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{ Monthly Archives } December 2006

Death of Peter Hammer

It is with great sadness that I pass along news of the death of Peter Hammer. Here is the announcement I received from Endre Boros: It is with deep sorrow that I have to inform you of the tragic death in a car accident of Professor Peter L. Hammer on December 27, 2006. His wife […]

INFORMS Plenaries

I’m getting around to finishing my final tasks for the INFORMS 2006 conference (which I thought went great!).  A number of plenary speakers have made their presentations available:  if you were at the conference, you can relive the excitement;  if not, you can see what you missed.

OR Takes Over …

… the University of Delaware, at least. Pat Harker, former editor of Operations Research and plenary speaker at this year’s INFORMS conference, has been selected as President of the University of Delaware. Interesting career trajectory: OR faculty to Dean of Wharton to university President. And he is only 48! Being 46 myself, I console myself […]