Tuesday, June 28, 2016

[DMANET] INFORMS Computing Society : Call for nominations: ICS Prize

The INFORMS Computing Society (ICS) Prize is an annual award for the 
best English language paper or group of related papers dealing with
Operations Research/Computer Science interface.  The award is 
accompanied by a certificate and a $1,000 honorarium.  The award will
presented at the ICS Business Meeting that will take place during the 
INFORMS Annual Meeting in Nashville November 13-16, 2016.

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 
     * 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
for the nomination.  Self-nominations are allowed but
discouraged.  All 
nominations should be submitted electronically to


by midnight EDT, July 15, 2016.  All submissions will be acknowledged
the committee chair.  Hard-to-reproduce works, such as books, may be 
submitted in hard copy form to the mailing address below.  In the case 
of hard copy submission, three copies of each item in the nomination 
packet should be submitted to the chair of the committee, and an e-
indicating a hard copy submission should be sent to


ICS Prize Awards Committee

Jon Lee, University of Michigan
Jeff Linderoth, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Nick Sahinidis, Carnegie Mellon University (chair)

Nick Sahinidis
John E. Swearingen Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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