Professor Stellato in front of Sherrerd Hall
November 12, 2021

Professor Stellato, a finalist for the Franco Strazzabosco Award for Research in Engineering, will present his research at this year’s Young Investigator Award Symposium of the Italian Scientists & Scholars in North America Foundation(ISSNAF).
This award was established in 2013 by the Strazzabosco family in memory of Dott.Ing.Franco Strazzabosco as a tribute to the entrepreneurial courage of...

Bob Vanderbei and photo of the map
November 11, 2021

To accurately capture Earth on a flat surface “while keeping visual distortions at a minimum” requires writing a complicated Python code. ORFE Professor Robert Vanderbei wrote the code to create a re-imagined world map. His collaboration with Princeton University Professor Richard Gott III and David Goldberg, professor at Drexel University, “...

Jianqing Fan with river and mountains in background.
August 25, 2021

Jianqing Fan, the Frederick L. Moore Professor in Finance, was the 2021 Le Cam Lecturer, one of the highest honors given by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics to a mathematical statistician once every three years. He spoke at the annual Joint Statistical Meetings (with over 6000 participants) on A Theory of PCA and Spectral Clustering.

Headshot of woman
August 9, 2021

Former ORFE graduate student Georgina Hall *18, supervised by Professor Amir Ali Ahmadi, was a finalist for the 2021 Tucker Prize. This selective award from the Mathematical Optimization Society is given every three years to the best Ph.D. thesis in optimization worldwide. Georgina is currently an Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences at INSEAD in France.

Headshot of Ronnie Sircar
July 8, 2021

ORFE Chair, Ronnie Sircar, has been named the Eugene Higgins Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering. Sircar, who is currently chair of the ORFE department, joined the Princeton faculty in 2000. His research interests include financial mathematics, stochastic volatility models, portfolio optimization, energy markets and electricity grids, cryptocurrencies and stochastic games.

18 Head shots
May 21, 2021

On Monday, May 24th The Great ORFE Class of 2021 virtually celebrated Class Day. Via Zoom 18 students were awarded prizes from eight prize categories. A list of winners and their thesis titles can be found on the Undergraduate Awards page.