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Release Date: May 18, 2012
CHICAGO— Two research papers authored by Tepper School Faculty and Ph.D. candidates have received Best Paper Awards at the 23rd Annual Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Conference in Chicago, Illinois.
Recognition as POMS 2012 Healthcare Best Paper is “Imaging Room and Beyond: The Underlying Economics Behind Physicians' Test-Ordering Behavior in Outpatient Services”, authored by Tinglong Dai, Ph.D. candidate in Operations Management/Robotics, Mustafa Akan, Assistant Professor of Operations Management; and Sridar R. Tayur, Ford Distinguished Research Chair and Professor of Operations Management. The College of Healthcare Operations Management of the POMS sponsors the annual competition to recognize research excellence in the field of Healthcare Operations Management.
Acknowledgement as the POMS 2012 Supply Chain College Best Student Paper is “New Functional Characterizations and Optimal Structural Results for Assemble-to-Order M-Systems”, authored by Emre Nadar, Ph.D. candidate in Operations Management, Mustafa Akan, Assistant Professor of Operations Management, and Alan Scheller-Wolf, Professor of Operations Management. Their paper was recognized for its contribution towards the advancement of theory and practice of supply chain management.
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.