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Stephen M. Robinson is Professor Emeritus of Industrial and Systems Engineering and of Computer Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, on whose faculty he served during 1972-2007. Robinson also holds the rank of Colonel (Retired) in the United States Army. His research specialty is in variational analysis and mathematical programming: methods for making the best use of limited resources, applied in logistics, transportation, manufacturing, and many other areas. His accomplishments have been recognized by the award of the honorary doctor's degree from the University of Zürich, Switzerland, the George B. Dantzig Prize of the Mathematical Programming Society and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), the John K. Walker Jr. Award of the Military Operations Research Society, and the George E. Kimball Medal of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a National Associate of the National Research Council, a Fellow of INFORMS, and a Fellow of SIAM. He served as President of INFORMS in 2014. He is currently the chair of two boards in the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine: the Board on Mathematical Sciences and Analytics and the Board on International Scientific Organizations, and is also a member of other committees of the Academies.
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