Laurens Smit awarded for best PhD student in Operations Research/Management Science
The New Jersey Chapter of the international Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences "INFORMS" organises an annual (Graduate) Student Contest for the best work in Operations Research and Management Science, by New Jersey students. Laurens Smit is the recent winner of this year's award, the Fifth one, for his work on "Far-Reaching Successive Lumping Solutions for Stochastic Models". He is being supervised by Prof. Michael Katehakis of Rutgers University and Dr. Floske Spieksma.
The prize is meant to cover Laurens' expenses for presenting his work at the annual INFORMS conference, that has been held recently. Congratulations, Laurens!