INFORMS Award – Past Winners

2020 Call for Nominations
Submission deadline: November 11, 2020

TheoryOn: A Design Framework and System for Behavioral Ontology Learning from Text

Jingjing Li (University of Virginia), Kai Larsen (University of Colorado) and Ahmed Abbasi (University of Notre Dame)


Electronic Exchange Markets for Trading Fishery Access Rights

Martin Bichler (Technical University of Munich), Douglas Ferrell (Department of Primary Industries, New South Wales, Australia), Vladimir Fux (Technical University of Munich) and Jacob Goeree (University of New South Wales)

Nomination Letter

Text Analytics Suite for Consumer Product Safety Surveillance

Alan Abrahams (Virginia Tech), Weiguo Fan (Virginia Tech), G. Alan Wang (Virginia Tech) and Rich Gruss (Radford University)

Nomination Letter

Social Network Analytics: Adoption, Persuasion, Recommendation, and Knowledge Refreshing

Xiao Fang (University of Delaware), Olivia R. Liu Sheng (University of Utah), Paul J. Hu (University of Utah), Zhepeng Li (York University), Xue Bai (University of Connecticut)

Nomination Letter

Improving Information Quality of User-generated Content: Design Theory, Real-world Instantiation and Evaluation

Jeffrey Parsons and Roman Lukyanenko (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

Supporting Documentation

Smart Data Pricing

Soumya Sen (University of Minnesota), Carlee Joe-Wong (Princeton University), Sangtae Ha (University of Colorado, Boulder), Mung Chiang (Princeton University)

Nomination Letter

Design of Privacy-safe Personalized Content Offering

Juliana Sutanto (ETH Zurich), Chuan Hoo Tan (City University of Hong Kong), and Chee Wei Phang (Fudan University)

Nomination Letter

Privacy that Matters: Designing IT Artifacts for Privacy Protection

France Belanger (Virginia Tech), and Robert Crossler (Mississippi State)

Nomination Letter

Design of Automated Agents Capable of Recognizing and Forecasting the Economic Environment

Wolfgang Ketter (Erasmus University), John Collins, Maria Gini, Alok Gupta, and Paul Schrater (University of Minnesota)

Nomination Letter

CoCoA: Continuous Combinatorial Auction

Gediminas Adamovicius, Shawn P. Curley, Alok Gupta (University of Minnesota), and Pallab Sanyal (George Mason University)

Nomination Letter

Avatar-based Kiosk for Automated Interviewing and Deception Detection

Douglas S. Derrick and Jay F. Nunamaker, Jr. (MIS Department, University of Arizona).

WITS Prototype Submission

Information Market-Based Decision Fusion

Manish Agrawal and Kaushal Chari (Department of Information Systems & Decision Sciences, University of South Florida) and Johan Perols (School of Business Administration, University of San Diego)

Nomination Letter

Social Network-based Marketing Systems

Brian Dalessandro, Shawndra Hill, Sofus Macskassy, Foster Provost, and Xiaohan Zhang (Information Systems Group, Stern School of Business, New York University), Chris Volinsky (AT&T Research), Rod Hook and Alan Murray (Coriolis Ventures)

Nomination Letter


Martin Bichler, Thomas Setzer and Benjamin Speitkamp (Department of Informatics, Internet-based Information Systems, TU Munchen).

Nomination Letter


Hsinchun Chen (Department of Management Information Systems, University of Arizona)

Nomination Letter