ORC Alumni Day 2011
October 15, 2011
Location: Wong Auditorium (E51-115) and Ting Foyer (Building E51)

At the Corner of Wadsworth St. and Amherst St. (Streetview of entrance)

Cambridge, MA 02142

Welcome Back ORC Alumni Coffee / Registration , 7:30 - 8:30 AM

Opening Remarks - 8:30AM


John Little, Institute Professor at MIT

Panel 1: The Future of Operations Research - 9:00AM


Thomas Magnanti, Institute Professor at MIT


Dimitris Bertsimas, Boeing Leaders for Global Operations Professor at MIT
Edward Kaplan, William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Management Sciences at Yale School of Management
Garrett J. Van Ryzin, Paul M. Montrone Professor of Private Enterprise at Columbia Business School

Panel 2: Operations Research at MIT - 1:30PM


Robert Freund, Theresa Seley Professor in Management Science at MIT


Cynthia Barnhart, Ford Professor of Engineering at MIT
Richard Larson, Mitsui Professor of Engineering Systems at MIT
John Tsitsiklis, Clarence J. Lebel Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT

Panel 3: Operations Research in Today's Economy - 3:30PM


Mitchell Burman, Founder and President of Analytics


Louis Cox, President of Cox Associates
Soulaymane Kachani, Associate Professor at Columbia University
Rama Ramakrishnan, Founder and CEO, CQuotient Inc.

Dinner Speech: Three Data-Driven Operations Research Analyses in the Public Sector


Lawrence Wein, Paul E. Holden Professor of Management Science at Stanford Graduate School of Business


Print Version (PDF): Alumni Day 2011 Schedule

Alumni Day 2011 Video (MP4) - Right click or option-click the links and choose "Save link as..." to download:
Part 1: Opening Remarks and Future of OR Panel
Part 2: OR at MIT Panel
Part 3: OR in Today's Economy Panel and Memorial Session