Operations, Information & Technology Seminars

Find seminars on operations, information, and technology that are open to the Stanford University community.

OIT seminars are held on Wednesdays from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. PT, unless otherwise indicated.

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Spring 2021

Date & Time Speaker Title
31 Mar 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Itai Ater
Tel Aviv University
How Markets Clear Without Prices? Service Time in Online Grocery ( )
07 Apr 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Wedad Elmaghraby
University of Maryland, College Park
 
14 Apr 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Anton Braverman
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
21 Apr 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Maria Ibanez
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
The Effects of Performance Pay on Task Scheduling 
28 Apr 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Will Ma
Columbia University
12 May 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Jon Kleinberg
Cornell University
Algorithmic Monoculture and Social Welfare joint paper with Manish Raghavan
19 May 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Felipe Caro
UCLA
Believing in Analytics: Managers’ Adherence to Price Recommendations from a DSS joint work with Anna Saez de Tejada Cuenca (
26 May 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Carri Chan
Columbia Business School
Prediction-driven surge planning with applications in the emergency department (
02 Jun 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Song-Hee Kim
Seoul National University
joint paper with Rouba Ibrahim and Jordan Tong
09 Jun 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Avishai Mandelbaum
Technion Israel Institute of Technology

Winter 2021

Date & Time Speaker Title
06 Jan 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Jan van Mieghem
Northwestern University
Digital Operations: Autonomous Automation and Smart Algorithms
13 Jan 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Jing Dong
Columbia University DRO
( )
20 Jan 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Jose Correa
Universidad de Chile
Prophet Inequalities from Sampled Data ( )
27 Jan 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Rad Niazadeh
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
When Matching Meets Batching: Optimal Multi-stage Algorithms and Applications ( )
10 Feb 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Santiago Balseiro
Columbia University DRO
Dynamic Pricing of Relocating Resources in Large Networks ( )
11 Feb 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Manish Raghavan
Cornell University
Inherent Trade-Offs in the Fair Determination of Risk Scores

Selection Problems in the Presence of Implicit Bias

Mitigating Bias in Algorithmic Hiring: Evaluating Claims and Practices
17 Feb 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Shane Henderson
Cornell University ORIE
Smartphone-Enabled Volunteer Programs in Emergency Medical Services ( )
24 Feb 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Gad Allon
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania<
The Impact of Economic and Behavioral Drivers on Gig Economy Workers ( )
03 Mar 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Mohamed Mostagir
Stephen Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Strategic Reviews ( )
10 Mar 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Ozge Sahin
Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
Product Bundling: Consumer Behavior and Optimization in Scale ( )
17 Mar 2021
12:00–1:00pm
Zoom
Ed Kaplan
Yale School of Management
Operations Research Models for Local Coronavirus Outbreaks ( )

Fall 2020

Date & Time Speaker Title
16 Sep 2020
10:00–10:50am
Zoom
Nicos Savva
London Business School
Hospital Reimbursement in the Presence of Selection and Upcoding ( )
30 Sep 2020
12:00–12:50pm
Zoom
Jamol Pender
Cornell University
Beyond Safety Drivers: Staffing a Teleoperations System for Autonomous Vehicles joint paper with Andrew Daw and Robert C. Hampshire
14 Oct 2020
12:00–12:50pm
Zoom
Jun Li
University of Michigan
Crowdfunding the Front Lines: An Empirical Study of Teacher-Driven School Improvement joint paper with Samantha M. Keppler
21 Oct 2020
12:00–12:50pm
Zoom
David Goldberg
Cornell University
Beating the Curse of Dimensionality in Options Pricing and Optimal Stopping ( )
11 Nov 2020
12:30–1:25pm
Zoom
Alex Belloni
Duke University Fuqua Business School
Subvector Inference in Partially Identified Models with Many Moment Inequalities joint paper with Federico Bugni and Victor Chernozhukov ( )
18 Nov 2020
10:00–10:50am
Zoom
Ali Aouad
London Business School
joint paper with Omer Saritac
02 Dec 2020
12:00–12:50pm
Zoom
Kimon Drakopoulos
USC Marshall School of Business
Testing for COVID-19: From Modeling to Practice ( )

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