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

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1998

Ralph L. Keeney
Howard Raiffa

Jared L. Cohon

Tomas Gal

2000

Thomas Saaty

Alexander Lotov

Philippe Vincke

2002

Jaap Spronk

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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

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Matthias Ehrgott

Tetsuzo Tanino

2013

Salvatore Greco

Constantin Zopounidis

João Climaco

2015

Yannis Siskos 

Peter J. Fleming 

David E. Bell

2017

José Rui Figueira

Wojtek Michalowski

Kaisa Miettinen

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

2017

Britta Schulze