Faculty & Research

Rahul Mazumder

  • Assistant Professor of Operations Research and Statistics

Rahul Mazumder is an Assistant Professor of Operations Research and Statistics at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Prior to joining MIT, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics, Columbia University from Fall 2013 through June 2015, and was also affiliated with the Data Science Institute, Columbia University.  Prior to that, Rahul was a PostDoctoral Associate at MIT from 2012 - 2013.

His research interests are in data science, statistical machine learning, large scale optimization, mathematical programming; and in particular, their interplay. He is also interested in "big data" applications in environmental and climate studies, social science, and recommender systems. He has published in a variety of journals:  Journal of Machine Learning Research, Annals of Statistics, Journal of the American Statistical Association,and Annals of Applied Statistics, among others.

Rahul completed his BS and MS in statistics from the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata in 2007. He received his PhD in statistics from Stanford University in 2012.