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INFORMS is the largest professional association for the decision and data sciences.

Welcome! We are home to a diverse collection of academic and industry experts in the data and decision sciences, including operations research, analytics, management science, economics, behavioral science, statistics, artificial intelligence, data science, applied mathematics, and more. At INFORMS, we are driven by the belief that our members and their work are helping to make smarter decisions for a better world. Whether you're at the beginning of your academic and professional adventure or decades into a successful career, INFORMS membership will connect you with a group of peers with whom you can collaborate, learn, grow, and share your journey.

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If Dantzig Had a Sister

"Emmy’s role models would have been the very few female figures she met during her studies."


– Anand Subramanian

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Adaptability, Agility and Alignment

"The goal of both the membership and the organization is “Smarter Decisions for a Better World.” That’s really what it’s about"


– Julie Swann
   2024 INFORMS President

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Using Optimization to Support Minority Representation in Voting Rights Act Cases

"By now, we are all familiar with the practice of gerrymandering, in which those in power draw districts to favor themselves or their party."


– Austin Buchanan
   Oklahoma State University

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