Paper Competition

2017 First Place

Winning material: Chemotherapy appointment scheduling under uncertainty using mean-risk stochastic integer programming

Purpose of the Award

The purpose of the paper competition is to  promote and bring visibility to recent contributions of MIF members in the field of operations research, management science, or information systems.  The paper competition has been in place since 2016.  Submissions must have been accepted or published within the past 2 years of the of the award year and are judged on the basis of the originality of the research, technical rigor, relevance and impact to future theory or applications. 

The first place winner receives a monetary award.  The first place winner and finalists  present their work in a dedicated session at the annual conference.


Past Awardees

2017 First Place
Michelle McGaha Alvarado, Texas A&M University Student Chapter Lewis Ntaimo, Texas A&M University
2017 Honorable Mention
Laquanda Leaven, North Carolina A&T State University Xiuli Qu, North Carolina A&T State University
2016 First Place
Belleh Fontem