2019 Awards of the International Society on MCDM

Call for Nominations: 2019 Awards of the International Society on MCDM
 

The International Society on Multiple Criteria Decision Making presents, at each of its international conferences, up to three awards to individuals in honor of their outstanding, long-lasting, and influential contributions to the field of MCDM. These awards are:

The MCDM Gold Medal: This is the highest honor that the International Society on Multiple Criteria Decision Making bestows upon a scholar who, over a distinguished career, has markedly contributed to the theory, methodology, practice and professional development of MCDM.

The MCDM Edgeworth-Pareto Award: This is the highest distinction that the International Society on Multiple Criteria Decision Making bestows upon a researcher or practitioner of MCDM who has demonstrated a high level of creativity in developing novel areas of application of MCDM and associated methodology, markedly influencing the form of MCDM practice.

The Georg Cantor Award: This is the highest form of recognition that the International Society on Multiple Criteria Decision Making bestows upon a researcher who has personified the spirit of independent inquiry in developing innovative ideas in the theory and methodology of MCDM, significantly expanding the tools available to MCDM practice.

The 25th International Conference takes place in Istanbul, Turkey, during June 16-21, 2019. Nominations are now sought for awards to be made at this conference. Nominations should be emailed not later than January 31st, 2019 to Jyrki Wallenius (jyrki.wallenius@aalto.fi). Please note the following with respect to making nominations:

  • No self-nominations will be accepted.
  • The nomination must clearly state for which award the nomination is being made.
  • Provide a short statement as to why the nominee is worthy of the award, indicating his/her contributions to the MCDM field.
  • Provide a CV for the nominee or a link to it.

Note that a condition of the awards is that the awardee attends the conference in person to receive the award and to present a plenary talk. More information concerning the awards and past awardees may be found at the website.

The members of the award committee for 2019 are as follows:

  • Valerie Belton, University of Strathclyde
  • Kalyanmoy Deb, Michigan State University
  • Salvatore Greco, Catania University
  • Murat Köksalan, Middle East Technical University and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (President of the MCDM Society)
  • Wojtek Michalowski, University of Ottawa
  • Theodor Stewart, University of Cape Town
  • Ilker Topcu, Istanbul Technical University (Istanbul Conference Chair) Detlof Von Winterfeldt, University of Southern California
  • Jyrki Wallenius (Chair), Aalto University

The committee reserves the right to make its own nominations and/or not to make particular awards.

Jyrki Wallenius

Chair

Announcement Date: 
Sunday, November 18, 2018