The Egon Balas Award for the Best Paper in Operations Research/Algorithms, Combinatorics and Optimization for 2013 was awarded to Selvaprabu Nadarajah. A faculty committee consisting of Professors Javier Peña, François Margot and Fatma Kilinç-Karzan chose Selva for his paper, “Computational Aspects of the Generalized Intersection Cut Generating Paradigm”.
The 2013 Alexander Henderson Award for Excellence in Economic Theory was awarded to Artem Neklyudov for his dissertation, "Three Essays in Financial Economics: Securitizations Trading, Heterogeneous Dealers on Decentralized Over-the-counter Markets, and Strategic Information Acquisition with Overlaps". This year's Henderson committee was headed by Professor Finn Kydland, along with Profs. Isa Hafalir, Sevin Yeltekin and Brent Glover.
Four previous winners of the Henderson Award, including Professor Kydland, have gone on to earn the Nobel Prize in Economics.
The Gerald R. Salancik Doctoral Dissertation Award for 2013 was awarded to two students this year. Ishani Aggarwal was chosen for her dissertation, "Cognitive Style Diversity in Teams", and Nazli Turan for her dissertation, "Your Cost or My Benefit: Effects of Concession Presentation on Negotiation Processes and Outcomes". Professors Linda Argote, Brandy Aven and Taya Cohen made up this year's Salancik committee.
Links to all past issues can be found on the Doctoral Newsletter page.
Aug 29 -
Ph.D. Student & Faculty Annual Picnic All Ph.D students, tenure-track, tenured faculty and their families are invited to attend the annual picnic and traditional student vs. faculty soccer match in Schenley Park.
March 5: David Bergman Dissertation Defense, 10:00 am, 147 Posner Hall
March 20: Tinglong Dai Dissertation Proposal, 10:00 am, 324 GSIA
April 9: Artem Neklyudov Dissertation Defense, 10:30 am, 147 Posner Hall
April 12: Young Eun Huh Dissertation Defense, 1:00 pm, 384 Posner Hall
April 23: Kenneth Goh Dissertation Defense, 12:00 pm, 324 GSIA
April 24: Ishani Aggarwal Dissertation Defense, 1:00 pm, 324 GSIA
May 1: Maria Chaderina Dissertation Defense, 10:00 am, 324 GSIA
Every Monday and Thursday - 3 p.m. Afternoon Tea for PhD Students and Faculty in the PhD Student Lounge.