Nicki Golrezaei

Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Negin Golrezaei is the KDD Career Development Professor in Communications and Technology and an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Her current research interests are in the area of machine learning, statistical learning theory, mechanism design, and optimization algorithms with applications to revenue management, pricing, and online markets. Before joining MIT, Negin spent a year as a postdoctoral fellow at Google Research in New York where she worked with the Market Algorithm team to develop, design, and test new mechanisms and algorithms for online marketplaces. She received her BSc (2007) and MSc (2009) degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Sharif University of Technology, Iran, and a PhD (2017) in operations research from USC.

Negin is currently serving as an associate editor for Operations Research Letters. She is the recipient of several awards including the 2021 Young Investigator Award at ONR; the 2018 Google Faculty Research Award; the 2017 George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award; the INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Dissertation Prize; Marshall PhD Teaching Award; the University of Southern California (USC) University Outstanding Teaching Award; USC PhD Achievement Award (2017), and USC CAMS Graduate Student Prize, for excellence in research with a substantial mathematical component (2017), and USC Provost's PhD Fellowship (2011).

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