ICS Student Paper Award

Submission deadline: July 15, 2017

2017 - Winner(s)

2017 Winner(s)

Purpose of the Award

The INFORMS Computing Society (ICS) Student Paper Award is given annually to the best paper on computing and operations research by a student author, as judged by a panel of the ICS. The award is sponsored by the Mica Foundation of Denmark and is accompanied by a plaque and a $500 honorarium. The winner will be invited to briefly present his or her paper in an ICS-sponsored session at the INFORMS Annual Meeting held in the fall, and the award will be presented at the ICS Business Meeting. The winner will also receive free registration to the next ICS Conference. The judging Panel may name Honorable Mentions, if deemed deserving. All students working on topics relating to the interface of OR and computing are encouraged to submit a paper.

Application Process

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Past Awardees

2017 Winner(s)
Berk Ustun , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2017 Runner-Up
Rui Gao, Georgia Institute of Technology Christian Kroer, Carnegie Mellon University Hamed Rahimian, The Ohio State University
2016 Winner(s)
Georgina Hall, Princeton University
2016 Runner-Up
Terrence Mak, Australian National University
Hadi Charkhgard, University of Newcastle
2015 First Place
Young Woong Park, Northwestern University
2015 Runner-Up
Xiao Liu, The Ohio State University
Leonardo Lozano, Clemson University
Jorge Sefair, University of Florida
2014 First Place
Andre A. Cire, Carnegie Mellon University
2014 Runner-Up
Kalyani Nagaraj, Virginia Tech
2013 First Place
Jing Xie, Cornell University
2013 Runner-Up
Rodrigo Carrasco, Columbia University
2012 First Place
Huashuai Qu, University of Maryland
2012 Runner-Up
Martin Takáč, School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh, UK
2011 First Place
Susan Hunter, Virginia Tech
2010 First Place
Yongqiang Wang, University of Maryland
2010 Runner-Up
Siqian Shen, University of Florida
Necdet Aybat, Columbia University
2009 First Place
Zaiwen Wen, Columbia University
2009 Runner-Up
Mehmet A. Begen, University of Western Ontario
Richard Ivey School of Business
Peter Frazier, Princeton University
2008 First Place
Guanghui Lan, Georgia Institute of Technology
2007 First Place
Amit Partani, The University of Texas at Austin
2007 Runner-Up
Richa Agarwal, Amazon.com
Andrea Bettinelli, University of Milan
2006 First Place
Geng Deng, University of Wisconsin - Madison
2006 Runner-Up
Laura A. McLay, Virginia Commonwealth University
Jiaquiao Hu, University of Maryland