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The ARPA-E Grid Optimization Competition

Dr. Andreas Waechter
Department of Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences
Northwestern University
Friday, September 23, 2022
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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An Extended Unit Commitment Formulation and Convex Hull Pricing for Electricity Markets

Dr. Yongpei Guan
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University of Florida
Friday, April 22, 2022
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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Power and Scheduling in a Parallel Processing Network

Dr. Mark E. Lewis
Operations Research and Information Engineering
Cornell University
Friday, April 8 2022
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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Subspace Clustering with Missing Data via Integer Programming

Dr. Jeff Linderoth
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University of Madison-Wisconsin
Friday, March 25, 2022
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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Fleet Sizing and Charging Infrastructure Planning for Ride Hailing Services Using Autonomous EVs

Dr. Tapas Das
Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering
University of  South Florida
Friday, March 11, 2022
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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Convexification for Non-Convex Mixed-Integer Quadratic Programming

Dr. Sam Burer
Tippie College of Business
University of  Iowa
Friday, February 25, 2022
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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Assessing the Value of Information in Supply Chain: A Case for Enterprise Systems Informatics Approach

Dr. Charu Chandra
Department of Management Studies & Operations Management
University of Michigan - Dearborn
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Queueing Models for Hospitals

Dr. Ohad Perry
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
Northwestern University
Thursday, December 2, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Chance-Constrained Model with Exogenous and Endogenous Uncertainty for Network Design

Dr. Miguel Lejeune
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The George Washington University
Friday, November 12, 2021
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Analytical Models for Optimal Process Design in an Integrated Biorefinery

Dr. Sandra Eksioglu
Department of Industrial Engineering
University of Arkansas
Friday, November 5, 2021
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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Convex Chance-Constrained Programs with Wasserstein Ambiguity

Dr. Ruiwei Jiang
Industrial & Operations Engineering
University of Michigan
Friday, October 1, 2021
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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New Algorithms and Complexity Analysis of Multistage Stochastic and Distributionally Robust Optimization

Dr. Andy Sun
H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial Systems Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Friday, September 24, 2021
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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Balancing the Protection of Covid-19 At-Risk Populations while Reopening Communities

Dr. Victoria Chen
Industrial, Manufacturing & Systems Engineering Department
University of Texas at Arlington
Friday, September 10, 2021
11:15 am - 12:30 pm

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AC Unit Commitment

Dr. Antonio Conejo
Department of Integrated Systems Engineering
The Ohio State University
Friday, April 30, 2021
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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On Process Capacity

Dr. Milind Dawande
Naveen Jindal School of Management
The University of Texas at Dallas
Friday, April 23, 2021 
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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Deterministic and Stochastic Models for Manufacturing, Warehousing and Health Care Systems

Dr. Sunderesh S. Heragu
School of Industrial Engineering and Management
Oklahoma State University
Friday, April 16, 2021 
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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Data-Driven Sample-Average Approximation for Stochastic Optimization with Covariate Information

Dr. Jim Luedtke
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Friday, April 9, 2021 
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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Dealing with Model Uncertainty in Markov Decision Processes for Chronic Diseases

Dr. Brian Denton
Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Friday, March 26, 2021 
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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Mixed-Integer Convex Programming for Statistical Learning

Dr. Simge Küçükyavuz
Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences Department
Northwestern University
Friday, March 19, 2021 
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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New Algorithms and Complexity Analysis of Multistage Stochastic and Distributionally Robust Optimization

Dr. Andy Sun
H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial Systems Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Friday, March 12, 2021 
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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Modeling and Data Analysis for COVID-19 Healthcare Demand Projections in Arizona

Dr. Esma Gel
School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering
Arizona State University
Friday, March 5, 2021 
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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A Scale Invariant Approach for Signal and Image Recovery

Dr. Yifei Lou
Mathematical Sciences Department
University of Texas Dallas
Friday, February 26, 2021 
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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Continuous Approximation Models for some Modern Logistical Problems

Dr. John Carlsson
Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University of Southern California
Friday, February 12, 2021 
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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Opportunities and Challenges of Black Box Optimization in Engineering Applications

Dr. Giulia Pedrielli
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
Arizona State University
Friday, February 5, 2021 
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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Limited-Trust Equilibrium and Social Network Games

Dr. Rakesh Nagi
Department of Industrial Engineering and Enterprise Systems Engineering 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Friday, January 29, 2021 
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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Distributionally Robust Two-Stage Stochastic Programming

Dr. David Morton
Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences 
Northwestern University
Friday, December 4, 2020 
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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COVID‐19 Forecasting: Three Cheers for Simple Models

Dr. J. Eric Bickel 
Operations Research and Industrial Engineering
The University of Texas 
Friday, October 23, 2020

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COVID‐19 Primer

Dr. Robert Hendler 
Chief Medical Officer
Texas Hospital Association 
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

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An Optimization Framework for Multi‐agent Demand Response

Dr. Jay Rosenberger 
Professor, Director of Research Development
Associate Director of the Center for Transportation Equity, Decisions & Dollars (CTEDD) 
University of Texas at Arlington
Friday, November 22, 2019 

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Optimal Lung Transplantation Patient Selection from a Transplant Program’s Perspective

Dr. Andrew Schaefer 
Noah Harding Chair and Professor 
Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics 
Rice University
Friday, November 15, 2019

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Effectively Using Negative Curvature in Optimization and Scalable Methods for Subspace Clustering

Dr. Daniel P. Robinson 
Assistant Professor
Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Johns Hopkins University
Monday, April 29, 2019

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