Hamed Rahimian

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
Northwestern University
Tech C210
2145 Sheridan Rd
Evanston, IL 60208
E-mail: hamed@northwestern.edu

About me

I am currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences at Northwestern University under supervision of Prof. Sanjay Mehrotra. I received my Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Department of Integrated Systems Engineering at The Ohio State University, under supervision of Prof. Guzin Bayraksan. I also received my M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from [https:www.arizona.edu The University of Arizona in 2012, and my M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2011 and 2008. My Ph.D. research has been recognized by a Runner-Up prize in 2017 INFORMS Computing Society Student Paper Award and a 2nd Place prize in 2019 IISE Pristker Doctoral Dissertation Award.


My research focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of decision-making problems in uncertain and risky environments. In particular, my research interests include

  • Stochastic optimization

  • Data-driven optimization

  • Risk-averse and distributionally robust optimization

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