USC’s Pelin Pekgun elected to board of INFORMS

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Ashley Smith
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Will serve two-year term beginning in 2020

 

CATONSVILLE, MD, October 11, 2019 – INFORMS, the largest international association of operations research (O.R.) and analytics professionals and students, announced that Pelin Pekgun has been elected to its board, where she will serve a two-year term as vice president of membership and professional recognition. 

Pekgun is an associate professor in the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. Before turning to academia, Pekgun worked in industry, leading the operations research team in North America at JDA Software’s Pricing and Revenue Management Group.

Her research focus is in supply chain management, pricing and revenue management, and the marketing/operations interface.

Pekgun has been an active INFORMS member, serving as chair in several committees. She currently serves as an associate editor for one of the 16 journals published by INFORMS. Pekgun has also been a finalist for several of the institute’s top awards. 

 

About INFORMS

With 12,500 members from nearly 90 countries, INFORMS is the largest international association of operations research (O.R.) and analytics professionals and students. INFORMS provides unique networking and learning opportunities for individual professionals, and organizations of all types and sizes, to better understand and use O.R. and analytics tools and methods to transform strategic visions and achieve better outcomes. Visit www.informs.org or @informs.

 

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Ashley Smith

443-757-3578

asmith@informs.org