Emerging Topics Chairs

Agri-Food Analytics

Robin Lougee
IBM Research


Jingguo Wang
University of Texas-Arlington

Energy and Climate

Ben Leibowicz
University of Texas-Austin

Nicholson Student Paper Competition

Santanu Dey
Georgia Institute of Technology

John Hasenbein
University of Texas-Austin

Productivity, Efficiency and Data Envelopment Analysis

Ole Olesen
University of Southern Denmark

Undergraduate Operations Research Prize

Jennifer Pazour
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Behavioral Aspects of OR

Martin Kunc
University of Warwick

Daniel H. Wagner Competition

Patricia Neri
SAS Institute, Inc.

Energy Systems Management

Yongpei Guan
IBM Research

2018 INFORMS Prize
OR and Advanced Manufacturing

Alaa Elwany
Texas A&M University

Zhjian (ZJ) Pei
Texas A&M University

Project Management and Scheduling

Marc Posner
Ohio State University

Nick Hall
Ohio State University

Urban Theme/Smart Cities

Victoria Chen
University of Texas – Arlington

Business Model Innovation

Nitish Jain
London Business School

Simone Marinesi
Wharton School of Business

Doing Good with Good OR
George B. Dantzig Dissertation Prize

Mor Armory
New York University

New Product Development

Hyoduk Shin
University of California – San DIego

Niyazi Taneri
National University of Singapore

OR Frontiers

Meinolf Selman
Texas A&M University

Robotics, Drones, and Autonomous Vehicles in Logistics

John Gunnar Carlsson
University of Southern California