Best Paper Award

Deadline: July 1, 2015

2016 - First Place
2016 First Place: Thibaut Vidal ; Teodor Gabriel Crainic ; Michel Gendreau, École Polytechnique de Montréal
; Christian Prins
Winning material: “A unified solution framework for multi-attribute vehicle routing problems"

Purpose of the Award

The TSL Best Paper Award will be given every year to an outstanding paper in the field of transportation science and logistics. The paper must have been published in a refereed journal and must present innovative approaches for solving complex problems in transportation and/or logistics, with an emphasis on operations research and quantitative methods.

Past Awardees

2016 First Place
Thibaut Vidal Teodor Gabriel Crainic Michel Gendreau, École Polytechnique de Montréal
Christian Prins
2014 First Place
Asvin Goel
2013 First Place
Guglielmo Lulli, University of Milano-Bicocca Dimitris Bertsimas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Amedeo R. Odoni, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2012 First Place
John Bartholdi, Georgia Institute of Technology Donald Eisenstein, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
2012 Honorable Mention
Ulrich Derigs Stefan Friederichs
2010 First Place
Abraham George, Princeton University Hugo Simao, Princeton University John Nienow, Schneider National Jeff Day, Schneider National Ted Gifford, Schneider National Warren Powell, Princeton University
2008 First Place
Olaf Jahn, Infopark AG Rolf H. Mohring, Technische Universitat Berlin, Andreas S. Schulz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Nicolas E. Stier-Moses, Columbia University Andrea S. Schulz, MIT
2008 Honorable Mention
Gilbert Laporte, École des Hautes Études Commerciales Montréal Arne Lokketangen Lars M. Hvattum
2007 First Place
Jiamin Zhao, Oracle Corporation Maged Dessouky, University of Southern California Satish Bukkapatnam, Oklahoma State University
2007 Honorable Mention
Caspar G. Chorus, Delft University of Technology Theo A. Arentze, Eindhoven University of Technology Eric J.E. Molin, Delft University of Technology Harry J.P. Timmermans, Eindhoven University of Technology Bert Van Wee, Delft University of Technology
Georgia Perkais, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Guillaume Roels, UCLA Anderson School of Management
2006 Awardee(s)
Michel Bierlaie, École Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne Frank Crittin, IDIAP Research Institute
2005 Awardee(s)
Anton J. Kleywegt Vijay S. Nori Martin W.P. Savelsbergh, Georgia Institute of Technology
2004 Awardee(s)
Gilbert Laporte, École des Hautes Études Commerciales Montréal Francois V. Louveaux, Facultes Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix Luc Van Hamme, OM Partners
2003 Awardee(s)
A. Armacost, U.S. Air Force Academy K.A. Ware, UPS Airlines Cynthia Barnhart, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2002 Awardee(s)
Jose Rafael Correa, MIT Roberto Cominetti, Universidad de Chile

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2015 Committee Chair
Markos Papageorgiou, Ph.D.
Dynamic Systems & Simulation Laboratory
Technical University of Crete
University Campus
GR-73100 Chania, Greece
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2015 Committee Members
Marielle Christiansen, Ph.D.
Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management,
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
7491 Trondheim, Norway

Andres L. Medaglia, Ph.D.
Industrial Engineering Department
Director, Center for Optimization and Applied Probability
Universidad de los Andes
Carera 1 Este # 19 A - 40
Bogota, D.C., Colombia

M. Grazia Speranza
Dipartimento Economia e Management
C.da S.Chiara 50
25122 Brescia

Konstantinos Zografos
Department of Management Science
Lancaster University


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