Manxi Wu

Manxi Wu

Visiting Assistant Professor
School of Operations Research and Information Engineering


Manxi Wu is a visiting assistant professor in Cornell’s School of Operations Research and Information Engineering and will join the ORIE faculty in July 2022.

In addition to her visiting professor appointment at Cornell, Professor Wu is also a postdoctoral researcher with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley. She will be a research fellow in the Learning and Games Program at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing at UC Berkeley in the spring of 2022.

Her fields of interest are societal networks, game theory, network optimization, and theory of economic incentives. Her research focuses on the study of platforms for information provision and autonomous services. She develops models and tools for strategic learning, information design, and incentive mechanisms to achieve socially desirable outcomes in socio-technical systems.

Professor Wu completed her Ph.D. in summer 2021 from the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She holds an M.S. in transportation from MIT, and a B.S. in applied mathematics from Peking University. She is a recipient of Hammer Fellowship, UTC Milton Pikarsky Memorial Award, Siebel Scholarship, and EECS rising star.


B.S. (Applied Mathematics), Peking University, 2015
M.S. (Transportation), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017
Ph.D. (Social and Engineering Systems), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2021


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