Member Society Name: Operations Research Society of Israel (ORSIS)
Contact Number: +972. 5.28795935
President: Gad Rabinowitz
Industrial Engineering & Management
Secretary: Prof. Yael Perlman – Bar-Ilan University
Treasurer: Dr. Yoav Kerner – Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Representative: Prof. Danny Segev – Tel-Aviv University
Profile: The Operations Research Society of Israel (ORSIS) is a non-profit organization, established in 1966 with the goal of promoting and enhancing the research and practice of Operations Research in Israel. It operates to strengthen the contacts among people engaged in Operations Research by initiating activities such as conferences, workshops on special topics and workshops for graduate students. ORSIS has about 175 members, most of them from academia. Other members come from the high-tech industry, as well as from the public sector in Israel. About a third of its members are graduate students. Some members reside abroad but hold close ties with ORSIS.