ORFE Congratulates the Class of 2008
June 3, 2008

The Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering offers sincerest wishes to the Graduating Class of 2008!

ORFE Graduate Receives Tenure at Cornell
May 19, 2008

The ORFE department would like to issue its congratulations and sincerest wishes to graduate Huseyin Topaloglu, who was recently granted tenure at Cornell University in the department of Operations Research and Information Engineering. Huseyin completed his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton University in 1999 and 2001 studying under…

Outstanding Teaching Commendation List Announced
May 5, 2008

ORFE congratulates Professors Patrick Cheridito, Erhan Çinlar, and Alexandre d'Aspremont on their Commendations for Outstanding Teaching during the Fall 2007 semester.  Also making the list is ORFE Graduate Student Kazutoshi Yamazaki, whose commendation comes by way of departmental nomination.

Prof. Çinlar and Student Iyla Ryzhov Receive Excellence Award
May 5, 2008

The Excellence in Teaching Award is the product of engineering student input designed to express appreciation and respect for an instructor's abilities. This year, ORFE Professor Erhan Çinlar and graduate student teaching assistant Ilya Ryzhov for the course ORF309, "Probability and Stochastic Systems".

ORFE Senior awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship
April 1, 2008

Princeton Senior Mateusz Plucinski is one of two recipients of this year's Gates Cambridge Scholarships.  The scholarship is awarded to approximately 100 students outside of the UK each year.  The award affords students the opportunity to further their study at the University of Cambridge.Mateusz plans to build on his education here…

ORFE Professors Weigh In on Security Issues
Feb. 21, 2008

The Winter 2007 Edition of the EQUAD News contains contributions from Professors René Carmona and Ronnie Sircar

Prof. Powell publishes Approximate Dynamic Programming
Feb. 12, 2008

Warren Powell recently completed work on Approximate Dynamic Programming: Solving the Curses of Dimensionality, published through John Wiley & Sons. The book leverage's Professor Powell's experience with industry to provide practical solutions to solving problems in the face of uncertainty and dimensional complexity.

Prof. d'Aspremont named Peek Junior Faculty Fellow by BCF
Feb. 5, 2008

The Bendheim Center for Finance has decided to name Prof. Alex d'Aspremont the Peek Junior Faculty Fellow for the 2007-2008 academic year. This honor comes with a grant that can be put towards a summer salary or research expenses as the recipient sees fit. A Peek Junior Faculty Fellow is awarded annually by the Bendheim Center for Finance and…

Kornhauser appointed to NJ Commission
Jan. 15, 2008

"The state Senate approved Gov. Jon Corzine’s nomination of Princeton professor and entrepreneur Alain Kornhauser to the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology. Kornhauser is director of the Interdepartmental Transportation Research Program and co-director of the Center for Transportation Information and Decision Engineering at…

Nascimento receives Gordon Wu Prize for Excellence
Dec. 21, 2007

ORFE Graduate Student Juliana Nascimento has received a Gordon Wu Prize for Excellence. The award supports a graduate student's final year of scholarship and research to support their continued contributions to the field. Juliana's research has focused on resource allocation under uncertain conditions.

Prof. Fan receives Morningside Gold Medal of Applied Mathematics
Dec. 19, 2007

ORFE is proud to announce that Prof. Jianqing Fan has been awarded the Morningside Gold Medal of Applied Mathematics, "for his ground-breaking and seminal work in nonparametric modeling and inferences, for his fundamental contributions to high-dimensional statistical learning, nonlinear time series and biostatistics, and his achievements toward…

Fan invited to speak at The 7th World Congress in Probability and Statistics
Dec. 8, 2007

Jianqing Fan is invited to address  "The 7th World Congress in Probability and Statistics"  as a plenary speaker (Laplace Lecture).  The congress is held once every four years and is jointly sponsored by the Bernoulli Society and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

Prof. Kornhauser wins 2007 ASCE Award
Nov. 12, 2007

The ORFE Department is pleased to convey the news that Professor Kornhauser has won the 2007 ASCE Award for “pushing the envelope of imagination, creativity and innovation in transportation engineering. His academic research and business accomplishments serve as inspiration and motivation for generations of current and future engineering…

Prof. Powell's ORF411 Orange Bowl Challenges Students
July 12, 2007

"Each fall, Powell begins the semester by dividing his students into teams of four or five and telling them to professionally manage a mom-and-pop orange-juice business. Each team starts with the same ten years’ worth of historical data about a fictional company, laid out in 600 cells on a set of Excel spreadsheets.Week by week, teams must…

Massey establishes Student Society
July 12, 2007

"Princeton Engineering has established a new student group: the Wesley L. Harris Scientific Society, an organization devoted to encourage students from communities that are underrepresented in the sciences to pursue research careers.The society’s namesake is the first African-American to get a Ph.D. in engineering from Princeton University.'Who…

Oxford-Princeton Workshop Site Updated
June 6, 2007

The Oxford-Princeton Workshops in Finance website has been updated to include photos of the participants as well as talks of the featured speakers from this year's event, which took place May 18th and 19th.


ORFE Congratulates the Class of 2007
June 3, 2007

The Department of Operations Research and Financial offers sincerest wishes to the Graduating Class of 2007!

ORFE Congratulates the Class of 2007
June 1, 2007

The Department of Operations Research and Financial offers sincerest wishes to the Graduating Class of 2007!

Massey Speaks on Diversity, Praised for Mentoring
April 30, 2007

"William Massey, a 1977 Princeton graduate and the Edwin S. Wilsey Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, participated in a panel discussion with other faculty members on 'Princeton Today: Leading Research and Education.' Massey was praised for his role as a mentor to generations of Princeton students. ... The two-day…

View the Construction Site Cam
April 17, 2007

The Computer Science (CS) department has launched a website with a live camera feed of the ORFE/ITP Building construction site. "This website tracks the construction of the new IT Policy Center/ORFE building until completion (est. summer, 2008). It is being built across the quad from the CS building and Friend Center. The live image is being…