Franz Edelman Laureates: Class of 1997


Team: SNCF & SABRE Decision Technologies
Paper: Schedule Optimization at SNCF: From Conception to Day of Departure
Laureates: Nejib Ben-Khedher, SABRE Technology Solutions
Josephine Kintanar, SABRE Technology Solutions
Ceclie Queille, Societé Nationale des Chemins de Fer Français
William Stripling, SABRE Technology Solutions 


Team: Hewlett-Packard Company
Paper: Hewlett-Packard Uses Operations Research to Improve the Design of a Printer Production Line
Laureates: Mitchell Burman, Analytics, Inc.
Stanley B. Gershwin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Curtis Suyematsu, Hewlett-Packard Company 
Team: Nortel
Paper: Nortel Redefines Factory Information Technology: An OR-Driven Approach
Laureates: Paul A. Brinkley, Northern Telecom
David Stepto, Northern Telecom
Kristopher R. Haag, Northern Telecom
John Folger, Northern Telecom
Kui Wang, Northern Telecom
Kuanlian Liou, Northen Telecom
W. David Carr, Northen Telecom 
Team: Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Paper: Positioning for a Competitive Electric Industry with PG&E's Hydro-Thermal Optimization Model
Laureates: Raymond B. Johnson, California Power Exchange
Alva J. Svoboda, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Claudia Greif, PG&E, Utility Electric Supply Department
Ali Vojdani, Perot Systems Corporation
Fulin Zhuang, PG&E, Transmission Planning 
Team: Taco Bell Corporation
Paper: An Integrated Labor-Management System for Taco Bell
Laureates: Jackie Hueter, Taco Bell Corporation
William Swart, Old Dominion University 
Team: United States Department of Energy
Paper: An Assessment of Tritium Supply Alternatives in Support of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Stockpile
Laureates: Detlof von Winterfeldt, Decision Insights, Inc.
Eric Schweitzer, US Department of Energy