INFORMS congratulates members elected to National Academy of Engineering

February 26, 2008

The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®) today congratulated INFORMS members who were elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

"This is a great honor for our esteemed colleagues and we salute their tremendous accomplishments," INFORMS President Cynthia Barnhart of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology says. "This recognition by the National Academy of Engineering attests to the many diverse and high-impact contributions of operations researchers."

INFORMS members inducted into the National Academy of Engineering are:The 50 INFORMS members who were previously elected to the National Academy include Egon Balas, Daniel Berg, Dimitris J. Bertsimas Robert E. Bixby, Alfred Blumstein, Seth Bonder, Peter Cherry, Richard W. Conway, Thomas M. Cook, the late George B. Dantzig, Ralph Disney, Marshall Lee Fisher, Howard Frank, Donald N. Frey, Arthur M. Geoffrion, Fred W. Glover, Ralph E. Gomory, Ignacio E. Grossman, Y.C. Ho, Thom Hodgson, Ronald A. Howard, Donald L. Iglehart, Ellis L. Johnson, Richard M. Karp, Ralph L. Keeney, Leonard Kleinrock, Way Kuo, Richard C. Larson, John D.C. Little, Thomas L. Magnanti, Alan S. Manne, William L. Maxwell, Gerald Nadler, George L. Nemhauser, Robert M. Oliver, Elisabeth Pate-Cornell, William P. Pierskalla, Stephen M. Pollock, H. Donald Ratliff, William B. Rouse, F. Stan Settles, Hanif D. Sherali, Lawrence D. Stone, Eva Tardos, James M. Tien, John N. Tsitsiklis, Arthur F. Veinott, jr., John A. White, Ward Whitt, and Margaret H. Wright.
Additional information about the 2008 National Academy of Engineering inductees is at


The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®) is an international scientific society with 10,000 members, including Nobel Prize laureates, dedicated to applying scientific methods to help improve decision-making, management, and operations. Members of INFORMS work in business, government, and academia. They are represented in fields as diverse as airlines, health care, law enforcement, the military, financial engineering, and telecommunications. The INFORMS website is More information about operations research is at

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