The German Operations Research Society (GOR) awards prizes to outstanding Diploma and Master’s theses in the field of operations research at every annual meeting. In this year, the conference was held 29 August to 1 September 2023 in Hamburg, hosted by the University of Hamburg.
Three Master’s thesis awards were bestowed (in photographic order from left to right) upon
- Nils Mosis from the mathematics department at TU Darmstadt for his thesis “Lower Bounds for Simplex Pivot Rules via Markov Decision Processes”,
- Lorenz Saathoff from the Institute for Operations Research of Universität Hamburg for his thesis “The Dial-a-Ride Problem in Theory and Practice: Analysing Applications as a Complement to Public Transit”,
- Max Huneshagen from the Institute of Mathematics at Freie Universität Berlin for his thesis “On the k Shortest Simple Paths Problem Using Biobjective Search”.
Max did his thesis in the context of a flight planning problem in the MobilityLab of the Research Campus MODAL.
The award was presented by the chairman of the prize committee, Prof. Dr. Kevin Tierney (U Paderborn).
Congratulations to all awardees!