Students
 
Current PhD Students
  • Lauren Berk
  • Louis Chen
  • Martin Copenhaver
  • Jack Dunn
  • Iain Dunning
  • Nathan Kallus
  • Angela King
  • Jerry Kung
  • Velibor Misic
  • Nishanth Mundru
  • Yee Sian Ng
  • Colin Pawlowski
  • John Silberholz
  • Joel Tay
  • Alexander Weinstein
  • Nataly Youssef
  • Ilias Zadik
  • Ying Zhuo

Current Postdoctoral Associates

  • Hoda Bidkhori
  • Phebe Vayanos
Dimitris&Students
Graduated PhD Students
  • Michel Goemans, Probabilistic and worst case analysis of LP relaxations for a class of connectivity problems, 1990 (Tucker prize of Mathematical Programming Society, 1991, 2nd prize in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 1991).
  • Daisuke Nakazato, Transient distributional results in queues with applications to queueing networks, 1990.
  • Garrett van Ryzin, Dynamic vehicle routing problems, 1991 (2nd prize in Transportation dissertation competition of INFORMS, 1992, honorable mention in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 1991).
  • Peter Vranas, Ground holding strategies for a network of airports in air traffic control, 1992 (2nd prize in Transportation dissertation competition, 1992).
  • Michael Peterson, Transient congestion phenomena in air transportation, 1992.
  • Carolyn Haibt-Norton, Topics in discrete optimization, 1993.
  • Haiping Xu, Optimal policies for stochastic and dynamic vehicle routing problems, 1994.
  • Zhihang Chi, Dynamic and network effects in airline yield management, 1994.
  • Gina Mourtzinou, An axiomatic approach to queueing systems, 1995 (2nd prize in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 1996).
  • Jose Nino-Mora, Optimal resource allocation in a dynamic and stochastic environment: a mathematical programming approach, 1995.
  • Michael Ricard, Optimization of queueing networks: a linear control approach, 1995.
  • Joe Milner, A market approach to airtraffic control, 1995.
  • Andrew Luo, Continuous linear programming: Theory, algorithms and applications, 1995.
  • Chung Piaw Teo, Constructing approximation algorithms via linear programming relaxations: primal dual and randomized rounding techniques, 1996 (honorable mention in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 1996).
  • John Paschalidis, Large deviations in high speed communication networks, 1996 (2nd prize in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 1997).
  • Sarah Stock, Stochastic and dynamic models for airtraffic flow management, 1997 (1st prize in Transportation Dissertation of INFORMS, 1997, 2nd prize in Dantzig award, 1997).
  • David Gamarnik, Stability and performance of multiclass queueing networks, 1997.
  • Thalia Chryssikou, Multiperiod portfolio optimization in the presence of transaction costs, 1998.
  • Ioana Popescu, Applications of optimization in probability, finance and revenue management, 1999, (honorable mention in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 1999).
  • Jay Sethuraman, A stochastic control approach for multiclass queueing networks, 1999 (honorable mention in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 2000).
  • Leon Hsu, The bottleneck phenomenon in transportation systems, 1999.
  • Ramazan Demir, Approximate dynamic programming for integer programming problems, 2000.
  • Dessi Pachamanova, A robust optimization approach to finance, 2002.
  • Sanne de Boer, Pricing and revenue management in a netwrok environment, 2003 (2nd prize in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 2003).
  • Adam Mersereau, Adaptive and dynamic models in marketing, 2003.
  • Romy Shioda, An Integer programming approach to data mining, 2003.
  • Natasha Bushueva, Finance without price dynamics, 2003.
  • Jeff Hawkins, A Lagrangean decomposition method for dynamic optimization and its applications, 2003.
  • Karthik Natarajan, Probabilistic Combinatorial Optimization: Moments, Semidefinite Programming and Asymptotic Bounds, (Honorable mention in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 2003), Singapore-MIT-Alliance, 2004.
  • Melvyn Sim, Robust optimization, 2004 (2nd prize in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 2002 and 2nd prize in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 2004), 2004.
  • Aurelie Thiele, A robust optimization approach to supply chains and revenue management, (1st prize in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 2003), 2004.
  • Michele Aghassi, Robust optimization, game theory and variational inequalities, 2005.
  • David Brown, Risk and robust optimization, 2006 (2nd prize in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 2005).
  • Constantine Caramanis, Adaptive optimization, 2006.
  • Kwong Meng Teo, Nonconvex robust Optimization, 2007.
  • David Czerwinski, Assessing quality of health care, 2008.
  • Premal Shah, Analysis of employee stock options and guaranteed withdrawal benefits for life ,2008.
  • Margret Bjarnadottir, A data driven approach to health care: applications using claims data, 2008.
  • Dmitriy Katz-Rogozhnikov, Algorithmic issues in queueing systems and combinatorial counting problems, 2008.
  • Apostolos Fertis, A robust optimization appraoch to stastical estimation problems, 2009.
  • Xuan Vinh Doan, Optimization under moment, robust, and data-driven models of uncertainty, 2009.
  • Dan Iancu, Multi-stage adjustable robust optimization, with applications in inventory and revenue management, 2010 (1st prize in student paper competition in Optimization Section of INFORMS, 2009).
  • Adrian Becker, Decomposition methods for large scale stochastic and robust optimization problems, 2011.
  • Xu Sun, Advances in electric power systems: robustness, adaptability, and fairness, 2011 (2nd prize in George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award, 2011).
  • Alex Rikun, Applications of robust optimization to queueing and inventory systems, 2011.
  • Nikolaos Trichakis, Fairness in operations: from theory to practice, 2011.
  • Allison An Chang, Integer optimization methods for machine learning, 2012.
  • Shubham Gupta, A tractable optimization framework for air traffic flow management addressing fairness, collaboration and stochasticity, 2012.
  • Michael Joseph Frankovich, Air traffic flow management at airports: A unified optimization approach, 2012.
  • Chaithanya Bandi, Tractable stochastic analysis in high dimensions via robust optimization, 2013.
  • Allison O'Hair, Personalized diabetes management, 2013.
  • Matthew Fontana, Optimal Routes for Electric Vehicles Facing Uncertainty, Congestion, and Energy Constraints, 2013.
  • Matthew Fontana, Optimal Routes for Electric Vehicles Facing Uncertainty, Congestion, and Energy Constraints, 2013.
  • Vishal Gupta, Data-Driven Models for Uncertainty and Behavior, 2014.

Graduated Postdoctoral Associates

  • Eugene Perevalov, 2000-2001, now Associate Professor at Lehigh University.
  • Omid Nohadani, 2006-2009, now Assistant Professor at Purdue University.
  • Vineet Goyal, 2008-2010, now Assistant Professor at Columbia University.
  • Christopher Maes, 2010-2012, now at Gurobi, Inc.
  • Rahul Mazumder, 2012-2013, now Assistant Professor at Columbia University.
  • Matthew Fontana, 2013, now at Disney.
  • Allison O'Hair, 2013-2014, now Lecturer at Sloan School of Management, MIT.

Graduated Masters Students

  • Phillip Chervi, A computational approach to probabilistic routing problems, 1989.
  • Meng-Huai Chen, Optimal cash allocation in bank branches, 1991.
  • Michael Ricard, Algorithms for the 0-1 integer programming problem, 1991.
  • John Paschalidis, Bounds for multiclass queueing networks, 1992.
  • Angela Chiu, Stochastic inventory and distribution problems, 1993.
  • Elaine Chew, Multiperiod portfolio optimization: Feynmann diagrams and approximat dynamic programming, 1998.
  • Ed Wike, Supply chain management: an approximate dynamic programming approach, 1998.
  • Constantine Tsiligakis, Portfolio construction through mixed integer programming, 1999.
  • Mark Coumeri, Pricing in a competitive environment: a learning approach, 2000.
  • Zhang Yi, A discrete optimization approach to classification (MIT-Singapore alliance), 2001.
  • Constantine Caramanis, Bounds on linear partial differentail equations via semidefinite optimization, 2001.
  • Romy Shioda, Restaurant Revenue Management, June 2002.
  • Cheong Foong Soon, Hedging Strategy and Effect of Transaction Costs for American Options in an Incomplete Market, Singapore-MIT-Alliance, 2002.
  • Premal Shah, Optimal bounds for American options, 2006.
  • Su Hua, A robust optimization approach to optimization of queueing networks, 2006.
  • Yun Lu, A robust optimization approach to network equilibrium, 2007.
  • Clay Noyes, Optimizing the operations of the emergency department at the Beth Israel Hospital via simulation, 2008.
  • Si Chen, Robust Option Pricing - An epsilon arbitrage approach, 2009.
  • Kimberly Shenk, Patterns of heart attacks, 2010.
  • Jingting Zhou, Computational experiments for local search algorithms for binary and mixed integer optimization, 2010.
  • Van Vinh Nguyen, Fairness and optimality in trading, 2010.
  • Thai Dung Nguyen, Application of robust and inverse optimization in transportation, 2010.
  • Liwei He, Polynomial policies in supply chain networks, 2010.
  • David Culver, Robust Reconnaissance Asset Planning Under Uncertainty, 2013.
  • Emily Frost, Robust Planning for Unmanned Underwater Vehicles, 2013.
  • Stephen Relyea, An Analytics Approach to Designing Clinical Trials for Cancer, 2013.
  • Christina Epstein, An Analytics Approach to Hypertension Treatment, 2014.
  • Nicholas Jernigan, Multi-modal, Multi-period, Multi-commodity Transportation: Models and Algorithms, 2014.