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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...
Friday, September 26, 2014
During its recent annual meeting, the NAE recognized MS&E’s Sig Hecker with the Arthur M. Bueche Award "for contributions to nuclear science and engineering and for service to the nation through nuclear diplomacy.” The award recognizes an engineer who has shown dedication in science and...
Monday, September 1, 2014
This issue of our newsletter features award-winning research and up-and-coming scholars. You'll find research profiles of renowned MS&E professors and a current PhD candidate, a faculty promotion, opportunities for MS&E alumni and more. And we hope to see you this weekend for the Reunion!  
Monday, August 11, 2014
The high-stakes global logistical challenges of the Second World War gave birth to a new form of engineering focused on optimizing the manufacture, deployment and use of personnel and material to support U.S. military efforts across the globe. In the post-war years, the field that came to be known...
Friday, August 1, 2014
Imagine you are the trade minister for a growing country with two choices to increase competitiveness: invest in new infrastructure or reduce red tape. Or imagine being the CEO of a fashion retailer learning that you could improve profits 28 percent by changing your inventory practices so that you...

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