Posts Tagged ‘optimization’

Katta G. Murty Best Paper Prize awarded to Matt Olfat

Matt Olfat was named as the 2020 recipient of the Katta G. Murty Best Paper Prize. The award faculty committee selected Matt for his phenomenal work on “Optimization Hierarchy for Fair Statistical Decision Problems” with Anil Aswani. The Katta G. Murty Prize, established in 2006 as a gift from IEOR alum Katta Murty (’68 PhD IEOR),…

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Richard Y. Zhang — Scalable and Guaranteed Computation: Optimization and Machine Learning for the Future Electric Grid

Abstract: Computation promises to greatly enhance the electric grid through optimization and machine learning. However, many computational problems remain unsolved at the scale, speed, and quality necessary for the real world, due to issues of complexity and nonconvexity. In the first part of this talk, we solve the optimization problem known as optimal power flow…

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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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Professor Xin Guo to Publish New Book on Quantitative Trading

Professor Xin Guo to Publish New Book on Quantitative Trading Eugene Pang September 28, 2016 Professor Xin Guo, the Coleman Fung Chair in Financial Modeling at the University of California, Berkeley is releasing a new book titled Quantitative Trading: Algorithms, Analytics, Data, Models, Optimization. Guo wrote the book along with Howard Shek from North Dakota State University, and Tze Leung Lai & Po-Shing…

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