Archive for January 2018

IEOR PhD Student Chosen As Finalist At American Control Conference (ACC)

IEOR PhD student Salar Fattahi has been chosen as one of five finalists for the prestigious American Control Conference Best Student Paper Award for his paper titled “Closed-Form Solution and Sparsity Path for  Inverse Covariance Estimation Problem.” The research was developed under the supervision of Dr. Somayeh Sojoudi, assistant professor in residence in the Departments of Electrical Engineering &…

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Professor Lee Schruben Receives INFORMS Simulation Society Lifetime Professional Achievement Award

IEOR Professor Lee W. Schruben recently received the Lifetime Professional Achievement Award (LPAA) by the Institute of Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Simulation Society, the highest honor given by the society. The award is given occasionally, at most once annually, to recognize major contributions to the field of simulation that are sustained over a…

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