2014 Doctoral Dissertation Award for Operations Research in Telecommunications
Sponsored by the INFORMS Technical Section on Telecommunications
Candidates are accepted for the Doctoral Dissertation Award for Operations Research in Telecommunications awarded by the INFORMS Technical Section on Telecommunications at its biennial conference. The award aims to recognize merit, innovation and outstanding scholarly achievements of young people in the telecommunications field.
Instructions for the candidate
Each candidate must send by December 30, 2013
Please include a cover letter that provides contact information for both the candidate and the dissertation advisor, the name of the academic institution and department granting the doctoral degree, and the department’s acceptance date of the dissertation. Electronic submissions to Professor Youngho Lee are preferred. In case of hardcopy submissions please make sure to send five copies of the extended abstract and the letter of recommendation.
The letter of recommendation by the dissertation advisor should clearly indicate the specific contribution(s) the dissertation has made in the use of quantitative methods and analytical or operations research techniques to address important existing and future problems in the field of telecommunications. The letter should discuss why the dissertation is considered innovative, and why the research is relevant and valuable for telecommunications researchers and practitioners.
The candidate dissertation must have been accepted by the academic PhD committee of the candidate no earlier than December 30, 2011 and no later than December 30, 2013. All items must reach the chair of the award selection committee by December 30, 2013.
Selected finalists will receive notification in mid February, 2014. Each finalist must present a synopsis of his/her dissertation to the Award Selection Committee at the 12th INFORMS Telecommunications Conference. The winner will be awarded $ 1,000.
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