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Management Science Seminar Series

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Upcoming events

Seminars will resume in the Michaelmas Term.

Previous events

Wednesday 2nd July, 4pm, Graham Wallace Room

Approximation Algorithms of Offline Risk-averse Combinatorial Optimization

E-Nikolova

Evdokia Nikolova

University of Texas in Austin

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Wednesday 18th June, 4pm, 32L LG.08

Succession of hide-seek and pursuit-evasion at heterogeneous locations

S-Gal

Shmuel Gal

University of Haifa

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Wednesday 11th June, 4pm, Graham Wallace Room

Project design with limited commitment and teams

C-Tang

Christopher S. Tang

Edward W. Carter Professor of Business Administration, UCLA Anderson School

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Wednesday 4th June, 4pm, 32L LG.14

Star-search problems: new measures, algorithms and techniques

 

Spyros Angelopoulos

University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris

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Tuesday 27th May, 3pm, 32LIF LG.03

The search value of a set

R-Fokkink

Robbert Fokkink

Department of Applied Mathematics, TU Delft

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Wednesday  21st May, 4pm, Graham Wallace Room

Stronger multi-commodity flow formulations for the capacitated vehicle routing problem

A-Letchford

Adam Letchford

Department of Management Science, Lancaster University

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Wednesday 30th April, 4.30pm - 5.30pm, NAB 2.06

The complexity of finite-valued CSPs 

S-Zivny

Stanislav Živný

Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford

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Wednesday 19th March, 4.30pm - 5.30pm, 32L.G.03

Improved Integrality Gap Upper Bounds for TSP with Distances One and Two

M-Mnich

Matthias Mnich

TU Darmstadt

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Wednesday 12th March, 4.30pm - 5.30pm, NAB 4.21

Expanding Search on Networks

Steven-Alpern

Steven Alpern

Department of Operational Research & Management Sciences Group, Warwick Business School

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Wednesday 5th March, 4.30pm - 5.30pm, 32LIF G.15

Adjustable robust optimization with decision rules based on inexact revealed data

frans-de-ruiter

Frans de Ruiter

MSc Applicable Mathematics, LSE

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Wednesday 26th February, 4.30pm - 5.30pm, NAB 5.21

VCG Auction Mechanism Cost Expectations and Variances

GSorkinOct13-150

Greg Sorkin

Department of Management, LSE

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Wednesday 12th February, 4.30pm - 6.00pm, NAB 5.21

Is Cash King? A Field Intervention on Mental Accounting in a Salesforce

ONarasimhan---150

Om Narasimhan                                                                                                Department of Management, LSE

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Wednesday 5 February 2014, 4.30pm - 6.00pm, AGRW, Old Building

Multi-Budgeted Matchings via the Ham Sandwich Theorem

R-Zenklusen

Rico Zenklusen                                                                                           ETH Zurich

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Wednesday 29 January 2014,  NAB 5.21

Recursive Inspection Games

B-Von-Stengel

Bernhard von Stengel                                                                         Department of Mathematics, London School of Economics

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Wednesday 22 January 2014, 5.00pm - 6.00pm,  NAB 1.15

Half-integrality, LP-branching and FPT Algorithms

M-Wahlstrom

Magnus Wahlström                                                                                 Royal Holloway, University of London

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Wednesday 20 November 2013, NAB 2.04

Split cutting planes for mixed-integer programs and stochastic programming problems

Sanjeeb-Dash

Sanjeeb Dash                                                                                              IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, New York

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Wednesday 13 November 2013, NAB 2.06

A More General Pandora's Rule

R-Weber

Professor Richard Weber                                                                 Churchill Professor of Mathematics for Operational Research University of Cambridge

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Wednesday 23 October 2013, NAB 2.06

Optimal search for a small (or well hidden)  object

TLidbetter-150

Dr Thomas Lidbetter
LSE Fellow                                                                                              London School of Economics

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Wednesday 16 October 2013, NAB 1.14

Performance-based regularisation in mean-CVaR portfolio optimization

Gah-Yi-Vahn 134202

Professor Gah-Yi Vahn
Assistant Professor Management Science & Operations, London Business School

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Professor Edward Kaplan

Professor Edward Kaplan
William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Management Science
Yale School of Management 

 

Wednesday 12 December 2012, NAB 2.08

Constrained Assortment Optimization for the Nested Logit Model

Guillermo Gallego

Professor Guillermo Gallego
Liu Family Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Columbia University

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Wednesday 5 December 2012, NAB 1.14

Improving the Public Distribution of Essential Medicines in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Zambia

Jérémie Gallien

Dr Jérémie Gallien
Associate Professor of Management Science and Operations
London Business School

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Wednesday 21 November 2012, NAB 1.14

Concave Generalised Flows with Applications to Market Equilibria

LVegh

Dr László Végh
Lecturer in Management Science
London School of Economics

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Wednesday 7 November 2012, NAB 1.14

Practical Portfolio Optimization

Victor DeMiguel

Professor Victor DeMiguel
Professor of Management Science and Operations
London Business School

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Wednesday 30 November 2011, 4.30pm

In-house Globalization: The Role of Globally Distributed Design and Product Architecture on Product Development Performance

Bilal Gokpinar

Dr Bilal Gokpinar
Lecturer in Management Science
University College London

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Wednesday 23 November 2011, 4.30pm

Speed Quality Trade-offs in a Dynamic Model

Vasiliki Kostami

Dr Vasiliki Kostami
Assistant Professor of Management Science and Operations
London Business School

 

Wednesday 2 November 2011, 4.30pm

Competitive Product Positioning through Technological Differentiation

Nektarios Oraiopoulos

Dr Nektarios Oraiopoulos
University Lecturer in Management Science
Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

 

Wednesday 26 October 2011, 4.30pm

Warranty Costs Sharing in a Supply Chain

Fangruo Chen

Professor Fangruo Chen
MUTB Professor of International Business
Columbia Business School

 

Wednesday 19 October 2011, 4.30pm

Stability in Large Matching Markets with Complementarities

Itai Ashlagi

Dr Itai Ashlagi
Assistant Professor of Operations Management
MIT Sloan School of Management

 

Wednesday 5 October 2011, NAB 2.13, 4.30pm

Ranking Games and Gambling: When to Quit When You're Ahead

Eddie Anderson

Professor Eddie Anderson
Professor
University of Sydney Business School

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Wednesday 9 March 2011, NAB 1.14, 4.30pm

Analytical Results on the PAUSE Auction Procedure

Selin Damla Ahipasaoglu

Dr Selin Damla Ahipasaoglu
Research Officer
London School of Economics

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Wednesday 23 February 2011, NAB 2.06, 4pm

Distinguished Speakers in Management Science Lecture: Partition Problems - Optimality and Clustering

Uriel Rothblum

Professor Uriel Rothblum
Alexander Goldberg Chair in Management Science
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

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Wednesday 2 February 2011, EAS E168 (East Building), 3.30pm

On Assessing Poverty, Social Welfare and Inequality with Ordinal Multidimensional Data

Lars Peter Østerdal

Professor Lars Peter Østerdal
Department of Economics
University of Copenhagen

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Wednesday 26 January 2011, NAB 1.07, 4.30pm

Rationalising Concavifiable Preferences

Nikos Argyris

Dr Nikolaos Argyris
Fellow
London School of Economics

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Wednesday 8 December 2010, NAB 2.06, 4pm

Multivalued Decision Diagrams in Optimization

John Hooker

Professor John Hooker
Professor of Operations Research
Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

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Wednesday 1 December 2010, NAB 2.14, 3.30pm

A New Bound for the Cops and Robbers Problem

Alex Scott

Professor Alex Scott
Professor of Mathematics
University of Oxford

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Wednesday 24th November 2010, NAB 2.06, 4pm

Forza Auctions: A Study of an Artificial Economy

Peter Key

Peter Key
Principal Researcher
Microsoft Research Cambridge

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Wednesday 27 October 2010, NAB 2.06, 4pm

First Come First Served: Infinite Matching with Applications to Queues with Multi-type Customers and Multi-type Servers

Gideon Weiss

Professor Gideon Weiss
Department of Statistics
University of Haifa

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Wednesday 20 October 2010, NAB 2.14, 3.30pm

Securing the Containerized Supply Chain

Nitin Bakshi

Dr Nitin Bakshi
Assistant Professor of Management Science and Operations
London Business School

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