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Xpress Best Paper Award

The Xpress Best Paper Award acknowledges outstanding papers in the area of Operations Research, Mathematical Optimization and related fields.

The winning paper must contain significant research contributions for which the usage of FICO Xpress Optimization products played a major role.

The Award

The award consists of a $1,500 cash prize and the winners are selected by a committee consisting of five members, chaired by a member of the Xpress Optimization team.

Chair: Timo Berthold (FICO)

Thorsten Koch (TU Berlin, ZIB)
Jeff Linderoth (University of Wisconsin–Madison)
Gonzalo Muñoz (Universidad de O’Higgins)
Domenico Salvagnin (University of Padova)

What is eligible?

To be eligible, a paper should have been published in English in a peer-reviewed journal, or in a comparable, well-refereed volume, in the time between January 1, 2023 and December 31, 2024.

Online first publications in named journals or volumes are eligible.

Papers co-authored by FICO employees or by members of the award committee are not eligible to receive the award.

What more?

The author(s) of the winning paper are obliged to contribute a two-page popular scientific write-up of their research results to be published in the FICO Optimization Blog.

We invite you to nominate or self-nominate papers for the Xpress Best Paper Award 2024. The nomination deadline is January 31, 2025, 23:59.

The submission needs to include a copy of the paper, an exact citation where and when it has been published and a short statement on the usage of FICO Xpress Optimization products in the paper.

Apply now!

Winners will be announced by April 30, 2025.

Please use the following e-mail address for submissions: Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein. (Subject: Xpress Award Application / Applicant name).

  • I²DAMO
    Intelligente Integrierte Datenanalyse und
    Mathematische Optimierung GmbH

  • Geschäftsführer:
    Arne Schröder 
    Ines Höschel

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