INFORMS Fellows: Class of 2017

Shabbir Ahmed

Georgia Institute of Technology

For exceptional contributions to stochastic and discrete optimization, dedicated service to the optimization community, and outstanding mentorship of future scholars.

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Jeffrey M. Alden

General Motors

For advancing the application of operations research at General Motors through broad and high-impact contributions to manufacturing, engineering, and the development of advanced analytics problem solving tools.

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Jeffrey D. Camm

Wake Forest University

For outstanding contributions to the teaching of OR/MS, for outstanding advocacy and contributions to the practice of OR/MS, for excellent leadership in academia as an advocate for OR/MS and analytics, and for long-standing distinguished service to INFORMS and the profession.

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James J. Cochran

The University of Alabama

For outstanding contributions to Operations Research education around the world and for service to the profession.

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Shane G. Henderson

Cornell University

For contributions in simulation, simulation-optimization methodology, and applied probability, in OR practice in emergency services logistics with broad impact, for distinguished professional service, and outstanding education contributions.

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David Morton

Northwestern University

For outstanding research in stochastic optimization, contributions to OR practice, and for serving as a mentor and leader in the field.

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Andy Philpott

University of Auckland

For contributions to formulation and implementation of optimization models for efficient operations of electric power systems and markets, and for exemplary service as educator and leader in the INFORMS community.

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R. Ravi

Carnegie Mellon University

For contributions to the understanding of algorithms in combinatorial optimization, their application in business and technology, and for educational innovation in operations research.

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Edwin Romeijn

Georgia Institute of Technology

For outstanding contributions in research to optimization, supply chain management, and healthcare, education, academic leadership, and service to INFORMS and the profession.

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Andrzej Ruszczynski

Rutgers University

For outstanding contributions to stochastic optimization theory and practice including innovative representations of risk and novel computational methods.

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Susan M. Sanchez

Naval Postgraduate School

For advancing the defense community‚Äôs use of data farming, sustained research contributions to the design and analysis of large-scale simulation experiments, and distinguished service to INFORMS and the simulation profession.

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Jing-Sheng Jeannette Song

Duke University

For deep, sustained research contributions to the fields of inventory theory and supply-chain management.

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Mark S. Squillante

IBM Research

For fundamental contributions to the theory and practice of applied probability and stochastic optimization and control.