Harold Larnder Award

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Description

The Harold Larnder Prize is awarded annually to an individual who has achieved international distinction in operational research. The prize winner delivers the Harold Larnder Memorial Lecture, on a topic of general interest to operational researchers, at the National Conference of the Canadian Operational Research Society.

Harold Larnder was a well-known Canadian in wartime OR. He played a major part in the development of an effective, radar-based, air defense system during the Battle of Britain. He returned to Canada in 1951 to join the Canadian Defence Research Board and was President of CORS in 1966-67.

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Nomination Instructions

To nominate an individual for the Harold Larnder Prize, please email the CORS Secretary Peter Vanberkel with the nominee’s name, affiliation, and a brief statement supporting the nomination.

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Harold Larnder Award Winners

2017
Egon Balas
2016
Dimitras Bertsimas
2015
Matteo Fischetti
2014
Jonathan Rosenhead
2013
James B. Orlin
2012
George Nemhauser
2011
Edward G. Coffman
2010
John D.C. Little
2009
Steve Gallivan
2008
Thomas L. Magnanti
2007
Edward A. Silver
2006
Ralph E. Gomory
2005
Sven Axsater
2004
Richard C. Larson
2003
Hau L. Lee
2002
Arthur Geoffrion
2001
Ward Whitt
2000
Andres Weintraub
1999
Harvey J. Greenberg
1998
Paolo Toth
1997
George B. Dantzig
1996
Jan Karel Lenstra
1995
Alan Manne
1994
Ailsa Land
1993
William Pierskalla
1992
Brian Haley
1991
Jacques Lesourne
1990
Hugh Miser
1989
Abraham Charnes
1988
Harvey Wagner
1987
Patrick Rivett
1986
Eugene Woolsey

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