Operations, Information & Technology Seminars

Operations, information and technology seminars are held on Wednesdays from 12:00 to 1:00 pm, unless otherwise indicated.

Open to faculty and students in the Stanford University community.

Spring 2020

Date, Time & Location Speaker Title

Winter 2020

Date Speaker Title
Jan 15
12:00-1:00
G101
Amrita Kundu
London Business School 
 
Timely After-Sales Service and Technology Adoption: Evidence from the Off-Grid Solar Market in Uganda 
Jan 17
12:00-1:00
C102
Juan Camilo Castillo
Stanford University 
Who Benefits from Surge Pricing? 
Jan 22
12:00-1:00
G101
Mika Sumida
Cornell University 
An Approximation Algorithm for Network Revenue Management under Nonstationary Arrivals 
Jan 29
10:45-11:45
C106
Somya Singhvi
MIT
Improving Farmers’ Welfare on Online Agri-Platforms: Evidence from the Field
Jan 29
12:00-1:00
G101
Junyu Cao
UC Berkeley
Last-mile shared delivery: A discrete sequential packing approach
Jan 31
12:00-1:00
C106
Navid Azizan
California Institute of Technology
Stochastic Mirror Descent on Overparameterized Nonlinear Models: Convergence, Implicit Regularization, and Generalization 
Feb 19
12:00-1:00
P107
Harikesh Nair
Stanford GSB 
joint seminar with Marketing
Online Inference for Advertising Auctions joint paper with Caio Waisman, Carlos Carrion, and Nan Xu
Feb 26
12:00-1:00
P107
Omar Besbes
Columbia Business School 
Data-Driven Pricing ( Abstract
Mar 04
12:00-1:00
P107
Peter Frazier
Cornell University
Matching Queues, Flexibility and Incentives joint paper with Francisco Castro, Hongyao Ma, Hamid Nazerzadeh, and Chiwei Yan ( Abstract

Fall 2019

Date Speaker Title
Sep 25
12:00-1:00
M105
Kartik Hosanager 
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania 
Machine Learning of Instrumental Variables for Causal Inference ( Abstract
Oct 02
12:00-1:00
M109
Ozalp Ozer
The University of Texas at Dallas
Establishing Trust and Trustworthiness in Global Businesses ( Abstract
Oct 09
12:00-1:00
M105
Francisco Castro
UCLA/Uber
Spatial Capacity Planning ( Abstract
Oct 30
12:00-1:00
C101
Hongseok Namkoong
Columbia Business School/Facebook Core Data Science
Reliable Learning via Distributionally Robustness ( Abstract
Nov 13
12:00-1:00
M105
Vivek Farias
MIT Sloan School of Management
The Omni-Channel Fulfillment Problem: From Concept to Practice ( Abstract
Dec 04
3:30-4:30
P106
David Simichi-Levi
MIT 
 
Phase Transitions and Cyclic Phenomena in Online and Offline Learning ( Abstract
Dec 11
12:00-1:00
P102
Victor Martinez
IESE 
A Model for Integrated Inventory and Assortment Planning ( Abstract