Volunteer Service Award

2017 Awardee(s)

Purpose of the Award

2017 Committee Chair

Lauren Davis, Ph.D.
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
North Carolina A&T State University
1601 East Market Street
404 McNair Hall
Greensboro, NC 27411
voice: (336) 285-3724

The Volunteer Service Award was first awarded in 2016. Its purpose is to recognize exceptional volunteer service to INFORMS.

The award winners will be publicized on the INFORMS website, a dedicated Volunteer Service Award page, OR/MS Today, Enews, Social Media and other media vehicles. Three levels of awards will be distributed: Service, Meritorious, and Distinguished.

Application Process

Nominations will be reviewed by a Selection Committee and verified by INFORMS staff. The nomination form is completed and submitted online via the link below. The form asks nominators to answer questions on their nominee's service to INFORMS, engagement, and impact, as well as to provide a brief (200-word) summary of why the nominee deserves the award.

Nominations are due by June 2018.

Submit nominations online here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ServiceAward17 

Past Awardees

2017 Awardee(s)
Guzin Bayraksan, University of Arizona Saif Benjaafar, The University of Minnesota Pooja Dewan, BNSF Railway Chanaka Edirisinghe, University of Tennessee Murat Kurt, University of Pittsburgh Irvin Lustig, IBM Suvrajeet Sen, University of Southern California Michael Gorman, University of Dayton Allen Holder, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Dorothee Honhon, University of Texas at Dallas David Hunt, Oliver Wyman Erick Moreno Centeno, Texas A&M University Robin Qiu, Pennsylvania State University Christopher Tang, University of California-Los Angeles Bjorn Berg, University of Minnesota Shreya Gupta, The University of Texas at Austin Sadan Kulturel-Konak, Penn State Berks Paul Messinger, University of Alberta Sarah Nurre, University of Arkansas Shengfan Zhang, University of Arkansas
2016 Awardee(s)
Wedad Elmaghraby, University of Maryland, RH Smith School of Business Don N. Kleinmuntz, Strata Decision Technology, LLC Dionne Aleman, University of Toronto Terry P. Harrison, CAP, Penn State University Anna Nagurney, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Isenberg School of Management Carri W. Chan, Columbia University Aurélie Thiele, Southern Methodist University Peter C. Bell, University of Western Ontario, Richard Ivey School of Business İ. Esra Büyüktahtakın Simge Kucukyavuz, Ohio State University Daniel Reich, Ford Motor Company Karen T. Hicklin Stefan E. Karisch Theodore T. Allen Douglas A. Samuelson, InfoLogix Gino J. Lim Ranganath S. Nuggehalli, CAP Deepak Agrawal Doug M. Matty Aaron Burciaga, CAP