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Spring 2008 Seminar Series

February 21

Hamsa Balakrishnan
Assistant Professor
Aeronautics and Astronautics and Engineering Systems, MIT

Scheduling Takeoffs and Landings at Airports: New Approaches to Old Problems

February 28

Thomas McCormick
WJ Van Dusen Professor in Management
Sauder School of Business, UBC

A Polynomial Algorithm for Weighted Abstract Flow

March 6

Gerard Cornuejols
IBM Professor of Operations Research
Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

On the Facets of Mixed Integer Programs with Two Integer Variables and Two Constraints

March 13

Michael O. Ball
Orkand Corporation Professor of Management Science
Robert H. Smith School of Business & Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland

Robust Revenue Management with Limited Demand Information

March 20

John Liechty
Associate Professor of Marketing and Statistics
Pennsylvania State University

Approaches to Heterogeneity: Adventures with Mixture Models

April 10

Peter Glynn
Thomas W. Ford Professor in the School of Engineering
Department of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University

Bounds on Stationary Expectations for Markov Processes

April 17

John R. Birge
Jerry W. and Carol Lee Levin Professor of Operations Management
The University of Chicago

Estimation Effects in Large-Scale Optimization

April 24

Mahesh Nagarajan
Assistant Professor
Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia

Optimal and Approximate Supplier Selection Mechanisms

May 1

Jonathan A. Kelner
Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics

A Randomized Polynomial-Time Simplex Algorithm for Linear Programming

May 8

Chris P. Lee
Assistant Professor of Operations and Information Management
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Lessons from Renal Dialysis as the Benchmark for Society's Willingness to Pay for Medicine


Please Note: All seminars will be held on Thursdays from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. in E40-298 (unless otherwise announced), followed by refreshments in the ORC Conference Room (E40-106). If you have any questions contact Konstantinos Bimpikis <kostasb” at” mit.edu> , Juliane Dunkel <juliane “at” mit.edu>, or Rajiv Menjoge <menjoge “at” mit.edu> by email or by calling (617) 253-7412.

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