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Friday, April 3, 2015
MS&E Professor Margaret Brandeau has been appointed to an Institute of Medicine committee that will examine logistical and other issues related to the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS). The SNS is a $5 billion repository of medical and pharmaceutical supplies held by the US government for...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
A civil rights question is usually the domain of a lawyer, not an academic with a background in statistics and math.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Data Shows VCs Provide Valuable “Social Defenses” for Startups
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Festivities kicked off on Friday afternoon, October 24, with a well-attended reception for all MS&E alumni, faculty and current students. While enjoying hors d’oeuvres, those in attendance reconnected and reminisced.  Faculty in attendance saw many familiar faces and enjoyed hearing what...
Lori Cottle
Thursday, January 29, 2015
If you were a student in the MS&E department during the past couple decades, then you are probably very familiar with Student Services Manager, Lori Cottle, who just celebrated her 25th year in the position. If you didn’t work with her directly, she still influenced your academic experience...
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Ye has managed to solve one of the longest-running, most perplexing questions in optimization research and applied Big Data analytics. He has proved that two algorithms widely used in software-based decision modeling are, indeed, the fastest and most accurate ways to solve specific types of...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Front row from left: Yinyu Ye, Darrell Duffie, Hadi Taheri, Nancy Luenberger, David G. Luenberger, Paul McEntire, Charles Feinstein, Neal Michael Stoughton, Gregory L. Campbell, Shmuel Oren, Robert MaxfieldBack row from left:
Friday, October 31, 2014
Decisions can be difficult whether we make them as individuals or in boardrooms. But thanks to a Stanford Engineering professor’s landmark work, for the past 50 years people and companies have had a methodology for making tough choices. In 1964 Ronald A. Howard helped to pioneer a field that he...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Meanwhile, environmental policies often have no lasting impact and change like the weather, because they are so frequently driven by politics or emotions. So the question is this: Can lawmakers craft sensible government policies rooted in objective analysis that achieve the right balance among...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
The Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP) at Stanford University has awarded $10.5 million for seven research projects designed to advance a broad range of renewable energy technologies. The funding will be shared by six Stanford research teams and an international group from the United States...

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