Michael N. Katehakis receives INFORMS Fellow award

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Michael N. Katehakis, Professor and Chair, Department of Management Science and Information Systems has been named a Fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). The award will be presented to Professor Katehakis formally this fall at the INFORMS annual meeting on October 14 in Phoenix. [See 2012 recipents.]

The Fellow Awards recognize INFORMS members who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of operations research and the management sciences. Nominees are evaluated in five categories of achievements in the field: academic research in operations research, the practice of operations research, operations research on the management level of organizations, education in the operations research field, and service to the association and the profession. 

Professor Katehakis specializes in operations management and business analytics. Much of his work is on the interaction between optimization and statistical inference. Specific research interests include Stochastic Models, Dynamic Programming, Statistical Analysis and their application to Operations Management problems of pricing, production planning, inventory control, supply chains and scheduling. Many of these subjects are now known as Business Analytics a rapidly developing field at Google and at IBM.

Professor Katehakis has consulted with various companies in the areas of high technology, financial services, and revenue management.  He has served on the editorial boards of the "American Journal of Mathematical and Management Sciences", the "Naval Research Logistics" and the "Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences".

INFORMS is the largest professional society in the world for professionals in the field of operations research (O.R.), management science, and business analytics.

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