Railway Applications

RAS Distinguished Member Award

The Railway Application Section (RAS) of INFORMS invites nominations for the RAS Distinguished Member Award. The award is created to recognize individuals whose distinguished service to RAS has helped to significantly advance the goals and objectives of the society. 

Student Paper Award

The student paper contest is intended to stimulate interest in OR/MS applications to railways, and to encourage students to pursue an education in railway applications.The methodologies of OR/MS include mathematical programming, simulation, analytics, data analysis, and scientific management. The focus in RAS and INFORMS is the management of technology, resources, and service delivery.