James B. Orlin

James B. Orlin

Past Awards

Optimization Society Khachiyan Prize: Winner(s)

INFORMS Computing Society Prize: First Place
Winning material: On the Sum-of-Squares Algorithm for Bin Packing

INFORMS Elected Fellows: Awardee(s)

Frederick W. Lanchester Prize: Winner(s)

The 1993 Frederick W. Lanchester Prize was awarded to Thomas L. Magnanti and James B. Orlin of MIT and Ravindra K. Ahuja of the Indian Institute of Technology for their work entitled Network Flows: Theory, Algorithms and Applications, Prentice Hall, 1993.

The citation read in part: "There has been an explosion of work over the last 15 years as the fundamental theory of network flows has been refined and algorithms improved. The book Network Flows summarizes and interprets this work (much of which is due to the authors)."

TSL Dissertation Prize: Awardee(s)
Winning material: Dynamic Network Flows

George Nicholson Student Paper Competition: First Place
Winning material: "Cyclic Scheduling via Integer Programs with Circular Ones"