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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 fields including operations research, analytics, management science, economics, behavioral science, statistics, artificial intelligence, data science, applied mathematics, and more. Although our members' work is often highly complex, we are unified under a simple, shared mission: advance and promote the science and technology of decision making to save lives, save money, and solve problems. 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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AI-Enabled Future of Work

"Almost every job is some combination of independent tasks and collaborative efforts."


– Rajiv Garg
   Emory University

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Bringing our Community Together through INFORMS Connect

"INFORMS Connect has become the staple of communication for INFORMS members and communities over the past few years."


– Gabriela Gongora-Svartzman
   Carnegie Mellon University

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INFORMS member-led regional data center combatting opioid crisis

"The University of Alabama (UA) and several INFORMS members have been tapped to spearhead the Southeast Regional Drug Data Research Center to help communities across the region combat the opioid crisis."


(l-r) Jason Parton, Matthew Hudnall, James Cochran, Dwight Lewis

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