Franz Edelman Laureates: U - Z

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James Uber, Inducted Class of 2008, Team: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Paper: Reducing Security Risks in American Drinking Water Systems

Jacob Ulvila, Inducted Class of 1987, Team: Office of Technology Assessment, Paper: N/A

Glen Urban, Inducted Class of 1983, Team: Management Decision System, Paper: The ASSESSOR Pre-Test Market Evaluation System

M. Utku Ünver, Inducted Class of 2014, Team: Alliance for Paired Donation, Paper: Kidneys and the Alliance for Paired Donation: Operations Research Changes the way Kidneys are Transplanted

Stefanus Uys, Inducted Class of 1996, Team: South African National Defense Force, Paper: Guns or butter: Decision support for determining the size and shape of the South African National Defense Force

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James Izaak Van de Wege, Inducted Class of 1998, Team: Cerestar, Paper: Robust Process Control at Cerestar's Refineries

Maud Van den Broeke, Inducted Class of 2017, Team: Barco, Paper: Implementation of platform-based product development at Barco

Jan van Doremalen, Inducted Class of 2004, Team: Philips Semiconductors, Paper: Philips Electronics Synchronizes Its Supply Chain to End the Bullwhip Effect

Carl Van Dyke, Inducted Class of 2003, Team: Canadian Pacific Railway, Paper: The Canadian Pacific Railway Transforms Operations by Using Models to Develop Its Operating Plans

Franz Van Esch, Inducted Class of 1998, Team: Cerestar, Paper: Robust Process Control at Cerestar's Refineries

Jan Maarten van Swaay-Neto, Inducted Class of 2001, Team: Jan de Wit Company, Paper:Optimization of the Production Planning and Trade of Lily Flowers at Jan de Wit Company Jan de Wit Company

Erik van Wachem, Inducted Class of 2004, Team: Philips Semiconductors, Paper: Philips Electronics Synchronizes Its Supply Chain to End the Bullwhip Effect

Nico Vandaele, Inducted Class of 1999, Team: Spicer Off-Highway Products, Paper: Spicer Off-Highway Products Division - Brugge Improves its Lead-Time and Scheduling Performance

David Vander Veen, Inducted Class of 2005, Team: General Motors Corporation, Paper: General Motors Increases Its Production Throughput

Francis Vasko, Inducted Class of 1988, Team: Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Paper: Selecting Optimal Ingot Sizes for Bethlehem Steel

Alberto Vasquez-Marquez, Inducted Class of 1990, Team: American Airlines, Paper: American Airlines Arrival Slot Allocation System (ASAS)

Michael Vasu, Inducted Class of 1998, Team: Johnston County (NC) Public Schools, Paper: Integrated Planning for School and Community: The Case of Johnston County, North Carolina

Jaime Villasenor, Inducted Class of 2010, Team: S.D. INDEVAL, Paper: INDEVAL Develops a New Operating and Settlement System Using Operations Research

Roshan J. Vengazhiyil, Inducted Class of 2017, Team: American Red Cross, Paper: American Red Cross Uses Analyitcs-based Methods to Improve Blood Collection Operations

Krishna Venkatraman, Inducted Class of 2009, Team: Hewlett-Packard Co., Paper: HP Transforms Product Portfolio Management with Operations Research

Wim Van de Velde, Inducted Class of 2010, Team: Procter & Gamble , Paper: Inventory Optimization at Proctor & Gamble: Achieving Real Benefits Through User Adoption of Inventory Tools

Pieter Vermeer, Inducted Class of 2013, Team: Dutch Delta Programme Commissioner, Paper: Economically Efficient Flood Standards to Protect the Netherlands Against Flooding

Miles Vogel, Inducted Class of 1979, Team: Becton Dickinson & Company, Paper:Queuing Theory Applied to Machine Manning

Alireza Vojdani, Inducted Class of 1997, Team: Pacific Gas & Electric Co., Paper: Positioning for a Competitive Electric Industry with PG&E's Hydro-Thermal Optimization Model

Willie von der Merve, Inducted Class of 1996, Team: South African National Defense Force, Paper: Guns or butter: Decision support for determining the size and shape of the South African National Defense Force

Detlof von Winterfeldt, Inducted Class of 1997, Team: U.S. Department of Energy, Paper: An Assessment of Tritium Supply Alternatives in Support of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Stockpile

Christos Voudouris, Inducted Class of 1999, Team: British Telecommunications, Paper: Dynamic Workforce Scheduling for British Telecommunications plc

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Harvey Wagner, Inducted Class of 1984, Team: Blue Bell, Inc., Paper:N/A

Warren Walker, Inducted Class of 1974, Team: New York City Fire Department, Paper: Improving The Development of New York City Fire Companies

Chris Wallace, Inducted Class of 2000, Team: Air New Zealand, Paper: Optimized Crew Scheduling at Air New Zealand

Mark Wallace, Inducted Class of 2003, Team: Texas Children's Hospital, Paper: Contract Optimization at Texas Children's Hospital

Michael Wambsganss, Inducted Class of 2000, Team: Federal Aviation Administration, Paper: Enhancements to the FAA Ground-Delay Program Under Collaborative Decision Making

Yat-Wah Wan, Inducted Class of 2004, Team: Hongkong International Terminals, Paper: Hong Kong International Terminals Gains Elastic Capacity Using a Data-Intensive Decision-Support System

Cara Wang, Inducted Class of 2017, Team: New York City Department of Transportation, Paper: Off-Hours Delivery (OHD) Project in New York City

Dong Wang, Inducted Class of 2014, Team: Twitter, Paper: The 'Who-to-Follow' System at Twitter: Strategy, Algorithms, and Revenue Impact

Kui Wang, Inducted Class of 1997, Team: Nortel, Paper: Nortel Redefines Factory Information Technology: An OR-Driven Approach

Kouji Wantanabe, Inducted Class of 1993, Team: Frank Russell Co. & The Yasuda Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Paper: The Russel-Yasuda Kasai Model: An Asset/Liability Model for a Japanese Insurance Company Using Multistate Stochastic Programming

Thawat Wantanatada, Inducted Class of 1994, Team: Chinese State Planning Commission and the World Bank, Paper: Planning China's Coal and Electricity Delivery System

Julie Ward, Inducted Class of 2009, Team: Hewlett-Packard Co., Paper: HP Transforms Product Portfolio Management with Operations Research

Keith Ware, Inducted Class of 2003, Team: United Parcel Service (UPS), Paper: UPS Optimizes Its Air Network

Janice Warmke, Inducted Class of 1990, Team: Reynolds Metals Company, Paper: The Indispensable Role of Management Science in Centralizing Freight Operations at Reynolds Metals Company

Allan Warren, Inducted Class of 1988, Team: Texaco, Paper: OMEGA: An Improved Gasoline Blending System for Texaco

Ondria Wasem, Inducted Class of 1994, Team: Bellcore (Telcordia Technologies), Paper: SONET Toolkit: A Decision Support System for Designing Robust and Cost-Effective Fiber-Optic Networks

Steven G.F. Wassilak, Inducted Class of 2014, Team: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Paper: Polio Eradicators Use Integrated Analytical Models to Make Better Decisions

Jean-Paul Watson, Inducted Class of 2008, Team: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Paper: Reducing Security Risks in American Drinking Water Systems

George Way, Inducted Class of 1982, Team: Arizona Department of Transportation, Paper:A Statewide Pavement Management System

Andrew Weeks, Inducted Class of 2017, Team: New York City Department of Transportation, Paper: Off-Hours Delivery (OHD) Project in New York City 

Glenn Wegryn, Inducted Class of 1996, Team: Procter & Gamble Co., Paper: Blending OR/MS, judgment, and GIS: Restructuring P&G's supply chain.

Glenn Wegryn, Inducted Class of 2010, Team: Procter & Gamble , Paper: Inventory Optimization at Proctor & Gamble: Achieving Real Benefits Through User Adoption of Inventory Tools

Cao Wei, Inducted Class of 1994, Team: Chinese State Planning Commission and the World Bank, Paper: Planning China's Coal and Electricity Delivery System

Don Weigel, Inducted Class of 1998, Team: Sears, Paper: Applying GIS and OR Techniques to Solve Sears Technician-Dispatching and Home Delivery Problems

Andres Weintraub, Inducted Class of 1998, Team: Bosques Arauco, Paper: Use of OR Systems in the Chilean Forest Industries

Norma Welch, Inducted Class of 1985, Team: Canadian National Railways, Paper: Expansion of Canadian National Railway's Line Capaicty

Steven Welch, Inducted Class of 1998, Team: Maritrans, Inc, Paper:N/A

Jeff Welser, Inducted into Class of 2019, Team: IBM Services, Paper: Analytics and OR for IBM’s IT Service Deals

Gysbert Wessels, Inducted Class of 1996, Team: South African National Defense Force, Paper: Guns or butter: Decision support for determining the size and shape of the South African National Defense Force

William Westerman, Inducted Class of 1983, Team: Southern Railway Company, Paper:Computer Aided Train Dispatching Decision Support Through Optimization

James Wetherly, Inducted Class of 2008, Team: Federal Aviation Administration, Paper: Airspace Flow Programs

Anna White, Inducted Class of 2002, Team: Continental Airlines, Paper: A New Era for Crew Recovery at Continental Airlines

Chelsea C. White III, Inducted Class of 2017, Team: American Red Cross, Paper: American Red Cross Uses Analyitcs-based Methods to Improve Blood Collection Operations

James White, Inducted Class of 1980, Team: The Chessie System, Paper:Boxcars, Linear Programming, And The Sleeping Kitten

Trace White, Inducted Class of 2003, Team: Hewlett-Packard Company, Paper: Accelerating the Profitability of Hewlett-Packard's Supply Chains

Brian Wieland, Inducted Class of 2018, Team: Intel, Paper: Analytics Makes Inventory Planning a Lights-Out Activity at Intel Corporation

Sean Willems, Inducted Class of 2003, Team: Hewlett-Packard Company, Paper: Accelerating the Profitability of Hewlett-Packard's Supply Chains

Sean P. Willems, Inducted Class of 2010, Team: Procter & Gamble , Paper: Inventory Optimization at Proctor & Gamble: Achieving Real Benefits Through User Adoption of Inventory Tools

Sean P. Willems, Inducted Class of 2018, Team: Intel, Paper: Analytics Makes Inventory Planning a Lights-Out Activity at Intel Corporation

Larry Williams, Inducted Class of 1988, Team: United States Air Force, Paper: An Application of Simulation and Network Analysis to Capacity Planning and Material Handling Systems at Tinker Air Force Base

Peter Williams, Inducted Class of 2018, Team: Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., Paper: Turner Blazes a Trail for Audience Targeting on Television with Operations Research and Advanced Analytics

Scott Wills, Inducted Class of 2017, Team: General Electric/Norfolk Southern Paper: A Novel Movement Planning Algorithm for Dispatching Trains

Alysia Wilson, Inducted Class of 2003, Team: United Parcel Service (UPS), Paper: UPS Optimizes Its Air Network

Keith Wilton, Inducted Class of 1996, Team: AT&T Capital, Paper: Automating credit and collections decisions at AT&T Capital Corporation.

Jerry Wind, Inducted Class of 1988, Team: Marriott Corporation, Paper: Courtyard by Marriott: Designing a Hotel Facility with Consumer-Based Marketing Models

Bert Winemiller, Inducted Class of 2003, Team: Texas Children's Hospital, Paper: Contract Optimization at Texas Children's Hospital

D. Steve Wiper, Inducted Class of 1993, Team: Delta Air Lines, Paper: Coldstart: Fleet Assignment at Delta Air Lines

Madolin K. Witte, MD, Inducted Class of 2018, Team: Pediatric Heart Network, Paper: Collaborative Systems Analytics: Establishing Effective Clinical Practice Guidelines for Advancing Congenital Cardiac Care

Ron Woestemeyer, Inducted Class of 2003, Team: Texas Children's Hospital, Paper: Contract Optimization at Texas Children's Hospital

Jeffrey Wojtowicz, Inducted Class of 2017, Team: New York City Department of Transportation, Paper: Off-Hours Delivery (OHD) Project in New York City

Floyd Wolf, Inducted Class of 1988, Team: Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Paper: Selecting Optimal Ingot Sizes for Bethlehem Steel

J.T. Wood, Inducted Class of 1990, Team: Southern Company Services, Paper: Using an Optimization Software to Lower Overall Electric Production Cost for Southern Company

William Wood, Inducted Class of 1984, Team: Blue Bell, Inc., Paper: N/A

Russell Wooten, Inducted Class of 2006, Team: USCAP, Paper: Using USCAP's Analytical Models, the Transportation Security Administration Balances the Impacts of Aviation Security Policies on Passengers and Airlines

Michael Wright, Inducted Class of 2014, Team: Grady Health System, Paper: Transforming Hospital Emergency Department Workflow and Patient Care

Daniel Wu, Inducted Class of 2014, Team: Grady Health System, Paper: Transforming Hospital Emergency Department Workflow and Patient Care

Shamim Wu, Inducted Class of 2017, Team: Holiday Retirement, Paper: Revenue Management Provides Double-digit Revenue Lift for Holiday Retirement

Cecile Wykes, Inducted Class of 2010, Team: Sasol, Paper: Innovative Decision Support in a Petrochemical Production Environment

F. Paul Wyman, Inducted Class of 1977, Team: Syncrude, Paper: Simulation Of Tar Sands Mining Operations

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Yu Xiaodong, Inducted Class of 1994, Team: Chinese State Planning Commission and the World Bank, Paper: Planning China's Coal and Electricity Delivery System

Mengying Xue, Inducted Class of 2018, Team: China National Petroleum Corporation, Paper: Natural Gas Pipeline Transmission Optimization for China National Petroleum Corporation

Sun Xufei, Inducted Class of 1994, Team: Chinese State Planning Commission and the World Bank, Paper: Planning China's Coal and Electricity Delivery System

Wang Xusheng, Inducted Class of 1994, Team: Chinese State Planning Commission and the World Bank, Paper: Planning China's Coal and Electricity Delivery System

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Dicky Yan, Inducted Class of 1999, Team: AT&T, Paper: Optimizing Restoration Capacity in the AT&T Network

Xia Yang,  Inducted Class of 2017, Team: New York City Department of Transportation, Paper: Off-Hours Delivery (OHD) Project in New York City

Elan Yaniv, Inducted Class of 2004, Team: Deere & Company, Paper: Improving Asset Management and Order Fulfillment at Deere & Company's C&CE Division

David Yao, Inducted Class of 1999, Team: IBM, Paper: Extended-Enterprise Supply-Chain Management at IBM Personal Systems Group and Other Divisions

Roelof Ybema, Inducted Class of 2008, Team: Netherlands Railways, Paper: The New Dutch Timetable: The O.R. Revolution

Junchi Ye, Inducted Class of 2018, Team: China National Petroleum Corporation, Paper: Natural Gas Pipeline Transmission Optimization for China National Petroleum Corporation

C.K. Yen, Inducted Class of 1990, Team: Southern Company Services, Paper: Using an Optimization Software to Lower Overall Electric Production Cost for Southern Company

Utku Yildirim, Inducted Class of 2017, Team:  Holiday Retirement, Paper: Revenue Management Provides Double-digit Revenue Lift for Holiday Retirement  

Tsuyoshi Yoshiro, Inducted Class of 1994, Team: Hanshin Expressway Public Corporation, Paper: The Traffic-Control System on the Hanshin Expressway

Kirk Yost, Inducted Class of 1984, Team: United States Air Force, Paper: Improving Utilization of Air Force Cargo Aircraft

Warren Young, Inducted Class of 1986, Team: CITGO, Paper: The Successful Deployment of Management Science Throughout Citgo Petroleum Corporaton

Gang Yu, Inducted Class of 2002, Team: Continental Airlines, Paper: A New Era for Crew Recovery at Continental Airlines

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Marco Zaider, Inducted Class of 2007, Team: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Paper:Operations Research Advances Cancer Therapeutics

Chenxi Zeng, Inducted Class of 2017, Team: American Red Cross, Paper: American Red Cross Uses Analytics-based Methods to Improve Blood Collection Operations

Bin Zhang, Inducted Class of 2009, Team: Hewlett-Packard Co., Paper: HP Transforms Product Portfolio Management with Operations Research

Can Zhang, Inducted Class of 2017, Team: American Red Cross, Paper: American Red Cross Uses Analyitcs-based Methods to Improve Blood Collection Operations

Yanfang Zhao, Inducted Class of 2018, Team: China National Petroleum Corporation, Paper: Natural Gas Pipeline Transmission Optimization for China National Petroleum Corporation

Zhongde Zhao, Inducted Class of 2018, Team: China National Petroleum Corporation, Paper: Natural Gas Pipeline Transmission Optimization for China National Petroleum Corporation

Xie Zhijun, Inducted Class of 1994, Team: Chinese State Planning Commission and the World Bank, Paper: Planning China's Coal and Electricity Delivery System

Jing Zhou, Inducted Class of 2009, Team: Hewlett-Packard Co., Paper: HP Transforms Product Portfolio Management with Operations Research

Shuhui Zhou, Inducted Class of 2018, Team: China National Petroleum Corporation, Paper: Natural Gas Pipeline Transmission Optimization for China National Petroleum Corporation

Fulin Zhuang, Inducted Class of 1997, Team: Pacific Gas & Electric Co., Paper: Positioning for a Competitive Electric Industry with PG&E's Hydro-Thermal Optimization Model

William Ziemba, Inducted Class of 1993, Team: Frank Russell Co. & The Yasuda Fire & Marine Insurance, Paper: The Russel-Yasuda Kasai Model: An Asset/Liability Model for a Japanese Insurance Company Using Multistate Stochastic Programming

K.G. Zografos, Inducted Class of 2005, Team: Olympic Games, Paper: PLATO Helps Athens Win Gold: Olympic Games Knowledge Modeling for Organizational Change and Resource Management

Faker Zouaoui, Inducted Class of 2006, Team: Travelocity, Paper: Travelocity Becomes a Travel Retailer