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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

September 9

Dan Adelman
University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

Title: Dynamic Electricity Pricing for Smart Homes (pdf)

September 16

Ward Whitt
Columbia University

Title: Fitting Queueing Models to Service System Data: What Arrival Process Model is Appropriate (pdf)

September 30

Alper Atamturk
University of California Berkeley

Title: Conic Integer Optimization (pdf)

October 14

Cole Smith
Clemson University

Title: Dynamic Network Interdiction: Bounds and Optimal Algorithms (pdf)

October 28

Jorge Nocedal
Northwestern University

Title: Nonlinear Optimization Methods for Machine Learning (pdf)

November 11

David Simchi-Levi

Title:"Applying Machine Learning in Online Revenue Management" (pdf)

November 18

Amarjit Budhiraja
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Title: "Asymptotically Optimal Control for a Stochastic Network using Solution of a Free Boundary Problem" (pdf)

December 2

Adam Mersereau
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Title: "Optimal Merchandise Testing with Limited Inventory" (pdf)


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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!

"My undergraduate degree was in math and computer science, and I have a master's degree in computer science," DJ O'Neil said... Read More...

Hao-Wei Chen's paper has been selected as the Best Paper in the IIE Transactions Focused Issue on Scheduling and Logistics for 2015. Read More...

Congratulations Alex Stroh — Rack Manufacturers Institute/John B. Nofsinger Honor Scholarship winner. Read More...