Awards

Awards

The Executive Committee of the Society decides which of the following Awards will be given: the MCDM Gold Medal; the Edgeworth-Pareto Award; and the Georg Cantor Award. All members of the Society are eligible to make nominations to the Awards Committee, in a manner the Committee shall specify. The Awards will be presented at International Conferences; Honorees are expected to give a lecture at the Conference at which they receive Awards.

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.

  MCDM Gold Medal Edgeworth-Pareto Award Georg Cantor Award
1992 Stanley Zionts Po-Lung Yu 
Milan Zeleny
Andrzej P. Wierzbicki
1994 Oleg I. Larichev Jyrki Wallenius Pekka Korhonen
1995 Bernard Roy Hirotaka Nakayama Yacov Y. Haimes
1997 Ralph E. Steuer Roman Słowinski -
1998 Ralph L. Keeney
Howard Raiffa
Jared L. Cohon Tomas Gal
2000 Thomas Saaty Alexander Lotov Philippe Vincke
2002 Jaap Spronk - Masatoshi Sakawa
2004 William W. Cooper Raimo P. Hämäläinen Harold P. Benson
2006 Murat Köksalan James S. Dyer Carlos Romero
2008 Theodor J. Stewart Kalyanmoy Deb Valerie Belton
2009 Benedetto Matarazzo 
Detlof von Winterfeldt
Gwo-Hshiung Tzeng Yong Shi
2011 - Matthias Ehrgott Tetsuzo Tanino
2013 Salvatore Greco Constantin Zopounidis João Climaco
2015 Yannis Siskos  Peter J. Fleming  David E. Bell

 

The MCDM Doctoral Dissertation Award

The executive committee of the International Society on Multiple Criteria Decision Making decided to introduce the MCDM Doctoral Dissertation Award, to the best dissertation related to MCDM, in 2011. After the first award was given in Jyväskylä (Finland), the executive committee decided to continue awarding it also in later conferences.

Year Awardee
2011 Özgür Özpeynirci
2013 Miłosz Kadziński
2015 Sebastiaan Breedveld