Operations/Management Science Workshop


Johannes de Nova (johannes.denova@chicagobooth.edu)


Tuesday, 12:10 p.m.-1:20 p.m.


Harper Center HC3B

Please refer to the weekly announcement for up-to-date room or time changes.

Winter Quarter 2018

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
Tuesday, January 9 Will Ma, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Ph.D. candidate
Tuesday, January 16
Ali Makhdoumi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Tuesday, January 23
Screening for Breast Cancer: The Role of Supplemental Tests and Breast Density Information
Burhaneddin Sandikci, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, January 30 Dynamic Matching in School Choice: Efficient Seat Reallocation After Late Cancellations Irene Lo, Columbia University
Tuesday, February 6 Pricing and Optimization in Shared Vehicle Systems: An Approximation Framework
Daniel Freund, Cornell University
Tuesday, February 20 Operational Risk Management: Preventive vs. Corrective Control Yuqian Xu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Tuesday, February 27 TBA Jiaming Xu, Purdue University
Tuesday, March 6 TBA So Yeon Chun, Georgetown University

Autumn Quarter 2017

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
Tuesday, September 26 Katya Scheinberg, Lehigh University
Tuesday, October 3 Juan Pablo Vielma, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Tuesday, October 10 Real-time Dynamic Pricing and Its Applications to Ecommerce Retailing Stefanus Jasin, University of Michigan
Tuesday, October 17 Yardstick Competition for Service Systems Tolga Tezcan, London Business School
Tuesday, October 24 INFORMS None
Tuesday, October 31 Models and Algorithms for the Operation and Design of Bike-sharing Systems David Shmoys, Cornell University
Tuesday, November 7 Models and algorithms for delivering emergency medical services Laura Albert, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tuesday, November 14 (1:20-2:30 p.m.) Queueing and Markov Chain Decomposition (QMCD), the Single Stage Subsystems Case: Motivation and Examples Opher Baron, University of Toronto
Tuesday, November 21 Concise Bidding: a Simple Bidding Tool for Advertisers with Multiple Budget Constraints Arash Asadpour, New York University
Tuesday, November 28 Stochastic First-Order Methods in Data Analysis and Reinforcement Learning Mengdi Wang, Princeton University
Tuesday, December 5 Selling Co-products through a Distributor: The Impact on Product Line Design Brian Tomlin, Dartmouth College

Spring Quarter 2017

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
Tuesday, March 28 Nick Arnosti, Columbia University
Tuesday, April 4 Brendan Lucier, Microsoft Research
Tuesday, April 11 Platforms & Networked Markets Adam Wierman, California Institute of Technology
Tuesday, April 18 No Meeting None
Tuesday, April 25 Flexible Workers or Full-Time Employees? On Staffing Systems with a Blended Workforce Rouba Ibrahim, University College London
Tuesday, May 2 A Behavioral Perspective on Inventory Sharing Enno Siemsen, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tuesday, May 9 Facilitating the search for partners on matching platforms: Restricting agent actions Yash Kanoria, Columbia University
Tuesday, May 16 Feature-based Dynamic Pricing Ilan Lobel, New York University
Tuesday, May 23 Large Scale Queueing Systems. Heavy Traffic Asymptotics and Insights. David Gamarnik, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Tuesday, May 30 On Fragmented Markets Rakesh Vohra, University of Pennsylvania
Tuesday, June 6 No Meeting None

Winter Quarter 2017

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
Tuesday, January 3 Hamsa Bastani, Stanford University
Tuesday, January 10
Anton Braverman, Cornell University
Tuesday, January 17
Revenue Management in Face of Choice Heterogeneity (Presentation Abstract) (Paper 1) (Paper 2)
Ali Aouad, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Thursday, January 24 Capacity Constrained Assortment Optimization under the Markov Chain based Choice Model Antoine Desir, Columbia University
Tuesday, January 31
Swati Gupta, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Tuesday, February 7
No Meeting
Monday, February 13 Linwei Xin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
February 14
Xin Chen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Tuesday, February 21
No Meeting
Tuesday, February 28
Omid Nohadani, Northwestern University
Tuesday, March 7
Soroush Saghafian, Harvard University
Tuesday, March 14
Peng Sun, Duke University



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