Meet the University Ph.D. Fellows

Farzad Kamalzadeh

Ph.D., Engineering Management, Information, and Systems

Hometown: Yazd, Iran

What is your research area?
Markov Decision Processes in Healthcare

What is something cool about your field?
Algorithms can make decisions these days!

What is the best thing you've done as a graduate student at SMU so far?
Working with my adviser, the best one in the world!

What is your favorite thing to do in Dallas?
Hiking alone on the trails in Dallas. 

What do you wish you'd known before starting graduate schools?
That it would be much easier than I thought!

What is your favorite leisure activity?
Right now, reading and gym!