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Ohlmann Wins Dantzig Dissertation Award

Jeff Ohlmann, Assistant Professor of Management Sciences, was awarded the George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award at the October, 2004 meeting of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). The Dantzig Award honors the doctoral dissertation that is most innovative and relevant to the practice of operations research and the management sciences. The award committee cited Professor Ohlmann's 2003 thesis, entitled "Theory and Applications of Compressed Annealing," for both its theoretical contribution and its practical application to fleet management problems faced by the motor freight and package delivery industries.


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