Course will be taught by Professors Glasserman, Zeevi, Chan, Moallemi, and Guetta.
This class will focus on how analytics have generated value in a broad range of industries. Each class will be taught by a different faculty member with specific subject matter expertise and will focus on one specific industry and on how it has been transformed through the use of analytics.
The first session will take place on Tuesday March 9th 2021, 2pm-5pm, with guest speakers from the Boston Consulting group. Our regularly scheduled sessions will begin on Tuesday March 16th 2021. Attendance at this first section at BCG is compulsory unless you are registered for another class that conflicts with that first timeslot. To request an exemption, email the TA with a screenshot of your conflicting registration.
Professor of Business
Professor Chan teaches the core MBA class, Operations Management. Her primary research interests are in data-driven modeling of complex stochastic systems, dynamic optimization, and queueing with applications in health-care operations management. Her current focus is on combining empirical approaches with mathematical modeling to develop evidence-based approaches to improving patient flow through hospitals, and particularly intensive care units.
Kravis Professor of Business
Assaf Zeevi is Professor and holder of the Kravis chair at the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University. His research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of Operations Research, Statistics, and Machine Learning. In particular, he has been developing theory and algorithms for reinforcement learning, Bandit problems, stochastic optimization, statistical learning and stochastic networks. Application domains include online retail platforms, healthcare...