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Emerging Topics Chairs


Jingguo Wang
University of Texas-Arlington

Design and Control of Manufacturing Systems

Barış Tan
Koç University
Feng Ju
Arizona State University

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

Tarun Mohan Lal
Mayo Clinic

OR and Advanced Manufacturing

Alaa Elwany
Texas A&M University

Zhjian (ZJ) Pei
Texas A&M University

Project Management and Scheduling, in Memory of Joe Leung, 1950-2018

Marc Posner
Ohio State University

Nicolas G. Hall
Ohio State University

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

Gemma Berenguer
Purdue University

Mehmet Ayvaci
University of Texas-Dallas

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 Sellmann
General Electric

Robotics, Drones, and Autonomous Vehicles in Logistics

John Gunnar Carlsson
University of Southern California