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December 20, 2012
Veinott was a professor of management science and engineering, whose chosen field of operations research applies advanced analytical methods to help make better decisions. He made major contributions to the theory of operations research and to its development as a field at Stanford and nationally.
November 14, 2012
Instead of reflecting on the unlikelihood of rare catastrophes after the fact, Stanford risk analysis expert Elisabeth Paté-Cornell prescribes an engineering approach to anticipate them when possible, and to manage them when not.
September 17, 2012
Venture Lab, developed by Stanford faculty and students, hosts five courses this fall on entrepreneurship, education, creativity and finance.
September 4, 2012
Researchers from the schools of engineering and medicine studied the health effects of organic foods and found little strong evidence they are more nutritious or carry fewer health risks beyond a reduced the risk of pesticide exposure.