UBC Forestry wishes to congratulate professor Taraneh Sowlati who is the recipient of the 2021 Best Publication Award in Natural Resources from The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Energy, Natural Resources & The Environment section (ENRE).
Sowlati’s winning publication, Impact of carbon pricing policies on the cost and emission of the biomass supply chain: Optimization models and a case study, looks at the impact of carbon pricing policies on the optimum solutions of case-independent biomass supply chain models.
“I am honoured to receive this award, which is given annually to recognize the outstanding academic contribution in the field of management science and operations research with applications in natural resources,” says Sowlati.
About the 2021 Best Publication Natural Resources Publication Award
Awarded annually, the ENRE Best Publication Awards recognize the contributions of ENRE members to their respective research areas. Nominated publications are reviewed by committees that assess the overall impact and originality of each publication submitted.
ENRE pre-dates the founding of INFORMS, having originated as a special interest group (SIG) of the Operations Research Society of America.
The umbrella organization INFORMS is considered the leading international association for professionals in operations research, analytics, management science, economics, behavioural science, statistics, artificial intelligence, data science, applied mathematics, and other relevant fields.