Engineering Science Professor named INFORMS Fellow

27 September 2017

The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) has named Professor Andy Philpott as one of its Fellows for 2017.

Professor Philpott, currently based at our Department of Engineering Science where he formerly served as Head of Department, heads the Electric Power Optimization Centre. He has been recognised for his “contributions to formulation and implementation of optimization models for efficient operations of electric power systems and markets, and for exemplary service as educator and leader in the INFORMS community.”

He is the only researcher outside the US to receive the INFORMS honour this year. The INFORMS Fellow Award is presented to distinguished people who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments and remarkable service to the professionals in the field.