INFORMS Fellows: Class of 2013

Daniel Bienstock
Columbia University

For his fundamental contributions to the methodology of modeling and solving difficult optimization problems, like securing electric power‐grid safety, shaping the contours of an ore-mine over time, or fighting certain epidemics

Michael W. Carter
University of Toronto

For being a pioneer in the application of the methodologies of Operations Research and Management Sciences to the healthcare sector, and for his contributions to this field including improved service delivery, reduced costs, and increased efficiency

Morris A. Cohen
University of Pennsylvania

For outstanding and important contributions to the development of the field of Operations Management and for his impact on Operations Management practice

Zvi Drezner
University of California, Fullerton

For seminal contributions to Location Theory and Mathematical Analysis in Operations Research

T.C. Hu
University of California, San Diego

For his fundamental research on the borders of operations research and computer science, including network flows, integer programming, shortest paths, binary trees, and for his authoritative books on these topics

Sheldon H. Jacobson
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

For an eclectic portfolio of research contributions in the areas of simulation, stochastic modeling, and discrete optimization, which have impacted numerous areas of society including aviation security operations and public health policy

Patrick Jaillet
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

For opening the field of a priori optimization for stochastic programming and for being regarded as the world leader in the field of probabilistic and online optimization

Jon Lee
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 

For theoretical research, algorithm development and solution of industrial problems involving discrete and mixed-integer nonlinear optimization

Anna Nagurney
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

For her distinguished leadership as an operations research educator and ambassador, through her extensive contributions to the concepts and properties of transportation and supply chain networks

Sheldon M. Ross
University of Southern California

For fundamental research in dynamic programming, reliability, queuing, simulation, and other areas of applied probability, and for his many inspiring textbooks

Martin Savelsbergh
University of Newcastle, Australia

For his lifetime contributions  to the theory of integer programming and the advancement of algorithms for solving practical, real-world problems in vehicle routing and scheduling, fleet management, and network design

David B. Shmoys
Cornell University

For his landmark achievements in the design of approximation algorithms for discrete and stochastic optimization problems, and for his exemplary contributions to education