Egon Balas

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Egon Balas
Born(1922-06-07)June 7, 1922
DiedMarch 18, 2019(2019-03-18) (aged 96)
Known forDisjunctive programming
AwardsJohn von Neumann Theory Prize (1995), EURO Gold Medal (2001), Hungarian Academy of Science (external member, 2004), Honorary Doctorate in Mathematics (University of Waterloo, 2005)
Scientific career
FieldsApplied Mathematics
InstitutionsCarnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business

Egon Balas (June 7, 1922 – March 18, 2019)[1] was a Romanian applied mathematician. He was a professor of industrial administration and applied mathematics at Carnegie Mellon University. He was the Thomas Lord Professor of Operations Research at Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business. He was known for his fundamental work in developing integer and disjunctive programming.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Remembering Egon Balas". Retrieved 20 March 2019.
  2. * Graham K. Rand: Egon Balas, Profiles in Operations Research (eds.: A.A. Asad, S.L. Gass), International Series in Operations Research and Management Science, 147, Springer, 2011.