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The Institute for Operations Research represents the fields of Mathematical Optimization and Mathematics of Operations Research with their multitude of facets. It furthermore serves as a bridge, offering support to all departments of ETH regarding problems in optimization: from mathematical modeling, through their analysis, and computational approaches for their resolution. The institute also has extensive experience with successful industrial cooperations.


Robert Weismantel: 2015 Farkas Prize

The INFORMS Optimization Society awards the 2015 Farkas Prize to Prof. Robert Weismantel, who is the head of the Institute for Operations Research.

The Farkas Prize of the INFORMS Optimization Society was established in 2006 and is awarded annually to a mid-career researcher for outstanding contributions to the field of optimization, over the course of their career.

The prize was awarded at a special IOS Awards Session at the 2015 INFORMS Meeting in Philadelphia 1 to 4 November 2015.

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