Qianfan Wang Awarded Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award at IIE Annual Conference

Dr. Qianfan Wang, who graduated Summer 2013 and was advised by Dr. Yongpei Guan, took third place for the 2014 Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award from the Institute of Industrial Engineers for his dissertation entitled “Two-Stage Chance and Expected Value Constrained Stochastic Unit Commitment: Formulations, Algorithms and Case Studies”.

The award recognizes outstanding doctoral dissertation research in industrial engineering. He was honored at the IIE Annual Conference held in June 2014 in Montreal, Canada. The first and second places were taken by Murat Kurt (University of Pittsburgh) and Kaibo Liu (Georgia Tech).