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Award Ceremonies

INFORMS Awards Ceremony

Sunday, October 24, 4:30-5:30pm PDT
Marriott: Grand Ballroom E/F, Lobby Level
In-person and Virtual

The INFORMS Board of Directors invites you to honor and celebrate the achievements of our colleagues at the annual Awards Ceremony. Wine and cheese will be served during the ceremony. Following the program, you’ll have an opportunity to congratulate the awardees. We will be announcing the following prestigious awards during the ceremony:

  • Bonder Scholarship for Applied Operations Research in Military Applications
  • Bonder Scholarship for Applied Operations Research in Health Services
  • Donald P. Gaver Jr. Early Career Award
  • Saul Gass Expository Writing Award
  • John von Neumann Theory Prize
  • Philip McCord Morse Lectureship Award
  • INFORMS Case Competition
  • Frederick W. Lanchester Prize
  • Prize for the Teaching of OR/MS Practice
  • George E. Kimball Medal
  • INFORMS President’s Award

Four student awards will also be announced during the ceremony:

  • Undergraduate Operations Research Prize
  • Doing Good with Good OR Student Competition Paper
  • George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award
  • George E. Nicholson Student Paper Competition

INFORMS Student Awards Ceremony

Monday, October 25, 7-7:45pm PDT
Marriott: Grand Ballroom E, Lobby Level
In-person only

Please join us for the INFORMS Student Awards Ceremony! We will present the winners of the Student Chapter Annual Award, the Judith Liebman Award, the Undergraduate Scholarship Award, and recognize the Amazon SCOT INFORMS Fellows. Join us in recognizing the great contributions of our most dynamic student volunteers.


  • 2021 Undergraduate Scholarship Awardees
  • 2021 Judith Liebman Awardees
  • 2021 Student Chapter Annual Awardees
  • 2021 Amazon SCOT INFORMS Fellowships