Pavithra Harsha

Research Staff Member
Business Analytics and Mathematical Sciences
IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
1101 Kitchawan Road, Room 34-225
Yorktown Heights, NY10598
email: <pharsha> AT

I am a Research Staff Member at the Business Analytics and Mathematical Sciences division of the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights. I am also a visiting scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

I graduated with a Ph.D in Operations Research from the Operations Research Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). My dissertation advisors were Prof. Cynthia Barnhart and Prof. David C. Parkes. I worked as a scientist in the Analytical Services division of Oracle Retail for about a year after I graduated from MIT and was a Postdoctoral Associate at the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) at MIT for about two years after that where I was hosted by Prof. Munther Dahleh.

Research Modeling, optimization, decision-making under uncertainty, pricing, revenue management and supply chain with applications to the design of practical solutions for omni-channel retail analytics and supply chain.

My Thesis Mitigating Airport Congestion: Market Mechanisms and Airline Response Models.
CV CV in pdf

Other Interests Gardening, collecting antiques, carnatic music, swimming

Other Links My brother Prahladh's home page
My husband Ajay's home page

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