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Friday, April 29, 2016
Applying the mathematical tools of management science to health care policy, Margaret Brandeau and her colleagues are challenging conventional wisdom about the best strategies for reducing the spread of HIV, hepatitis C and other communicable illnesses. Brandeau, a professor at Management Science...
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Algorithms developed by MS&E Professor Ashish Goel and the Stanford Crowdsourced Democracy Team are believed to efficiently reflect voters' combined preferences through providing a platform for participatory budgeting. These experiments are based on the "knapsack" concept, which enables people...
Monday, April 18, 2016
Congratulations to the winners of the Syngenta Crop Challenge.   MS&E PhD students Xiaocheng Li, and Hayden Huaiyang Zhong were awarded First Prize in the Syngenta Data Challenge at the INFORMS Conference in Orlando, Florida in April 2016.   The prize was for their work on "Hierarchical...
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Congratulations to co-winners of the 2016 Master of Engineering Management Programs Consortium (MEMPC) PriSim Business War Games Competition. Sebastiano Bea Kalpit Dixit Delara Fadavi Ari Paul  
Friday, March 11, 2016
Congratulations to Juanita Winkleman for winning the 2016 School of Engineering staff award for service.  Juanita was selected by a school-wide committee from among a number of other deserving nominees, so this is wonderful recognition of all her work over the past year.   A reception honoring...
Thursday, March 3, 2016
MS&E Professor Eesley and PhD student Jamber Li published new study titled Does Institutional Change in Universities Influence High-Tech Entrepreneurship? Evidence from China’s Project 985. Abstract
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Nick Bambos has been appointed as the Richard W. Weiland Professor in the School of Engineering.  
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
In a historic December 2015 Paris accord, nearly every country on Earth agreed to take steps to keep the rise in global temperatures to “well below two degrees Celsius,” according to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).  Can we do it?
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
The hit film, The Big Short, dramatically illustrated what many of us lived through in the subprime mortgage meltdown of 2008-2009: the downside of a system that relies on highly complex financial instruments, such as mortgage-backed securities, when no one fully understands their associated risks...
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
For a few years now, Big Data has been the belle of the social scientist’s ball—allowing study of human behavior at a previously unheard of scale. But according to new MS&E Professor Johan Ugander, who joined the faculty this past fall, Big Data will have to share the limelight with what he...

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