Farkas Prize of the Optimization Society
Purpose of the Award
The Farkas Prize of the INFORMS Optimization Society was established in 2006 and is awarded annually at the INFORMS Fall National Meeting to a mid-career researcher for outstanding contributions to the field of optimization, over the course of their career. Such contributions could include papers (published or submitted and accepted), books, monographs, and software. The awardee will be within 25 years of their terminal degree as of January 1 of the year of the award. The prize serves as an esteemed recognition of colleagues in the middle of their career.
The award includes a cash amount of $1,000 and a citation certificate. The award winner will be invited to give a twenty-five minute presentation at the INFORMS Fall National Meeting in the year of the award. The winner will be responsible for all travel expenses associated with attending the INFORMS meeting.