NEWS  |  Best doctoral dissertation award received by Visiting Research Scientist Thiago Serra

Date released: Jun 4, 2018


  •  NEWS   Best doctoral dissertation award received by Visiting Research Scientist Thiago Serra
  • Date:

    June 4, 2018

  • Description:

    Thiago Serra, currently a Visiting Research Scientist in the Data Analytics group, has been awarded the Gerald L. Thompson Doctoral Dissertation Award in Management Science from the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University. This is awarded each year to honor an outstanding doctoral dissertation involving theoretical, computational and applied contributions in the area of Management Science. One of the thesis chapters, "The Integrated Last-Mile Transportation Problem" was work performed at MERL in conjunction with Arvind Raghunathan during a summer internship. This work resulted in a patent application and will be presented at the 2018 International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS).

  • Where:

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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  • Research Areas:

    Data Analytics, Decision Optimization