Best Paper Competition

The Section introduced this award in 2013 to celebrate the best research published in the Section's sponsored journal Service Science.

2022 First Place

Winning material: Data-driven Clustering and Feature-based Retail Electricity Pricing with Smart Meters

Purpose of the Award

Application Process

Past Awardees

2022 First Place
N. Bora Keskin, Duke University
2022 Second Place
Junyu Cao, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley
2022 Third Place
Michael Hamilton
2022 Finalist
Jiding Zhang, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Yanhan (Savannah) Tang, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

Lauren Steimle, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Karmel S. Shehadeh, Lehigh University
Neha Sharma, Northwestern University
Park Sinchaisri, Wharton
Anand Kalvit, Columbia University
Kejia Hu, Vanderbilt University
2019 Winner(s)
Xiao Lei , Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Columbia University
2019 Finalist
Dmitry Mitrofanov, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University
2011 First Place
Murat Kurt, University of Pittsburgh Brian T. Denton, University of Michigan Andrew J. Schaefer, Rice University Nilay D. Shah Steven A. Smith
2009 First Place
Mustafa Akan, Northwestern University Oguzhan Alagoz, University of Wisconsin-Madison Baris Ata, University of Chicago Fatih Safa Erenay, University of Wisconsin-Madison Adnan Said
2009 Second Place
Guillaume Roels, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Uday S. Karmarkar, University of California-Los Angeles
Scott Carr, University of California-Los Angeles
2009 Third Place
Christian Wernz, Virginia Tech Andrew Henry, Virginia Tech
2009 Finalist
Jiahan Li Byung Do Chung Changhyun Kwon, University of Buffalo-SUNY Terry L. Friesz, Pennsylvania State University