Anna Nagurney, the John F. Smith Memorial Professor of Operations Management at the Isenberg School of Management, has been elected a fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). She is one of 12 fellows elected this year.
INFORMS Fellows are examples of outstanding lifetime achievement in operations research and the management sciences, according to the institute. They have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments and made significant contributions to the advancement of OR/MS over a period of time.
Nagurney said, “Being elected an INFORMS Fellow is truly humbling for me and an honor for the Isenberg School and its programs. It is terrific to see contributions to operations research and the management sciences with its so many exciting applications, recognized in this significant, meaningful way. I thank my wonderful students over the years as well as collaborators and colleagues for the vibrant and supportive research, educational and professional community that we have built.
Newly elected fellows will be honored at a luncheon and ceremony on Oct. 7 at the 2013 INFORMS annual meeting in Minneapolis.
Nagurney is also a fellow of the Regional Science Association International, elected in 2007, and is the director of the Virtual Center for Supernetworks.