2022-2023 Technology & Operations Seminar Series

Contact Sue Booth at susanboo@umich.edu with any questions or to request Zoom link.



Date Time Location Speaker & Topic
9/9/2022 11 a.m. - noon R1230

Speaker: Kimon Drakopoulos, USC Marshall School of Business

Topic: Testing for COVID-19: From Modeling to Practice
9/16/2022 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. R1210

Speaker: Omar Besbes, Columbia University

Topic: Data-driven decisions: how big should your data really be?
9/23/2022 11 a.m. - noon R1230

Speaker: Avinash Collis, McCombs School of Business-University of Texas, Austin

Topic: Information Frictions and Heterogeneity in Valuations of Personal Data
9/30/2022 11 a.m. - noon VIRTUAL 

Speaker: Peng Shi, USC Marshall School of Business

Topic: Optimal Match Recommendations in Two-sided Marketplaces with Endogenous Prices

10/7/2022 11 a.m. - noon R1230

Speaker: Kris Ferreira, Harvard Business School

Topic: Improving Human-Algorithm Collaboration: Causes and Mitigation of Over- and Under-Adherence
10/14/2022 11 a.m. - noon VIRTUAL

Speaker: Stefan Scholtes, University of Cambridge; Judge Business School

Topic: Vaccinating healthcare supply chains against market failure: The case of Civica Rx

10/21/2022 11 a.m. - noon R1230

Speaker: Pengyi Shi, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University

Topic: Data-pooling Reinforcement Learning for Personalized Healthcare Intervention
10/28/2022 11 a.m. - noon R1230

Speaker: Jay Swaminathan, Kenan-Flagler - UNC

Topic: Healthcare Operations: Managing Collaborative Care and Leveraging Standardized Delivery
11/4/2022 11 a.m. - noon R1230

Speaker: Chloe Tergiman, Smeal College of Business - The Pennsylvania State University

Topic: The way people lie in markets: detectable vs. deniable lies AND Preferences for truth-telling: the impact of oaths
11/11/2022 11 a.m. - noon R1230

Speaker: Nicola Secomandi, Jones Graduate School of Business - Rice University and Tepper School of Business - Carnegie Mellon University

Topic: Conditional Quadratic Hedging of Futures Term Structure Risk in Merchant Energy Trading Operations
11/18/2022 11 a.m. - noon VIRTUAL

Speaker: Huseyin Topaloglu, Cornell Tech

Topic:  Joint Inventory Allocation and Assortment Personalization with Performance Guarantees
12/2/2022 11 a.m. - noon R1230

Speaker: Vivek Farias, MIT Management Sloan School

Topic: Markovian Interference and the Differences-in-Qs Estimator
2/10/2023 11 a.m.- noon VIRTUAL

Speaker: Atalay Atasu, INSEAD

Topic: Circular Economy: Enthusiasm, Realism and Research
2/24/2023 11 a.m.- noon R1220

Speaker: Adam Elmachtoub, Columbia University

Topic: Simple and Fair Pricing Strategies
3/10/2023 11 a.m.- noon R1210

Speaker: Lynn Wu, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School

Topic: Innovation Strategy after IPO: How AI Analytics Spurs Innovation after IPO
3/17/2023 11 a.m.- noon R1210

Speaker: Achal Bassamboo, Kellogg Northwestern University

Topic: Service System with Dependence
3/24/2023 11 a.m.- noon Virtual

Speaker: Özlem Ergun, Northeastern University College of Engineering

Topic: Examining Resiliency in Pharmaceutical Drug Supply Chains Incorporating Stakeholder Behaviors
3/31/2023 11 a.m.- noon VIRTUAL

Speaker: Fanyin Zheng, Columbia University

Topic: Private vs. Pooled Transportation: Customer Preference and Design of Green Transport Policy
4/7/2023 11 a.m.- noon R1210

Speaker: Fernanda Bravo, Anderson School of Management, UCLA

Topic: Primary Care First Initiative: Impact on care delivery and outcomes



11 a.m.- noon R0220

Speaker: Francis deVéricourt, European School of Management and Technology (ESMT)

Topic: Is Your Machine Better Than You? You may never know.
4/14/2023 11 a.m.- noon R1210

Speaker: Jónas Oddur Jónasson, MIT, Sloan School of Management

Topic: Personalizing Interventions in Behavioral Health