A year of advocacy milestones

This episode features my last interview with the 2019 President of INFORMS Ramayya Krishnan, professor and dean with the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, as we look back over the milestones of his presidency, including INFORMS’ advocacy work, as well as a look ahead to what’s next.

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Smart cities and the future of the workforce

Smart cities. At one time, this term would have elicited visions of a Jetsons-type future of flying cars, robot housekeepers and moving sidewalks. And today, while all or our vehicles are still firmly grounded, smart city technology is bringing some once unimaginable concepts to life. It is having an increasing impact our daily lives in ways both big and small, while also helping to tackle some of the biggest issues faced in America’s cities. To take a deeper dive on smart cities, I am joined by Ramayya Krishnan, INFORMS President and the William W. and Ruth F. Cooper professor of Management…

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January 2019

In this episode we will hear from the new INFORMS president Ramayya Krishnan who will share some insight on what exciting things are in store for INFORMS in the coming year, Shane Henderson and David Shmoys of Cornell University on their INFORMS Wagner Prize winning research on bike share programs, and Alina Sorescu of Texas A&M University whose research takes a deep dive into the ups and downs of the financial stock market over a period of nearly 200 years.

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