Awards and Honors

    Selected Awards and Honors

    • Donald P. Gaver, Jr. Early Career Award for Excellence in Operations Research, 2021
    • INFORMS Optimization Society Young Researchers Award, 2020
    • Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award (ONR YIP), 2018
    • Annals of Statistics Special Invited Session Speaker at the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), 2017

    • Google Research Award (funding for AI/ML research), 2021
    • MIT-IBM Watson AI Initiative Research Awards: 2019, 2020
    • Plenary Speaker, 14th UMBC Probability and Statistics Day, 2020. (postponed due to pandemic)
    • Plenary tutorial speaker at 2016-17 SAMSI Optimization Program.
    • MIT Research Support Committee (Solomon Buchsbaum) Award 2017.
    • Stanford Statistics Department Award for Excellence in Teaching (2010-2011).
    • Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) award for the best Masters thesis, Indian Statistical Institute, 2007.

    Paper Awards to Student co-authors

    • Mixed Integer Programming Workshop Student Poster Award, 2021 (most popular poster, as advisor)
    • INFORMS Computing Society Student Paper Prize, 2020 (honorable mention, as advisor)
    • MIT Operations Research Center Best Student Paper Award, 2020 (as advisor)
    • Mixed Integer Programming Workshop Student Poster Award, 2019 (honorable mention, as advisor)
    • INFORMS Optimization Society Student Paper Prize, 2015 (as co-author)