George E. Kimball Medal - Application Process

There is no formal application process. Candidates are identified by the committee. Informal nominations are accepted.

Call for Nominations:

The George E. Kimball Medal is awarded by INFORMS for recognition of distinguished service to the Institute and to the profession of operations research and the management sciences. If you would like to nominate someone (including yourself) please send an email with the name of your nominee, along with a brief justification, to the Kimball Medal Committee Chair by July 2018 for review in August.  

The website for the award is: and past awardees are listed at that site.

2018 Committee Chair:

Terry Harrison
Penn State University
University Park, Pennsylvania 16802

Click here for Committee information.