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Laura Leal holding Teaching Award
May 1, 2019

This year's annual Teaching Award given by the Graduate School included ORFE graduate student Laura Leal. Laura received this award at the Tribute to Teaching Reception for her work in ORFE 245 in the Spring of 2018.

Johnson '20, Edwedike, Pender *13, Massey '77, Tangpi, Hampshire *07
March 28, 2019

Using price-sensitive algorithms that vary San Francisco meter costs based on occupancy rate of a block’s parking spots, and by analyzing 4.6M data points, University of Michigan professor Robert Hampshire found time spent cruising for spots dropped significantly, drivers parked more efficiently, and average meter revenue increased.
The ORFE PhD graduate spoke extensively on Smart Cities: Data and Decision Science for Parking...

Reppen, Sircar, Shkolnikov, Tanpi, Avanyesan in Singapore
March 28, 2019

During spring recess ORFE Professors Sircar, Shkolnikov, Tangpi along with postdoc Max Reppen and graduate student Levon Avanesyan gave talks at the 4th Berlin-Princeton-Singapore Workshop on Quantitative Finance. The conference was held at the National University of Singapore.
This picture of the group has a lovely backdrop of the...

Traffic jam in a city.
March 14, 2019

This week on the Princeton University homepage the article Autonomous vehicles could be an environmental boon or disaster, depending on public policy focused on research by ORFE Professor Alain Kornhauser.

Professor Kornhauser's co-authored paper with Judi Greenwald, non-resident fellow at Princeton’s Andlinger Center for Energy and...

Professor Amir Ali Ahmadi and grad student Weidong Han holding awards
February 22, 2019

ORFE Professor Amir Ali Ahmadi and ORFE graduate student Weidong Han received the Excellence in Teaching Award for the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Professor Ahmadi received the honor for his work last fall in ORF 363, Computing and Optimization for the Physical and Social Sciences. Weidong Han received his award for work last spring in...

Poster of University of Nebraska Plenary Speakers and picture of Holen with speakers
February 15, 2019

ORFE Lecturer, Margaret Holen *95 was a plenary speaker this January at the University of Nebraska’s national showcase for research of undergraduate women in the mathematical sciences. The three distinguished speakers also included Christine Darden, featured in “Hidden Figures” as well as Zhilan Feng, Professor of Mathematics at Purdue University.

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