The department of industrial systems and engineering hosted Arthur F. Veinott Jr. ’56 as part of its Schantz Distinguished Lecture Series in mid-April. Veinott graduated from Lehigh with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and a BA in Arts and Sciences, and went on to graduate from Columbia with an Eng.Sc.D. in Industrial Engineering. Veinott is Professor Emeritus of Operations Research at Stanford University, and throughout his career has received numerous accolades for his work in the field. His research includes operations research and management science with interest in optimization and programming. Pete was elected to the National Academy of Engineering (1986) and awarded the John von Neumann Theory Prize by INFORMS. He was selected as a Guggenheim Fellow, an Inaugural Fellow of INFORMS, and a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.