Spotlight: Newest ORIE Faculty Member, Raghu Bollapragada

The newest addition to the ORIE faculty is Dr. Raghu Bollapragada. 

Improving COVID-19 Mitigation Policies with Agent-Based Markov Modeling

ORIE Professor Peter Stone published a paper in The Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research that studied how reinforcement learning (RL) and Bayesian inference can be used to optimize COVID-19 mitigation policies that minimize economic impact without overwhelming hospital capacity.

The Economics of Scaling Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded a team, including ORIE Assistant Professor Ben Leibowicz, a $850,000 grant to study the economics of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS).