Elisabeth Gaar (PLM) gets GOR Young Researchers Award 2022

Elisabeth Gaar with flowers at the OR 2022

The German Society for Operations Research (GOR) has awarded Elisabeth Gaar with the GOR Young Researchers Award. This prize is awarded for outstanding young researchers in the field of Operations Research whose excellence is demonstrated among others by a publication in OR Spectrum or Mathematical Methods of Operations Research.

Elisabeth Gaar has published the article "An SDP-based approach for computing the stability number of a graph" together with Melanie Siebenofer and Angelika Wiegele from the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt in Mathematical Methods of Operations Research in 2022. She works at the Institute of Production and Logistics Management at the Johannes Kepler University Linz for two years now. The award was given to her at the conference OR 2022 in Karlsruhe on September 7, 2022. Elisabeth Gaar has already won the ÖGOR Dissertationspreis 2018 and the ÖGOR Diplomarbeitspreis 2015, which are the awards of the Austrian OR-society for the best dissertation and master thesis in the field of OR, respectively.