Erhan Çinlar, Chairman, received a number of awards and honors in 2003. He was awarded Fellow status at INFORMS as one of the 13 members so honored during the fist year of such elections. At the same INFORMS meeting in Atlanta, he was also given the INFORMS Expository Writing Award for 2003. The award honors an operations researcher/management scientist whose publications demonstrate a consistently high standard of expository writing. Erhan was also elected to Honorary Membership in Omega Rho Society. This announcement was made at the Joint International Meeting of the Association of European Operations Research Societies (EURO) and the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) held in July 6 – 10, 2003. During the meeting, he gave the Omega Rho Distinguished Lecture at a plenary session of the meeting. Honorary Membership in Omega Rho is bestowed upon individuals who provide leadership and extraordinary support for the encouragement of operations research and management science through their professional activities.
Oct. 3, 2003