My research lies at the interface of operations research, statistics, machine learning, and economics. I am also interested in real-world operational problems arising from online platforms, including A/B tests, recommendation systems, online advertising, blockchains, cloud computing, AI, etc.
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I am looking for undergraduate/graduate students with a solid background in mathematics or strong programming skills. My recent research interests and publications are listed here. The sample projects from students working with me can be found here.
If you are interested in working with me, please send me your CV and a copy of your transcript.
Contact
Email: niansi@ust.hk
Room 5559F
Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Education
Ph.D. in Operations Research, Stanford University, 09/2017 - 01/2023
Ph.D. minor in Computer Science, Stanford University, 09/2021 - 01/2023
M.S. in Statistics, Stanford University, 01/2020 - 03/2021
B.A. in Economics, Peking University, 09/2013 - 07/2017
B.S. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Peking University, 09/2014 - 07/2017
Research Interests
Applied probability and simulation
Experimentation design in marketplaces
Operational computation and computational operations