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Multiple photos, some students next to a white board and others in a fountain.
April 19, 2021

Our Princeton Preview for the Class of 2025 online event addresses "Why ORFE?", how to navigate the program and what concentrators can expect. The full video is now available for viewing for interested students who could not attend.

Tony Ye Headshot, Sherrerd Hall in background
April 8, 2021

ORFE graduate student Zhi Jiang (Tony) Ye received the Graduate School Teaching Award for his work in the Spring and Fall semesters of 2020 as Head Instructional Assistant for ORF 245, Fundamentals of Statistics. This award honors graduate students who “have made a significant and exceptional contribution to undergraduate teaching.”

Headshot of Laura Leal
March 29, 2021

ORFE graduate student Laura Leal, advised by Professor Rene Carmona, placed first in a competition organized by The Institut Louis Bachelier for her thesis titled “Optimal execution for high-frequency trading.” The object of the competition, open to PhD students and recent graduates, was for competitors to present their thesis in 3 minutes in a relatable, easy-to-understand way for people who are not familiar with the area but who would like to be exposed to new ideas.

Headshot of Profs. Hubert and Rebrova
March 25, 2021

This Fall ORFE will welcome Emma Hubert and Liza Rebrova as our newest faculty members. Professor Emma Hubert received her Ph.D in Applied Mathematics from Universite Gustave Eiffel in 2020. Professor Liza Rebrova received her Ph.D in Mathematics in 2018 from the University of Michigan.
Professor Hubert’s research is motivated by interactions and incentives. These terms are related in the context of her work focusing on the behavior of economic actors: interaction...

Headshots of Zachary and Kun
March 12, 2021

Two ORFE graduate students received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Both fifth year graduate students, Kun Lu received the honor for his work in ORF 474, Special Topics in Operations Research & Financial Engineering: High Frequency Markets: Models and Data Analysis and Zachary Hervieux-Moore received the award for his work in ORF 467, Transportation Systems Analysis. The award recipients are chosen solely by students...

Photo of Jianqing Fan
March 4, 2021

Two Sigma, an investment firm with a scientific approach to investment management, awarded Professor Fan a Faculty Research Award for his “research and impressive mentorship of doctoral students within the fields of High Dimensional Statistics and Machine Learning.” The award comes with a gift to support his research in these areas.

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