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{ Monthly Archives } March 2012

NSF Program Directors

I see from the INFORMS eNews that NSF is looking for new Program Directors for both Operations Research and Manufacturing Enterprise Systems/Service Enterprise Systems.  Needless to say, these are critical positions for the operations research community.  And, reading Robert Sloan’s article about his stint in computing theory at NSF, it sounds like a fun job! […]

Summer Time Travel Plans

As I sit in a jet-lagged haze in a Beijing hotel,thoughts naturally turn to …. more travel!  The opportunity to travel all around the world is a great bonus of academia.   And while I think I have taken this bonus to extremes (I am not sure academics should really be at the highest tiers […]