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Release Date: Oct 16, 2012
PHOENIX— Sridhar R. Tayur, the Ford Distinguished Research Chair and Professor of Operations Management at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business, has been elected as a fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), an international scientific society for professionals in advanced analytics. Tayur was recognized as part of the 2012 class of INFORMS Fellows this week during the organization’s annual meeting and conference.
The Informs Fellows Award recognizes persons who have made outstanding achievements in research and education involving the fields of operations research and management science and for real-world application of the profession’s techniques. Tayur’s personal recognition is for research on inventories and supply chain management, developing new methodologies, implementing solutions in manufacturing, logistics and supply chains and creating a market for enterprise inventory optimization software.
Tayur joins a distinguished group of faculty at the Tepper School who have been recognized as INFORMS Fellows Award winners:
Joining Tayur as a member of the INFORMS Fellows class of 2012 is Heinz College Dean Ramayya Krishnan, who is recognized for his leadership and innovation in academia and in practice, as well as leadership in INFORMS, linking operations research and management sciences with information systems in research, education, and management.
About INFORMS - The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®) is the leading professional association for professionals in advanced analytics. INFORMS is an international scientific society with 10,000 members, including Nobel Prize laureates, dedicated to applying scientific methods to help improve decision-making, management, and operations. Members of INFORMS work in business, government, and academia. They are represented in fields as diverse as airlines, health care, law enforcement, the military, financial engineering, and telecommunications. INFORMS serves the scientific and professional needs of operations research analysts, experts in analytics, consultants, scientists, students, educators, and managers, as well as their institutions, by publishing a variety of journals that describe the latest research in operations research. Further information about INFORMS, analytics, and operations research is at www.informs.org.
About the Tepper School of Business - Founded in 1949, the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University (www.tepper.cmu.edu) is a pioneer in the field of management science and analytical-decision making. The school’s notable contributions to the intellectual community include eight Nobel laureates. The school is among those institutions with the highest rate of academic citations in the fields of finance, operations research, organizational behavior and production/operations. The academic offerings of the Tepper School include undergraduate studies in business and economics, graduate studies in business administration and financial engineering, and doctoral studies.