INFORMS Fellows: Class of 2019


Karen Aardal
Senior Researcher, Delft University of Technology

For contributions to the theoretical and computational foundations of integer programming, with applications to facility location, frequency assignment, and emergency response, as well as a career of exceptional visionary service to both INFORMS and the broader optimization community.


Alper Atamturk
Professor, University of California – Berkeley

For contributions to theory and implementation of integer programming and robust optimization, and applications to important problem areas.


Hung-Po Chao
Senior Director and Chief Economist, PJM Interconnection

For sustained contributions to energy systems research, market design, practice and service to the profession


Xiuli Chao
Professor, University of Michigan

For distinguished research contributions to applied probability, queueing networks, scheduling, inventory control, and service systems as well as significant contributions in service to the profession and higher education.


Antonio Conejo
Professor, The Ohio State University

For contributions to formulation and implementation of optimization models for operations and planning of electric energy systems and electricity markets, and for outstanding service as  an educator and leader in the INFORMS community.


Louis Anthony Cox Jr.
University of Colorado and Cox Associates

For significant research, practice, and service contributions to homeland security, health and environmental risk analysis, telecommunications, and the modeling of causality.


Brian T. Denton
Professor and Chair, University of Michigan

For contributions to INFORMS leadership and to OR/MS theory, methodologies and practice in supply chains, medicine, and health care management with successful implementations and broad impact to individuals and society.


Costis Maglaras
Chair of the Decision, Risk & Operations Division, Columbia Business School

For contributions to stochastic modeling and optimization of service systems, revenue management, and high frequency micro market structure.


Jong-Shi Pang
Chair and Professor, University of Southern California

For his distinguished scholarship, exemplary leadership, and dedicated service in the field, with significant impact in the advancement of knowledge and practice and education and mentoring of talents.


Roman Slowinski
Professor & Founding Chair, Poznań University of Technology (Poland)

For outstanding service to the OR community worldwide over an extended period of time and significant contributions that advanced the stature and recognition of the OR/MS profession.

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Chung Piaw Teo
Director, Institute of Operations Research and Analytics, National University of Sinagpore

For exceptional contributions in the areas of optimization under uncertainty with applications (in particular in inventory, logistics and supply chain management) and for outstanding leadership and service to the profession.


Zelda Zabinsky
Professor, University of Washington

For fundamental contributions in developing theory and algorithms for global optimization, with significant applications in engineering design, health care, and numerous other fields, and substantial impacts in education and service.