Dec 18, 2014

2015 INFORMS Franz Edelman Prize Finalist

Our research group on pilgrim scheduling during Hajj has been announced as a 2015 INFORMS Franz Edelman Prize finalist.

The INFORMS Franz Edelman Prize is a prestiguous award to honour contributions of operations research and analytics in both the profit and non-profit sectors. Edelman finalist teams - TNT, AT&T, IBM, and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, amongst others - have improved organizational efficiency, increased profits, brought better products to consumers, helped foster peace negotiations, and saved lives. The purpose of the Franz Edelman competition is to bring forward, recognize and reward outstanding examples of operations research, management science and advanced analytics in practice in the world.

2015 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research

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