News: ORIE

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

Brenda Dietrich

ORIE’s Dietrich receives INFORMS President’s Award

Brenda Dietrich Ph.D. ‘86, the Arthur and Helen Geoffrion Professor of Practice in Cornell’s School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, was awarded the INFORMS President’s Award during the INFORMS Annual Meeting. Read more

Who is a Scientist? book cover

ORIE’s Mark Lewis featured in new book, Who is a Scientist?

By: Olivia M. Hall

When Mark Lewis received an email from children’s book author Laura Gehl, asking him to participate in her latest project, he didn’t need much convincing. Now the Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Engineering and ORIE director is among 14 scientists featured to a target audience of three to 10-year-olds in "Who Is a Scientist?". Read more

Professor Mark Lewis

ORIE’s Mark Lewis named an INFORMS Fellow

By: Pat Gillespie

INFORMS, the largest association for decision and data sciences, has announced that Mark Lewis, the Director of the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering at Cornell, is among the 12 outstanding members named as 2021 Fellows, one of the highest honors in the O.R. profession. Read more

Professor Andrea Lodi

ORIE’s Lodi named winner of prestigious Farkas Prize

By: Pat Gillespie

Andrea Lodi, the Andrew H. and Ann R. Tisch Professor at Jacobs Technion—Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech and a member of the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering graduate field faculty at Cornell University, has been selected as the winner of the 2021 INFORMS Optimization Society Farkas Prize. Read more