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The Operations Management Area invites academics from around the world to present their research and findings. The seminars are usually held on Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 pm.

Operations Management and Statistics

Seminar Date Time Room Speaker Topic
Thu, Sep. 06, 2018 11:00AM - 12:00 PM RT 157 Avishai Mandelbaum, Professor of Service Engineering, Operations-Research and Statistics,

Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management
Technion, Israel

"Theompirical (Theoretical & Empirical) Research in the Science, Engineering and Management of Service Systems
(Hospitals, Call Centers, Banks, Courts ...)"

Fri, Sep. 21, 2018 2:00PM - 3:30 PM RT 157 Prof. Gonzalo Romero
Rotman School University of Toronto

Revenue Management with Repeated  Customer Interactions

Fri, Oct. 05, 2018 2:00PM - 3:30 PM RT 157 Prof. Alper Atamturk, Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
University of California-Berkeley

Quadratic and conic quadratic mixed 0-1 optimization utilizing submodularity

Fri, Oct. 19, 2018 2:00PM - 3:30 PM RT 157 Mohammad Fazel-Zarandi, Senior Lecturer in Management Science
MIT Sloan School of Management

The Number of Undocumented Immigrants in the United States

Fri, Nov. 02, 2018 2:00PM - 3:30 PM RT 157 INFORMS talks:
Tianshu Lu,Ph.D. candidate
Vahid Roseshani,Post-doc

Rotman School University of Toronto

Capacity Rationing And Ambulance Diversion In Emergency Departments


Multi-period Home Healthcare Provider Facility Location-allocation Problem

Fri, Nov. 16, 2018 2:00PM - 3:00 PM RT 133 Raga Gopalakrishnan, Postdoctoral Associate in the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering (ORIE) at Cornell University, and jointly with School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE).
Cornell University

On the Design of Service Systems when Servers are Strategic

Fri, Nov. 30, 2018 2:00PM - 3:00 PM RT 157 Tunay Tunca, Professor of Management Science and Operations Management
University of Maryland

An Empirical Analysis of Market Formation, Pricing, and Revenue Sharing in Ride Hailing Services

Mon, Dec. 10, 2018 2:00PM - 3:30 PM LL 1030 *UPDATED* Lower Level Lesley Meng, Doctoral Candidate

“The Impact of Medication Delays on Patient Health in the ICU: Estimating Marginal Effects Under Endogenous Delays”

Fri, Dec. 14, 2018 2:00PM - 3:00 PM RT 133 Olga Bountali, Assistant Professor of Operations Management at UTM, in the Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology and the Department of Management, with a cross-appointment at the Rotman.
University of Toronto at Mississauga

Strategic Customers in Systems with Batch Arrivals

Fri, Jan. 11, 2019 2:00PM - 3:30 PM 157 Dr. Michael Romer, Post-Doc Fellow in Operations Management & Statistics, Rotman School
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

Dynamic Programming for Combinatorial Optimization: A Primal-Dual Approach Based on Decision Diagrams

Wed, Jan. 16, 2019 2:00PM - 3:30 PM LL 1010 Shihao Yang, Doctoral Candidate - Department of Statistics
Harvard University

Big data, Google, and infectious disease prediction: A statistical perspective

Wed, Jan. 23, 2019 2:00PM - 3:30 PM RTL 1020 Ningyuan Chen, Assistant Professor of Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics, Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Nonparametric Learning and Optimization with Covariates

Fri, Jan. 25, 2019 2:00PM - 3:30 PM RT 157 John R. Birge, Jerry W. and Carol L. Levin Distinguished Service Professor of Operations Management, Chicago Booth School
U of Chicago

Dynamic Learning in Strategic Pricing Games

Mon, Jan. 28, 2019 2:58PM - 4:28 PM RTL 1025 So Yeon Chun, Assistant Professor, Operations and Information Management,McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University

Consumer Behavior, Revenue Management, and the Loyalty Program Operations (Paper)

Wed, Jan. 30, 2019 2:00PM - 3:30 PM RTL 1030 Jiankun Sun, PhD Candidate, Kellogg School of Management
Northwestern University

Theory and Practice in Supply Chain Management: From Sourcing to Fulfillment

Fri, Feb. 01, 2019 12:28PM - 1:58 PM RT 157 David Simchi-Levi, Professor of Engineering Systems;
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Online Resource Allocation with Applications to Revenue Management

(This talk was originally scheduled for Oct. 26, 2018.)

Mon, Feb. 04, 2019 5:35PM - 7:05 PM RT 1035 Zhe Jeffrey Liu, PhD Candidate, 
Columbia Business School

Theory and Practice in Supply Chain Management: From Sourcing to Fulfillment

Fri, Feb. 22, 2019 2:00PM - 3:30 PM RT 157 Anton Ovchinnikov, Associate Professor & Distinguished Professor of Management Science & Operations Management
Queens University


Fri, Mar. 08, 2019 2:00PM - 3:30 PM RT 157 Ramesh Johari, Associate Professor, Management Science and Engineering, Computer Science (by courtesy), Electrical Engineering (by courtesy)
Stanford University


Fri, Mar. 22, 2019 2:00PM - 3:30 PM Michael Armstrong, Associate Professor, Goodman School of Business
Brock University


Fri, Apr. 05, 2019 2:00PM - 3:30 PM RT 157 Mark Ferguson, Chair, Department of Management Science, Professor, Department of Management Science, Center for Applied Business Analytics, Darla Moore School of Business
U of South Carolina


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