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Spring 2015 Seminar Series

2/5/15
4:15 p.m.
E51-395

Aharon Ben-Tal
The Dresner Chair in Engineering Methods
Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion

Some Remedies for Some Intractable Optimization Problems

2/12/15
4:15 p.m.
E51-395

Drazen Prelec
Digital Equipment Corp. Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management Professor of Management Science and Economics
Sloan School of Management, MIT

Opinion Aggregation When Truth is Unverifiable: The Meta-prediction Approach

2/19/15
4:15 p.m.
E51-395

Mor Armony
Associate Professor of Operations Management
Leonard N. Stern School of Business, NYU

Critical Care in Hospitals: When to Introduce a Step Down Unit?

2/26/15
4:15 p.m.
E51-395

Joseph Doyle
Erwin H. Schell Associate Professor of Management
Sloan School of Management, MIT

Paying for Quality in US Healthcare: Where’s the Waste?

3/5/15
4:15 p.m.
E51-395

Beril Toktay
Professor of Operations Management, Brady Family Chair, and ADVANCE Professor; Faculty Director, Center for Sustainable Business
Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology

An Operations Lens on the Effectiveness of Extended Producer Responsibility Legislation

3/12/15
4:15 p.m.
E51-395

Jim Renegar
Professor of Operations Research and Industrial Engineering
Operations Research and Information Engineering, Cornell University

Extending the Applicability of Efficient First-Order Methods for Convex Optimization

4/9/15
4:15 p.m.
E51-395

Robert Krauthgamer
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
The Weizmann Institute of Science

Vertex Sparsification of Cuts, Flows, and Distances

4/16/15
4:15 p.m.
E51-395

Jan Van Mieghem
Harold L. Stuart Professor of Managerial Economics, Professor of Operations Management, Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Collaboration and Multi-Tasking in Human Networks

4/23/15
4:15 p.m.
E51-395

Margaret Brandeau
Coleman F. Fung Professor in the School of Engineering and a Professor of Medicine (by Courtesy)
Stanford

Applications of OR Modeling in Public Health

4/30/15
4:15 p.m.
E51-395

Bill Cook
Professor, Combinatorics and Optimization
University of Waterloo

Edge Elimination in the Traveling Salesman Problem

5/7/15
4:15 p.m.
E51-395

Ramesh Johari
Associate Professor
School of Engineering, Stanford University

Dynamic Pricing in Ride-Sharing Platforms

5/14/15
4:15 p.m.
E51-395

Asu Ozdaglar
Professor, Steven and Renee Finn Innovation Fellow
EECS and LIDS, MIT

TBD


Please Note: All seminars will be held on Thursdays from 4:15pm to 5:15pm unless otherwise indicated. All seminars will be followed by refreshments after the seminar. If you have any questions contact Peng Shi <pengshi@mit.edu>, Nataly Youssef <youssefn@mit.edu>, or Jerry Kung <jkung@mit.edu> by email.

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