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Operations Research

About the Division

Members of this division are involved in applications and methodologies of operations research, including optimization, stochastic modeling, simulation, game theory, and machine learning. The division’s purpose is to develop, maintain, and disseminate a body of technical knowledge; foster technical networking; and represent the operations research discipline within IISE.

Upcoming Opportunities

IISE OR Teaching Award

This award recognizes excellence in teaching operations research and will be presented at the IISE Annual Conference & Expo 2024. The anticipated application deadline for this award is February 2024 (date TBD).

Undergraduate Research Dissemination Award

This award recognizes outstanding undergraduate research completed in OR. Applicants must submit a presentation abstract to the 2024 IISE Annual Conference & Expo and prepare a paper (formatted according to IISE Annual Conference guidelines) to be submitted to the competition in January 2024. Applicants should declare interest in participating in the competition by emailing the competition organizers, Sharan Srinivas (SrinivasSh@missouri.edu) and Weijun Xie (wxie@gatech.edu). Finalists will be required to present at the 2024 IISE Annual Conference & Expo.

Student Case Competition

The details of this competition will be announced in the coming months.

Board of Directors

IISE Operations Research Division Board of Directors


The IISE OR Division Podcast aims to engage students through conversations with both academic and industry professionals on a variety of topics related to operations research.

Interested in Volunteering?

There are many opportunities to get involved! Please reach out to one of the OR Division board members if you are interested.

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