Negin (Nicki) Golrezaei


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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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"Auction Design for ROI-Constrained Buyers."

Negin Golrezaei, Ilan Lobel, and Renato Paes Leme. In WWW '21: Proceedings of the Web Conference 2021, New York, NY: April 2021. SSRN.

"Auctions with Dynamic Costly Information Acquisition."

Golrezaei, Negin, and Hamid Nazerzadeh. Operations Research Vol. 65, No. 1 (2017): 130-144. Download Paper.

"Base-Station Assisted Device-to-Device Communications for High-Throughput Wireless Video Networks."

Golrezaei, Negin, Parisa Mansourifard, Andreas F. Molisch, and Alexandros G. Dimakis. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications Vol. 13, No. 7 (2014): 3665-3676. arXiv.

"Bidding and Pricing in Budget and ROI Constrained Markets."

Golrezaei, Negin, Patrick Jaillet, Jason Cheuk Nam Liang, and Vahab Mirrokni, MIT Sloan Working Paper 6522-21. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, July 2021.

"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.

"Contextual Bandits with Cross-Learning."

Santiago Balseiro, Negin Golrezaei, Mohammad Mahdian, Vahab Mirrokni, and Jon Schneider. In Proceedings of 33rd Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2019), Vancouver, Canada: December 2019. Supplemental Materials.

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