Awards

Lifetime Achievement in Location Analysis Award

The Lifetime Achievement in Location Analysis (LALA) award is a triennial honor awarded to a person who has made significant lifetime contributions to location analysis research. The award is given every third year at the closing dinner of ISOLDE. More information is available here.

Past winners of this award are as follows:

  • 2017 – Morton O’Kelly
  • 2014 – Mark Daskin
  • 2014 – Gilbert Laporte
  • 2012 – Oded Berman
  • 2012 – Richard Church
  • 2008 – George Wesolowsky
  • 2005 – Zvi Drezner
  • 2002 – Brian Boffey
  • 1999 – Robert Love
  • 1996 – Richard Francis
  • 1996 – Charles ReVelle

Chuck ReVelle Rising Star Award

This award is a biennial honor awarded to a person within eight years of receiving his or her Ph.D. who has made a significant contribution to location analysis research and displays the potential to continue to do so. The award will be given every other year at the Section on Location Analysis (SOLA) business meeting at the national INFORMS conference. More information is available here.

Award recipients:

  • 2017 – Sibel Alumur Alev (University of Waterloo)
  • 2015 – Ivan Contreras (Concordia University)
  • 2010 – Larry Snyder (Lehigh University)
  • 2008 – Zuo-Jun Max Shen (University of California, Berkeley)

SOLA Dissertation Award

The SOLA Dissertation Award recognizes outstanding Ph.D. dissertations related to the field of location analysis. The price is awarded biennially and announced during the INFORMS annual meetings. More information is available here.

Award recipients:

  • 2016 – Kien Trung Nguyen (Kaiserslautern University of Technology)
  • 2016 – Marcus Sinnl (University of Vienna)
  • 2014 – Gemma Berenguer (UC-Berkeley)
  • 2012 – Gisela Bardossy (University of Maryland)
  • 2009 – Sebastian Velten (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
  • 2007 – Boglarka Toth (University of Almeria)
  • 2005 – Beryl Castello (Johns Hopkins University)
  • 2003 – Monica Gentili (Universita Di Roma)
  • 2001 – Bahar Yetis Kara (Bilkent University)
  • 1999 – David Mazu (Johns Hopkins University)
  • 1995 – Ana Isabel Martins Botto de Barros (Erasmus Universiteit)
  • 1993 – Russell Meller (University of Michigan)
  • 1992 – Ingrid Bongartz (University of Waterloo)
  • 1991 – Fernando Mata (Ohio State University)

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