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Cluster :  Invited Panels on Professional Issues

Session Information  : Sunday Nov 07, 13:30 - 15:00

Title:  Panel Discussion: OR in Engineering Schools
Chair: Mark Daskin,Professor, University of Michigan, 1205 Beal Ave, Ann Arbor MI 48109, United States of America, msdaskin@umich.edu

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Title: Panel Discussion: OR in Engineering Schools
 Presenting Author: Mark Daskin,Professor, University of Michigan, 1205 Beal Ave, Ann Arbor MI 48109, United States of America, msdaskin@umich.edu
 Co-Author: Margaret Brandeau,Professor, Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University, 380 Panama Way, Mail Code: 4026, Stanford CA 94305, United States of America, brandeau@stanford.edu
 Patrick Jaillet,Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA, United States of America, jaillet@mit.edu
 David Morton,Engineering Foundation Professor, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, C2200, Austin TX 78712-0292, United States of America, morton@mail.utexas.edu
 Lawrence V. Snyder,Associate Professor, Lehigh University, 200 West Packer Avenue, Bethlehem PA 18015, United States of America, larry.snyder@lehigh.edu
 
Abstract: Panelists will present their perspectives on the state and health of operations research in engineering schools. Key issues include: where OR is taught in the curriculum, whether OR courses are required, enrollment trends, and how to increase the visibility of OR within engineering.