Wagner Competition Videos

Wagner Prize Competition Videos

This prize emphasizes the quality and coherence of the analysis used in practice. Dr. Wagner strove for strong mathematics applied to practical problems, supported by clear and intelligible writing. This prize recognizes those principles by emphasizing good writing, strong analytical content, and verifiable practice successes.

2020 Wagner Competition Videos

  • A Boost for Urban Sustainability: Optimizing Electric Transit Bus Networks in Rotterdam
  • Distribution Estimation & Efficient Optimization for Portfolio Management in Agribusiness (winner)
  • Driver Positioning and Incentive Budgeting with an Escrow Mechanism for Ridesharing Platforms
  • Formulation Matters: Reciprocating Integer Programming for Birchbox Product Assortment
  • Scheduling the Main Professional Soccer League of Argentina

2019 Wagner Competition Videos

  • Ride-hailing Order Dispatching on DiDi via Reinforcement Learning (winner)
  • Daily Tutor Scheduling Support at Hopeful Journeys Educational Center
  • Empowering Denver Public Schools System to Optimize School Bus Operations
  • London Heathrow Airport Uses Real-Time Analytics
  • Pricing Analytics for Rotable Spare Parts

2018 Wagner Competition Videos

  • Analytics and Bikes: Riding Tandem with Motivate to Improve Mobility (winner)
  • What’s Wrong with My Dishwasher: Advanced Analytics Improve the Diagnostic Process for Miele Technicians
  • Centralized Admissions for Engineering Colleges in India
  • Primal-Dual Algorithms for Order Fulfillment at Urban Outfitters, Inc.
  • Collaborative Human-UAV Search and Rescue for Missing Tourists in Nature Reserves
  • Combinatorial Exchanges for Trading Fishery Access Rights

2017 Wagner Competition Videos

  • The Inmate Assignment and Scheduling Problem and its Application in the PA Department of Corrections (winner)
  • Crew Decision Assist: Optimizing Crew Deployment for Freight Trains
  • Optimized Scoring Systems: Towards Trust in Machine Learning for Healthcare and Criminal Justice
  • Outcome-Driven Personalized Treatment Design for Managing Diabetes
  • Dispatch Optimization in Bulk Tanker Transport Operations
  • Forecasting and Optimization Models for Audience Targeting on Television

2016 Wagner Competition Videos

  • Calibrated Route Finder- Social, Environmental and Cost-effective Truck Routing (winner)
  • Optimizing New Vehicle Inventory at General Motors
  • IBM Cognitive Technology Helps Aqualia Reduce Costs and Save Resources in Wastewater Treatment
  • Data-driven Optimization For Multi-disciplinary Staffing In Mayo Clinic Improves Patient Experience
  • Implementation of the Genetic Gain Performance Metric Accelerates Agricultural Productivity
  • Improves Monetization Using Data Analytics

2015 Wagner Competition Videos

  • Machine Learning Framework for Predicting Vaccine Immunogenicity (winner)
  • Scheduling Crash Tests at Ford Motor Company
  • Strategic Re-design of Urban Mail and Parcel Networks at La Poste
  • Using Analytics to Enhance Shelf Space Management in a Food Retailer
  • Integrated Planning of Multi-type Locomotive Service Facilities under Location, Routing and Inventory Considerations

2014 Wagner Competition Videos

  • Ford Motor Company: Identifying Risks and Mitigating Disruptions in the Automotive Supply Chain (winner)
  • CDC and Georgia Tech: Vaccine Prioritization for Effective Pandemic Response
  • Intel: Project Portfolio Planning at Intel Corporation
  • Statistical and Optimization Techniques for Laundry Portfolio Optimization at P&G
  • Sabre: Airline Crew Augmentation, Decades of Improvements from Sabre

2013 Wagner Competition Videos

  • Matching Supply and Demand via Delayed 2-Phase Distribution at Yedioth Group - Models, Algorithms and IT (winner)
  • Modeling and Optimizing Emergency Department Workflow
  • Relieving Pressure: Optimizing Water Distribution Pressure Management at Valley of the Moon Water District
  • An Integrated Load Planning Algorithm for Outbound Logistics at Webb Wheel
  • SPRINT: Optimization of Staff Management for Desk Customer Relations Services at Hera
  • Scheduling the German Basketball League

2012 Wagner Competition Videos

  • A Deployed Quantal Response Based Patrol Planning System for the U.S. Coast Guard (winner)
  • Incorporating Stochastic Leadtimes into the Guaranteed Service Model of Safety Stock Optimization
  • Bed Assignments in a Complex and Dynamic Hospital Environment
  • Biological Planning for High‐Dose Rate Brachytherapy: Application to Cervical Cancer Treatment
  • The Philadelphia Districting Contest: Designing Territories for City Council Based upon the 2010 Census
  • Improving Patient Access to Chemotherapy Treatment at Duke Cancer Institute

2011 Wagner Competition Videos

  • Product Line Design and Scheduling at Intel (winner)
  • iSchedule to Personalize Learning
  • Designing Guest Flow and Operations Logistics for the Dolphin Tales
  • Fleet Renewal with Electric Vehicles at La Poste
  • To Show or Not To Show: Using User Profiling to Manage Internet Advertisement Campaigns at Chitika

2010 Wagner Competition Videos

  • OnTheMark: Integrated Stochastic Resource Planning of Human Capital Supply Chains (winner)
  • A Short-Range Scheduling Model for Blockbuster's Order Processing Operation
  • Marketing Optimization in Retail Banking
  • Universal Tool for Vaccine Scheduling: Applications for Children and Adults
  • Kimberly-Clark Latin America Builds an Optimal Scheduling System

2009 Wagner Competition Videos

  • Approximate Dynamic Programming Captures Fleet Operations for Schneider National (winner)
  • Optimizing Helicopter Transport of Oil Rig Crews at Petrobras
  • A Queuing Model-Based System for Semiconductor Production Planning at IBM
  • Extending Bass for Improved New Product Forecasting at Intel
  • Hub Group Implements a Suite of OR Tools to Improve its Operations