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Peyman Mohajerin Esfahani wins Lanchester Prize
The 2020 Frederick W. Lanchester Prize was awarded to Peyman Mohajerin Esfahani and Daniel Kuhn for their contributions to distributionally robust optimization. The Lanchester prize is awarded for the best contribution to operations research and the management sciences published in English in the past five years. The award is named after Frederick William Lanchester, a British engineer who made important contributions to automotive engineering, aerodynamics and co-invented the field of operations research. The list of past awardees features high-profile scholars such as four Nobel laureates and two Turing award winners from diverse background including computer science, optimization, and economics.