Dimitris Bertsimas

Associate Dean, Business Analytics; Professor, Operations Research, MIT Sloan School of Management

Dimitris Bertsimas is the Boeing Professor of Operations Research, the associate dean of business analytics, and faculty director of the master of business analytics at the MIT Sloan School of Management. His research interests include optimization, machine learning and applied probability, and their applications in health care, finance, operations management and transportation. Bertsimas is also editor in chief of INFORMS Journal of Optimization and former department editor for Optimization for Management Science and Financial Engineering in Operations Research. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, an INFORMS fellow, and has received numerous awards including the Pierskalla award for best paper in health care, the Morse, Farkas, Erlang and Bodossaki prizes, the SIAM prize in optimization, and a Presidential young investigator award. Bertsimas has co-authored more than 200 scientific papers and four graduate-level textbooks. He also co-founded several companies including Dynamic Ideas, D2 Hawkeye, and Benefits Science Technologies. He earned an SM and PhD in applied mathematics and operations research from MIT.