INFORMS News: Bonder Scholarship for O.R. in Military Apps

Bonder Scholarship for Applied O.R. in Military Applications (l-r): presenter Andrew Hall, recipient Lee Evans and Merrill Bonder.

Bonder Scholarship for Applied O.R. in Military Applications (l-r): presenter Andrew Hall, recipient Lee Evans and Merrill Bonder.

Lee Evans, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Louisville, received the 2017 Seth Bonder Scholarship for Applied Operations Research in Military Applications.

The purpose of the scholarship is to promote the development and application of process modeling and operations research analyses to military issues. The scholarship consists of a grant of $4,000 that is intended to provide financial support for a promising new researcher. In addition, the award winner will be eligible for up to $1,000 of travel funding. An additional $2,000 grant is provided and funded by the Seth Bonder Foundation.

Dr. Seth Bonder was the founder and CEO of Vector Research, Incorporated (VRI) for 31 years, a company recognized for its quality and innovations in applying OR/MS to public and private sector enterprises.