The other two Tucker Prize finalists chosen by this year's Tucker Prize Committee consisting of Thomas McCormick (chair), Monique Laurent, Jong-Shi Pang, and Rüdiger Schultz are José Rafael Correa
and Dion Gijswijt.
José Rafael Correa
graduated as a Mathematical Engineer from Universidad de Chile in 1999.
PhD in Operations Research at MIT
under the supervision of Michel Goemans and Andreas Schulz in June 2004.
Currently Dr. Correa is an Assistant Professor at the School of Business at Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez.
was named as a Tucker Prize finalist for his
Ph.D. thesis titled "Approximation Algorithms for Packing and Covering Problems".