ORIE’s Center for Engineering and Decision Analytics (CEDA) held its Annual Meeting and Research Showcase on August 31, 2020. CEDA sponsors in attendance included GE Aviation, IBM, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Sandia National Laboratories, Chevron, LMI, and Visa. CEDA Director, Prof. Eric Bickel, discussed CEDA’s research plan and launched a strategic planning activity for the ORIE program.

Five students presented their CEDA-related research. Emily Conley described her work on transportation analytics. Colin Small presented his analysis of COVID-19 forecasting models. Jeb Baum discussed the results of his analytics work with MD Anderson. Ryan Farell presented his research that integrates machine learning, geostatistics, and decision analysis. Finally, Batu Calci presented his model of the US natural gas / LNG network.

If you would like to learn more about CEDA, please contact Prof. Bickel.