Fri 04/14
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Speaker Bio

Phebe Vayanos is a WiSE Gabilan Assistant Professor, an Assistant Professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Southern California, and an Associate Director of the CAIS Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society. She has a PhD degree in Operations Research and an MEng degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, both from Imperial College London. She is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award and the USC Viterbi Junior Research Award and, jointly with her students, earned the INFORMS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Ambassador Program Award. She is an Associate Editor for Computational Management Science and for Operations Research Letters. Her research is supported by the National Science Foundation, by the Hilton Foundation, by the Home for Good Foundation, by the Homeless Policy Research Institute, by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory’s Army Research Office, by Schmidt Futures, by the METRANS Transportation Center, and by the Zumberge Diversity & Inclusion Grant Program at USC, among others.