Best Paper Awards

Accepted regular papers will be considered for the Decision Sciences Institute Best Regional Presentation Award and the international honor society in decision, information and operations sciences,  Alpha Iota Delta Best Paper Award in the following categories:

  • Applications
  • Case Studies
  • Environmental Issues
  • Interdisciplinary Issues
  • Theoretical Research 
  • Empirical Research

In addition, awards will be given for the best undergraduate student paper and the best graduate student paper.

Junior Faculty Awards

The governing board of the Western Decision Sciences Institute (WDSI) has approved funding for a number of $1000 awards to support tenure-track faculty to attend the 2025 WDSI annual meeting. Contact the Program Chair for more information.