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Beale — Orchard-Hays Prize - Call for nominations 2018


Call for nomination of the 2018 Beale — Orchard-Hays Prize

Nominations are invited for the 2018 Beale — Orchard-Hays Prize for Excellence in Computational Mathematical Programming.

The Prize is sponsored by the Mathematical Optimization Society, in memory of Martin Beale and William Orchard-Hays, pioneers in computational mathematical programming. Nominated works must have been published between Jan 1, 2012 and Dec 31, 2017, and demonstrate excellence in any aspect of computational mathematical programming. "Computational mathematical programming" includes the development of high-quality mathematical programming algorithms and software, the experimental evaluation of mathematical programming algorithms, and the development of new methods for the empirical testing of mathematical programming techniques. Full details of prize rules and eligibility requirements can be found here.

The members of the 2018 Beale — Orchard-Hays Prize committee are:

  • Michael Grant (Chair), CVX Research
  • Tobias Achterberg, Gurobi Optimization
  • Jeff Linderoth, University of Wisconsin
  • Petra Mutzel, University of Dortmund
  • Ted Ralphs, Lehigh University

Nominations can be submitted electronically or in writing, and should include detailed publication details of the nominated work. Electronic submissions should include an attachment with the final published version of the nominated work. If done in writing, submissions should include five copies of the nominated work. Supporting justification and any supplementary material are strongly encouraged but not mandatory. The Prize Committee reserves the right to request further supporting material and justification from the nominees.

The deadline for nominations is February 15, 2018.

Nominations should be submitted to:

Dr. Michael Grant, mcg@cvxr.com

If you wish to submit a nomination in writing, please contact Dr. Grant for a mailing address.

Previous winners of the Beale — Orchard-Hays Prize are listed here. Further information about the Beale — Orchard-Hays Prize can be found here.