The INFORMS Optimization Section was formed in the fall of 1995 and became a Society in 2004.
The Optimization Society has two goals:
- to promote the development and application of optimization methods and software tools for the solution of problems in Operations Research/Management Science, and
- to encourage the exchange of information among practitioners and scholars in the optimization area.
Optimization Society Prizes
The deadline for nominations/applications for the Optimization Society prizes for the year 2021 is June 15, 2021 (11:59 PM EDT). Please see the prizes page for eligibility and nomination information.