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Vivek Farias is the Patrick J. McGovern (1959) Professor and a Professor of Operations Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
His research focuses on the development of new methodologies for large-scale dynamic optimization under uncertainty, and the application of these methodologies to the design of practical revenue management strategies across various industries ranging from airlines and retail to online advertising. Farias is a recipient of the 2006 INFORMS MSOM Student Paper prize for a research paper judged to be the best in the field of operations management. A consultant in the finance industry, he most recently contributed to GMO LLC’s first successful high-frequency algorithmic trading strategy.
Farias holds a BS in computer engineering from the University of Arizona, and a PhD in electrical engineering from Stanford University.
Vivek Farias paper honored
Vivek Farias and Tavneet Suri have each received funding from the Solomon Buchsbaum Research Fund
"Learning Preferences with Side Information."
Farias, Vivek, and Andrew A. Li. Management Science. Forthcoming.
Farias, Vivek F., Srikanth Jagabathula and Devavrat Shah. Management Science Vol. 59, No. 2 (2013): 305-322.
"On the Efficacy of Static Prices for Revenue Management in the Face of Strategic Customers."
Chen, Yeiwei, Vivek F. Farias, and Nikolaos Trichakis. Management Science. Forthcoming.
Aouad, Ali, Vivek Farias, Retsef Levi, and Danny Segev. Operations Research Vol. 66, No. 6 (2018): 1661-1669. Download Paper.
Chan, Carri W., Vivek F. Farias, and Gabriel J. Escobar. Management Science Vol. 63, No. 7 (2017): 2049 - 207.
Eli Gutin, and Vivek Farias. In Proceedings of the 30th Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems , Barcelona, Spain: December 2016.