Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

5521 Research Park Drive, Suite 200
Catonsville MD 21228


With over 12,500 members from around the globe, INFORMS is the leading international association for professionals in operations research and analytics. INFORMS provides unique networking and learning opportunities for individual professionals, students, and organizations of all types and sizes to better understand and use Operations Research and Analytics tools, methods and outcomes through an array of highly-cited publications, conferences, competitions, special-interest communities, and professional development services.

Executive Director
Melissa Moore

Ramayya Krishnan
Dean, Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy and William W. and Ruth F. Cooper Professor of Management Science and Information Systems
Carnegie Mellon University
Heinz College
Term: Jan 1, 2019 – Dec 31, 2019

Nick Hall
Departments of Management Sciences and Integrated Systems Engineering
The Ohio State University

President Elect
Pinar Keskinocak
William W. George Chair and Professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Georgia Tech

Vice President of Education and CBMS Representative
Melissa Bowers
The University of Tennessee – Knoxville