Optimization Society

Optimization Society Khachiyan Prize

The Khachiyan Prize of the INFORMS Optimization Society is awarded annually at the fall INFORMS Annual Meeting to an individual or a team for life-time achievements in the area of optimization. The award recognizes a sustained career of scholarship from nominees who are still active at the year of the nomination. The prize serves as an esteemed recognition of innovativeness and impact in the area of optimization, including theory and applications.

Optimization Society Farkas Prize

The Farkas Prize of the INFORMS Optimization Society is awarded annually at the fall INFORMS Annual Meeting to a mid-career researcher for outstanding contributions to the field of optimization, over the course of their career. Such contributions could include papers (published or submitted and accepted), books, monographs, and software. The prize serves as an esteemed recognition of colleagues in the middle of their career.

Optimization Society Young Researchers Prize

The Young Researchers Prize of the INFORMS Optimization Society is awarded annually at the fall INFORMS Annual Meeting to one or more young researcher(s) for an outstanding paper in optimization that is published in, or submitted to and accepted by, a refereed professional journal within the four calendar years preceding the year of the award. The prize serves as an esteemed recognition of promising colleagues who are at the beginning of their academic or industrial career.

Optimization Society Student Paper Prize

The INFORMS Optimization Society Student Paper Prize is awarded annually at the INFORMS Annual Meeting to one (or more) students for the most outstanding paper in optimization that is submitted to and received, or published in a refereed professional journal no more than three years before the closing date of nomination. The prize serves as an esteemed recognition of promising students who are looking for an academic or industrial career.