The AIS Impact Award is to recognize the impact of information systems research beyond academia. Impactful research can be a powerful individual motivator. Seeing that one's own research delivers societal value and helps business succeed is rewarding in its own right. The prize is awarded to the team of Alok Gupta, Wolfgang Ketter, Yixin Lu, Huong May Truong and Eric van Heck for their work on Artificial Intelligence in the Floriculture Chain.
2 . Runner-up Award of the year 2020 “INFORMS Wagner Prize for Excellence in the Practice of Advanced Analytics and Operations Research
The prize is awarded to Professor Dr. Wolfgang Ketter for his application-oriented research on the electrification of public transport in Rotterdam (Netherlands), together with Ayman Abdelwahed, Pieter L. van den Berg and Tobias Brandt (all Erasmus University Rotterdam) and Judith Mulder (Rotterdamse Elektro Tram). INFORMS (“The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences”) is an international community in data science, analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence (AI). As a multinational professional society, INFORMS networks members from various institutions and organizations in nearly 90 countries. Currently, the network includes about 12,500 professionals and students.
Professor Dr. Wolfgang Ketter received the Runner-up A ward from the AIS Special Interest Group on Green Information Systems (SIGGREEN), along with Ezgi Avci (Turkish Standards Institute, Ankara), Derek Bunn (London Business School) and Eric van Heck (Erasmus University Rotterdam ) for their paper on empirical modeling of price expectations. The AIS is the Association for Information Systems, one of the most important organizations in computer science.