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INFORMS Annual Picnic

At the end of each academic year, we organize our annual picnic to farewell our graduating senior officers, spend some good time before the summer break as a student chapter, and change the board for the upcoming year. We also evaluate our events and overall performance for the past year with feedback from our officers. … Continue reading INFORMS Annual Picnic

YinzOR 2018

     The INFORMS Student Chapter at Carnegie Mellon University held YinzOR 2018 student conference on August 24-25 at Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University. The conference, sponsored by EQT Corporation and Tepper School of Business, consisted of three featured talks, eight regular-track talks, a poster competition with 12 participants, and a few interaction … Continue reading YinzOR 2018

SmartOps: from Foundation to Acquisition

The “speaker series” is one of our oldest, yet most well-received event series. Martin Barkman, the Vice President in SAP’s Extended Supply Chain Management Organization, was our second invited speaker this year. In his current position, Martin works closely with customers to elevate supply chain capabilities in the area of sales, inventory, and operations planning, … Continue reading SmartOps: from Foundation to Acquisition

Women in Academia

In October 2017, during Prof. Margaret Brandeau’s visit, we had an informal tea gathering to discuss the obstacles/inequalities that a woman might face in her academic life, and how to handle such problems. Several faculty members from Tepper and computer science department of CMU and industrial engineering department of University of Pittsburgh participated. Male and … Continue reading Women in Academia

Spring 2016 at the Carnegie Mellon INFORMS chapter: new activities, better organization, and more funding

A great deal has happened since 2015 at CMU INFORMS. The chapter debuted on big events, became widely known by the MBA student body, and got further faculty support. The big things We made our first use of the INFORMS Speaker Program in April by inviting Steve Sashihara (Princeton Consultants CEO and author of The … Continue reading Spring 2016 at the Carnegie Mellon INFORMS chapter: new activities, better organization, and more funding

Steve Sashihara’s visit to CMU

On April 5 we had the honor to welcome Steve Sashihara to Carnegie Mellon University. Steve kindly accepted the invitation to speak to our INFORMS Student Chapter, which was possible through the INFORMS Speakers Program. We also got great support from the Tepper School of Business community: staff help, faculty support from attending the talk … Continue reading Steve Sashihara’s visit to CMU