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Professor Peter Jackson retirement celebration May 2017
After 37 years as a member of the ORIE and Systems Engineering faculty, Professor Peter Jackson has announced his retirement.
Born in Nipigon, Ontario, Canada, Professor Jackson received a B.A. in Economics with Mathematics in 1975 (University of Western Ontario), a M.Sc. in Statistics in 1978 (Stanford University), and a Ph.D. in Operations Research in 1980 (Stanford University). He joined the ORIE faculty in 1980 and was instrumental in the creation of the Systems Engineering program. Professor Jackson is a former director of undergraduate studies in ORIE and served the Systems Engineering program as director and director of graduate studies.
Professor Jackson is currently serving as Head of Pillar for Engineering Systems and Design at Singapore University of Technology & Design.
Among his many honors are Undergraduate Outstanding Professor of the Year in 2008, 2012 and 2013 and ORIE Master of Engineering Outstanding Teaching Award in 1998, 2000 and 2010. He also received the Dorothy and Fred Chau M.S. '74 College of Engineering Excellence in Teaching Award in 2010.
Please join the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, the Systems Engineering program and the College of Engineering to celebrate Peter’s dedication and leadership this May.
May 5-6, 2017
Ithaca, New York
RSVP by Friday, April 21 by going to https://jacksonretires.eventbrite.com/
Schedule of Events
Friday, May 6
6:00 p.m. Reception • Baker Portico, Physical Sciences Building
Saturday, May 7
8:30 a.m. Breakfast • Conference Foyer, Statler Hotel
9:00 a.m. Symposium • Statler Auditorium, Statler Hotel
12:30 p.m. Lunch • Taylor & Rowe Room, Statler Hotel
2:30 p.m. Symposium • Statler Auditorium, Statler Hotel
6:00 p.m. Cocktails & Dinner • Ithaca Country Club
C.E.O, Change Tech International
Principal Software Developer, Marchex
Acheson/Laibe Professor Emeritus of Business Management
and Leadership, Cornell University
Professor, Lindner College of Business,
University of Cincinnati
Professor, Department of Mathematics,
Brigham Young University
Instructor, Systems Engineering, Cornell University
All activities are free of charge.