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Students standing in fountain; students gathered in atrium.
May 20, 2022

Congratulations to the Great ORFE Class of 2022! Seen here: their celebratory jump in the fountain after senior thesis turn-in day alongside their formal Sherrerd Hall photo taken during senior thesis presentations.

Two people standing next to one another
May 18, 2022

Rajiv Sambharya (pictured here with Acting Dean of the Graduate School, Cole Crittenden) was honored by the Graduate School for excellence in teaching as an Assistant-in-Instruction (AI) for Optimization: Decision-Making in the Age of Computers, taught by ORFE Professor Bartolomeo Stellato. Rajiv was also one of four to receive a special commendation for his work as an AI....

Headshot of Prof. Hanin
May 3, 2022

ORFE Professor Boris Hanin has received the Alfred Rheinstein Faculty Award from the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) for his significant research advances in deep learning, his commitment to teaching and mentoring students and his dedicated service to SEAS.

Prof. Vanderbei and book cover "Welcome to the Universe in 3D"
April 22, 2022

ORFE Professor Bob Vanderbei's celestial photos take center stage in the new book "Welcome to the Universe in 3D" . This book, co-authored with Princeton University Professors J. Richard Gott and Michael A. Strauss along with Hayden Planetarium head Neil deGrasse Tyson offers a "personal guided tour of the cosmos".

Prof. Matias Cattaneo
April 14, 2022

ORFE Professor Matias Cattaneo has been elected as a 2022 Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) for ``seminal contributions to nonparametric, semiparametric and high-dimensional estimation and inference theory and methods, with notable applications to causal inference and program evaluation; for statistical software development; and for interdisciplinary professional service.''

The designation of IMS Fellow has been a significant honor for over 85 years...

Yuling Yan standing on shore with Golden Gate Bridge in background.
April 8, 2022

Yuling Yan has received the Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Fellowship from the Princeton University Graduate School for the 2022-23 academic year. This honorific fellowship which recognizes outstanding performance and professional promise, was established in 1912 in memory of Charlotte Elizabeth Procter. Yuling, advised by ORFE Professor Jianqing Fan and Professor Yuxin Chen, focuses his research on high dimensional statistics, nonconvex optimization, reinforcement learning, and...

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