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News contact: Patricia Schoch, UTD, (972) 883-2293, pschoch@utdallas.edu

UTD's Suresh Sethi Elected Fellow of Institute
For Operations Research and Management Sciences

Dr. Suresh SethiRICHARDSON, Texas (Oct. 16, 2003) - The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), has elected Professor Suresh Sethi of the School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas to one of its top honors, naming him a Fellow of INFORMS. Dr. Sethi is one of only 13 fellows elected this year from the INFORMS membership of more than 12,000. He will accept his award in ceremonies in Atlanta on Oct. 20.

INFORMS Executive Director Mark G. Doherty said Fellow of INFORMS awards are given “as a way of honoring our most distinguished and illustrious members.” Fellows are selected for achievement in research, the practice of operations research and/or management science, taking significant responsibility for applying the profession’s techniques within organizations, education in the field and service to INFORMS or to the profession.

Sethi, UTD’s Ashbel Smith Professor of Operations Management and director of The School of Management’s Center for Intelligent Supply Networks, is departmental editor for the journal Production and Operations Management, senior editor of Manufacturing and Service Operations Management and associate editor of Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications. He also has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the New York Academy of Sciences and the Canadian Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

Sethi is internationally recognized for applications of quantitative methods to the fields of manufacturing and operations management, finance and economics and marketing and has published three books and some 300 articles in a variety of fields.

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