IFORS Fellows


Founded in 1959, IFORS has a long history and is the only global organization in the OR field.  The IFORS Administrative Committee approved the establishment of the IFORS Fellows Award in 2020. The IFORS Fellows Award serves to recognize a distinguished individual’s contribution to international operational research and its communities.

2022 Inductees

Hugh Bradley, SIGMA Management Advisors

Hans Ittmann, University of Johannesburg (Retired)

Jean-Pierre Brans, University of Copenhagen

David Schrady, Emeritus, Naval Postgraduate School

Michel  Gendreau, École Polytechnique

Roman  Slowinski,  Poznan University of Technology

Helle Welling, Retired, Secretary of IFORS


2021 Inductees

Graham Rand, Lancaster University

Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber, Poznan University of Technology

M. Grazia Speranza, University of Brescia

Xiang-Sun Zhang, Chinese Academy of Sciences  

Tamás Terlaky, Lehigh University

Yaxiang Yuan, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2020 Inductees

Peter Bell

Nelson Maculan

Marcel Boiteux

Thomas Magnanti

R. H. Colcutt

Philip M. Morse

Charles Goodeve

Heiner Muller-Merbach

K. Brian Haley

Bill Pierskalla

David B. Hertz

Elise del Rosario

Arne Jensen

Charles Salzmann

Alec M. Lee

Michael Trick

Jacques Lesourne

Paolo Toth

Andres Weintraub

Dominique de Werra