William F. Pounds Professor of Management
Professor of Operations Research and Operations Management
Co-Director of Leaders for Global Operations Program
Georgia Perakis is the William F. Pounds Professor of Management, a Professor of Operations Research and Operations Management, and the Co-Director of the Leaders for Global Operations Program at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Perakis teaches courses on optimization, quantitative models for managers, analysis of transportation systems, dynamic pricing, and revenue management. In her research, she investigates the theory and practice of optimization and equilibrium problems. She is particularly interested in how optimization models can be applied to solve complex problems in transportation, pricing, and revenue management. Perakis also studies the mathematical structure that lies behind optimization, as well as the equilibrium problems in static and dynamic environments. She has received the CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation and the PECASE Award from the Office of the President on Science and Technology.
Perakis holds a BS in mathematics from the University of Athens as well as an MS in applied mathematics and a PhD in applied mathematics and operations research from Brown University.
General Expertise: Big data; Electricity; Inventory; Logistics; Mathematical programming; Mathematical programming; Online shopping; Operations management; Operations research; Optimal control; Optimization; Pricing; Pricing; Retail; Revenue management; Sampling; Service industry; Social networks; Social networks; Statistics; Subsidies; Supply chain management; Sustainability; United Kingdom; United States
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