awards and honors
Three Faculty Members Honored for Operations Research
John Birge, Jerry W. and Carol Lee Levin Professor of Operations Management; Donald Eisenstein, professor of operations management; and Linus Schrage, professor emeritus, received awards for their research and impact in the field of operations research from the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS).
Birge won the Pierskalla Award for the best research paper in health care management science, along with Vishal Ahuja, a PhD student studying management science and operations management. Birge joined Chicago Booth in 2004 and teaches courses in operations, stochastic programming, and revenue management.
Eisenstein won the 2012 Best Paper Award from the Transportation Services and Logistics Society of INFORMS. He joined Chicago Booth in 1992 and teaches courses in operations. Schrage, and Kevin Cunningham, '84, won an Impact Prize for their roles in the development of LINDO/LINGO, descri
bed by INFORMS as one of the "most important algebraic modeling languages used for optimization." The software has been incorporated into general-purpose systems of large technical software companies, spreadsheet programs, mathematical modeling systems, and object-oriented programming languages.
Photos by Beth Rooney
Shue Receives Best Paper Award
Kelly Shue, assistant professor of finance, received the Best Paper Award for 2012 from Wharton Research Data Services. She presented her paper, "Executive Networks and Firm Policies: Evidence from the Random Assignment of MBA Peers," at the Western Finance Association's annual conference last year. Shue joined Chicago Booth in 2011 and teaches courses in finance.