Cornell University

Young Researchers Workshop

Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 9:00am

Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253

The School of Operations Research and Information Engineering is holding a two-day workshop October 13-14, featuring young scholars from different institutions doing exciting work in the broad area of data-driven decision making.

The talks will start at 9:30 a.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday.


Saturday, October 14


Session V • Integer Programming • 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Advanced mixed-integer formulations: Methodology, computation, and application
Joey Huchette, MIT

Approximation of Minimal Functions by Extreme Functions within Gomory-Johnson’s cut-generating-function
Teresa Lebair, Johns Hopkins

Robust Submodular Maximization: Offline and Online Algorithms
Alfredo Torrico, Georgia Tech

Session VI • Dynamic Optimization • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
A Tractable Approach for Designing Piecewise Affine Policies in Dynamic Robust Optimization
Omar Housni, Columbia

Delay, memory, and messaging tradeoffs in distributed service systems
Martin Zubeldia, MIT

Dynamic Matching in School Choice: Efficient Seat Reassignment after Late Cancellations
Irene Lo, Columbia