News: ORIE

ORIE Undergraduate research students

Undergraduate research initiative opens doors

By: Olivia M. Hall

When Cornell University’s ORIE Undergraduate Society (OUS) held a research night this fall, the student-run event met with an enthusiastic response. “We had a huge turnout,” said member Jody Zhu ’22. “After talking to some underclassmen, I realized they were feeling the same way I did two years ago when I first went looking for research opportunities—hungry for knowledge and wanting hands-on experience.” It is a need the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering is working hard to meet, says Associate Professor David Goldberg, the OUS faculty advisor. Over the past summer, he... Read more

Professor Mark Lewis

Mark Lewis among inaugural INFORMS MIF Fellows

Mark Lewis, the Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Engineering and Director of the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering at Cornell University, is among the inaugural class of INFORMS Minority Issues Forum (MIF) Fellows. Read more

CFEM Fireside Chat: A Veteran Trader Speaks to Emerging Women Leaders of Finance

With over 20 years of experience trading equity-linked and convertible securities at multiple major institutions, including D.E. Shaw and Credit Suisse, Ms. Marshak shared her deep knowledge of the markets and her profession. Ms. Marshak started her career as a trading assistant at D.E. Shaw, developed her product and trading expertise as a junior trader at KBC Financial Products, and eventually moved on to lead her desk at Credit Suisse and Piper Sandler. She provided candid insights in overcoming industry challenges where women are underrepresented. The group discussed work-life balance, the... Read more