Industrial engineering Ph.D. candidate named lead editor of scholarly magazine

Hossein Badri, an industrial and system engineering Ph.D. student at Wayne State University, was selected as the lead editor of OR/MS Tomorrow for a two-year term. OR/MS Tomorrow is a student membership magazine for the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).

OR/MS Tomorrow is a bi-annual publication that includes featured articles, student publications, relevant job listings, and chapter and member spotlights. Badri will supervise the overall production of the publication, liaise with INFORMS staff to produce and publicize each issue of the publication, and collaborate with the OR/MS Tomorrow staff to develop new topic ideas, stories, and interviews.

With over 12,500 members worldwide, INFORMS is the leading international association for professionals in operations research and analytics. INFORMS promotes the best practices and advances in these fields to improve operational processes, decision making, and outcomes through an array of publications, conferences, competitions, networking communities and professional development services.

Badri came to Wayne State in 2014 after completing his studies in Iran, where he received a master’s in industrial engineering from Shahed University. His research interests include operations research, supply chain management, design of parallel approximation algorithms, and health care data analytics.