at the University of Michigan
Welcome to the official webpage of the INFORMS Student Chapter at the University of Michigan!
INFORMS at the university of michigan
The INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences) Student Chapter at University of Michigan is an organization for students interested in using mathematical modeling, statistical analysis, mathematical optimization, and other analytical methods to find better solutions to complex decision-making problems. We welcome students from any department related to operations research and management science to join us!
We are one of the many student chapters of the professional society, INFORMS .
"INFORMS is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to and promoting best practices and advances in operations research, management science, and analytics to improve operational processes, decision-making, and outcomes."
2021 MLK Spirit Award Recepient!
We won the Student Organization North Campus Deans' MLK Spirit Award! We were recognized for our education, advocacy, and community engagement initiatives that support an anti-racist and inclusive academic environment. If you want to read more about this prize, please follow the link.
We won second place in the INFORMS international video contest promoting operations research, management science, and analytics! Thanks to our star performers and producers, and especially Karmel Shehadeh, Qi Luo, Gian Garcia, Emily Tucker, Ece Sancı, Wesley Marrero, and Fatemeh Navidi for your hard work!
Why you should join our chapter
Our chapter is committed to the academic, social, and professional pursuits of our members. We seek to enhance the experience of University of Michigan students through the following programs and events:
Coding and software workshops
Invited speakers from academia and industry
Practice presentations for conferences
check out our upcoming events
If you have any suggestions for events or programs, we would be really excited to hear them! You may use our suggestion box by visiting https://forms.gle/73rNA8mGh8fZeVZ77 (or clicking the form below).