Category Review

YinzOR - A Journey for CMU INFORMS Student Chapter

YinzOR is a single-track conference that brings together students studying operations research and related fields to facilitate interaction and collaboration with peers. YinzOR came into existence in 2017, when [Aleksandr...

2016 Review of our Chapter

A lot of great things happened in 2016 at CMU INFORMS. Since we already compiled all of that for the annual report to INFORMS, we are sharing it publicly in...

Spring 2016 Review of our Chapter

A great deal has happened since 2015 at CMU INFORMS. The chapter debuted on big events, became widely known by the MBA student body, and got further faculty support.

2015 Review of our Chapter

Our annual report to INFORMS was due yesterday. What a year! After compiling everything we did, it would be a waste not to share it more publicly. Except for the...

Category Learning

Monday Discussion Dinners

Our main tradition, the Monday Discussion Dinners (MDD) begun in 2015 thanks to [Tarek Elgindy]. Tarek felt that students were often unaware of each other’s work and led the first...

Category Events

Monday Discussion Dinners

Our main tradition, the Monday Discussion Dinners (MDD) begun in 2015 thanks to [Tarek Elgindy]. Tarek felt that students were often unaware of each other’s work and led the first...

Category Seminar

Academic Speaker Series - Kris Ferreira

The CMU INFORMS Student Chapter, jointly with Tepper OM Group, hosted Prof. [Kris Ferreira], Assistant Professor at Harvard Business School on Nov 8 2019. In her research, Prof. Ferreira draws...

Kermit Threatte - Wayfair OR Presentation

The CMU INFORMS Student Chapter hosted Kermit Threatte, Operations Research Director of Wayfair, to give a presentation on how Wayfair practices OR in warehousing, inventory management and transportation. We invited...

Industry Leaders in Analytics - David Bergman

As a part of the Industry Leaders in Analytics seminar series, the CMU INFORMS Student Chapter had the honor of hosting [David Bergman]. David received his PhD from the ACO...

SmartOps: Foundation to Acquisition

The “speaker series” is one of our oldest, yet most well-received event series. Martin Barkman, the Vice President in SAP’s Extended Supply Chain Management Organization, was our second invited speaker...

Women in Academia

In October 2017, during the vist of Prof. [Margaret Brandeau], we had an informal tea gathering to discuss the obstacles / inequalities that a woman might face in her academic...

Industry Leaders in Analytics

CMU INFORMS partners with other student organizations, such as the Tepper MBA Consulting Club and the Tepper MBA Data Analytics Club to bring in industry leaders in operations research and...

Academic Seminars

Academic Seminars & Review Sessions We have hosted academic talks thanks to the sponsorship of the Tepper School of Business and the INFORMS Speakers Program, most recently including:

Category Awards

INFORMS 2019 Awards

CMU INFORMS won the Magna cum Laude award in the INFORMS Student Chapter Annual Award ceremony at the 2019 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA. This is the forth year...

INFORMS 2016 Awards

CMU INFORMS won its first Student Chapter Annual Award at the 2016 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN. Along with the student chapter from Northwestern University, CMU INFORMS achieved the...

Category Social

Ice-Skating with Pitt INFORMS vol. 2

On its way to become a tradition, CMU and University of Pittsburgh INFORMS Student Chapters went for ice-skating to MassMutual Pittsburgh Ice Rink at PPG Place in downtown Pittsburgh. It...

Happy Hour with Pitt INFORMS at Games'N At

We continue to be creative with our happy hours with University of Pittsburgh Student Chapter and this time both chapters gathered at Games’N At arcade gaming center in South Side...

INFORMS Annual Picnic 2019

Following our tradition, we organized our annual picnic to farewell our graduating senior officers, spend some good time before the summer break as a student chapter, and announce the results...

INFORMS Movie Nights

Even though academia is the main intermediary that put this chapter together, what we have in common is far beyond the papers of journals. We strongly believe that moving image...

Industry Leaders in Analytics - David Bergman

As a part of the Industry Leaders in Analytics seminar series, the CMU INFORMS Student Chapter had the honor of hosting [David Bergman]. David received his PhD from the ACO...

Ice-Skating with Pitt INFORMS

We made a fun change in our happy hours with University of Pittsburgh INFORMS Student Chapter this semester and went for ice-skating to MassMutual Pittsburgh Ice Rink at PPG Place...

INFORMS Annual Picnic 2018

At the end of each academic year, we organize our annual picnic to farewell our graduating senior officers, spend some good time before the summer break as a student chapter,...

Women in Academia

In October 2017, during the vist of Prof. [Margaret Brandeau], we had an informal tea gathering to discuss the obstacles / inequalities that a woman might face in her academic...

Category YinzOR

YinzOR 2019

The INFORMS Student Chapter at Carnegie Mellon University hosted YinzOR 2019 on August 23-24 at Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University. This year’s conference attracted many sponsors which enabled...

YinzOR 2018

The INFORMS Student Chapter at Carnegie Mellon University hosted on August 24-25 at Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University. The conference, sponsored by and , consisted of three featured...

YinzOR 2017

The INFORMS student chapter at Carnegie Mellon held the first YinzOR Student Conference on August 26th to 27th. The name of the conference combines the acronym for Operations Research with...

Category General

Introducing CMU INFORMS logo

We introduce the logo for the CMU INFORMS Student Chapter. The logo is designed by our alumnus, [Christian Tjandraatmadja]. The principal component of the logo is the CMU Tartan square....