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Miguel Figliozzi's Doctoral Dissertation Wins INFORMS Award

Miguel Figliozzi's Doctoral Dissertation Wins INFORMS Award

Miguel Figliozzi's dissertation, titled "Performance and Analysis of Spot Truck-Load Procurement Markets Using Sequential Auctions," Earned an Honorable Mention in the Dissertation Prize Competition of INFORMS' Transportation Science and Logistics Section. This is the oldest and most prestigious international dissertation competition in Transportation science.

Miguel's dissertation was supervised by Dr. Hani Mahmassani and was defended in April 2004. Miguel, who is originally from Argentina, was offered (and accepted) a faculty position at the University of Sydney, in Australia, which has the most highly regarded Transportation program in the Asia-Pacific region.

October 28, 2004

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