As a leading professional society in the field of production and operations management, POMS has the responsibility to influence and recognize outstanding research and teaching accomplishments. In addition, the POMS Board in its meeting held on November 28, 2022 has instituted the Excellence in Industry Engagement Award to recognize faculty excellence in engaging with industry for experiential education, research, and alumni outreach.
The purpose of this award is to recognize faculty excellence in engagement with industry to motivate research, enhance students' learning, and collaborate with industry-government initiatives to support students' success, and create value for universities and other stakeholders. Specific definitions, award criteria, submission guidelines and related information is provided below.
All POMS members in good standing are eligible to apply for this award. At most, two awards will be given every year. An award plaque and a check of $1,000 will be presented to each winner at the Awards Luncheon of the Annual POMS Conference. Specific definitions, award criteria, submission guidelines, and related information are provided below.