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27 April 2016


Students from the INFORMS student chapters of different universities compete in the Dow Big Data Challenge each year. This Event is sponsored by Dow Chemical Inc. and is held in the Spring semester. The competition is composed over different stages with possible elimination in each round based on reviews. Students from School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University have performed extremely well in this competition with following results over the past years:

  • First Place: Dow Big Data Challenge, 2014
  • First Place: Dow Big Data Challenge, 2015

In 2016, two teams of Purdue University achieved podium finish: 2nd and 3rd prize.


2nd Prize

Yuvaraj Pazhamalai –

Adithya Vivekan –

Murugappan Senthilnathan –



3rd Prize

Ellen Wongso –

Arfinandi Ferialdy –

Zijian He –






On behalf of INFORMS chapter Purdue, we would like to congratulate the winners and hope to continue the good performance of School of Industrial Engineering students in DOW Big Data Challenge. We would also like to thank DOW Chemicals and INFORMS Chapter at Texas A&M for successful organization of the competition.