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Shi Dong awarded INFORMS Nicholson Prize

The annual award honors outstanding papers in the field of operations research and the management sciences written by a student.
PhD student Shi Dong

Congratulations to Shi Dong, who won the 2021 INFORMS George Nicholson Student Paper Competition!

Dong is a PhD student in Electrical Engineering and PhD minor in MS&E, and is advised by MS&E Prof. Ben Van Roy. His winning paper is titled "Efficient Reinforcement Learning in a Complex Environment." Related publications are posted on Dong's website

As the award winner, Dong was invited to present his paper at the INFORMS Annual Meeting. See the award announcement from INFORMS here