Erlang Prize

2016 Winner(s)

Purpose of the Award

An award of the Applied Probability Society

About the Award/Namesake

Erlang Prize

Agner Erlang was descended on his mother's side from Thomas Fincke. His father was a schoolmaster and Erlang was educated at his father's school when he was young. He took his examinations in Copenhagen at the age of 14 and passed with special distinction after having to obtain special permission to take the examinations because he was below the minimum age...

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Past Awardees

2016 Winner(s)
Josh Reed, New York University
2014 Winner(s)
Ramon van Handel, Princeton University
2012 Winner(s)
Ton Dieker, H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology
Johan S.H. van Leeuwaarden, Eindhoven University of Technology
2010 Winner(s)
Jose Blanchet, Columbia University
Devavrat Shah, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2008 Winner(s)
Bert Zwart, Georgia Institute of Technology, Industrial & Systems Engineering
2006 Winner(s)
Kavita Ramanan, Carnegie Mellon University, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences
2004 Winner(s)
David Gamarnik, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management
2002 Winner(s)
Steven Kou, Columbia University
2000 Winner(s)
Balaji Prabharkar, Stanford University David Tse, University of California - Berkeley
1998 Winner(s)
Xiuli Chao, University of Michigan Jim Dai, Cornell University
1996 Winner(s)
Dimitris J. Bertsimas , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Applied Mathematics Dept Paul Glasserman, Columbia University
1994 Winner(s)
Lawrence M. Wein, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business