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2014 Edelman Papers in 2015 Interfaces

The Jan/Feb issue of Interfaces is the Edelman Award Special Issue. Read these inspiring examples of major difference-making O.R. projects from the previous year. Free access to abstracts. Subscription required for full text.

2013 Wagner Prize Papers in 2014 Interfaces

The Sept./Oct. issue of Interfaces is the Wagner Prize Special Issue. Read these expertly written accounts of verifiable practice success from the previous year. Free access to abstract. Subscription required for full text.

Opportunities for Research Funding in Operations Research / Management Sciences


This page provides a brief overview of various opportunities for funded research in OR/MS, along with pointers to federal and other agencies which maintain web pages or electronic databases for such information.

While every attempt is made to be as comprehensive as possible, this page is not meant to be exhaustive. It is provided as a service and you should follow the links to the original source to ensure that you get complete and accurate information.

Finally, if you are at a funding agency and would like to add to the material provided here, or correct any of the existing information, please send a detailed e-mail message to the Associate Editor, Funding or the Editor, INFORMS Online.

Overview of Opportunities at Various Funding Sources

- National Science Foundation (NSF)

- Office of Naval Research (ONR)

- Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)

- Army Research Office (ARO)

- National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

- National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

- National Security Agency (NSA)

- Department of Energy (DOE)

- Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Edelman Presentation Videos on Demand

Get on-demand access to Franz Edelman Award competition presentations through the INFORMS Video Learning Center, the newest in our list of expansive member benefits. All presentations come complete with slides. You're now only a few clicks away to gaining insight on the rapidly changing marketplace, developing strategies with O.R., and enhancing your practice or career.

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On-Demand Wagner Prize Presentations

View presentations of verifiable O.R. practice success that made a substantial difference in their organizations. Use them in the classroom or to apply lessons learned to your own organization.

INFORMS Today: The Podcast Series

O.R. and analytics experts share their insights on how crunching the numbers changed their organizations. INFORMS Today: The Podcast Series.

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