Dr. Lu Xu to Receive Best Paper Award

Dr. Wendy Lu Xu, former student of IEMS faculty member Dr. Barry Nelson, will receive Best Paper Award at this year's Industrial Systems Engineering Research Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee on May 30, 2015. Dr. Lu Xu will be honored for the paper she co-authored with Professor Nelson, Empirical Stochastic Branch-And-Bound For Optimization Via Simulation.  Their work was selected as the Best Paper in the IIE Transactions Focused Issue on Operations Engineering & Analytics for 2015.  The award was selected by an examining committee from all papers published from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.

Empirical Stochastic Branch-And-Bound For Optimization Via Simulation