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March 25, 2014

Professor Jianqing Fan was awarded the Guy Medal in Silver of Royal Statistical Society for 2014 for his path-breaking research in high-dimensional statistical learning and inferences, important contributions to non-parametric and semi-parametric statistics, and his service to the international statistical community.

Professor Warren Powell has been awarded an...

March 25, 2014

John Eckstein, Visiting Fellow, Professor Department Management Science and Information Systems. His research interests are in mathematical optimization, operations research, business analytics, parallel algorithms, and information systems.

Hoang Pham, Visiting Fellow, Chairman and Distinguished Professor,Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Rutgers University. Hoang received the Institute of Industrial Engineers Fellow Award in 2011 "For Professional...

March 25, 2014

Quanquan Gu, Postdoctoral Research Associate, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Quanquan will be working with Assistant Professor Han Liu in the SMiLe (Statistical Machine Learning) Lab conducting research on stochastic optimization and data mininng from large and complex datasets.

Yang Ning,Postdoctoral Research Associate, PhD, Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University. Previously Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. Yang...

March 25, 2014

Amir Ali Ahmadi, Assistant Professor, comes to ORFE from the IBM Watson Research Center which he was a Herman Goldstine Fellow in the Department of Business Analytics and Mathematical Sciences. Amirali received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research interests are broadly in optimization and systems theory with an emphasis on algorithms and efficient computation.

Samory Koptufe, Assistant Professor, comes to ORFE from the Toyota...

March 25, 2014

By Wendy Plump for The Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

It might have been an easier choice than most undergraduates face for Laura Kornhauser to pursue a degree through the Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering. Her father, Alain Kornhauser, is a professor there, and her mother is a mathematician. She was always going to be “a math and science kid.”

But that does not mean Kornhauser did not earn her way onto Wall...

March 25, 2014

By Wendy Plump for The Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Just three minutes of conversation with Erhan Çinlar is enough to provide a clear picture of his teaching philosophy, and of the gestalt that has sustained the Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering (ORFE) since its founding 15 years ago.

Expressed in the simplest possible terms, it goes something like this: If you want to be trained in facts and performance,...

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