Kyoung Kim Completes MD Anderson Cancer Center Graduate Internship

November 15, 2019

ORIE PhD student Kyoung Kim recently completed a graduate internship at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, working with their Revenue Cycle Analytic team. This position, which is part of ORIE’s Center for Engineering and Decision Analytics, afforded Kyoung the opportunity to work directly with MD Anderson senior managers and executives.

Jessica Hoffman Places Second in Prestigious INFORMS Nicholson Student Paper Competition

November 08, 2019

Ph.D. student Jessica Hoffmann received second place in the INFORMS Nicholson Student Paper Competition. She received this award for her recent paper "Learning Graphs from Noisy Epidemic Cascades." Epidemics are a powerful framework for modeling human and computer viruses, as well as influence, rumors, information and disinformation. This work develops algorithms to solve an inverse problem on graphs, in order to understand the precise spreading mechanisms.

ORIE Graduate Sumit Singh Inducted into Academy of Distinguished Alumni

October 17, 2019

Sumit Singh, CEO of Chewy (CHWY), was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Alumni during a ceremony on September 13 at The University of Texas at Austin.