In this issue:
Faculty Awards and Honors
Anand Anandalingam, Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Management Science, and
Michael Ball, Orkand Corporation Professor of Management Science, have been
selected as the co-program chairs for the Annual INFORMS conference to be held in
Washington, D.C., in November 2008.
Kay Bartol, Robert H. Smith Professor of Management and Organization,
was awarded the Academy of Management Distinguished Service Award, a prestigious
academy-wide award recognizing excellence in developing and enhancing a field of
study; founding or creatively editing a journal; and/or building institutions, such
as through creative or unusually effective service to a major professional organization.
Bartol is past president of the Academy of Management, as well as past dean of the
fellows of the academy.
Chris Bingham, assistant professor of management and organization, received
the 2006 Carolyn Dexter Award for best paper on international business (sponsored
by the Academy of Management).
Gilad Chen, associate professor of management and organization, received
the 2006 Outstanding Reviewer award, Academy of Management Journal; the 2006
George Mason University I/O Psychology Student Association (IOPSA) Distinguished
Alumni award; the 2005 Organizational Research Methods Best Article of the
Year award; and the American Society for Training and Development’s 2005 Research
Rebecca Hamilton, assistant professor of marketing, was named an
MSI Young Scholar. About 20 researchers in marketing are named every other year.
Edward Locke, emeritus professor of management and organization, was honored
with the Distinguished Scholarly Contributions Award by the Academy of Management
Wendy Moe, assistant professor of marketing, has been elected as Chair
of the American Statistical Association, section on Marketing and Statistics
Rebecca Ratner, associate professor of marketing, received the award for
“Most Influential Paper in Conflict Management from 1998–2001” from the Academy
of Management for her paper “The Disparity Between the Actual and Assumed Power
Raghu Raghavan, associate professor of management science, was recently
awarded the 2005 Glover-Klingman prize for the best paper published in the international
journal Networks. The paper, titled “Strong Formulations for Network Design
problems with Connectivity Requirements,” was co-authored with Tom Magnanti, dean
of engineering at MIT.
Wolfgang Jank, assistant professor of management science and statistics,
was elected program chair for the Computing Section of the American Statistical
Wendy Moe, assistant professor of marketing, has been appointed to the
editorial board of the Journal of Marketing.
Lemma Senbet, William E. Mayer Professor of Finance, has been appointed
finance area editor for the Journal of International Business Studies.
Michael Ball, Orkand Corporation Professor of Management Science, has
been awarded a 3-year, $2,150,000 grant from NASA, entitled “Stochastic and Dynamic
Models for Managing Air Traffic Flows.” The University of Maryland is leading
this effort, which also involves MIT, UC Berkeley, Virginia Tech, and Metron Aviation.
Thomas Corsi, Michelle E. Smith Professor of Logistics, and Curt Grimm,
Dean’s Professor of Supply Chain and Strategy, have received a $280,000 grant
from the U.S. Department of Transportation to study “Motor Carrier Operations and
Safety Data Collection and Analysis”.
Vojislav Maksimovic, Bank of America Professor of Finance, has
received a $100,000 grant from NSF to study “Legal Institutions and Doing Business:
A Cross Country Analysis.”
Debra Shapiro, Clarice Smith Professor of Management and Organization, M.
Susan Taylor, Dean’s Professor of Human Resources, and Miriam Erez, a visiting
scholar at the Smith School, have been awarded a Kaufmann Foundation grant of $55,000
for a study regarding antecedents to organizational innovation.
Galit Shmueli, assistant professor of management science and statistics,
has received a $261,000 from the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory to work
on “Developing/Evaluating Prospective Biosurveillance Tools.”