Operations, Information & Technology Seminars

The GSB OIT Seminar is held on Wednesdays from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. If you have any questions regarding the seminar please email seminar organizers Kostas Bimpikis and Dan Iancu.

Please select the Meet the Speaker link below (•) to view the current schedule or e-mail Miriam Torres for an appointment (GSB faculty only).

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Spring 2015

Speaker

Title

Time/Place

Meet the Speaker

April 8 Mor Armony
NYU Stern  
Critical Care in Hospitals: When to Introduce a Step Down Unit? Joint with Carri Chan and Bo Zhu (Abstract 4:00 - 5:00 PM
P107
(•)
April 15 David Brown 
Duke University, The Fuqua School of Business (Visiting Stanford)   
Information Relaxations and Duality in Stochastic Dynamic Programs (Abstract 4:00 - 5:00 PM
P107 
April 22 Chris Tang
UCLA

Economic Value of Market Information for Farmers in Developing Countries (Abstract

4:00 - 5:00 PM
P107 
(•)
April 29 David Gamarnik
MIT Sloan Management  (Joint with MS&E)
A Dynamic Model and Optimization of Kidney Exchange Programs (Abstract 4:00 - 5:00 PM
P107 
(•)
May 13 Damian Beil
University of Michigan 
Total-Cost Procurement Auctions with Sustainability Audits to Inform Bid Markups joint with Karca D. Aral, and Luk N. Van Wassenhove 4:00 - 5:00 PM
P107
(•)
May 20 Adam Wierman 
Caltech  (Joint with MS&E)
Data Centers, Energy, and Online Optimization (Abstract 4:25 - 5:25 PM
Huang building, room 305
(•)
May 27 Ioana Popescu
INSEAD 

Revenue Models for Off-Grid Energy Access at the Bottom of the Pyramid (Abstract

4:00 - 5:00 PM
P102
(•)
June 3 Senthil Veeraraghavan
The Wharton School University of Pennsylvania 
Multi-attribute Loss Aversion and Reference Dependence: Evidence from the Performing Arts Industry 12:00 - 1:00 PM
C105
(•)

Winter 2015

Speaker

Title

Time/Place

Meet the Speaker

January 7 Dan Russo
Stanford University  
Learning to Optimize via Posterior Sampling

Learning to Optimize via Information-Directed Samping 
12:00 - 1:15 PM
P107 
January 21 Daniela Saban
Columbia University  
Procurement Mechanisms for Differentiated Products 12:00 - 1:15 PM
C105
January 28 Angelo Mancini
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business 
Dynamic Release Management: A Market Intensity Approach 12:00 - 1:15 PM
P107
February 4 Maxime Cohen 
MIT 
The Impact of Linear Optimization of Promotion Planning 12:00 - 1:15 PM
P102
February 11 Nathan Kallus
MIT 
From Predictive to Prescriptive Analytics 12:00 - 1:15 PM
P102
March 4 Volodymyr Babich
Georgetown University 
Franchise Contracting: The Effects of The Entrepreneur's Timing Option and Debt Financing 4:00 - 5:00 PM
M104
(•)
March 5 Fatma Kılınç-Karzan
Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University 
Convexification Tools for Disjunctive Conic Optimization and Non-convex Quadratic Programs (Abstract 12:00 - 1:00 PM 
C110 
(•)
March 11 Philipp Afeche
University of Toronto 

Revenue-Maximizing Pricing and Service Policies for Queueing Systems with Strategic Customers (paper)  (abstract

4:00 - 5:00 PM
M104 
Fall 2014

Speaker

Title

Time/Place

Meet the Speaker

October 1

Paat Rusmevichientong
University of Southern California Marshall School of Business
Joint with (MS&E) 

The d-Level Nested Logit Model (Abstract) 4:00 - 5:00 PM
C102
(•)
October 8

Vivek Farias
MIT
Joint with the RAIN Seminar

Online A-B Testing 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Y2E2 101 
October 15

Huseyin Topaloglu
Cornell University Operations Research and Information Engineering

Revenue Management Under Markov Chain Choice Model 4:00 - 5:00 PM
C102
(•)
October 22

Retsef Levi
MIT Sloan School of Management

Optimizing and Coordinating Healthcare Networks and Markets (Abstract

4:00 - 5:00 PM
C102
(•) 
October 29

Achal Bassamboo
Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University

Scheduling Homogeneous Impatient Customers (Abstract 4:00 - 5:00 PM
C102 
(•)
November 5

Nitin Bakshi
London Business School Management Science and Operations

Signaling New Product Reliability with After-Sales Service Contracts 4:00 - 5:00 PM
C102
(•)
November 19

Ramesh Johari
Stanford University School of Engineering
Joint with (MS&E)  

Managing Congestion in Dynamic Matching Markets (Abstract 4:00 - 5:00 PM
C102