Sircar Awarded Wentz Prize
June 20, 2003

Ronnie Sircar, has been awarded the Howard B. Wentz Prize of the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS).

This award recognizes junior faculty members whose research and teaching are exemplary.


Congratulations Class of 2003
June 3, 2003

The ORFE department would like to warmly extend its congratulations to the Great ORFE Class of 2003!


Professor René Carmona Honored
Aug. 31, 2002

René Carmona has been named the Paul M. Wythes '55 Professor of Engineering and Finance.

Professor Vanderbei Publishes Linear Programming Textbook
Sept. 30, 2001

Prof. Robert Vanderbei recently completed a new textbook on linear programming that includes both traditional (e.g., simplex methods) and new topics (e.g., interior point methods). The associated software, additional exercises, and portions of the book are available on the WWW. The…

Sailing Demo illustrates Optimization and Stochastic Processes at Work
Sept. 30, 2001

This interactive Java applet considers a sailor trying to go from one point to another in the shortest possible time when faced with random winds. It demonstrates the use of optimization, stochastic processes, and statistics.