Matthew Brun, who graduated this year from Rice University with a B.A. in operations research, has received the 2022 Undergraduate Operations Research Prize from the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).
Brun’s paper is titled “On the Strength of Lagrangian Duality in Multiobjective Integer Programming.” He is now a first-year doctoral student in MIT’s Operations Research Center. Last year, Brun received the Michael Ross Franco Award, given annually to an exemplary student in computational applied mathematics and operations research.
The prize was awarded at the INFORMS Annual Meeting held Oct. 16-19 in Indianapolis. INFORMS has more than 10,000 members from 90 countries.