O.R. & Analytics Student Team Competition 2019


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First Place

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and Inha University; master’s in industrial and systems engineering.  For the exceptional performance of their model and clarity of solution, and the most effective use of autonomous vehicles.


Second Place

Hebrew University of Jerusalem; undergrad and master’s in business administration. For the comprehensiveness of their analysis, and for the exceptionally clean data they submitted.


Third Place

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies; undergrad in industrial management engineering. For their exploration of a range of approaches, and originality in the formulation of mathematical models.


Honorable Mention (alphabetical order)

  • University of Belgrade; undergraduate & master’s in business analytics. Effective use of forecasting in their solution.
  • University of Maryland University College; master’s in data analytics. Quality of the data visualization built into their presentation.
  • Tilburg University; master’s in operations research. Clarity of their presentation and the usefulness of their approach in trading off performance and speed in the solution.


Registration Closed

The registration deadline has passed. However, teams interested in registering late should email orastc@mail.informs.org to request permission.  The deadline to submit an entry is January 25, 2019. Teams must register before submitting an entry.  While some opportunities to interact with General Motors staff and Committee experts have already taken place, late-registering teams will have access to recordings of webinars, as well as written questions submitted by teams with answers provided.  


Terry Cryan, Special Projects Associate

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