STOR-i Alumni is co-recipient of the 2020 INFORMS Aviation Best PhD Prize for 2020

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David Torres Sanchez, former STOR-i Student, is the co-recipient (with Keji Wei, Dartmouth College) of the 2020 INFORMS Aviation Application Section Prize for the Best PhD Thesis.

The INFORMS Aviation Applications Section awards a prize for the best dissertation in any area related to aviation Operations Research (including air traffic management Operations Research and/or airline Operations Research).

David's thesis was entitled “ Optimising Airline Maintenance Scheduling Decisions ” and his PhD was supervised by Burak Boyaci and Konstantinos Zografos, with Rolls Royce as his industrial sponsor.

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