Student awards and recognition

Platform Presentations, 2nd Place Award, WSU Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium, 2021

  • Egbe-Etu Etu, Industrial Engineering, "Intensive Care Unit Admissions for COVID-19 Patients: A Machine Learning Driven Approach" 

INFORMS Finalist, Doctoral Dissertation Award for Operations Research in Telecommunications and Network Analytics, 2020 

  • Hossein Badri is recognized for his dissertation work by the INFORMS Technical Section on Telecommunications and Network Analytics.

INCOSE Best Paper Award, Italy, 2019

  • Rapp, S., Chinnam, R.B., Doerry, N., Murat, A.E., & Witus, G. (2018). Product Development Resilience through Set-Based Design. Systems Engineering, 21(5), 490-500.

  • Steve Rapp is recognized by the INCOSE – Italy for his publication.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation Student Award Program Awardee, 2018-2019.

  • Samira Anvaryazdi is awarded the BCBS grant of $3,000 in recognition of her dissertation "Managing Operational Efficiency & Health Outcomes at Outpatient Clinics through Effective Scheduling".

Best Technical Paper Award, Michigan Simulation Users Group (MSUG), 2019

  • Suleyman Yildirim is awarded the best student technical paper award and an honorarium of $500 for his paper titled "Change Point Detection Using Process Knowledge for Automated Parameter Estimation in Simulation Models."

Ralph H. Kummler Award for Distinguished Achievement in Graduate Student Research, 2018

  • Wujun Si was awarded the 2018 Ralph H. Kummler Award for Distinguished Achievement in Graduate Student Research, College of Engineering, WSU.

GYRS - GuangBin Yang Reliability Symposium- Best Poster Award, 2018

  • Mohammad Aminisharifabad and Qingyu Yang "A Statistical Approach to Model Microstructures with Application in Reliability Analysis".

SAVE International University Challenge Paper Award – 1st Place, 2018.

  • Etu, E.E., et al. "Application of Value Analysis to Improve Trim-to-Foam Attachment in Seat Assembly". Advisor: Celestine Aguwa

INFORMS Best Referred Paper Finalist Award, 2017.

  • Wujun Si, Qingyu Yang and Xin Wu, for the paper of "A Functional Covariate Degradation Model with Application to Degradation Analysis of Dual-phase Steel by Utilizing Its Microstructure Images." 

Best Student paper Competition finalist, Healthcare Systems Track, 2017.

  • Hossein Badri, Milad Zafar Nezhad, 2017 IISE Annual Conference, May 20-25, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA

Best Application Paper - Honorable Mention, IIE Transactions Best Paper Award Competition, 2017.

  • Movahednejad, M., Mashayekhy, L., Chinnam, R.B, and Phillips, A., "Hierarchical Time-Dependent Shortest Path Algorithms for Vehicle Routing under ITS," IIE Transactions. Vol. 48,Issue 2, pp. 158-169, 2016.
  • Awards are selected by an examining committee from all papers published from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. Invited to present paper as part of a special session for IISE Transactions Best Papers at the 2017 ISERC Conference.

Best Application Paper - Honorable Mention, IIE Transactions Focused Issue on Scheduling and Logistics Best Paper Award Competition, 2017.

  • Awards are selected by an examining committee from all papers published from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. Invited to present paper as part of a special session for IISE Transactions Best Papers at the 2017 ISERC Conference.

INFORMS IBM Service Science Best Student Paper Awardee (Ranked 3rd among 55 Applicants), 2017.

  • Seungyup Lee is one of the few finalists for the IBM Service Science Best Student Paper Award for an article based on his dissertation research (presentation at INFORMS 2017).
  • Lee, S.Y., Chinnam, R.B., Dalkiran, E., Krupp, S., Nauss, M., "Proactive Inpatient Bed Reservations from ED to Reduce Patient Boarding."