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{ Monthly Archives } April 2007

Grand Challenges in Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering is soliciting thoughts on “Grand Challenges for Engineering“, setting an agenda for the next 100 years. Of course, such a goal is impossibly ambitious: imagine trying to do such a think in 1907, and come even close to what the last 100 years have achieved (or failed at). But in […]

3rd Multidisciplinary International Scheduling Conference (MISTA 2007)

Paris, France

The 13th International Conference on the Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming (CP2007)

Providence, RI

The Fourth International Conference on Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimization Problems (CP-AI-OR 2007)

Brussels, Belgium

EURO XXII – 22nd Conference of the Association of European Operational Research Societies

Prague, Czech Republic

INFORMS Annual Meeting

Seattle, Washington 

INFORMS International Puerto Rico

Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

INFORMS Practice Conference: Applying Science to the Art of Business

Vancouver, BC

Launch of OR Forum

About a year ago, I became the Area Editor for the OR Forum for the journal Operations Research.  The purpose of the Forum is given in my editorial statement: The OR Forum area invites work that challenges the reader to consider and evaluate the status of past, present, or future prospects and challenges within the […]

Passing of Ken Bowen

As part of my sabbatical year here in New Zealand, I am spending time thinking and reading about how to formulate problems. One of the key researchers in this area was Ken Bowen of the University of London. Prof. Cathal Brugha wrote to announce his passing at the age of 87. You can get the […]