Section Prize

Nomination deadline: August 11, 2017

2016 Awardee(s)

Winning material: Simultaneously Learning and Optimizing Using Controlled Variance Pricing. Mean Square Convergence Rates for Maximum Quasi-Likelihood Estimators. Dynamic Pricing and Learning with Finite Inventories.

Purpose of the Award

The INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Prize is awarded for the best contribution to the science of pricing and revenue management published in English. The award includes a plaque and a cash prize. The total cash prize is $1000 that is shared equally among the winners. The award is given each year at the INFORMS Annual Meeting if there is a suitable recipient.

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2017 Section Award Committee Chair:
Vivek Farias
Associate Professor of Operations Management
MIT Sloan
Cambridge, MA 02142

Committee members: Guillermo Gallego (HKUST) and Hamid Nazerzadeh (USC)

Past Awardees

2016 Awardee(s)
Arnoud V. den Boer Bert Zwart, Georgia Institute of Technology, Industrial & Systems Engineering
2015 Awardee(s)
Vivek Farias, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Srikanth Jagabathula, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Devavrat Shah, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2012 Awardee(s)
Omar Besbes, Columbia University
2010 Awardee(s)
Huseyin Topaloglu, Cornell University
2009 Awardee(s)
Xin Chen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology David Simchi-Levi, MIT Operations Research Center
2008 Awardee(s)
Constantinos Maglaras, Columbia University Assaf Zeevi, Columbia University
2007 Awardee(s)
William L. Cooper, University of Minnesota Tito Homem-de-Mello Anton J. Kleywegt
2006 Awardee(s)
Robert L. Phillips, Nomis Solutions, Inc.
2005 Awardee(s)
Guillermo Gallego, Columbia University & Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
2004 Awardee(s)
Garrett J. van Ryzin, Columbia University, Graduate School of Business Kalyan T. Talluri, Imperial College Business School