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2809, 2022

Vishal Gupta (USC Marshall School of Business) – Data Pooling in Stochastic Optimization for Panel Data

Very often, modern datasets in operations research have a panel structure -- we observe data for [...]

1908, 2022

Costas Courcoubetis (Chinese University of Hong Kong) – Topics in the Analysis and Optimization of Decentralized Systems

What is the minimum car fleet size of a ride-hailing platform required to serve a given transport [...]

1708, 2022

Alper Atamturk (University of California, Berkeley) – Sparse Estimation: Closing the Gap Between L0 and L1 Models

In this talk, we focus on two estimation problems: i) sparse regression and ii) sparse and smooth [...]

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ESD Spring Newsletter 2022

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Engineering Systems and Design deals broadly with large-scale systems and the design, the planning and the management of these systems.

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The ESD PhD program aims to produce the next generation of leading engineering systems researchers and thinkers.


Our ESD graduates are equipped with core skills in probability, optimisation, statistics, modelling, analytics and economics.

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The ESD undergraduate curriculum is concerned with the design, analysis, and management of large scale complex engineering systems such as supply chains, financial services, health care delivery systems, transportation systems, security and defense systems, energy production and distribution systems.

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