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Emerging Topic Chairs

Advanced Manufacturing

Satish Bukkapatnam
Texas A&M University


Esma Gel
Arizona State University

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Frank Curtis
Lehigh University

Daniel H. Wagner

Mary Helander

Diversity, Ethics and Inclusion

Shengfeng Zhang
University of Arkansas

Wilkistar Otieno
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Doing Good with Good OR

Mariel Lavieri
University of Michigan

Alfonso Pedraza-Martinez
Indiana University

George B. Dantzig Dissertation Prize

Nikos Savva
London Business School

Humanitarian and Not-for-Profit Operations

Karen Smilowitz
Northwestern University

Informs Case Competition

James Cochran
University of Alabama

Informs Job Placement

Warren Hearnes

INFORMS Prize 2019

Mark Gallagher
US Air Force

Interface of Marketing & Operations​

Jeff Shulman
University of Washington

New Product Development

Morvarid Rahmani
Georgia Institute of Technology

Philipp Cornelius
Erasmus University

Nicholson Student Paper Competition

Lewis Ntaimo
Texas A&M University

Shipra Agrawal
Columbia University

Personalized Health

Mariel Lavieri
University of Michigan

Policy & Government

Phebe Vayanos
University of Southern California

Productivity, Efficiency, and Data Envelopment Analysis

Ole Bent Olesen
University of Southern Denmark

Project Management & Scheduling

Marc Posner
Ohio State University

Nicholas G. Hall
Ohio State University

Sharing Economy & Crowdsourcing

Alejandro Toriello
Georgia Institute of Technology

Peter Frazier
Cornell University

Sustainable Growth

Ramteen Sioshani
Ohio State University

Undergraduate Operations Research Prize

Nan Kong
Purdue University