News and Events


Professor András Prékopa is the 2012 recipient of the Leonid Khachiyan Prize of the INFORMS Optimization Society. Sincere congratulations to him. (more info)

Congratulations to Professor Michael Katehakis on being elected a Fellow of INFORMS (read more)


RUTCOR/DIMACS Workshop on Stochastic Networks: Reliability, Resiliency, Optimization was held October 12-13, 2011, at DIMACS, featuring 13 speakers.


International Colloquium on Stochastic Modeling and Optimization dedicated to the 80th Birthday of Professor Andras Prekopa was held November 30 - December 1, 2009 at RUTCOR, with presentations by fifteen distinguished speakers.

Dimacs Workshop on Algorithmic Challenges in Optimization, Game Theory and Computer Science: In Memory of Leo Khachiyan took place at DIMACS on March 9-10, 2009.

The DIMACS-RUTCOR Workshop on Boolean and Pseudo-Boolean Functions in Memory of Peter L. Hammer took place on January 19-22, 2009. The talks from the Workshop and the Colloquium Celebrating Peter L. Hammer and RUTCOR are available through these links. The pictures taken during the workshop are courtesy of Mine and Ersoy Subasi.


Drs. Myong K. (MK) Jeong and Dan Stratila joined RUTCOR as of September 2008.   We welcome them to our faculty.

We sadly report that Mike Rothkopf, a Professor at RUTCOR for nearly 20 years, passed away on February 18, 2008.


As of  January 1, 2007, Dr. Endre Boros is the Director of RUTCOR.

The Peter L. Hammer Memorial Colloquium was held at RUTCOR on Friday, April 20, 2007.


Sadly, Dr. Peter L. Hammer, the Founding Director of RUTCOR,  passed away on December 27, 2006 in a tragic car accident.