|Business Professor Honored
for Lifetime Achievement
Information systems and decision sciences
professor recognized for his research in theory, modeling and
solution algorithms and publications.
July 11, 2005 :: No. 3
A Cal State Fullerton professor in
the College of Business and Economics has been honored with
a lifetime achievement award from the Institute for Operations
Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).
Zvi Drezner, professor of information systems
and decision sciences, was honored in June with the Lifetime
Achievement Award in Location Analysis from INFORMS Section
on Location Analysis.
The triennial award recognizes career achievements
that influence location analysis research.
Among his accomplishments, Drezner was recognized
for authoring more than 200 papers, as well as his research
endeavors in theory, modeling and solution algorithms. Also
credited was his service as associate or area editor of three
journals, plus editor and co-editor of two books — “Facility
Location: A Survey of Applications and Methods” and
“Facility Location: Applications and Theory.”
A member of Cal State Fullerton’s faculty
since 1985, Drezner served as department chair for nine years
and has been a visiting professor at a number of institutions,
including USC, UCI, Canada’s McMaster University, University
of Auckland and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
He has served as a consultant to the South Coast Air Quality
Management District and the governments of Ecuador and Bolivia.
The Anaheim Hills resident earned his doctorate
in computer science from Technion in Haifa, Israel.
INFORMS is a 12,000-member society representing
professionals in the fields of operations research and management
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