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ORIE’s Jing Xie wins INFORMS Computing Society’s best student paper award

ORIE’s Jing Xie wins INFORMS Computing Society’s best student paper award

December 27, 2013

Award recognizes the best paper at the interface of computing and operations research by a student. read more

David Shmoys named INFORMS Fellow, joining other ORIE faculty and alumni

David Shmoys named INFORMS Fellow, joining other ORIE faculty and alumni

December 26, 2013

Laibe/Acheson Professor David Shmoys has been elected a Fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences read more

Ph.D. student Weici Hu meets fellowship donor Sherri Stuewer ’73 MS ‘75

Ph.D. student Weici Hu meets fellowship donor Sherri Stuewer ’73 MS ‘75

December 24, 2013

Weici Hu is the latest recipient of an award sponsored by retired ExxonMobil executive and Cornell Trustee Stuewer. read more

Field member Christine Shoemaker wins the national engineering award

Field member Christine Shoemaker wins the national engineering award

December 5, 2013

Christine Shoemaker, the Joseph P. Ripley Professor of Engineering, has received the 2014 National Engineering Award from the American Association of Engineering Societies. read more

Professors Shmoys and Williamson win a top Operations Research  prize

Professors Shmoys and Williamson win a top Operations Research prize

November 15, 2013

The Frederick W. Lanchester prize awarded by INFORMS goes to a book by two ORIE professors. read more

Williamson and Caggiano again garner teaching awards

Williamson and Caggiano again garner teaching awards

October 22, 2013

Two popular ORIE teachers win Sonny Yau ’72 awards from the College of Engineering. read more

NSF awards prestigious CAREER grant to ORIE Assistant Professor Frazier

NSF awards prestigious CAREER grant to ORIE Assistant Professor Frazier

October 17, 2013

The prestigious CAREER grant honors junior faculty for outstanding research, excellent education, and the integration of education and research. read more

Institute of Management Accountants bestows Distinguished Member Award on Gary Cokins ORIE ’71

Institute of Management Accountants bestows Distinguished Member Award on Gary Cokins ORIE ’71

October 3, 2013

Cokins is an expert on Activity Based Costing. the Balanced Scorecard, and computer baseball. read more

Hoods symbolize membership in the doctoral ranks

Hoods symbolize membership in the doctoral ranks

August 29, 2013

Eight new ORIE Ph.D. graduates were recognized at the May 2013 graduation ceremony in Schwartz Auditorium. read more

Alumni gather for breakfast - and news about ORIE

Alumni gather for breakfast - and news about ORIE

August 15, 2013

Alumni, pursuing a variety of careers, came to the annual event and got an update on ORIE. read more

ORIE Directorship transitions from Lewis to Shmoys

ORIE Directorship transitions from Lewis to Shmoys

August 13, 2013

After an exceptional three years, Adrian Lewis hands off the ORIE directorship to David Shmoys. read more

Colleges Help Ithaca Thrive in a Region of Struggles

Colleges Help Ithaca Thrive in a Region of Struggles

August 4, 2013

Cornell is one of the reason's the City of Ithaca is set apart from its neighbors and doesn't fear the future. read more

CUAUV wins RoboSub competition

CUAUV wins RoboSub competition

August 2, 2013

Cornell's Autonomous Underwater Vehicle project team won first place for the second consecutive year at the RoboSub student competition in July. read more

Ithaca named Top ‘10 Great Places to Live’ for 2013

Ithaca named Top ‘10 Great Places to Live’ for 2013

August 2, 2013

The Ithaca/Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau announced recently that Ithaca has been ranked #8 in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s list of “10 Great Places to Live” for 2013. read more

Trustees elect Professor David Shmoys the Laibe/Acheson Professor of Business Management and Leadership Studies

Trustees elect Professor David Shmoys the Laibe/Acheson Professor of Business Management and Leadership Studies

July 12, 2013

The newest ORIE recipient of an endowed chair is widely recognized for scholarship, teaching, and leadership. read more

Field of Operations Research member  Éva Tardos is elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Field of Operations Research member Éva Tardos is elected to the National Academy of Sciences

July 3, 2013

Tardos is one of 84 new members of the organization created by Abraham Lincoln 150 years ago. read more

2013 ORIE Bachelor of Science degree recipients receive diplomas and prizes in Sage Chapel

2013 ORIE Bachelor of Science degree recipients receive diplomas and prizes in Sage Chapel

June 28, 2013

Following the University-wide commencement, ORIE held its annual diploma ceremony. read more

M.Eng. students, project teams garner prizes at graduation ceremony

M.Eng. students, project teams garner prizes at graduation ceremony

June 14, 2013

More than 80 M.Eng. students were recognized; several won prizes. read more

Dell Master of Engineering fellowship marks a fifth anniversary

Dell Master of Engineering fellowship marks a fifth anniversary

May 30, 2013

Five Master of Engineering students so far have benefited from the generosity of Sam and Geraldine Dell read more

Students pick Jackson and Topaloglu as Teachers of the Year, Zhou as TA of the Year

Students pick Jackson and Topaloglu as Teachers of the Year, Zhou as TA of the Year

May 13, 2013

Cornell INFORMS announced ORIE Professors Jackson and Topaloglu and CAM Ph.D. student Zhengyi Zhou are Teachers and TA of the Year, respectively. read more

Awarded a GARP Fellowship, Felipe Silva found flaws in a widely-used measure of risk

Awarded a GARP Fellowship, Felipe Silva found flaws in a widely-used measure of risk

May 3, 2013

Silva's work shows that Value-at-Risk may decrease during a bubble. read more

Alumni honor their mentor, Professor Emeritus Jack Muckstadt,  at festive NYC dinner

Alumni honor their mentor, Professor Emeritus Jack Muckstadt, at festive NYC dinner

April 19, 2013

Alumni and friends gathered at the Metropolitan Club in New York for Muckstadt's retirement celebration. read more

New York Times says Cornell is "building a better tech school"

New York Times says Cornell is "building a better tech school"

April 18, 2013

"Just 13 months after being awarded the prize ... Cornell NYC Tech got up and running." read more

M. Eng. project teams are working with old and new clients

M. Eng. project teams are working with old and new clients

April 4, 2013

Basketball, energy, logistics, healthcare, manufacturing, -- M.Eng. teams tackle a wide array of problem areas. read more

Professors Dai, Patie and Iyer join ORIE

Professors Dai, Patie and Iyer join ORIE

March 6, 2013

Experts in math for risk, communications, service systems, manufacturing, markets, and finance join. read more

Lawyer/poet remembers his friend, ORIE professor Lionel Weiss

Lawyer/poet remembers his friend, ORIE professor Lionel Weiss

March 3, 2013

The late Edwin Zimmerman searched the web for his old friend and wrote a poem about what he found. read more

ORIE's Mark Lewis elected Chair of the Applied Probability Society

ORIE's Mark Lewis elected Chair of the Applied Probability Society

February 8, 2013

Lewis takes over the reins of the 40 year old organization from Shane Henderson read more

Zeta Psi honors Scott Pedersen ’89 and his wife Susie with an ORIE scholarship

Zeta Psi honors Scott Pedersen ’89 and his wife Susie with an ORIE scholarship

February 6, 2013

The Zeta Psi facilities manager promotes the idea of the woodpile, exemplified by the scholarship. read more

Shmoys, Topaloglu and Woodard win teaching awards

Shmoys, Topaloglu and Woodard win teaching awards

January 30, 2013

With less than 8% of the faculty, ORIE has garnered three of Engineerings’s 18 teaching awards. read more

Recipients of the Stuewer Fellowship meet the Donor

Recipients of the Stuewer Fellowship meet the Donor

January 28, 2013

Gwen Spencer and Alice Paul, recipients of the Stuewer Fellowship, recently met Sherri Stuewer '73 MS '75 read more

"Big Data" site features ORIE's data analytics M.Eng. concentration

"Big Data" site features ORIE's data analytics M.Eng. concentration

January 24, 2013

DataInformed says ORIE "builds on its OR roots to tackle data analytics" [register free to read all] read more

Muckstadt Retirement Ceremonies Include Ph.D. Symposium

Muckstadt Retirement Ceremonies Include Ph.D. Symposium

January 22, 2013

Ithaca festivities honoring Muckstadt's retirement included talks by his students and colleagues. read more

Cornell NYC Tech first day of classes

Cornell NYC Tech first day of classes

January 21, 2013

Monday marked the first day of classes for Cornell NYC Tech. read more