Eindhoven University of Technology

Past Awards

UPS George D. Smith Prize: Winner(s)
2022 - Winner(s)

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Eindhoven University of Technology represents the best in developing an ecosystem of industry and academic partners. The mission and spirit of the UPS George D. Smith Prize is evidenced in these collaborations and in Eindhoven’s focus on Industrial Mathematics.

Eindhoven’s Industrial and Applied Mathematics (IAM) program promotes an individualized educational experience while ensuring a high level of technical, communication, and industrial skills. This unique learning environment is evidenced in the compilation of a mandatory Professional Portfolio. These portfolios provide students with an invaluable vehicle for demonstrating their knowledge of operations research and applied mathematics. It also provides an introspective opportunity for students to evaluate and manage their educational journey.

The Netherlands philosophy of working across government, industry, and academia in embodied in Eindhoven’s masters and PhD programs. The results are reflected in the stellar career results of their graduates.  

By awarding the 2022 UPS George D. Smith Prize to the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Eindhoven University, INFORMS salutes them and their graduates for outstanding contributions to the society by practicing operations research.