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September 4, 2018

ORFE graduate student Joe Zhong received the SIAM Student Paper Prize for his paper titled “Near-Optimal Bounds for Phase Synchronization”. This paper was a joint work with Princeton University Assistant Professor Nicolas Boumal of the Mathematics Department. Joe received this award at the 2018 SIAM Annual meeting, which took place...

August 10, 2018

ORFE Professors Fan and Ahmadi have made the Princeton Engineering Commendation List for Outstanding Teaching. Professor Fan taught ORF/FIN 504, Financial Econometrics and Professor Ahmadi taught ORFE 523, Convex and Conic Optimization. This recognition will be published in the Daily Princetonian this Fall.

CAARMS24 Group Photo
July 20, 2018

The 24th Conference for African American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences was held at Princeton University and the Institute for Advanced Study on July 11th through the 14th. This event, also called CAARMS24 for short, culminated with 9 invited technical speakers and over 15 student poster presenters. Many Princeton alumni in the mathematical sciences, two of them former PhD students of ORFE Professor Massey, and many...

Two pictures of The Class of 2018 with some in the fountain smiling and a professional photo of the whole class seated.
June 18, 2018

Late spring was very busy for the Great ORFE Class of 2018. Beginning with Senior Thesis turn in day on April 17th. The sun was not shining and the air was not warm but smiles were everywhere when a few students alongside Professor Kornhauser, braved the cold water and jumped into the Fountain of Freedom. The official picture however had all the seniors photographed within the warmth of Sherrerd Hall.

June 7, 2018

In September Professor Ahmadi will attend the National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Symposium . This events purpose is to bring together emerging engineering leaders. This year's event will be hosted by MIT Lincoln Laboratory.

Several photos of Professor Carmona and one at his celebration.
June 7, 2018

The last faculty meeting for the ORFE Department was bittersweet as we celebrated the end of Professor Rene Carmona's term as Chair. Faculty and staff gathered to give thanks. Incoming Chair Ronnie Sircar and Founding Chair Erhan Cinlar along with other faculty and staff were on hand to toast the end of this distinguished period for Professor Carmona.

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