2008 INFORMS Honors ISyE Faculty and Graduate Students

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2008 INFORMS Honors ISyE Faculty and Graduate Students

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Several faculty and students of the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) were honored this year at the 2008 Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) annual meeting.

Several faculty and students of the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) were honored this year at the 2008 Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) annual meeting held in October in Washington D.C.

INFORMS Fellow Award
Professor Jianjun "Jan" Shi
"For development of stream-of-variation theory and its contributions to quality improvements in manufacturing and other complex systems, and for leadership in education and the INFORMS community"

Erlang Prize
Professor Bert Zwart
The Erlang Prize is awarded every two years by the Applied Probability Society of INFORMS to honor a research scholar under the age of 36 who has contributed significantly to applied probability.

First Place: Computing Society Student Paper Prize
Guanghui Lan, advised by Arkadi Nemirovksi, Renato Monteiro, and Alex Shaprio,
Paper: Efficient Methods for Stochastic Composite Optimization

Second Place: George Nicholson Student Paper Competition
Guanghui Lan, advised by Arkadi Nemirovksi, Renato Monteiro, and Alex Shaprio,
Paper: Efficient Methods for Stochastic Composite Optimization

Second Place, INFORMS Health Applications Section William Pierskalla Best
Paper Award
Faramroze Engineer (Ph.D. student), Pinar Keskinocak, Dr. Larry Pickering
(from CDC)
Paper: Catch-up Scheduling for Childhood Vaccination

Third Place, INFORMS Health Applications Section William Pierskalla Best
Paper Award
Ali Ekici (Ph.D. student), Pinar Keskinocak and Julie Swann
Paper: Pandemic Influenza Response: Food Distribution Logistics

Honorable Mention, George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award
Pelin Pekgun , former ISYE Ph.D. student, advised by Pinar Keskinocak and Paul
Griffin

Dissertation: An Analysis of Pricing and Leadtime Policies within the Marketing/Operations Interface

Honorable Mention, George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award for a dissertation
Kyungduck Cha, advised by Eva Lee
Dissertation: Cancer Treatment Optimization

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H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISYE)

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  • Created On: Nov 9, 2008 - 8:00pm
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