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Negin Golrezaei is the KDD Career Development Professor in Communications and Technology and an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Her current research interests are in the area of machine learning, statistical learning theory, mechanism design, and optimization algorithms with applications to revenue management, pricing, and online markets. Before joining MIT, Negin spent a year as a postdoctoral researcher at Google Research in New York where she worked with the Market Algorithm team to develop, design, and test new mechanisms and algorithms for online marketplaces.

Negin is the recipient of a 2018 Google Faculty Research Award; 2017 George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award; 2017 INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Dissertation Prize; 2018 Elwood S. Buffa Doctoral Dissertation Award from the Decision Sciences Institute; University of Southern California (USC) Ph.D. Achievement Award (2017); USC CAMS Graduate Student Prize, for excellence in research with a substantial mathematical component (2017); Honorable mention in the 2016 MSOM Student Paper Competition; and  USC Provost's Ph.D. Fellowship (2011).

Negin received her BSc (2007) and MSc (2009) degrees in electrical engineering from the Sharif University of Technology, Iran, and a PhD (2017) in operations research from USC.

 

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Golrezaei wins YIP Award

Golrezaei wins 2018 Google Faculty Research Award

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"Improved Revenue Bounds for Posted-Price and Second-Price Mechanisms."

Beyhaghi, Hedyeh, Negin Golrezaei, Renato Paes Leme, Martin Pál, and Balasubramanian Sivan. Operations Research. Forthcoming. Online Appendix. arXiv Preprint.

"Linear Program-Based Approximation for Personalized Reserve Prices."

Derakhshan, Mahsa, Negin Golrezaei, and Renato Paes Leme. Management Science. Forthcoming. arXiv Preprint.

"Product Ranking on Online Platforms."

Derakhshan, Mahsa, Negin Golrezaei, Vahideh Manshadi, and Vahab Mirrokni. Management Science. Forthcoming. SSRN Preprint.

"Boosted Second Price Auctions: Revenue Optimization for Heterogeneous Bidders."

Negin Golrezaei, Max Lin, Vahab Mirrokni, and Hamid Nazerzadeh. In The 2021 SIGKDD Conference, New York, NY: August 2021. Download Paper.

"Dynamic Bandits with Temporal Structure."

Chen, Qinyi, Negin Golrezaei, and Djallel Bouneffouf, MIT Sloan Working Paper 6524-21. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, August 2021.

"Online Research Allocation with Time-Flexible Customers."

Golrezaei, Negin, and Evan Yao, MIT Sloan Working Paper 6523-21. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, August 2021.

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