2009 Dantzig Prize Citation
The George B. Dantzig prize is awarded for original research, which by its originality,
breadth and scope, is having a major impact on the field of mathematical programming. The
winner is Professor Gérard Cornuéljols from Carnegie-Mellon
University, for his deep and wide-ranging contributions to mathematical programming,
including his work on Balanced and Ideal Matrices and Perfect Graphs and his leading role
in the work on general cutting planes for mixed integer programming over many years
covering both theory and computation.