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 for distinguished service to INFORMS and to the profession of operations research and management science.  The Kimball Medal Committee is seeking nominations for the 2018 prize no later than July 31, 2018. Nominations are informal. You may nominate someone (including yourself) by sending an email to the Committee  Chair, Terry Harrison ( Please include the name of your nominee, their current CV, and a statement outlining the nominee’s service to INFORMS and the profession.

The main web page for this 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.