World Class Faculty & Research / November 17, 2016

INFORMS Best Paper, Teaching Awards to Smith’s Raghavan

The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) has recognized the research and teaching of S. Raghu Raghavan, professor of management science and operations management at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Raghavan was awarded the 2016 Prize for the Teaching of the Operations Research/Management Science Practice, plus the 2016 Telecommunications Section Best Paper Award, as part of the INFORMS annual meeting held Nov. 13-16, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

The teaching award, according to INFORMS, recognizes Raghavan for having “succeeded in helping his students acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to be effective practitioners of operations research or the management sciences.”

For the Best Paper award, Raghavan coauthored “The Generalized Regenerator Location Problem” – published in the INFORMS Journal on Computing and summarized here, by UMD’s Institute of Systems Research, where Raghavan also is affiliated.

Read more about Raghavan’s research.

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