INFORMS presents 11 new Fellows Awards

October 28, 2009

The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®) today announced 11 new recipients of the annual INFORMS Fellows Award.

The INFORMS Fellows Award recognizes outstanding achievements in five areas: education in the field of operations research/management science; management of operations research/management science, including responsibility for applying the profession's techniques within an organization of any type; the practice of operations research/management science/analytics; research; and service to INFORMS and the profession of operations research.

The 2009 recipients are: The INFORMS Fellows Awards were presented at a luncheon on Monday, October 12 at the INFORMS annual meeting in San Diego. Over 4,000 academics and professionals attended the annual conference.

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About INFORMS

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 www.informs.org. More information about operations research is at www.scienceofbetter.org.

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

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