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Egon Balas
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Born (1922-06-07)June 7, 1922
Died March 18, 2019(2019-03-18) (aged 96)
Known for Disjunctive programming
Awards John von Neumann Theory Prize (1995), EURO Gold Medal (2001), Hungarian Academy of Science (external member, 2004), Honorary Doctorate in Mathematics (University of Waterloo, 2005)
Scientific career
Fields Applied Mathematics
Institutions Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business

Egon Balas (June 7, 1922 – March 18, 2019) was a Romanian applied mathematician. He was a professor of industrial administration and applied mathematics at Carnegie Mellon University. He was the Thomas Lord Professor of Operations Research at Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business. He was known for his fundamental work in developing integer and disjunctive programming.

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