Franz Edelman Laureates: Class of 1998


Team: Bosques Arauco
Paper: Use of OR Systems in the Chiliean Forest Industries
Laureates: Rafael Epstein, University of Chile
Ramiro Morales, University of Chile
Jorge Serón, Bosques Arauco Los Horcones s/n
Andrés Weintaub, University of Chile


Team: Cerestar
Paper: Robust Process Control at Cerestar's Refineries
Laureates: Kumar Rajaram, University of California Los Angeles
R. Jaikumar, Harvard Univesity
Franz Behlau, Cerestar Benelux BV
Frans van Esch, Cerestar Benelux BV 
Corrie Heynen, Cerestar Benelux BV
Ralph Kaiser, Cerestar Deutschland GmbH
Albert Kuttner, Cerestar Deutschland GmbH
Izaak van de Wege, Cerestar Deutschland GmbH
Team: Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Company LLC
Paper: Portfolio Construction Through Mixed-Integer Programming at Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Company
Laureates: Dimitris Bertsimas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Christopher Darnell, Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo and Co.
Robert Soucy, Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo and Co.
Team: Johnston County (NC) Public Schools
Paper: Integrated Planning for School and Community: The Case of Johnston County, North Carolina
Laureates: Raymond G. Taylor, North Carolina State University
Michael L. Vasu, 
James F. Causby, Johnson County (NC) Public Schools
Team: Maritrans, Inc
Paper: Developing Strategies for Maritrans' Business Units
Laureates: Murthy V. Mudrageda, Maritrans, Inc
Frederic H. Murphy, Temple University
Steve Welch, Meredith Management Group, Inc.
Team: The Pacific Lumber Company (PALCO)
Paper: Long-Term Forrest Ecosystem Planning at Pacific Lumber
Laureates: L. Russell Fletcher, VESTRA Resources, Inc.
Henry Alden, The Pacific Lumber Company
Scott P. Holmen, VESTRA Resources, Inc.
Dean P. Angelides, VESTRA Resources, Inc.
Matthew J. Etzenhouser, VESTRA Resources, Inc.
Team: Sears, Roebuck and Company
Paper: Applying GIS and OR Techniques to Solve Sears Technician-Dispatching adn Home Delivery Problems
Laureates: Don Weigel, ESRI, Inc.
Buyang Cao, ESRI, Inc.