Honors and Awards


  • IBM Faculty Development Award (1983)

  • NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award (1986)

  • Outstanding Paper Award by the IEEE Control Systems Society (1986)

  • M.I.T. Edgerton Faculty Achievement Award (1989)

  • Bodossaki Foundation Prize, in the field of Sciences of Information Processing Systems & Methods (1994).

  • INFORMS Computer Science Technical Section Prize (1997)

  • Fellow of the IEEE (1999)

  • Fellow of INFORMS (2007)

  • National Academy of Engineering (2007)
  • Doctor honoris causa, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium (2008).

  • IEEE/ACM (MIT Chapter) best advisor award (2009).

  • INFORMS, Applied Probability Section, 2009 Markov Lecture.

  • INFORMS Computer Society Prize (2012)
  • ACM Sigmetrics Best Paper Award (2013)