Franz Edelman Laureates: Class of 2005


Team: General Motors Corporation
Paper: General Motors Increases Its Production Throughput
Laureates: Jeffrey M. Alden, General Motors
Lawrence D. Burns, General Motors
Theodore Costy, General Motors
Richard D. Hutton, General Motors Europe
Craig A. Jackson, General Motors
David S. Kim, Oregon State University
Kevin A. Kohls, Soar Technology Inc.
Jonathan H. Owen, General Motors
Mark A. Turnquist, Cornell University
David J. Vander Veen, General Motors


Team: Nanzan Gakuen
Paper: An OR/MS Approach to Managing Nanzan Gakuen (Nanzan Educational Complex)
Laureates: Atsuo Suzuki, Nanzan University
Katsushige Sawaki, Nanzan University
Toshiharu Hasegawa, Nanzan University
Team: Athens 2004 Olympic Games Organizing Committee
Paper: PLATO Helps Athens Win Gold: Olympic Games Knowledge Modeling for Organizational Change and Resource Management
Laureates: D.A. Beis, Athens 2004 Olympic Organizing Committee
Pericles Loucopoulos, University of Manchester
Yannis Pyrgiotis, Athens 2004 Olympic Organizing Committee
Konstantinos G. Zografos, Athens University of Economics and Business
Team: Procter & Gamble Co.
Paper: Changing the Game in Strategic Sourcing at Procter & Gamble: Expressive Competition Enabled by Optimization
Laureates: Tuomas Sandholm, CombineNet, Inc.
David Levine, CombineNet, Inc.
Michael Concordia, CombineNet, Inc.
Paul Martyn, CombineNet, Inc.
Rick Hughes, Procter & Gamble Company
Jim Jacobs, Procter & Gamble Company
Dennis Begg, Procter & Gamble Company
Team: Swift & Company
Paper: A Scheduling and Capable-to-Promise Application for Swift & Company
Laureates: Ann Bixby, Aspen Technology, Inc.
Brian Downs, River Logic
Mike Self, Swift & Company