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Dear TSL members and friends! Do you know people who might be suitable for the TSL Dissertation Award or the Stella Dafermos Mid-Career Award? Please don't forget to apply by next Thursday (June 30th) for the Dissertation Award and by next Friday (July 1st) for the Mid-Career Award! We are looking forward to many great applications!
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Dear TSL Members and Friends! Next week Friday (June 3rd), Hamsa Balakrishnan will give a presentation on "The promise and the challenge of advanced air mobility" in the TSL Webinar. We hope to see many of you there! You can sign up for the seminar here: Registration Link As always, you can find more information about Hamsa's talk, as well as our speaker series, here: Webinars
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The Stella Dafermos Achievement Award in Transportation Science Call for Nominations The Stella Dafermos Award in Transportation Science will be awarded for the first time in 2022. It is an annual award with a $750 honorarium. The award announcement will be made at the TSL Business Meeting at the Fall INFORMS Annual Meeting in Indianapolis. The Stella Dafermos Achievement Award in Transportation Science is awarded by the INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics Society (TSL) to a mid-career scholar who has made fundamental scientific contributions to transportation science and logistics. To be eligible for the award, an individual must be ...
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TSL Dissertation Prize 2022: Call for Nominations Nominations are invited for the year Dissertation Prize Competition sponsored by the INFORMS Society on Transportation Science & Logistics. This award is the oldest and most prestigious honor for doctoral dissertations in the transportation science and logistics area. The award is accompanied by a $500 honorarium for the winner. In addition, the winner and the recipient of an honorable mention (if any) each receives a plaque announcing the award. The following criteria will be used in judging candidate dissertations. Fundamental contribution and originality of the ideas or methods. Practical importance ...
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Dear TSL members, I wish you a happy and healthy new year. I am looking forward to being your TSL President of 2022! First, my huge thanks go to our former president Mike Hewitt and all the former and current board members and all individuals engaged in TSL. Thank you for keeping our society alive and interactive when physical interaction is often complicated. I promise to keep TSL as interactive, effective, and valuable as possible with all of you in the coming year. There are good reasons to look forward to our society’s activities in the upcoming year. Mike Hewitt agreed to keep the monthly TSL webinars running, supported by our special interest groups. ...
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VeRoLog Doctoral Dissertation Prize VeRoLog DDP 2022 Announcement The VeRoLog Doctoral Dissertation Prize (VeRoLog DDP) is issued by the EURO working group on Vehicle Routing and Logistics optimization (VeRoLog) and is awarded at each VeRoLog annual conference. The purpose of the prize is to distinguish an outstanding PhD thesis on Operational Research methods applied to Vehicle Routing and Logistics Optimization. It will be awarded at the VeRoLog 2022 conference (Hamburg, June 13-15, 2022). Eligibility of applications The VeRoLog DDP 2022 jury will only consider PhD theses in Operational Research defended between 1 January 2020 and 31 December ...
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ESSEC Business School opens an Assistant Professor Position (tenure-track) in Operations Research for the Paris-Cergy campus, starting from September 2022 (deadline for application: January 8, 2022) Applicants should have a strong research focus and interests in Optimization and Operations Research, with a PhD or doctorate in related fields (OR, computer science, mathematics, economics). They should also demonstrate high leadership and autonomy in research and teaching, with publications in high-quality journals in Operations Research. Salary is competitive with the European Business Schools environment. The Professor will join the Information Systems, ...
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Dear TSL friends, this year's last TSL event will be a workshop on "E-Commerce in an Emerging World", held virtually in December. If you are interested in participating in the workshop, please register until Nov 15th. You can find all details here: https://conference.iima.ac.in/tsl2021/index.php We are looking forward to "virtually meeting" all of you!
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With the INFORMS Annual Meeting coming up, braving the challenge of hybrid versus virtual versus in person sessions and presentations in all time zones is definitely worth it this year! Watch out for these recommendations from the TSL communications team. Of course, these are just a few picks from the great smorgasbord of this year’s hybrid conference. Find more information on the schedule here https://www.abstractsonline.com/pp8/#!/10390 Sunday 24 Enjoy an early start by visiting the virtual session VSA81 on Future mobility and urban community @ 6:00 AM PDT. Martin Savelsbergh will give a plenary talk @ 9:45 AM PDT right after the opening ...
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On Monday 18, 2021, more than 100 participants from all around the world met for the TSL business meeting, which took place virtually and outside the Informs Annual Meeting this year. Mike Hewitt, the current President of the TSL Society, moderated the meeting. Following the introduction, we congratulated the newly elected officers for 2022. Specifically, Alejandro Toriello from Georgia Tech was elected as TSL VP/President Elect. Sara Reed from University of Kansas was elected as TSL Cluster vice-chair. As International Liaisons, Shadi Sharif Azadeh from TU Delft will serve for Europe, Hai Wang from Singapore Management University will serve for Asia, Australia, ...
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Donald W. Hearn passed away on July 9 in Pinehurst, North Carolina. He retired from the University of Florida in 2007 as professor emeritus after joining the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at in 1971. He received his undergraduate degree in physics at the University of North Carolina where he was named a Morehead Scholar and received his master’s and Ph.D. degrees from Johns Hopkins University in management science and operations research. He served as a software consultant for the federal agencies USDA (environmental impacts of pesticides), HUD (new community development), FAA (aviation system maintenance) and DOT (urban transportation network ...
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Dear TSL members and friends, The virtual INFORMS annual meeting is coming up, and we would like to highlight some events that may be of particular interest to TSL members and friends. Note that all times are in PDT. TSL Business Meeting including Networking Session (Monday, Oct 18, 8:00-9:30 am, Zoom, Meeting ID: 955 0207 2071, Password: 167041) Meet colleagues and friends and get an overview of what is going on in the TSL society. Voting results and winners of the best thesis and best paper awards will be announced. The meeting is OPEN TO ALL regardless if you have registered for the Annual Meeting or not. TSL Award Session I: TSL Life Time Award ...
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Registration is now open ! The 12th DIMACS Implementation Challenge on Vehicle Routing Problems welcomes competitors to test their solvers in the following tracks: Capacitated VRP (CVRP) VRP with Time Windows (VRPTW) VRP with Split Deliveries (SDVRP) Inventory Routing Problems (IRP) Electric Vehicle Routing (E-VRP) Capacitated Arc Routing (multiple versions) Dynamic Ride Hailing A solver may compete in as many tracks as desired, and a team is free to enter multiple solvers. The over-arching purpose of the Challenge is to assess the current state-of-the-art performance of algorithms for classic VRP variants as well as newer ...
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CALL FOR PROPOSALS INFORMS Transportation and Logistics Society 2022 Annual Workshop Submission Deadline: September 30, 2021 The INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics (TSL) Society requests proposals for the 2022 TSL Annual Workshop. As with previous workshops, TSL will be accepting proposals to host the workshop at “any” location. Proposals should answer the following questions: Who will be the chair(s) of the workshop? Who else will be involved in organizing the workshop? When and where will the conference be held? Why is the chosen city an attractive location for a TSL Workshop? Notably, is the location accessible to a large ...
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The application window for TSL Cross Regional Grants has been extended until August 31st, 2021. These grants were created as part of our efforts to generate more collaboration across the four TSL regions (North America, Central and South America; Europe, Middle East and Africa; and Asia, Australia and New Zealand). The grants and application process are described below, with one grant aimed at doctoral students to study abroad and the other more broadly focused at driving collaborative research. Note that one Cross-regional Collaborative Grant is funded in partnership with VeRoLog . The deadline for submission is August 31, 2021. The awards will ...
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The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad is hosting the 9 th Informs Transportation Science and Logistics Society Workshop from 13 th to 15 th December 2021. The workshop will be delivered in a virtual mode. The theme for the Workshop is " E-Commerce in an Emerging World ". Upon popular request, the deadline for this workshop is being extended until August 31st 2021. Workshop details can be found here: https://conference.iima.ac.in/tsl2021/ Abstract can be submitted here: https://easychair.org/my/conference?conf=tsl2021iima Abstracts of max 1000 words should be submitted by 31st Aug 2021. Selection of papers for presentation ...
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The application window is open for TSL Cross Regional Grants. These grants were created as part of our efforts to generate more collaboration across the four TSL regions (North America, Central and South America; Europe, Middle East and Africa; and Asia, Australia and New Zealand). The grants and application process are described below, with one grant aimed at doctoral students to study abroad and the other more broadly focused at driving collaborative research. Note that one Cross-regional Collaborative Grant is funded in partnership with VeRoLog . The deadline for submission is August 15, 2021. The awards will be announced at the TSL Business ...
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We are happy to inform you that Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad is hosting the 9 th Informs Transportation Science and Logistics Society Workshop from 13 th to 15 th December 2021. The workshop will be delivered in a virtual mode. The theme for the Workshop is " E-Commerce in an Emerging World ". E-commerce has revolutionized retail. It has evolved to meet the changing needs of people, and to make online shopping easier for the modern-day customer. When it started, e-commerce was fairly limited in its product offerings and capabilities. But today, e-commerce retail offers a wide assortment of products and orders are often delivered to the customers ...
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Join us for our monthly webinar on Friday June 11th at 9AM ET! The next presentation will be given by John-Paul Clarke (The University of Texas at Austin, USA). He will talk about autonomous aircraft-enabled mobility. The national vision for advanced aerial mobility is an airspace system that can support high-scale flight operations supporting any number of applications, using vehicles small and large, carrying passengers or cargo, and operating over cities or in remote areas. This vision will require greater aircraft and air traffic management (ATM) system autonomy; a synergistic relationship between vertiport locations and flight trajectories to address ...
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The application window is open for TSL Cross Regional Grants. These grants were created as part of our efforts to generate more collaboration across the four TSL regions (North America, Central and South America; Europe, Middle East and Africa; and Asia, Australia and New Zealand). The grants and application process are described below, with one grant aimed at doctoral students to study abroad and the other more broadly focused at driving collaborative research. Note that one Cross-regional Collaborative Grant is funded in partnership with VeRoLog . The deadline for submission is August 15, 2021. The awards will be announced at the TSL Business ...
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