2021 Anna Valicek Award Finalists:
A total of 12 articles were submitted this year by candidates from all over the world. At the end of a 10-week thorough evaluation process, the 2021 Anna Valicek Award Committee, constituted of 18 members, has selected the two finalists for the 2021 edition:
As finalists, they will present their work at the upcoming 2021 AGIFORS Symposium (check the Symposium page for more details). Then, the AGIFORS Council will select the winner of the 2021 Anna Valicek Award.
On behalf of AGIFORS, we wish to thank all the candidates for their submissions, testimony of the fruitful state of activity in the Operational Research & Analytics fields applied to Air Transportation.
Silver: Olivia R. Natan, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA, Incorporating Search and Sales Information in Airline Demand Estimation
Bronze: Guodong Zhu, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA, Decision Making under Uncertainties for Air Traffic Flow Management
Silver: Keji Wei, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA, Airline Timetable Development and Fleet Assignment Incorporating Passenger Choice
Bronze: Maximilian Pohl, Technical University of Munich, Germany, Runway Scheduling during Winter Operations
Silver: Nuno Antunes Ribeiro, University of Coimbra Pólo II, Coimbra, Portugal, An optimization approach for airport slot allocation under IATA guideline
Bronze: Adam Bockelie, MIT ICAT, Total Revenue Optimization with the Ancillary Marginal Demand and Ancillary Marginal Revenue Transformation Heuristics
Silver: Sebastian Koch, University of Augsburg, Dynamic Programming Decomposition for Choice-Based Revenue Management with Flexible ProductsBronze: Keji Wei, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Modelling Crew Itineraries and Delays in the National Air Transportation System
Bronze: Michael Wittman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Customized Offers in Airline Revenue Management
Silver: Chiwei Yan and Jerry Kung, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Robust Aircraft Routing
Bronze: Michael C. Clough, Arizona State University, New Formulations for Price and Ticket Availability Decisions in Choice-based Network Revenue Management