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Patrizia and Jose

Professor Tina Wakolbinger, Christian Burkart,
Professor Fuminori Toyasaki, and Thomas Nowak


20th Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies
July 13-18, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

Center Associates
Professors Patrizia Daniele and Jose M. Cruz


The 10th AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications
July 7-11, 2014
Madrid, Spain

Patrizia and Jose

Pardalos 60th

Pardalos 60th

Pardalos 60th

Conference on Optimization Control and Applications in the Information Age
in Honor of the 60th Birthday of Professor Panos M. Pardalos
Chalkidiki, Greece, June 15-20, 2014

Pardalos 60th

RSAI 2013

Pardalos 60

RSAI 2013
Professor Walter Isard Memorial Session


RSAI 2013
Session in Honor of Professor David E. Boyce's 50th Consecutive Meeting

RSAI 2013


60th Annual North American Meetings
of the
Regional Science Association International
Atlanta, GA

November 14-16, 2013

RSAI 2013


Sergiy Butenko

Professor Sergiy Butenko of Texas A&M University


the Pardalos Academic Family Tree.

October 25, 2013

Professor Anna Nagurney was elected an INFORMS Fellow.

Photo at right is from the luncheon at the 2013 INFORMS Annual Meeting honoring the new Fellows.

October 7, 2013

Additional Photos from the Meeting

INFORMS Fellows 2013


David Boyce

Award Recipients at the

59th Annual North American Meetings
of the
Regional Science Association International
Ottawa, Canada

November 7-10, 2012

Anna Nagurney

50th Anniversary of the Japan Section of RSAI Special Award recipient
Professor David E. Boyce
Professor Yoshiro Higano


2012 Walter Isard Award recipient
Professor Anna Nagurney with
Professor David E. Boyce
Link to NARSC Award page

Min Yu

Center Faculty Associate
Dr. Min Yu (UMass PhD'12)

Assistant Professor of
Operations and Technology Management
and Pamplin Faculty Fellow

Pamplin School of Business
University of Portland
Portland, Oregon

Min Yu




Special Session 58: Variational Analysis and Equilibrium Problems
organized by Center Associate Professor Patrizia Daniele

The 9th AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications
Orlando, Florida
July 3, 2012

(Photos courtesy Professor Daniele)




Complex Network Performance Analysis
with Applications to Transportation and Supply Chains with Sustainability Implications

Professor Patrick Qiang
Tongji University, China
May 21, 2012

Professors Antonio Maugeri, Sofia Giuffrè, and Patrizia Daniele at the

Workshop on Variational Analysis and Applications

Erice, Italy - May 14-22, 2012

(Photo courtesy Professor Daniele)




2012 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction (SBP12)

College Park, MD
April 2-5, 2012



Complex Network Performance Analysis with Applications to Transportation and Supply Chains with Sustainability Implications

Patrick Qiang - Penn State Great Valley

Engineering, Business, and Computing Division Research Interest Group
Penn State - Berks - March 30, 2012

Professor Patrizia Daniele at
The First French-Italian Workshop on Energy Markets and Models
Variational Inequalities, Generalized Nash Games: Applications to Energy and Industrial Sectors

Brescia, Italy - March 19-20, 2012





2011 IEEE International Conference on Supernetworks and System Management

Shanghai, China
May 29-30, 2011


Walter Isard

Walter Isard


Memorial Service and Symposium for Professor Walter Isard (1919-2010)
Cornell University - April 29, 2011
Reflections of Professor Anna Nagurney
Memorial Service at Sage Chapel (mp4)
Symposium (mp4)

Isard Memorial

Isard Memorial
Photos courtesy of Professors June Dong and David E. Boyce

Isard Memorial

Beckmann Visit

Symposium on Transportation Network Design and Economics
in honor of the visit of
Professor Martin Beckmann

Northwestern University Transportation Center
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
January 28, 2010

Beckmann Visit

Wooten Award

Professor Qiang "Patrick" Qiang
(UMass PhD 2009)

receives the Charles V. Wootan Award
at the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC) Banquet

Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington, DC
January 9, 2010

Wooten Award
Wooten Award
Wooten Award

World Science Festival

Kimmel Center - NYU

June 12, 2009

Additional Photos

World Science Festival

NET 2009

NET 2009

Rome, Italy

May 28-30, 2009

Additional Photos

Humanitarian Logistics Workshop

Bellagio, Italy

May 5-9, 2008

Humanitarian Logistics

Professor Nagurney with Class
Professor Nagurney's Fulbright Senior Specialist
at the University of Catania

March 2008

Fulbright Page

Additional Photos

Professor Nagurney and Colleagues

On November 10, 2007 at the North American Meeting of the
 Regional Science Association International in Savannah, Georgia

Professor Anna Nagurney became a Fellow of the Association.

Additional Photos and Professor Nagurney's Acceptance Remarks

Below Left: Award Luncheon                             Below Right: Savannah

Professor Nagurney
RSAI 2007
RSAI Fellow
RSAI 2007

Professor Smith
Professor Smith
Professor and Mrs. Smith

Professor Michael Smith of York University in England  being awarded the Robert Herman Lifetime Achievement Prize in Transportation Science by the Transportation Science and Logistics Society of INFORMS at the INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA
November 5, 2007
Left: Colleagues before the ceremony
Center: Professor Smith receiving the award from Professor Jaume Barcelo
Right: Professor and Mrs. Smith
Additional Photos

WCTR 2007
with Professor Elizabeth Deakin

WCTR 2007
WCTR 2007
with Professor Hani Mahmassani
WCTR 2007
with Professor Werner Rothengatter

Center Associate Qiang "Patrick" Qiang
 at the

World Conference on Transport Research
Berkeley, California, June 24-28, 2007

Professor Anna Nagurney
and Patrick's Presentation

WCTR 2007
with Professor  Sergio Jara-Diaz

Imperial College
Anna Nagurney's Systems Engineering Seminar
Imperial College
London England
April 25, 2007
(left) - Professors John Polak and Stratos Pistikopoulos
(right) Professor Andrew Evans and AN
Additional Photos
Imperial College

4th International Conference on Computational Management Science
Geneva Switzerland
April 20-22, 2007

(left) - Professors Manfred Gilli (University of Geneva) and Dimitri Bertsekas (MIT)
(right) - Professor Helyette Geman (Birkbeck College)
Additional Photos
CMS 2007

UMass - Amherst Fulbright Celebration Dinner
November 29, 2006

Fulbright Dinner
Professor Larry Zacharias
and Dr. Stavros Siokos

Fulbright Dinner
Professor and Mrs. Richard Stein
Fulbright Dinner
Professor and Mrs. Eduardo Cattani

Radcliffe Seminar

Radcliffe Exploratory Seminar on Dynamic Networks: Behavior, Optimization and Design

October 20-21, 2006

Additional Photos
Radcliffe Seminar
Radcliffe Seminar
Radcliffe Semiinar
Radcliffe Seminar

AN with the Mayor of Shanghai
and Professors Pinedo and Zemel

Fudan International Management Science Forum

Shanghai, China
August 18-19, 2006

Additional Photos

Forum Announcement

AN with Professors June Dong,
Daoli Zhu, and Hai-Jung Huang

Fudan Conference
Professor Daoli Zhu is Awarded the Fudan Premium Fund Management Prize

Workshop on Variational Analysis and PDEs
at the Ettore Majorana, Erice, Sicily

July 5 - 14, 2006
Additional Photos

European Conferences -- June/July 2006

CEF 2006
    Charles Tapiero, Berc Rustem, Hans Amman, AN, David Kendrick,
and Volker Wieland
Laura Scrimali

   Monica-Gabriela Cojocaru, AN, Patrizia Daniele, Dario Riso,
and friends
The 12th International Conference on Computing in Economics and Finance
Limassol, Cyprus
June 22-25, 2006

21st European Conference on Operational Research
Reykjavik, Iceland
July 2-5, 2006 

Workshop on Variational Analysis and PDEs, at the Ettore Majorana
 Erice, Sicily

July 5 - 14, 2006

Professor Braess
April 7, 2006

Dietrich Braess
Visits the
Virtual Center for Supernetworks

Braess Visit Page

Professor Braess

Nagurney and Daniele

Anna Nagurney,
Patrizia Daniele,
David Parkes

at Harvard

March 2006


Spring 2006
Recent Visitors to the Virtual Center for Supernetworks

(left) Ed Kaplan

(right) A-L Barabasi

Judith Liebman
Judith Liebman and
Anna Nagurney

INFORMS National Meeting
San Francisco, California

November 13-16, 2005
Martin Beckmann and
Bart McGuire

Siriphong Lawphongpanich
Ding Zhang and Monica-Gabriela Cojocaru
Beckmann, McGuire, Hagstrom
Tina Wakolbinger, Pitu Mirchandani, Martin Beckmann, Jane Hagstrom, Bart McGuire and spouse,
Mrs. Beckmann

INFORMS Sessions in honor of the 50th Anniversary of
 Beckmann, McGuire, and Winsten's
Studies in the Economics of Transportation
published by Yale University Press

 November 14, 2005, San Francisco, California

Click here for additional photos.

11th International Conference on Computing in Economics and Finance
Washington, DC - June 23-25, 2005
Conference Organizers and JEDC Editorial Board Members

CEF 2005
(left) Berc Rustem, Anna Nagurney, Erricos Kontoghiorghes, and Manfred Gilli
(right) Robert Tetlow (in red), Conference Chair, with some of the Conference Organizers and JEDC Editorial Board Members
CEF 2005
CEF 2005

(left) David Kendrick, Hans Amman, and Berc Rustem

(right) Leigh Tesfatsion and Ken Judd

CEF 2005

Colloquy: On the Coming Transformation of Travel
Rensselaerville, NY
June 1-3, 2005

Kieran Donaghy
Kieran Donaghy
Daniel Roos, Yoram Shiftan,
Adib Kanafani, Anna Nagurney, Genevieve Giuliano, and Mei-Po Kwan
Frank Southworth and
Yoram Shiftan

Geore Dantzig In Memorium
George B. Dantzig

November 8, 1914  -  May 13, 2005

Founder of Operations Research
Obituaries from the Washington Post and New York Times

From OR/MS Today June 2005
George Dantzig

MeshForum 2005, May 1-3, 2005, Chicago, Illinois
Shannon Clark
Shannon Clark
Esther Dyson and  Edward Vielmetti
Eivind Almaas
Valdis Krebs

Mathematical Models for Optimizing Transportation Services
The University of Auckland
April 19-22, 2005

Philpott and Kleywegt
Anton Kleywegt

Andy Philpott 
Ilze Ziedins, Natashia Boland,  Gilbert Laporte, Michel Gendreau
Ehrgott and friends
Matthias Ehrgott and Friends: Anita Schobel, Ilze Ziedins, Julie Higle, and Judith Wang

INFORMS Annual Meeting - Denver, Colorado, October 24-27, 2004

NETWORKS Editorial Board Luncheon and Meeting hosted by Wiley Publishers.
Congratulations to Bruce Golden, Co-Editor of  NETWORKS, and to Michael Ball, Associate Editor,
 for being named INFORMS Fellows at the National Meeting!

Bruce Golden (seated), Doug Shier, and Patrick Jaillet
Co-Editors of NETWORKS and editorial board members

Doug Shier and Dorit Hochbaum

Critical Networks Infrastructure Session Speakers: 
Anna Nagurney, Torbjorn Thedéen, Laurie Schintler, and Linda Nozick

Banff Alberta
May 2004

Anna Nagurney with Michel Gendreau
Congratulations to Professor June Dong!

Professor Dong has been awarded a CES-Chow Teaching Fellowship with support provided from the Gregory and Paula Chow Foundation;

Professor Dong will be teaching this summer at the School of Management of Shanghai Normal University.

Dr Gregory Chow is a Professor of Economics at Princeton University;

Patrizia Daniele, Monica Cojocaru, and Anna Nagurney enjoying the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Team Residency, Italy

March 2004

Luncheon during the  STELLA meeting at NSF on Globalisation, E-Economy and Trade

January 15-16, 2004

At the 50th North American Meeting of the Regional Science Association International in Philadelphia, a Special Panel was held to recognize the significance to the profession of  Beckmann, McGuire, and Winsten's 1956 book Studies in the Economics of Transportation.
Panelists, from left to right: Hani Mahmassani, Suzanne Evans, David E. Boyce, and Anna Nagurney.

Click here to link to the panelists' presentations

Britton Harris and David Boyce
50th North American Meeting of the Regional Science Association International
Philadelphia, PA
November 20-22, 2003
Borje Johansson, Folke Snickars, and Sven Erlander

Frank Southworth

Der-Horng Lee,  Pitu Mirchandani, and Hillel Bar-Gera

Masahisa Fujita

Suzanne Evans and AN

Hani Mahmassani and Lars Lundquist

Suzanne Evans and June Dong

Professor David Boyce being inducted as INFORMS Fellow
On Monday, October 20, 2003 at the INFORMS Meeting in Atlanta, GA, Professor David E. Boyce received two major awards for his contributions to transportation.

Photo of Herman Award

Click for more details

Jose Cruz, AN, G. Perakis,
S. Kachani, INFORMS Atlanta, October 2003
NETWORKS Editorial Board
NETWORKS Editors - Bruce Golden and Doug Shier

NETWORKS Editorial Board,
October 2003
Fred Murphy, Ben Hobbs, Dr. Entricken  and Jose Cruz, INFORMS Atlanta, October 2003
AN and Panos Pardalos with his students, INFORMS Atlanta, October 2003
Center Associate Professor June Dong (Ph.D. UMass '94) receiving the President's Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity at SUNY Oswego
April 23, 2003

In Memoriam:

Professor Vladimir (Val) Haensel, 1914-2002

Campus Chronicle Memorial

Dinner following AN's Distinguished Faculty Lecture, April 2000; clockwise: Dean and Mrs. Tom O'Brien, Provost Cora Marrett, Professor L. Nagurney, AN, Professor N. Lacey, Professor K.M. Lau, Professor and Mrs. Haensel
John Nash, Nobel Prize winner in Economics, lecturing on Ideal Money and Asymptomatically Ideal Money, at the University of Massachusetts
October 2002

AN and Panos Pardalos
November 2002

AN and Hani Mahmassani
November 2002
Michel Gendreau, Bernard Gendron, Teodor Cranic INFORMS, San Jose November 2002

David Boyce and June Dong in Hong Kong
December 2001

Patricia L. Mokhtarian at STELLA/STAR Workshop
January 2002

Aura Reggiani and David Boyce at STELLA/STAR Workshop, January 2002

David E. Boyce and the Award Committee, 2003

Michael Florian with the Award Committee, 1998
The Robert Herman Lifetime Achievement Award in Transportation Science awarded by the Transportation Science and Logistics Section of INFORMS.

Further information 
on the Herman Award,
its History, and 
a List of Recipients

Amedeo Odoni being awarded the 2001 Herman Lifetime Achievement Prize by Teodor Crainic in Florida.

Robert Herman congratulating Martin Beckmann at the 1994 TSS Lifetime Achievement Prize Ceremony in Boston.

2003 David E. Boyce
2001 Amedeo Odoni
1998 Michael Florian
1996 Denos C. Gazis
1994 Martin J. Beckmann
1990 Robert Herman


Michael Florian congratulating Martin Beckmann at the TSS Lifetime Achievement Prize Ceremony.

Stella Dafermos in Greece
August 1987

George Dantzig and AN in California

AN with George Nemhauser and Stella Dafermos in Japan

David Batten and T. John Kim in Sweden, August 1994

AN and Jacque Thisse at Kempe Prize Ceremony, Umea Sweden
October 1986

Lars Lundqvist, Lars-Goran Mattsson, and Jan Lundgren in Sweden
August 1994

AN with Martin Beckmann and Brian Parmenter in Australia December 1992

AN and Takashi Takayama in Australia
December 1992

Mallacootta Australia Seminar
December 1992

Peter Nijkamp in Sweden
August 1994

AN with Anantha Duraippah, Hans Amman, and John Rust in Italy