The Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award
Recognizes research in industrial engineering. The first-place winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize from the Pritsker Corp., and will be invited to present a paper on the dissertation at the Industrial Engineering Research Conference.
IIE members and non-members.
Members of the IIE Board of Trustees and Honors Steering Committee are ineligible.
No more than one first place, one second place, and one third place award will be given each year.
The dissertation research must be in fulfillment of requirements of a doctoral degree in industrial engineering or in an interdisciplinary doctoral program with a major in industrial engineering.
The dissertation supervisor must be a member of the graduate faculty of the industrial engineering department of the university granting an ABET-accredited undergraduate degree.
Candidates must have completed all doctoral degree requirements in the year (Sept. 1 - Aug. 31) prior to the award nomination deadline.
- Complete and return the nomination form.
- Submit a letter of recommendation from the dissertation advisor.
- Submit a journal-quality paper that focuses on a major contribution of the dissertation. The paper may be co-authored by the nominee’s dissertation advisor.
This award is judged by Pritsker committee.