[Opt-Net] Call for Nominations: 2017 ICS Prize

Jeffrey Linderoth linderoth at wisc.edu
Fri May 5 15:01:52 CEST 2017

The INFORMS Computing Society (ICS) Prize is an annual award for the
best English language paper or group of related papers dealing with
the Operations Research/Computer Science interface.  The award is
accompanied by a certificate and a $1,000 honorarium.  The award will
be presented at the ICS Business Meeting that will take place during
the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Houston from October 22-15, 2017. 

The goals of the prize are: 

     * To promote the development of high-quality work advancing the  
state of the art in the operations research/computer science interface; 
     * To publicize and reward the contributions of those  
authors/researchers who have advanced the state of the art; and 
     * To increase the visibility of excellent work in the field. 

Conditions for eligibility: 

     * Published in the open literature; 
     * Pertinent to the interface of operations research and computer science; 
     * Written in English. 

Nomination process: 

The nomination package should consist of a cover letter and a copy of
each nominated work.  The cover letter should provide the title,
author's name, place and date of publication as well as a
justification for the nomination.  Self-nominations are allowed but
discouraged.  All nominations should be submitted electronically to

icsprize at mail.informs.org 

by midnight EDT, July 15, 2016.  All submissions will be acknowledged
by the committee chair.

ICS Prize Awards Committee 

Jon Lee, University of Michigan 
Jeff Linderoth, University of Wisconsin-Madison (chair)
Jean-Paul Watson, Sandia National Lab

Jeff Linderoth, Professor and Department Chair
Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison
O: 608-890-1931

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