Seminars / Conferences

Seminar Series: Spring 2021

For Zoom link please contract Tony Zhang (tzhang@umd.edu)

When

Speaker

Title & Abstract

2/5/2021
1 PM - 2 PM
John Carlsson
USC
Continuous approximation models for some modern logistical problems
2/12/2021
10 AM - 11 AM
Alan R. Dennis
Indiana University
Digital Humans: Putting a Face on AI Agents
2/19/2021
1 PM – 2 PM
Gabriel Weintraub
Stanford University
Experimental Design in Two-Sided Platforms: An Analysis of Bias
2/26/2021
10 AM – 11 AM
Anjana Susarla
Michigan State University
Go to YouTube and Call Me in the Morning: Use of Social Media for Chronic Conditions
3/12/2021
10 AM - 11 AM
Lauren Rhue
University of Maryland
Automatically Signaling Quality? A Study of the Fairness-Economic Tradeoffs in Reducing Bias through AI/ML on Digital Platforms
3/26/2021
10 AM - 11 AM
Henry Lam
Columbia University
Combating conservativeness in data-driven optimization
4/2/2021
11 AM - 12 PM
Gene Moon Lee
UBC
Targeting Pre-Roll Ads using Video Analytics
4/9/2021
10 AM - 11 AM
Yehua Wei
Duke
A New Approach for Vehicle Routing with Stochastic Demand: Combining Route Assignment with Process Flexibility
4/23/2021
10 AM - 11 AM
Wendy Duan
George Washington University
Does Social Media Accelerate Product Recalls? Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Industry
4/30/2021
10 AM - 11 AM
Sofia Bapna
University of Minnesota
Does Equity Crowdfunding Facilitate Access to Capital for User Innovators: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment
5/7/2021
10 AM - 11 AM
Ming Hu
University of Toronto
Blockbuster or Long Tail? Competitive Strategy Under Network Effects

 

Seminar Series: Fall 2020

When

Speaker

Title & Abstract

10/2/2020
10 AM - 1 PM
Min-Seok Pang
Temple University
Creation or Destruction? STEM OPT Extension and Employment of Information Technology Professionals
10/16/2020
10 AM - 11 AM
Will Ma
Assistant Professor, DRO, Columbia University
When is Assortment Optimization Optimal?
10/23/2020
10 AM – 1 PM
Alex Tuzhilin
NYU Stern
Personalized Unexpected Recommender System for Improving User Satisfaction
10/30/2020
10 AM – 11 AM
PhD Students Sahar & Mikhail
UMD
 
10/30/2020
1 PM - 2 PM
Anindya Datta
CEO of Mobilewala.com
Data, AI and the Business Enterprise: Hard problems whose solutions have meaningful “real” impact
11/13/2020
11 AM - 12 PM
Serguei Netessine
Wharton
When the wind of change blows, build batteries? Optimum renewable generation and energy storage investments
11/20/2020
10 AM - 1 PM
Beibei Li
CMU Heinz
Trading Privacy for the Greater Social Good: How Did America React During COVID-19?
12/4/2020
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Georgia Perakis
MIT SLOAN
The M&SOM journal and my recent research on COVID-19; from case prediction to prevalence
Robert H. Smith School of Business
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