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management scientist , President , Professor , Professor of Operation Research

Harvey M. Wagner, American finance educator, consultant. Named Book of the Year, AIIE, 1970; recipient Larnder award, Canada Oregon Society, 1988; Marshall fellowship, British Government, 1954-1955, Research grant, Office of Naval Research, 1973-1984, National Science Foundation, 1960-1969, 1985-1987.

Background

Wagner, Harvey M. was born on November 20, 1931 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Max and Bernice Wagner.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1953. Master of Science, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1957.

Degree (honorary), Kathololieke Universeit, Leuven Belgium, 1980.

Career

In the 1980s he received an Honorary degree from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium. In the 1954 Wagner started his academic career Stanford University, where from 1957 to 1967 he was Professor at the Graduate School of Business. From 1967 to 1976 he was Professor at Yale University, and since 1976 he is Professor of Operations, Technology and Innovation Management at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Among his doctoral students is Yvo Dirickx. Since the 1960s Wagner has also served as consultant with McKinsey & Company. For the year 1973-1974 he was elected president of TIMS. In 2000 he is named Fellow of INFORMS.

Achievements

  • In 1969 Wagner was awarded the Frederick W. Lanchester Prize for his 1969 book Principles of Operations Research. In 1984 he received the Edelman Award, and in 1996 the Informs Expository Writing Award.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (text book) Principles of Operations Research, (book) Statistical Management of Inventory Systems, Simulated Economic Models. Contributor articles to professional journals ( Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences Edelman award, 1984, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences Writing award, 1996).

Membership

Fellow: MSOM, American Statistical Association (associate editor 1963-1969), Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (president 1973-1974).

Connections

father:
Max Wagner

mother:
Bernice Wagner