Robert Herman Lifetime Achievement Award

Nomination deadline: May 31, 2015

2015 Awardee(s): Michel Gendreau, École Polytechnique de Montréal

Purpose of the Award

The Robert Herman Lifetime Achievement Award in Transportation Science is awarded by the INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics Section to an individual who throughout his or her professional career has made fundamental and sustained contributions to transportation science and logistics, and has influenced the field through her or his writings, teaching, service, and nurturing of younger professionals. The award is accompanied by $750 honorarium.

Past Awardees

2015 Awardee(s)
Michel Gendreau, École Polytechnique de Montréal
2013 Awardee(s)
Carlos F. Daganzo, University of California-Berkeley
2011 Awardee(s)
Nathan Gartner
2009 Awardee(s)
Gilbert Laporte, École des Hautes Études Commerciales Montréal
2007 Awardee(s)
Michael Smith, University of York
2005 Awardee(s)
Paolo Toth
2003 Awardee(s)
David E. Boyce
2001 Awardee(s)
Amedeo R. Odoni, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1998 Awardee(s)
Michael Florian
1996 Awardee(s)
Denos Gazis
1994 Awardee(s)
Martin J. Beckmann
1990 Awardee(s)
Robert Herman, University of Texas-Austin
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About the Award/Namesake

Robert Herman Lifetime Achievement Award

Robert Herman was born in the Bronx area of New York City on August 29, 1914. He graduated cum laude with special honors in physics from the City College of New York in 1935, and in 1940 was awarded master's and doctoral degrees in physics from Princeton University in the area of molecular spectroscopy...

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2015 Committee Chair
Michel Bierlaire 
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
GC B3 454 (Bâtiment GC)
Station 18
CH-1015 Lausanne
voice: +41-21-693-25-37

2015 Committee Members
Samer M. Madanat
University of California at Berkeley
760 Davis Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-1710
voice: 510-643-8739

Cynthia Barnhart
Ford Professor of Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambride, MA, 02139

Martine Labbe
Faculty of Sciences
Computer Science department
Universite Libre De Bruxelles
Boulevard du Triomphe CP 210/01
B-1050 Brussels

Bernard Gendron
Departement d'informatique et de recherche operationnelle
Universite de Montreal
C.P. 6128, Succursale Centre-Ville
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7


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