Bart P.G. Van Parys


Bart P.G. Van Parys


Bart Van Parys is an Assistant Professor in Operations Research and Statistics at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

His research interests are located on the interface between robust optimization and machine learning. He has completed a postdoctoral position at MIT Sloan in the Operations Research and Statistics Group.

Bart holds a BS in electrical engineering and an MS in engineering mathematics from KU Leuven. He received his PhD in control theory at ETH Zurich under the supervision of Prof. Manfred Morari.



"Distributionally Robust Expectation Inequalities for Structured Distributions."

Van Parys, Bart P. G., Paul J. Goulart, and Manfred Morari. Mathematical Programming. Forthcoming. Download Paper.

"From Data to Decisions: Distributionally Robust Optimization is Optimal."

Van Parys, Bart P.G., Peyman Mohajerin Esfahani, and Daniel Kuhn. Management Science. Forthcoming.

"Sparse High-Dimensional Regression: Exact Scalable Algorithms and Phase Transitions."

Bertsimas, Dimitris, and Bart P. G. Van Parys, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5491-17. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, September 2017.

"Multivariate Chebyshev Inequality With Estimated Mean and Variance."

Stellato, Bartolomeo, Bart P. G. Van Parys, and Paul J. Goulart. The American Statistician Vol. 71, No. 2 (2017): 123-127. Download Paper.

"Generalized Gauss Inequalities via Semidefinite Programming."

Van Parys, Bart P. G., Paul J. Goulart, and Daniel Kuhn. Mathematical Programming Vol. 156, No. 1-2 (2016): 271-302. Download Paper.

"Distributionally Robust Control of Constrained Stochastic Systems."

Van Parys, Bart P. G., Daniel Kuhn, Paul J. Goulart, and Manfred Morari. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control Vol. 61, No. 2 (2016): 430-442. Download Paper.

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