Nikos Trichakis


Nikos Trichakis


Nikolaos (Nikos) Trichakis is the Zenon Zannetos (1955) Career Development Professor and an Associate Professor of Operations Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

His research interests include optimization under uncertainty, data-driven optimization and analytics, with application in healthcare, supply chain management, and finance. Trichakis is also interested in the interplay of fairness and efficiency in resource allocation problems and operations, and the inherent tradeoffs that arise in balancing these objectives.

Before his doctoral studies, Trichakis worked in quantitative finance at SunGard APT in London. Prior to joining MIT, Trichakis was on the faculty of Harvard Business School.

He received his BS degree from Aristotle University (Greece), and MS degrees from Stanford University and Imperial College (UK), all in electrical and computer engineering. He holds a PhD in operations research from MIT.


Young Researchers Prize awarded to Trichakis

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MIT authors win second prize


"Balancing Efficiency and Fairness in Liver Transplant Access: Tradeoff Curves for the Assessment of Organ Distribution Policies."

Bertsimas, Dimitris, Theodore Papalexopoulos, Nikolaos Trichakis, Yuchen Wang, Ryutaro Hirose, Parsia Vagefi. Transplantation. Forthcoming. github Supplement.

"Data-driven Appointment Scheduling Under Uncertainty: The Case of an Infusion Unit in a Cancer Center."

Mandelbaum, Avishai, Petar Momčilovič, Nikolaos Trichakis, Sarah Kadish, Ryan Leib, and Craig A. Bunnell. Management Science. Forthcoming.

"Designing Response Supply Chain Against Bioattacks."

Simchi-Levi, David, Nikolaos Trichakis, and Peter Yun Zhang. Operations Research. Forthcoming. Download Paper.

"Loyalty Program Liabilities and Point Values."

Chun, So Yeon, Dan A. Iancu, and Nikolaos Trichakis. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. Forthcoming. Download Paper.

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