University of California, San Diego Professor Wins Major Award in Operations Research

ruthwilliams_largeRuth Williams, who holds the Charles Lee Powell Endowed Chair in Mathematics at the University of California, San Diego, has been selected as a winner of the John von Neumann Theory Prize, presented by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences. The award is given to honor “fundamental and sustained contributions to theory in operations research and the management sciences.” The award comes with a medallion and a cash prize.

Dr. Williams has been on the faculty at the University of California, San Diego since 1983. She is past president of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

A native of Australia, Dr. Williams earned a Ph.D. in mathematics at Stanford University.

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