C. (2022). A novel picture fuzzy CRITIC & REGIME methodology: Wearable health technology application. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 113, 104942


Merve Bodur, University of Toronto, Canada

Article: David Bergman, Merve Bodur, Carlos Cardonha, Andre A. Cire (2021): Network models for multiobjective discrete optimization. INFORMS Journal on Computing 34(2): 990-1005.

Sune Lauth Gadegaard, Aarhus University, Denmark

Article: Sune Lauth Gadegaard, Lars Relund Nielsen, Matthias Ehrgott (2019): Bi-objective branch-and-cut algorithms based on LP relaxation and bound sets. INFORMS Journal on Computing 31(4): 790-804.

Jiapeng Liu, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

Article: Jiapeng Liu, Miłosz Kadziński, Xiuwu Liao, Xiaoxin Mao (2021): DataData-driven preference learning methods for value-driven multiple criteria sorting with interacting criteria. INFORMS Journal on Computing 33(2): 586-606.

Eleftherios Siskos, Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland

Article: Eleftherios Siskos, Peter Burgherr (2022): Multicriteria decision support for the evaluation of electricity supply resilience: Exploration of interacting criteria. European Journal of Operational Research 298: 611-626.


Sally Giuseppe Arcidiacono, University of Catania, Italy

Article: Arcidiacono, Sally Giuseppe; Greco, Salvatore; Corrente, Salvatore (2021) Robust Stochastic Sorting With Interacting Criteria Hierarchically Structured. EJOR, 292.2, 735-754.

M Gabriela Sava, Clemson University, USA

Article: Sava, M Gabriela ; Vargas, Luis G. ; May, Jerrold H.; Dolan, James (2020) Multi-dimensional Stability Analysis For Analytic Network Process Models. Annals of Operations Research, 1-24.


Garrett Dranichak, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A.

Article: Dranichak, Garrett M., and Margaret M. Wiecek. (2019) "On highly robust efficient solutions to uncertain multiobjective linear programs." European Journal of Operational Research, 273, no. 1: 20-30


Brian Dandurand, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL, U.S.A.
Article: Dandurand, B., & Wiecek, M. M. (2016). Quadratic scalarization for decomposed multiobjective optimization. OR spectrum, 38(4), 1071-1096.

Taewoo Lee, University of Houston, Houston, TX, U.S.A.
Article: Chan, T. C., & Lee, T. (2018). Trade-off preservation in inverse multi-objective convex optimization. European Journal of Operational Research, 270(1), 25-39.


Valentina Ferretti, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Article: Ferretti, V. (2016).  From stakeholders analysis to cognitive mapping and Multi-Attribute Value Theory: An integrated approach for policy support, European Journal of Operational Research 253, 524–541.

Miłosz Kadziński, Poznań University of Technology, Poznań, Poland.
Article: Govindan, K.,  Kadziński, M. Sivakumar,  S. (2017).  Application of a novel PROMETHEE-based method for construction of a group compromise ranking to prioritization of green suppliers in food supply chain, Omega 71, 129–145.