David Simchi-Levi

David Simchi-Levi

Past Awards

2015
Innovative Applications in Analytics Award: Second Place
Winning material: “Analytics for an Online Retailer: Demand Forecasting and Price Optimization at Rue La La”


2014
Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in Operations Research Practice: Winner(s)
Winning material: Identifying Risks and Mitigating Disruptions in the Automotive Supply Chain
2014 - Winner(s)


2013
MSOM Fellows Program: Awardee(s)
2013 - Awardee(s)


2009
Section Prize: Awardee(s)
Winning material: “Coordinating Inventory Control and Pricing Strategies with Random Demand and Fixed Ordering Cost: The Finite Horizon Case”, Operations Research, Vol. 52, No. 6, November-December 2004, pp. 887-896.
2009 - Awardee(s)
Citation:

THESE WORKS ARE IN THE BEST TRADITION OF THE PRACTICE OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCE. THE PAPERS PRESENT A FUNDAMENTAL CONTRIBUTION AND ADVANCEMENT OF OUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE INTEGRATION OF INVENTORY CONTROL AND DYNAMIC PRICING DECISIONS. BY INTRODUCING THE CONCEPT OF "SYMMETRIC K-CONCAVE FUNCTIONS", THE AUTHORS GENERALIZED THE WELL-KNOWN (S,s) POLICY AND CHARACTERIZED OPTIMAL INVENTORY AND PRICING STRATEGIES. THESE PAPERS HAVE ALSO HELPED INTRODUCE REVENUE MANAGEMENT AND PRICING PROBLEMS TO A BROADER AUDIENCE IN THE OPERATIONS RESEARCH COMMUNITY. FOR THESE REASONS, THEY WILL STAND AS SEMINAL PAPERS OF THE FIELD.



2006
Pierskalla Best Paper Award: Awardee(s)
Winning material: Supply Chain Coordination and Influenza Vaccination
INFORMS Elected Fellows: Awardee(s)