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 applications/nominations for 2022 INFORMS Optimization Society Prizes are open. Please send applications/nominations to selection committee chairs. The due date for applications/nominations for all IOS prizes is July 15, 2022, 11:59 PM EDT.
For eligibility and application/nomination information for the Optimization Society Prizes, please visit:
Prize committee chairs:
IOS 2022 Khachiyan Prize Committee Chair: Gerard Cornuejols (email@example.com)
IOS 2022 Farkas Prize Committee Chair: Katya Scheinberg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
IOS 2022 Egon Balas Prize Committee Chair: Santanu Dey (email@example.com)
IOS 2022 Young Researchers Prize Committee Chair: George Lan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
IOS 2022 Student Paper Prize Committee Chair: Weijun Xie (email@example.com)