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IOE 2017 Murty Prize winners

Brian Lemay and Xiangkun Shen have been selected as winners of the 2017 Murty Prize in the Industrial & Operations Engineering Department| Short Read
EnlargePortrait of Brian Lemay, Xiangkun Shen. Photos by Joseph Xu, College of Engineering.
IMAGE:  Portrait of Brian Lemay, Xiangkun Shen. Photos by Joseph Xu, College of Engineering.

Brian Lemay (Brian Lemay, Amy Cohn, Marina Epelman, Stephen Gorga:   New Methods for Resolving Conflicting Requests with Examples from Medical Residency Scheduling)

Xiangkun Shen (Xiangkun Shen, Jon Lee and Viswanath Nagarajan; Approximating Graph-Constrained Max-Cut)
CONGRATULATIONS Brian and Xiangkun

A committee reviews papers nominated for the annual award, formally known as the Katta Murty Prize for Best Research Paper on Optimization by an IOE Student.

Portrait of Brian Lemay, Xiangkun Shen. Photos by Joseph Xu, College of Engineering.
A snail on a leaf

Snails carrying the world’s smallest computer help solve mass extinction survivor mystery

Study yields new insights into the survival of a native snail important to Tahitian culture and ecology and to biologists studying evolution. | Medium Read