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The W. Edwards Deming Center for Quality, Productivity and Competitiveness supports applied research activities through doctoral research fellowships with the objective of producing new knowledge related to the field of operations management, and providing students with the opportunity to use company data to validate academic hypotheses, increasing their exposure to industry problems and enhancing the relevance of their research.
Gabriel Y. Weintraub is an associate professor in the Decision, Risk, and Operations Division at Columbia Business School. His research covers several subjects that lie at the intersection of operations research and microeconomics. He is particularly interested in developing mathematical and computational models for the economic analysis of problems in operations.
Weintraub received the 2002 IFORS Prize for Operations Research in Development, which is given every three years to the best application of operations research in a developing country. His research has been published is such prestigious journals as Operations Research and Econometrica. He teaches operations management and microeconomic and game theoretical modeling. Weintraub earned his MA and PhD from Stanford University.