George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award
Purpose of the Award
The George B. Dantzig Award is given for the best dissertation in any area of operations research and the management sciences that is innovative and relevant to practice. This award has been established to encourage academic research that combines theory and practice and stimulates greater interaction between doctoral students (and their advisors) and the world of practice. The award is given at the INFORMS Annual Meeting.
All certificates read as follows (1st & 2nd Prizes): for the best dissertation that is innovative and relevant to the practice of operations research and the management sciences.
The deadline to submit 2017 applications is June 30, 2017. Click below to view more information about eligibility, procedures and deadlines
About the Award/Namesake
The son of a mathematician, George Bernard Dantzig was born in Portland, Oregon on November 8, 1914. His father, Tobias Dantzig, had been born in Latvia but, after being caught distributing anti-Tsarist propaganda, fled to Paris, where he studied under Henri Poincaré and met Anja Ourisson, then at the Sorbonne....