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ISyE Seminar Series

The seminar series is part of the course IE 8773/8774. Seminars are held Wednesdays at 3:30 PM in Room 4125A & B, ME Building. Refreshments will be available in the seminar room at 3:15 PM. The schedule of speakers follows.

Date Speaker

February 24

John Birge
University of Chicago,
Booth School of Business

Title: Dynamic Learning in Strategic Pricing Games (pdf)

March 23

Terry Taylor
University of California Berkeley,
Haas School of Business

Title: On-Demand Service Platforms (pdf)

April 6

Ramesh Johari
Stanford University

Title: "Always Valid Inference: Bringing Sequential Analysis to A/B Testing" (pdf)

April 13

Guillaume Roels
University of California Los Angeles,
Anderson School of Management

Title: "Pooling Queues with Work-Averse Servers" (pdf)

April 20

Oktay Gunluk

Title: "Cutting Planes from Extended LP Formulations" (pdf)

May 4

Sam Burer
University of Iowa,
Tippie College of Business

Title: "Robust Sensitivity Analysis" (pdf)


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ISyE Undergrad student Christopher Kuehn is a co-founder of AdrenaCard, a company that has created an epi-pen alternative. Read More...

Dr. Kevin Leder has been awarded the NSF CAREER Award: Rare Events in Cancer Evolution with a grant in the amount of $500,000. Read More...

A paper by ISyE doctoral student Xiang Li was a finalist for the 2016 POMS-HK Best Student Paper Award. Read More...

Professor Saif Benjaafar was a keynote speaker at the Big Data and Connected Business Conference held in Taipei, Taiwan. Read More...

Dr. Shuzhong Zhang's paper "Semidefinite Relaxation of Quadratic Optimization Problems" was awarded the 2015 SPS Signal Processing Magazine Best Paper Award. Congratulations!

ISyE professors William L. Cooper and Zizhuo Wang have been awarded an NSF grant of $269,000 for the project "Revenue Management with Network Effects." The project will run from August 2015 to August 2018. Read More...

Dr. Shuzhong Zhang has been awarded a $299,999 grant from The National Science Foundation for his project "Gradient Methods for Solving Big Data (Tensor) Optimization Problems". Read More...

Dr. Zizhuo Wang's paper "Pricing Personalized Bundles: A New Approach and An Empirical Study" was a finalist in this year's INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Practice Award. Congratulations!