


 John Silberholz (winner of the William Pierskalla award in 2013 for best paper in Health care), expected completion 2015.
 Nataly Youssef (best paper award among ORC students in 2012, finalist in the Nicholson competition in 2012), expected completion 2015.
 Iain Dunning, expected completion 2016.
 Joel Tay, expected completion 2016.
 Velibor Misic, expected completion 2016.
 Jerry Kung, expected completion 2017.
 Nikita Korolko, expected completion 2017.
 Martin Copenhaver, expected completion 2017.
 Nishanth Mundru, expected completion 2018.
 Daisy Ying Zhuo, expected completion 2018.
 Yee Sian Ng, expected completion 2018.
 Alex Weinstein, expected completion 2018.
 Jack Dunn, expected completion 2018.
 Lauren Berk, expected completion 2018.
 Sebastien Martin, expected completion 2018.
 Colin Pawlowski, expected completion 2018.
 Julia Yan, expected completion 2019.
 Jourdain Lamperski, expected completion 2019
 Hoda Bidkhori
 Phebe Vayanos


 Michel Goemans, Probabilistic and worst case analysis of LP relaxations for a class of connectivity problems, 1990 (Tucker prize of Mathematical Programming Society, 1991, 2nd prize in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 1991).
 Daisuke Nakazato, Transient distributional results in queues with applications to queueing networks, 1990.
 Garrett van Ryzin, Dynamic vehicle routing problems, 1991 (2nd prize in Transportation dissertation competition of INFORMS, 1992, honorable mention in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 1991).
 Peter Vranas, Ground holding strategies for a network of airports in air traffic control, 1992 (2nd prize in Transportation dissertation competition, 1992).
 Michael Peterson, Transient congestion phenomena in air transportation, 1992.
 Carolyn HaibtNorton, Topics in discrete optimization, 1993.
 Haiping Xu, Optimal policies for stochastic and dynamic vehicle routing problems, 1994.
 Zhihang Chi, Dynamic and network effects in airline yield management, 1994.
 Gina Mourtzinou, An axiomatic approach to queueing systems, 1995 (2nd prize in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 1996).
 Jose NinoMora, Optimal resource allocation in a dynamic and stochastic environment: a mathematical programming approach, 1995.
 Michael Ricard, Optimization of queueing networks: a linear control approach, 1995.
 Joe Milner, A market approach to airtraffic control, 1995.
 Andrew Luo, Continuous linear programming: Theory, algorithms and applications, 1995.
 Chung Piaw Teo, Constructing approximation algorithms via linear programming relaxations: primal dual and randomized rounding techniques, 1996 (honorable mention in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 1996).
 John Paschalidis, Large deviations in high speed communication networks, 1996 (2nd prize in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 1997).
 Sarah Stock, Stochastic and dynamic models for airtraffic flow management, 1997 (1st prize in Transportation Dissertation of INFORMS, 1997, 2nd prize in Dantzig award, 1997).
 David Gamarnik, Stability and performance of multiclass queueing networks, 1997.
 Thalia Chryssikou, Multiperiod portfolio optimization in the presence of transaction costs, 1998.
 Ioana Popescu, Applications of optimization in probability, finance and revenue management, 1999, (honorable mention in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 1999).
 Jay Sethuraman, A stochastic control approach for multiclass queueing networks, 1999 (honorable mention in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 2000).
 Leon Hsu, The bottleneck phenomenon in transportation systems, 1999.
 Ramazan Demir, Approximate dynamic programming for integer programming problems, 2000.
 Dessi Pachamanova, A robust optimization approach to finance, 2002.
 Sanne de Boer, Pricing and revenue management in a netwrok environment, 2003 (2nd prize in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 2003).
 Adam Mersereau, Adaptive and dynamic models in marketing, 2003.
 Romy Shioda, An Integer programming approach to data mining, 2003.
 Natasha Bushueva, Finance without price dynamics, 2003.
 Jeff Hawkins, A Lagrangean decomposition method for dynamic optimization and its applications, 2003.
 Karthik Natarajan, Probabilistic Combinatorial Optimization: Moments, Semidefinite Programming and Asymptotic Bounds, (Honorable mention in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 2003), SingaporeMITAlliance, 2004.
 Melvyn Sim, Robust optimization, 2004 (2nd prize in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 2002 and 2nd prize in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 2004), 2004.
 Aurelie Thiele, A robust optimization approach to supply chains and revenue management, (1st prize in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 2003), 2004.
 Michele Aghassi, Robust optimization, game theory and variational inequalities, 2005.
 David Brown, Risk and robust optimization, 2006 (2nd prize in Nicholson competition of INFORMS, 2005).
 Constantine Caramanis, Adaptive optimization, 2006.
 Kwong Meng Teo, Nonconvex robust Optimization, 2007.
 David Czerwinski, Assessing quality of health care, 2008.
 Premal Shah, Analysis of employee stock options and guaranteed withdrawal benefits for life ,2008.
 Margret Bjarnadottir, A data driven approach to health care: applications using claims data, 2008.
 Dmitriy KatzRogozhnikov, Algorithmic issues in queueing systems and combinatorial counting problems, 2008.
 Apostolos Fertis, A robust optimization appraoch to stastical estimation problems, 2009.
 Xuan Vinh Doan, Optimization under moment, robust, and datadriven models of uncertainty, 2009.
 Dan Iancu, Multistage adjustable robust optimization, with applications in inventory and revenue management, 2010 (1st prize in student paper competition in Optimization Section of INFORMS, 2009).
 Adrian Becker, Decomposition methods for large scale stochastic and robust optimization problems, 2011.
 Xu Sun, Advances in electric power systems: robustness, adaptability, and fairness, 2011 (2nd prize in George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award, 2011).
 Alex Rikun, Applications of robust optimization to queueing and inventory systems, 2011.
 Nikolaos Trichakis, Fairness in operations: from theory to practice, 2011.
 Allison An Chang, Integer optimization methods for machine learning, 2012.
 Shubham Gupta, A tractable optimization framework for air traffic flow management addressing fairness, collaboration and stochasticity, 2012.
 Michael Joseph Frankovich, Air traffic flow management at airports: A unified optimization approach, 2012.
 Chaithanya Bandi, Tractable stochastic analysis in high dimensions via robust optimization, 2013.
 Allison O'Hair, Personalized diabetes management, 2013.
 Matthew Fontana, Optimal Routes for Electric Vehicles Facing Uncertainty, Congestion, and Energy Constraints, 2013.
 Matthew Fontana, Optimal Routes for Electric Vehicles Facing Uncertainty, Congestion, and Energy Constraints, 2013.
 Vishal Gupta, DataDriven Models for Uncertainty and Behavior, 2014.
 Nathan Kallus, From data to decisions through new interfaces between optimization and statistics (best paper award among ORC students in 2013, finalist in the Nicholson competition in 2013), 2015.
 Angie King, Regression under a modern optimization lens, 2015.
 Eugene Perevalov, 20002001, now Associate Professor at Lehigh University.
 Omid Nohadani, 20062009, now Assistant Professor at Purdue University.
 Vineet Goyal, 20082010, now Assistant Professor at Columbia University.
 Christopher Maes, 20102012, now at Gurobi, Inc.
 Rahul Mazumder, 20122013, now Assistant Professor at Columbia University.
 Matthew Fontana, 2013, now at Disney.
 Allison O'Hair, 20132014, now Lecturer at Sloan School of Management, MIT.
 Phillip Chervi, A computational approach to probabilistic routing problems, 1989.
 MengHuai Chen, Optimal cash allocation in bank branches, 1991.
 Michael Ricard, Algorithms for the 01 integer programming problem, 1991.
 John Paschalidis, Bounds for multiclass queueing networks, 1992.
 Angela Chiu, Stochastic inventory and distribution problems, 1993.
 Elaine Chew, Multiperiod portfolio optimization: Feynmann diagrams and approximat dynamic programming, 1998.
 Ed Wike, Supply chain management: an approximate dynamic programming approach, 1998.
 Constantine Tsiligakis, Portfolio construction through mixed integer programming, 1999.
 Mark Coumeri, Pricing in a competitive environment: a learning approach, 2000.
 Zhang Yi, A discrete optimization approach to classification (MITSingapore alliance), 2001.
 Constantine Caramanis, Bounds on linear partial differentail equations via semidefinite optimization, 2001.
 Romy Shioda, Restaurant Revenue Management, June 2002.
 Cheong Foong Soon, Hedging Strategy and Effect of Transaction Costs for American Options in an Incomplete Market, SingaporeMITAlliance, 2002.
 Premal Shah, Optimal bounds for American options, 2006.
 Su Hua, A robust optimization approach to optimization of queueing networks, 2006.
 Yun Lu, A robust optimization approach to network equilibrium, 2007.
 Clay Noyes, Optimizing the operations of the emergency department at the Beth Israel Hospital via simulation, 2008.
 Si Chen, Robust Option Pricing  An epsilon arbitrage approach, 2009.
 Kimberly Shenk, Patterns of heart attacks, 2010.
 Jingting Zhou, Computational experiments for local search algorithms for binary and mixed integer optimization, 2010.
 Van Vinh Nguyen, Fairness and optimality in trading, 2010.
 Thai Dung Nguyen, Application of robust and inverse optimization in transportation, 2010.
 Liwei He, Polynomial policies in supply chain networks, 2010.
 David Culver, Robust Reconnaissance Asset Planning Under Uncertainty, 2013.
 Emily Frost, Robust Planning for Unmanned Underwater Vehicles, 2013.
 Stephen Relyea, An Analytics Approach to Designing Clinical Trials for Cancer, 2013.
 Christina Epstein, An Analytics Approach to Hypertension Treatment, 2014.
 Nicholas Jernigan, Multimodal, Multiperiod, Multicommodity Transportation: Models and Algorithms, 2014.


