Stephen Wright wins 2020 INFORMS Optimization Society Khachiyan Prize

Computer Sciences Professor Stephen Wright has won the INFORMS Optimization Society Khachiyan Prize “For his vast contributions to continuous optimization, spanning theory, algorithms and software, and the impact of his work on control, signal processing, and machine learning.”

Purpose of the Award

The Khachiyan Prize of the INFORMS Optimization Society was established in 2010 and is awarded annually at the fall INFORMS Annual Meeting to an individual or a team for life-time achievements in the area of optimization. The award recognizes a sustained career of scholarship from nominees who are still active at the year of the nomination. The prize serves as an esteemed recognition of innovativeness and impact in the area of optimization, including theory and applications.

Congratulations, Professor Wright!